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Introducing FluidPowerNet

FluidPowerNet (FPN) is a new and exciting B2B platform designed to help fluid power companies trade and do better business. FPN is part of the BearingNet family and using our extensive knowledge of 22 years in the PT industry working with distributors, we have decided to create...

Electrohydraulic control smooths sawmill performance

When an application calls for high forces and heavy loads, hydraulics is usually the choice, but motion controllers provide the necessary precision and safety. By Richard Meyerhoefer, International Sales Manager, Delta Computer Systems, Battle Ground, Wash. Hydraulics is the go-to technology when applications demand high forces and...

How automated air control valves can replace VFDs

Air knife systems controlled by automated valves offer significant benefits over complex and costly VFD motor controls. By Dan VanderPyl, President, Sonic Air Systems Variable frequency drives for electric motors have become a welcome addition to a wide variety of machinery for a long list of 21st-century...

Motion Industries opening new West Coast distribution centre

  Motion Industries Inc. will open a new distribution centre in Auburn, Wash., late spring in 2018. Enhancing Motion Industries’ logistical network, the new distribution centre (DC) will serve 24 area Motion Industries branch locations daily, as well as the entire Motion Industries North American footprint (500+...

Webtec Recognises Young Talented Engineer with Arkwright Scholarship

BFPA member Webtec, the St Ives, Cambridgeshire, based hydraulic measurement and control company have announced sixth-former George Cheeld as this year’s recipient of the Roy Cuthbert Scholarship. This award, part of the wider UK Arkwright Engineering Scholarship Scheme, was named after Webtec’s founder, a passionate engineer and...

Hydraulics help take athletic track to the next level

The University of Michigan’s new athletic facility features a hydraulically operated running track that can be elevated and banked. To create the track, Beynon Sports Surfaces, a manufacturer of athletic surfaces and indoor running tracks, went to long-time partner, Mitchell Machine Works. MMW is responsible for creating...

Trelleborg Expands HiMod Slydring Wear Ring Range

Trelleborg is introducing over 180 additional part numbers to its HiMod Slydring HC wear ring range with outer diameters from 1-12 in. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions announces an expansion of its HiMod Slydring HC wears ring range. It is introducing over 180 additional part numbers in outer diameters...

THE REIMAGINED CAR

This report is part of BCG’s ongoing research on the reinvention of automotive, a series of publications focusing on new technologies that are transforming the automotive industry. Here, we examine the ways in which shared autonomous electric vehicles will change mobility in the US. Upcoming publications will...

The future of hydraulic materials

The future of hydraulic materials By Steven North, design and project engineer, Apex Hydraulics. As with all industries, the manufacture of hydraulic cylinders is constantly developing as engineers respond to new markets and competition. As machinery becomes stronger, faster and more durable, the materials and coatings used...
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