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What should you know when specifying quick couplings?

Hydraulic quick couplings provide users with the ability to rapidly connect and disconnect hydraulic hoses to machines or other sections of plumbing. Also called quick-connects or quick disconnects, these fittings allow fluid to flow when the male and female sides are locked together. Conversely, when disconnected, the...

Everything you need to know about Mechanical Couplings

What is coupling? A coupling is a mechanical element that join different shafts or extend the transmission line of an shaft. These axes can have a parallel direction or different planes. In any case, its purpose is to transmit energy. What is angular misalignment? Also called axial mismatch. Angular alignment...

Emerson Launches ASCO Solenoid Valves

Emerson recently launched the ASCO Series 256/356 range of two-way and three-way solenoid valves. The optimized body design and internal flow path of the valves provide a smaller footprint, reduced power consumption, and increased pressure ratings critical in industrial and commercial applications. Achieving comparative pressure ratings in...

What is the best raw material for hydraulic cylinder repair?

When your customer’s cylinder arrives on your dock for repair, how often do you consider raw material when you quote the overhaul? Probably very little. Most hydraulic cylinders are manufactured from a combination of 1018/1020 cold rolled steel for the “square” components such as flanges, heads and...

Eaton redesigns its EDA duplex change-over filters for continuous operation to be smaller and lighter

The Filtration Division of energy management company Eaton has redesigned its EDA series of duplex pressure filters, which is up to 30 percent smaller and lighter than its predecessor while maintaining the same high performance level. Available in five different sizes from EDA 106, 256, 406 and 636 to 1006 with...

Bosch Rexroth Valve Platform Offers Modular Control for Mobile Machines

Flexible and adaptable, Bosch Rexroth’s Precompensated Valve Platform makes it easier for mobile-machine builders to selectively combine a range of hydraulic control valves into a single, integrated, multifunctional control solution to match specific operational and performance requirements. The Precompensated Valve Platform combines multiple valves with minimal need...

Getting the Right Permanent Seals for Hydraulics

Here are five critical issues that must be addressed to get the best permanent expansion plug or seal for your hydraulic application. Whether industrial hydraulics, automotive, oil and gas, medical, aerospace or other industries, choosing the best permanent sealing solution is mission-critical. Failure is not an option....

Festo adds manual and mechanical pneumatic valves

Festo recently introduced the manually operated VHEF and the mechanically operated VMEF pneumatic valves. These small, durable, and versatile valves are core Festo products and guaranteed to ship within 24 hours. Whether the valve is triggered by a workpiece, a component, or a person, manual and mechanical...

Spontaneous and powerful: Knoll Hydraulik & Automation’s Cytropac rental unit

Whether for spontaneous work, machine downtime or other maintenance work: With the innovative Cytropac rental unit, you get quick and uncomplicated help. Imagine if your hydraulic system fails, but production absolutely has to continue – or: You need location-independent, ie mobile, reliable hydraulic technology. With our rental unit,...

How to improve compressed air systems

Here are some tips to reduce losses, right-size components and streamline circuits, all of which can lead to sizable cost savings. Most industrial facilities depend on compressed air for a range of operations, performed by everything from simple air tools to far-more-complicated pneumatic control systems. In food and...
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