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Time-honored process embraces food-safe pneumatics

Most everyone who enjoys a good bowl of pasta is familiar with Parmigiano-Reggiano and Grana Padano, the well-known Italian cheese varieties famous around the world. These types of parmesan cheese have been produced in the Po River region for more than 800 years, and the traditional production...

Fluid power a trade-war loser

It has been a solid year for sales and profits among equipment builders, industrial firms and fluid power manufacturers alike. The same can’t be said looking ahead. Many financial experts predict a hit to economic growth next year, in large part due to protectionist sentiments and the...

What are the top 5 forms of hydraulic contamination?

Dirt. That’s what you think of when you hear the term contamination, especially as it relates to hydraulic systems. It is, of course, a common form of contamination. But ingested evils are not limited to the same types that turn your white Yeezys brown. In fact, contamination...

Saudi Arabia receives bids for $500m wind farm

The Dumat Al Jandal project will be backed by a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Saudi Power Procurement Company The 400MW wind farm will be built in the northern Al-Jouf region and is part of wider efforts to increase the proportion of renewable energy the country...

Storage and cleaning of elastomer seals

Elastomer seals are built to handle a wide range of demanding hydraulic and pneumatic applications. A seal’s design and its material properties are two keys to lasting performance. The engineers at Parker Hannifin’s Engineered Materials Group in Germany also offer some important recommendations on how to store,...

Hillhead 2018 sets new attendance record!

With nearly 20,000 visitors, this year’s show surpassed the previous highest attendance record set in 2005 The recent spell of gloriously hot weather in the UK saw unprecedented crowds descend on Hillhead 2018, which took place over three days last month (26–28 June) at Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry,...

FluidPowerNet – Meet Matt!

Meet our newest member of the team – Matt Woodhead – he has been in the fluid power industry for last 20 years! Matt Woodhead – mattw@fluidpowernet.net 01279 844 044    www.FluidPowerNet.net

FluidPowerNet hits a key milestone!

Over 150 users and over 100,000 lines of inventory uploaded… Three months after FluidPowerNet was officially launched at Fluid Power and Systems expo in Birmingham, UK, the marketplace now has over 170 users and 118,000 lines of inventory and the wanted pages on are buzzing with activity on the FluidPowerNet members section. In the last month, ‘Beaumanor Fluid Power...

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...
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