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Manufacturing exhibitions display innovation and confidence

The manufacturing and engineering sectors made a strong display of its innovation and confidence at the recent co-located events; Drives & Control, Smart Industry Expo, Plant and Asset Management, Fluid Power & Systems, and Air-Tech Exhibitions – held at Birmingham’s NEC from 5 to 7 April. Drives...

When should you use banjo hose fittings?

There isn’t much in the fluid power world taking a unique spin on a familiar concept. Pumps, valves, and actuators operate and look much the same as decades ago, especially if you ignore electronic advancements. Hydraulic components like the internal gear pump and electrohydraulic actuator are certainly...

Instrumentation solutions for hydraulic power units

If you have a Power Unit application, your NOSHOK Regional Sales Manager or the NOSHOK Customer Support Team is ready to provide a custom Measurement Solution in the design stage, which can reduce your manufacturing cost and improve the unit’s performance. Hydraulic Power Units are essentially the heart of...

Fluid power market to grow 7% in 2022

The fluid power industry saw positive market conditions in 2021 due in part to growth in the manufacturing and heavy equipment sectors. These markets are expected to remain positive again in 2022 and the coming years, which will continue to benefit hydraulic and pneumatic component manufacturers. President Joe...

Hydraulic control system helps improve longwall system production

When mining in challenging, unpredictable conditions, operators need confidence in their longwall systems, and building that confidence starts with the hydraulic functions in powered roof supports (PRS). The multifunctional Joy Compak Next Gen hydraulic control system from Komatsu improves the performance of high production longwall systems, while...

An innovative, new-to-the-market parts washer that delivers a powerful cleaning performance – Rozone

FluidPowerNet welcomes the latest manufacturer, Rozone, to the platform. Rozone specialises in high-performing, innovative cleaning solutions, replacing potentially hazardous chemical products with water-based or safer solvent-based solutions. Introducing the Rozone ROwasher ROwasher is the parts cleaning system which employs a method of using natural bioremediation to dramatically...

It’s so good that the customer wanted another one

At Fortress, they pride themselves on their interlock’s longevity and they think this one passed the test. In fact, It’s so good that the customer wanted another one! The application photo shown below was sent to Fortress by one of their valued customers. The product, amGard 4,...

NOSHOK announces upgraded, expanded, mechanical pressure switch portfolio

NOSHOK is committed to continuous product improvement and innovation to better serve our partners. To this end, NOSHOK is excited to announce our upgraded and expanded mechanical pressure switch portfolio. NOSHOK’s new mechanical pressure switch program is engineered to address a wider range of applications and provide a significantly expanded...

Fortress product launches in 2021

2021 welcomes a lot of new products for Fortress. They have released: retrofittable interlock blocking solutions – helping spread safety keys to more places; the first-ever hygienically approved interlock (the HGL); interlocks rated to explosive environments for use in Zones 0, 1, 20 and 21; RFID safety...

Your total measurement solutions provider – NOSHOK

The latest company to join FluidPowerNet is USA-based manufacturer ‘NOSHOK’, providing measurement solutions for over half a century. Established in 1967, NOSHOK, Inc. was one of the first companies to offer a liquid filled pressure gauge. This leading-edge feature slowly caught on as the industry began to...
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