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Hydraulic direct drives tackle rugged marine applications

A new generation of compact, hydraulic radial piston direct-drive motors delivers the performance required for a wide range of marine equipment, including winch drives, cranes, jack-up systems, subsea trenchers, top drives and rotating tables on drilling operations. These LSHT (low-speed/high-torque) hydraulic motors produce extremely high amounts of...

AHP is now a Zebra Technologies distributor

Zebra technologies brings new Machine Vision Solutions! Zebra’s Machine Vision solutions feature a family of smart cameras designed to enhance your operation. From simple track and trace to complex quality inspection checks, you always know what’s happening and can anticipate issues before they impact operations. To compete...

Grip on reality: pneumatic tooling in automation robotics

As implementations of stationary and autonomous mobile robotics grows, the focus on innovations in end-of-arm tooling technology intensifies. End-of-arm tooling innovation falls into two broad areas. The first involves designing new and improved specialised tools for performing single-purpose tasks such as gluing or screwdriving. In the second,...

When should you use hydraulic hose protective wrap?

Modern hydraulic hose is no less susceptible to abrasion opportunities than in the past. Some applications cannot avoid abrasion, such as booms or arms on mobile lifts and similar equipment. In addition, any joint that pivots or rotates requires a flexible connection between two fixed connections, and...

Gavin Stacey takes the lead as Managing Director for Acorn Industrial Services Ltd

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd, part of Axel Johnson International’s business group Power Transmission Solutions, has appointed Gavin Stacey, currently Sales Director, to take over the position as Managing Director of Acorn Industrial Services Ltd from January 1st 2022. This follows from existing Managing Director, Martin Povey, who...

Hydraulic component repair: Rebuild, remanufacture, or replace?

Anyone who owns or manages hydraulic systems must figure out what to do when repairs become necessary. There are usually three main options to consider: rebuild, remanufacture, or replace. First, rebuilding involves cleaning and inspecting the component rather than only replacing what’s wornor broken. Remanufacturing is more...

Taking hydraulic troubleshooting one step at a time

It’s probably fair to say that modern machinery is less prone to unexpected breakdowns than its counterparts of 30 or 40 years ago. This is due mainly to an increased emphasis on reliability engineering together with the availability of low-cost sensors, monitoring devices and digital communications. But...

Why timing belts replacement is important

If your vehicle has got over 70 thousand miles on it, there lay a chance for danger you must know about. It’s quite a small part that’s wearing out, and it can result in the destruction of your engine if it breaks before you change it. Yes,...

Fortress keeps people safe so they can keep our environment safe

Supporting Renewable ResourcesFortress’ trapped key is keeping people working with this Andritz Pellet mill safe. Their products are designed to function in extremely dirty and dusty spaces. This application was a definite challenge but not too much for their products. Fortress’ springless locks can even handle getting...

Why buy from FilterFinder?

FilterFinder are fully committed to providing their customers with the best filtration products, the highest quality customer service and a seamless experience when it comes to finding the right filter. Their mission is simple: to make the complicated process of buying hydraulic filters quick, simple and easy...
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