FPN Archive

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...

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...

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...

Fluid Power Shipments Still Climbing

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for June increased 9.6% when compared to May and 32.7% when compared to June of last year. Mobile hydraulic and industrial hydraulic shipments both jumped between 35% and 40% in...

Danfoss and partners speed autonomous vehicle development

At the September NFPA/FPIC meeting, Peter Bleday, head of Danfoss Power Solutions autonomous vehicles group in Cambridge, Mass., discussed how the mobile industry has embraced more advanced technologies like autonomy, digitisation and connectivity. In the process, he explained, Danfoss has had to expand its own product offerings...

Enhancing Lockout / Tagout Procedures – How Do I Perform Full Power Isolation?

ANSI/ASSE Z244.1-2016 The Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods The American National Standard Institute included examples of practical and useful applications of alternative risk reduction methods when writing the latest edition of the lockout / tagout standard. Access to the document is a must...

Would you like us to host a face-to-face meeting for FluidPowerNet members?

We have been holding face-to-face “User Meetings” for over 15 years with our sister company BearingNet and they are hugely successful. I would love to introduce these events to FluidPowerNet when the world goes back to normal. I’m thinking autumn 2022… We hold the meetings every 15-18...

Take a look at the wanted items posted on FluidPowerNet

Can anyone help find these wanted parts? Part Brand Qty Country Delivery OFM 201 10 VICKERS        (EATON) 1 USA 2-3 days 0517665011 BOSCH REXROTH 1 Romania 2-3 days A16.1L34727 DYNAMATIC 1 Romania 2-3 days R901374270 BOSCH-REXROTH 1 Slovenia 5-10 days 0511525001 REXROTH 1 Poland...

On FPN you can buy all brands – there are no restrictions!

Think of FluidPowerNet as a supermarket….loads of sellers, loads of different brands and you can buy whatever brand you want! When speaking to distributors, a lot of people are asking us if they can only buy brands of the manufacturers they are authorised/in partnership with…the answer is...

Take a look at the companies using FPN and who has listed inventory

Multinational corporation, wholesaler, one-man-band – FluidPowerNet welcomes all! As long as you are in the business of buying and selling hydraulic/pneumatic components then FPN will work for your company. By being a part of the FPN community you are instantly connected to all of these companies. You...
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