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Damage control: Managing Fluid Contamination in Mobile Hydraulic Systems

For companies that rely on mobile equipment as part of their normal operations, reduction in both downtime and overall maintenance costs is imperative to maintaining fleet efficiency and profitability. The harsh environments in which mobile equipment is typically used can make these reductions extremely challenging. On the...

Nottinghamshire-based filter manufacturer FilterFinder have rebranded their business and launched a brand new website

The business has fulfilled over 400 orders, been nominated for Make UK’s Manufacturing Awards 2021 and extended its professional team – all in just under a year. So what exactly does this new development mean for FilterFinder’s customers? As well as the new branding representing the company’s...

T-Types And Spin Ons For Hydraulic Use

Keep your system clean and functioning with hydraulic filters from 3B Filters Inc. they offer a variety of filter configurations to fit your system’s needs. Filters provide needed protection from contaminants. Regular maintenance involving filter cleaning and replacement is key to limit downtime and save money on...

Hydraulic hoses – The advantages of an integrated systems approach

If hydraulic equipment fails, manufacturing, construction or warehouse activity can come to grinding halt resulting in inactive machinery and operators, not to mention missed customer deadlines. It is imperative that your hydraulic equipment is sourced from a supplier with an established and proven integrated systems approach to...

Emerson to showcase smart pneumatics at PackExpo

Exhibiting in booth #SL 6307, Emerson will present the new integration of AVENTICS series 652/653 air preparation units with AF2 flow sensors. The combined solution enables more efficient air consumption and versatility for packaging lines. The expanded capabilities of the newly combined solution provide a clearer picture of...

Eaton launches new Multiplate system enabling faster coupling connectivity

Power management company Eaton today announced it has expanded its fluid conveyance portfolio with a new Multiplate system for its Flat Face (FF) Series Quick Disconnect Couplings. The new offering enables more compact, powerful and fuel-efficient machines in industries like agriculture, construction and commercial transport. The innovative...

Update on the Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic Certification

The International Fluid Power Society expects to release an updated mobile hydraulic mechanic certification by the end of the year. The certification is designed for individuals who fabricate, assemble, test, maintain, and repair systems and components. The mechanic should understand hydraulic symbols, read system schematics, and be...

Troubleshooting common hydraulic vane pump problems

Vane pumps are quiet, efficient and reliable, especially when they’re provided care. However, they’re not indestructible and experience problems like every other pump. Just like all hydraulic pumps, when taken care of, they may last you a lifetime. Cutaway illustration of the internal design Eaton’s VSQ hydraulic...

PMI Index Shows Manufacturing, Economy in Recession

Monthly index crashes to 41.5% in April; overall economy contracts for first time since 2009. The one-two punch of global tariff wars and a global pandemic have wiped out 11 years of economic growth, according to the monthly PMI index from the Institute for Supply Management. The...

Danfoss acquires Eaton’s hydraulics business

Danfoss has entered into an agreement to acquire Eaton’s Hydraulics business for a cash purchase price of 3.3 billion USD (approximately 3.0 billion EUR). The acquisition is fully in line with Danfoss’ strategy to strengthen its core businesses and enhance customer value. “Today, we take a significant and transformational step...
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