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A beginner’s guide to data analytics and business inteligence

If you are new to data analytics, it can be difficult to know where to start. There is so much information out there that can be difficult to understand for people without an IT degree or years of experience with analytics solutions. This blog aims to lay...

WHAT IS INTEGRATED SYSTEMS ENGINEERING?

The application of Hydraulics and Pneumatics across every sector of industry worldwide, are now being interfaced at various levels with Electrical/Electronic Control Systems of some kind. From Apprentice level through to Qualified Engineers, the knowledge and skills levels must now take into consideration this additional technology and be...

Gates introduces line of premium multi-purpose hydraulic hoses

Gates Industrial Corp. has introduced what it calls the next generation of premium hydraulics with the new MXT family of hoses. This innovative patent-pending product line is a lighter weight and more flexible solution that meets or exceeds a wide range of industry standards and addresses both...

Trelleborg revamps oil & gas portion of its website

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions shares its expertise with engineers, designers and students through a variety of online resources. One of these resources includes the new recently revamped Oil & Gas website. The new website layout is very visually appealing, using larger images and text headings it makes it easier...

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Kenos KCS vacuum gripper is small, powerful and flexible

Piab’s Kenos KCS gripper enables a collaborative robot (cobot) that can handle just about anything, anywhere, at any time. This makes it a suitable “co-working” tool, especially for small businesses, where flexibility is essential. Originally developed together with a leading cobot manufacturer as a tailor-made automation tool...

Why should you watch your compressor cycle time?

If you have a lubricated screw compressor running in the load/unload mode, you should be aware that the compressor cycle times greatly affect the efficiency of your compressed air system. The cycle time is the amount of time it takes for the compressor to load and unload...

Seniors at Purdue complete yearlong project with pressure regulator manufacturer

If you’ve had any formal education, you’ve likely experienced a class that was long on theory, but short on real-life practice. Students from Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., were experiencing this in their introductory fluid power class. Understanding the theories behind fluid...

Daman’s Larry Davis receives Alumni of the Year Award from Indiana University

The Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics honoured Larry Davis, CEO of Daman, with their Alumni of the Year Award at Indiana University South Bend’s third annual Alumni of the Year luncheon. The executive committee looks for attributes in candidates such as leadership, innovation, and activities...

What hydraulic pump type is best for my HPU design?

By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor The type of pump you choose for your power unit affects the nature of the HPU builds. Pump choice boils down to cost, complexity and performance. There are three major types of pumps: the gear pump, the vane pump and the piston...
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