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When should you use rotary actuators?

Rotary actuators, in many cases, are a hybrid of linear and rotary actuators. Of course, in the fluid power realm, linear and rotary actuators are more affectionately referred to simply as cylinders and motors, respectively. A cylinder creates linear force when pressure acts up its piston’s surface...

When to Replace Your Hydraulic Pump

Hydraulic pumps are vital pieces of equipment, and if they malfunction, you will find yourself in dangerous and tricky situations. To prevent this from happening, you need to check your hydraulic pump regularly to ensure it is in good condition, and if you notice any of the...

What is a hydraulic circuit?

A hydraulic circuit is a set of interconnected components through which fluids flow. Usually hydraulic oil. By means of these elements subjected to pressure, the displacement of mechanical components is achieved, which will make our machinery or vehicle develop the functions for which they were designed. Types of hydraulic...

Manufacturers optimistic on sales this year

As the industry emerges from a full year under the COVID-19 cloud, a clear majority of equipment manufacturers report a positive outlook for 2021, according to a new survey released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. More than half (55%) of the respondents from leading equipment manufacturers...

Building Robots and A Better Tomorrow with STEM

When it comes to STEM Education and career opportunities, Parker Hannifin and international youth organization FIRST® are closely aligned. Founded in 1989, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) is probably best known for its annual Robotics Competition, where competition teams design, program and build a robot starting with...

EU Approves Danfoss Acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics

Danfoss has entered into an agreement to acquire Eaton’s Hydraulics business. The acquisition marks a major milestone in the company’s history and its Going Great strategy. Danfoss today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Eaton’s Hydraulics business for a cash purchase price of 3.3 billion USD...

Get to know your gear pumps

What is a gear pump? Gear pumps are a very important element in the hydraulic circuit. Its function is to transform mechanical energy, transmitted by a motor, into hydraulic energy. And this is achieved in two phases, the suction phase and the compression phase. These pumps are...

HOF Hydraulic Solutions – Your partner for a better tomorrow

Understanding that hydraulic system is essential for the operation of various types of machinery: agricultural, industrial, marine and mobile fields. HOF Hydraulic Solutions have been delivering high quality and reliable products for over 40 years with their client goals in mind. Power generation is an essential part...

Emerson Opens its 2021 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program

Applications are now being accepted to the merit-based program promoting STEM excellence and rewarding the leadership potential of college engineering students Emerson has announced the opening of its 2021 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program, with applications now being accepted from U.S. college students. The merit-based scholarships reward excellence...

Motion celebrates 75th anniversary

Motion Industries Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, is pleased to announce that it has achieved the 75-year milestone of business success. “Motion’s success is a reflection of the hard work of all our...
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