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GAES Group joins the energy efficiency movement

What is the Energy Efficiency Movement? It is a simple but impactful solution to mitigate climate change. It is a first step to get closer to a future where all energy is clean energy. Today, our planet is warning us of the problems that we will have in...

Ecoline – New energy efficient valves from SUN Hydraulics & FASTER quick release couplings (QRC)

‘Reshaping the cartridge valve industry with sustainable valves’ SUN Hydraulics is doing their part as they introduce the new energy-efficient valves in their new ECOLINE™ program now available at Lynch Fluid Controls. The Ecoline™ program, is a selection of fuel/energy saving, cost-effective valves that can reduce energy...

Enerpac launches hydraulic power packs for portable machine tools

Enerpac recently announced the new PP-Series electric and diesel-powered power packs to supply hydraulic flow to Enerpac portable machine tools, including flange facing machines, clamshell cutters, hot tapping machines, and decommissioning tools. The hydraulic power packs are also compatible with other brands of portable machine tools. The...

Hydraulic filtration among the Eaton’s solutions at Congress

Eaton’s Filtration Division will be exhibiting a number of solutions, including hydraulic, at the World Filtration Congress, Oct. 5-9 in San Diego. The event is a global forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners in filtration and separation. Eaton’s filtration specialists showcase numerous solutions for industrial, life sciences,...

Four signs your hydraulic pump needs to be rebuilt

The challenge with hydraulic pumps is that they are often neglected until something goes wrong. You wouldn’t be blamed for not knowing how often you need to service your hydraulic pump or how often it needs maintenance. However, some common signs indicate when your pump needs to...

Pneumatic vs hydraulic systems: what’s the difference?

Hydraulic and pneumatic systems are required for various tasks in different industries. But before using either system, one needs to understand the mechanical difference between them. What is a Pneumatic System? The pneumatic system uses pressurized air to influence mechanical motion. It is based on the principles of...

How do you flow test an air compressor?

As compressors age, there can be internal wear or control problems that affect the flow output capacity. Often times, observing the amps of the compressor — and comparing that to the motor nameplate — can show if a compressor has problems. If the amps are low, that...

Bosch Rexroth plans to acquire hydraulics specialist hydraForce

Bosch Rexroth plans to expand its hydraulics business by acquiring HydraForce, Inc. based in Lincolnshire, Illinois (USA). HydraForce develops and manufactures compact hydraulic valves and solutions with 2,100 associates at six production sites in the USA, Brazil, Great Britain and China. Bosch Rexroth and HydraForce signed an...
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