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Festo Develops Filters for Food Zones

Festo recently introduced its MS series of filtration products that lower the risk of particle contamination when compressed air comes into direct contact with food or packaging in the food zone. The MS series is designed for food and packaging-in-food-zone applications in the dairy, baking, produce, processed...

Get to know your gear pumps

What is a gear pump? Gear pumps are a very important element in the hydraulic circuit. Its function is to transform mechanical energy, transmitted by a motor, into hydraulic energy. And this is achieved in two phases, the suction phase and the compression phase. These pumps are...

What is a pressure gauge and what is its use

A pressure gauge is an instrument that indicates the pressure of the fluid in a circuit . The fluid in the circuits can be both liquid and gas; Hydraulic oil and compressed air being the most common, respectively. We use the pressure gauges for both control and regulation, or to...

What is a pneumatic steering control valve?

What is a pneumatic valve? The pneumatic valve is a very important element in our pneumatic circuit that will allow us to direct or distribute the air towards one element or another, control the pressure or regulate the flow. Depending on the application we need, we will use...

How to make a hose?

This article shows the steps needed to make a hose that is required to be changed after breakage and wear of the hose, with all the safety measures and in the most efficient way. So that you do not misuse the pressing and the components, in the...

Why Do Some Hydraulic Hoses Outperform Others?

Formulation might be the most important factor in hose performance, but it’s not the only one. Operational environments and application demand for hydraulic hoses, are vast and varied. From snow-plows in cold Canadian winters, to the hot interior workings of industrial machinery, hydraulic hoses perform a great number of functions that the modern world...

Everything you need to know about hydraulic cylinders!

Cylinders are the hydraulic actuators within our hydraulic system. Being the component that will move, open or raise the load of our machinery or mechanism. With the cylinders, we can move different types of load with different weights and sizes, finding a maximum speed , due to...

Danfoss Editron powering fully-electric trucks for reborn Brazilian manufacturer FNM

Powering fully-electric trucks for reborn Brazilian manufacturer FNM Fábrica Nacional de Mobilidades (FNM) has established a dedicated electric vehicle business platform of high-tech, zero-emission smart trucks and buses. Both the FNM 832 and FNM 833 trucks will feature Danfoss Editron drivetrains and lithium-ion batteries from Octillion Power...

Danfoss Editron boosts its product portfolio by developing a fully-electric wheel loader system

A fully-electric wheel loader system The fully-electric wheel loader system is the latest example of how Danfoss Editron is transforming the construction market via electrification. Developing the system has given Danfoss Editron a greater understanding of its customers’ needs when they build electric machines. Introducing the fully-electric...

What is skiving, and when should you use it on your hose assemblies?

Skiving is removing the outer cover at the end of a hydraulic hose in the location of the crimp fitting. For some high-pressure applications, the hose’s inner tube ID may be skived to allow the hose-tail to better fit. Using a specialised machine with externally rotating mandrels,...
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