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4 Steps to Identify Hydraulic Threads

By Burleigh Bailey, Engineering Manager, Parker Tube Fittings Division Machines and equipment are designed and manufactured in every corner of the world. The hydraulic systems alone use countless different types of fittings and adapters with different sealing methods and thread forms. While the sealing method can often...

Mack Automations latest newsletter

During these times of uncertainty facing our supply chains in the fluid power industry as well as general purpose manufacturing and machining, Mack Automation find themselves in a unique position. Not only are they a fluid power cylinder manufacturer and distributor but also a general purpose machine...

Improve your pneumatics troubleshooting skills and optimise your production efficiency

Would you know what to do if your pneumatic system was experiencing intermittent pressure fluctuations? Are you confident that the component you have just replaced was actually the cause of the fault? How can you extend mean time between failure to optimise productivity? According to Festo, these...

One of the UK’s largest online shops for hydraulic filters

FluidPowerNet welcomes its latest manufacturer member to the platform – FilterFinder. Read all about who they are and what they can do for you. So who are they? FilterFinder, based in Nottinghamshire, boast to be one of the UK’s largest online shops for hydraulic filters. With a...

Webtec launches hand-held hydraulic data logger

Webtec’s new HPM7000 hand-held hydraulic data logger meets the demands of a broad user profile, including those involved in hydraulic system diagnostics, test stands, pre-dispatch inspection or research and development. With the highly versatile HPM7000 portable hydraulic data logger, which is the successor to Webtec’s popular long-standing...

New strategic distribution agreement with Oilgear

Fluidpower Group have announced that they are pleased to join forces with Oilgear, the US-based specialist pump and valve manufacturer. Together they have formed a strategic alliance aimed at generating significant growth of Oilgear products across the UK and Europe. Oilgear pumps and valves Long-lasting pumps and...

4 fascinating facts about hydraulics

Hydraulics may be one of the most important inventions in the modern world. They are used in a variety of ways, impacting everything we do in our life, from machines used for construction and agriculture, to the cars that we drive and food that we eat. Indeed,...

BMG provides critical engineering support during the COVID-19 pandemic

BMG works closely with the food and beverage sectors to raise hygiene standards throughout the logistics chain, to ensure safe and efficient food and beverage production and handling during the COVID-19 pandemic. BMG – one of South Africa’s leading engineering solutions specialists – has been authorised to...

Festo Names New Executives for North America

Festo recently named two new executives to oversee operations in North America Kim Harper-Gage, was appointed chief operating officer, and John Holmes is the company’s new vice president of sales – North America. Harper-Gage joined Festo in February 2020 as vice president of operations. As COO, she...

Bosch Rexroth Offers Smart Function Kit for Handling

Bosch Rexroth has introduced the new Smart Function Kit for Handling. Following the introduction of Rexroth’s Smart Function Kit for Pressing and Joining, the linear motion technology experts are expanding the company’s Smart MechatroniX solution platform with a second plug-and-produce subsystem that can be operated intuitively. With...
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