Industry News Archive

Eaton acquisition brings industrial hydraulics market to Danfoss

Danfoss Power Solutions operates almost exclusively in the off-highway market, but its recent acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics division opens up industrial distribution avenues that Danfoss plans to take advantage of. Both of us are leaving our old companies behind and creating something brand new,” Danfoss president Eric...

Fluid power experts bridge the electrical skills gap

Festo Didactic offers turnkey learning systems, e-learning and training courses. The cyber-physical platform CP Factory, for example, models stations of a real production plant and lets people learn subjects such as plant programming, networking, energy efficiency and data management. (Photos: Festo AG & Co. KG) Much has...

Kaman Distribution Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Kaman Distribution, a value-added distributor of bearings, power transmission, automation, and fluid power products, is celebrating 50 years in business. Kaman Distribution was founded in 1971 as Kaman Bearing & Supply by Charles H. Kaman. Throughout the years, the company has grown organically and through acquisitions, expanding...

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,...
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