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New machines demonstrate utility industry flexibility

Equipment manufacturers serving the utility industry displayed a wide range of machines at the 2019 International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE) in Louisville, Ky., with products built to handle tasks as varied as vegetation management, urban construction and transmission-line service. Terex Utilities launched three new telescopic...

How do you safely precharge an accumulator?

When high-pressure hydraulics fail, the result is often a whimper as a seal blows out and pressure decays to useless levels. The harm to the surrounding environment and spectators is often little or none, which is why high-pressure hydraulic systems are so popular. However, when high-pressure pneumatic...

A warm welcome to our new FPN member – Sotek Ltd

Sotek ltd is based in Fabriano and its subsidiary in Pesaro, Italy, established in 1998. The company works in the field of industrial supplies. They are able to advise provide systems and components completely customized and have been trading for the last 30 years! Proposing the best...

Daman partners with Schroeder Industries to offer filtration components

Daman Products has announced that it has partnered with Schroeder Industries to offer more reliable integrated solutions to its distributors. Through this partnership, Daman has optimized flow characteristics by eliminating the filter head and therefore reducing distributor costs. Daman can assemble or provide loose Schroeder filtration components...

Smart hydraulics integral to automated dozing

Komatsu America, Rolling Meadows, Ill., recently introduced its Proactive Dozing Control logic, a fully-integrated dozing control system that lets operators perform auto-stripping, auto-spreading and high production dozing, as well as finish grading. Available on several units, Komatsu’s Proactive Dozing Control logic is built on the company’s existing...

Germany’s largest Norgren dealer joins the FluidPowerNet marketplace

Over 33 years ago, Germany’s largest Norgren dealer, Voortmann GmbH & Co. KG Steuerungstechnik, was founded in a garage. In May 2019, Voortmann officially joined FluidPowerNet and are active users of the marketplace. Back in 1986, Voortmann began selling solely pneumatic components and has now developed into...

Hydraulic plugs provide positive seal to prevent contamination, leakage

Polymer Molding’s new hydraulic plugs are designed to provide a positive seal for SAE straight thread o-ring ports and MIL-MS-33649 bosses. The FFP Series threaded plugs are knurled to protect against contaminants and for easy assembly and removal on fluid power components. An integrated O-ring type bead...

Next to join the FluidPowerNet marketplace is Danish company Serman & Tipsmark

It’s that time again! Time to announce another member to the ever-growing FluidPowerNet platform – Serman & Tipsmark. Originally formed in a garage in Brønderslev, Denmark, Serman & Tipsmark have developed over the years to become a strong force in the hydraulics world. The hydraulics distributor delivers...

Top Things to Know on Hydraulic Flow Meter

Hydraulics, the recently trending industry that makes use of flowing high-pressure fluids. So, there may be certain hydraulic applications that need to measure the volume of fluid passes through a certain point at any particular time. This can be a part of troubleshooting, performance monitoring, comparison, etc.....

Welcome to our newest member – APO Fluid Force s.r.l.

Looking for a reliable distributor who has been operating in the fluid power industry for nearly 50 years? Take a look at the newest member on the FluidPowerNet platform – APO Fluid Force s.r.l. The fluid power company specialises in the distribution and supply of industrial production...
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