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Absolute Advantage: Proportional Valves for Pressure Regulation

For decades, electronic pressure regulators (or IP transducers) have been a staple of pneumatic control systems. Some electronic pressure regulators still use solenoid valves, but this can cause various issues in pressure control applications. Many of these issues can be solved by incorporating proportional valve technology as...

Damage control: Managing Fluid Contamination in Mobile Hydraulic Systems

For companies that rely on mobile equipment as part of their normal operations, reduction in both downtime and overall maintenance costs is imperative to maintaining fleet efficiency and profitability. The harsh environments in which mobile equipment is typically used can make these reductions extremely challenging. On the...

Take Measures: 10 Tips For Sizing Rodless Pneumatic Actuators

There are many important points to consider when sizing rodless pneumatic cylinders. Some are relatively simple procedures, such as knowing available air pressure and determining the proper working stroke and overall length. Others can be more complex, such as determining the effects of moment loads, dynamic loading,...

T-Types And Spin Ons For Hydraulic Use

Keep your system clean and functioning with hydraulic filters from 3B Filters Inc. they offer a variety of filter configurations to fit your system’s needs. Filters provide needed protection from contaminants. Regular maintenance involving filter cleaning and replacement is key to limit downtime and save money on...

Parker Introduces Smart Pressure Sensor

Parker Hannifin recently launched the SCPSi pressure sensor with IO-Link functionality for smart industrial environments. The sensor, which has an optimized, compact design, enables particularly simple and fast commissioning and parameterization thanks to the IO-Link interface. Data is available more quickly and in a standardized form for...

Nottinghamshire-based filter manufacturer shortlisted for Make UK Awards 2021

Nottinghamshire-based filter manufacturer, FilterFinder, is shortlisted for Growth & Strategy Award at this year’s MakeUK’s Manufacturing Awards Since launching almost 12 months ago, FilterFinder has fulfilled more than 350 customers’ needs, all whilst building an e-commerce website in-house and managing their parent company, Micro-Mesh. Their hard work,...

Hydraulic hoses – The advantages of an integrated systems approach

If hydraulic equipment fails, manufacturing, construction or warehouse activity can come to grinding halt resulting in inactive machinery and operators, not to mention missed customer deadlines. It is imperative that your hydraulic equipment is sourced from a supplier with an established and proven integrated systems approach to...

Manufacturing Investment: A Key to Growth

After two years of riding the choppy waves of the global pandemic, the overall strength of the U.S. manufacturing sector has opportunities for growth. The key will be whether manufacturing leaders take advantage of inexpensive money to invest in people, processes and growth. That’s the view offered...

When should you use PTFE seals?

Being the fluid power professional you are, you know that Teflon is used for more than making pans slippery. However, you may not know that Teflon is a registered trademark of DuPont, discovered accidentally many decades ago and associated with non-stock coatings. PTFE is an acronym for...

Bosch Rexroth Highlights High Torque Products

Bosch Rexroth offers a number of products and systems for applications needing high torque and low speed, including multiple high-performance Hägglunds hydraulic motors and other Rexroth hydraulic products and services, many of which were on display at last week’s MINExpo 2021 in Las Vegas. The Bosch Rexroth...
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