Industry News Archive

NEW FPN MEMBER, HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT SUPERMARKETS

Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets (HES) understand hydraulic components and are more than happy to share their hydraulic knowledge with you. They have over 50 years of experience in the fluid power industry so they really know their pumps from their motors! It’s not just their customers who trust...

A passion for hydraulics and the chance to give back to the community: AAH Fluid Power Inc

From starting in a garage in 2002 to owning a 30 000 square foot building with 25 employees, AAH Fluid Power Inc as a hydraulics company, is much more than the products they sell. We spoke to their founders, husband and wife team, Greg and Dawn Guzik....

New FPN Member – Werthenbach

For more than 85 years the Werthenbach Group develops, conceives and supplies high-quality components to a wide circle of challenging customers. Over the years the family-owned company with its head office in Bielefeld has built up a reputation as a reliable partner for all segments in industrial...

Hydraulics innovations in concrete pump trucks

Hydraulics provide the load-holding strength, precision and predictability to keep complex concrete pumps operating smoothly and reliably. Contributed by Carl Dyke, CD Industrial Group Inc. If you’ve ever placed concrete using a wheelbarrow or a crane-hoisted skip, you’ll understand why concrete pumps are an amazing invention. Concrete...

The goal of ‘following the customer’: Introducing FluidPowerNet member – BDI Poland.

Spanning 200+ locations in 12 countries, BDI develop and deploy custom distribution and supply chain solutions for their customers. Their Polish branch, based in Straszęcin, is a supplier that provides services to a number of industries including (but not limited to) automotive, primary metal, food processing, public...

How do you avoid condensate pollution in compressed air systems?

If you have an oil-lubricated air compressor, you should consider the environmental considerations of your condensate disposal. All lubricated compressors have oil carryover, and when the compressed air produced by the compression element is cooled in the aftercooler, some condensate forms. And floating on top of this...

Next to join the FluidPowerNet marketplace is BURLEY HYDRAULICS

The company was established in 1992, and now trading for more than 25 years! It was originally set up to offer repair service on hydraulic hose assemblies and other products from the trade 0counter based in St.Ives, Cambridgeshire. Our business today has grown and developed into one...

Driven by Hydraulics: UK based Wardynamic Ltd joins FluidPowerNet

Wardynamic Ltd, located in Lancashire, UK are specialists in hydraulic engineering and pneumatic repair, offering a nationwide emergency breakdown service for all hydraulic systems in all manufacturing industries. The UK based specialist provides high-quality hydraulic services to all industrial engineering sectors including marine, mining, paper mills, steel...

Compressed air fail: School of hard knocks

A technical high school had to replace its 12-year-old lubricated screw air compressor after 100,000 hours of operation. The unit had simply worn out after many hours of operation. The school maintenance staff was unaware that some screw compressors, if installed with very little storage, will run...

New options expand control-valve capabilities

Hydraulic drives in agricultural machinery must demonstrate high precision, reliability and flexibility under the most adverse conditions, according to the engineers at Bucher Hydraulics, Klettgau, Germany. Valves are critical components in such systems, as they are key to high energy efficiency and machine availability, reduced installation costs,...
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