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What is the “toast” test?

An important characteristic of many hydraulic fluids is the ability to maintain performance at high temperatures. Higher temperatures can cause oxidation—the reaction of the fluid and its constituents with...

Time-honored process embraces food-safe pneumatics

Most everyone who enjoys a good bowl of pasta is familiar with Parmigiano-Reggiano and Grana Padano, the well-known Italian cheese varieties famous around the world. These types of parmesan...

Fluid power a trade-war loser

It has been a solid year for sales and profits among equipment builders, industrial firms and fluid power manufacturers alike. The same can’t be said looking ahead. Many financial...

What are the top 5 forms of hydraulic contamination?

Dirt. That’s what you think of when you hear the term contamination, especially as it relates to hydraulic systems. It is, of course, a common form of contamination. But...

Saudi Arabia receives bids for $500m wind farm

The Dumat Al Jandal project will be backed by a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Saudi Power Procurement Company The 400MW wind farm will be built in the...

Storage and cleaning of elastomer seals

Elastomer seals are built to handle a wide range of demanding hydraulic and pneumatic applications. A seal’s design and its material properties are two keys to lasting performance. The...

Hillhead 2018 sets new attendance record!

With nearly 20,000 visitors, this year’s show surpassed the previous highest attendance record set in 2005 The recent spell of gloriously hot weather in the UK saw unprecedented crowds...

FluidPowerNet – Meet Matt!

Meet our newest member of the team – Matt Woodhead – he has been in the fluid power industry for last 20 years! Matt Woodhead – mattw@fluidpowernet.net 01279 844...

FluidPowerNet hits a key milestone!

Over 150 users and over 100,000 lines of inventory uploaded… Three months after FluidPowerNet was officially launched at Fluid Power and Systems expo in Birmingham, UK, the marketplace now has over 170 users and 118,000 lines of...

A beginner’s guide to data analytics and business inteligence

If you are new to data analytics, it can be difficult to know where to start. There is so much information out there that can be difficult to understand...
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