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Award-Winning Powder Metal Parts

The winners in the 2017 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), demonstrate outstanding examples of PM’s diversity. These component fabricators use PM’s flexibility to push forward new concepts and process controls and demonstrate the inexhaustible well of capabilities PM can marshal in the service of component

New Valveless, Fluid Transfer Pump For Analytical Instrumentation

The valveless Fluid Transfer Pump from Fluid Metering, Inc. delivers precision fluid control for analytical instrumentation. FMI’s Valveless, Fluid Transfer Pump integrates CeramPump® pumping technology with the long life performance of a brushless DC motor and integral driver electronics. All that is needed is a simple 24VDC input power supply making FMI’s Fluid Transfer Pump

Kurt Workholding’s HDL CarvLock® Towers Provide Precision Clamping

Kurt Workholding offers a complete line of high-density CarvLock® workholding towers for precision machining with eight or twelve clamping stations in both manual and hydraulic models. Equipped with easily changeable jaws, these Kurt towers provide maximum setup flexibility and fast changeover between jobs. Kurt’s complete line of CarvLock tower system options allows manufactures to configure

Wireless control and hydraulics work together to help crane soar

Edited by Mike Santora Tiffin Loader Crane’s primary focus is providing lifting, loading, and handling solutions for material handling problems. The previous system of wired controls for calibrating…

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Death spiral for mining hydraulics?

The once-every-four-years MINExpo show takes place this month and, if you’re a pessimist, the timing couldn’t be worse. The boom-bust cycle in commodities has decimated sales of mining…

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Moving modules for Brazilian oil

TUPI BV is a consortium composed of Petrobras Netherlands BV, the British Gas Group and Galp Energia S.A. Together, the consortium is working on the ongoing development of the Lula Alto field, located in the Santos Basin, Brazil. When they needed a load-out of the first set of four modules bound for the FPSO (Floating

Component library for modeling pneumatic systems

MapleSim Pneumatics Library from Modelon is an add-on component library to MapleSim system-level modeling and simulation platform. This library can be used in the modeling and simulation of pneumatic systems for system design, component sizing, and control design, with applications that include construction equipment, machine design, and commercial vehicle design. Using MapleSim and the pneumatics

When to use a hydraulic rotary actuator

Hydraulic rotary actuators are powerful, compact fluid power products that have a lot of applicability in mobile machinery that require a lot of power, delivered in a tight…

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Line of premium quality hydraulic reservoirs

Available in aluminum, steel and polyethylene, Muncie Power’s line of hydraulic reservoirs comes in a wide variety of sizes and shapes to meet most hydraulic system needs. There…

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New JS1 joystick platform

After 25 years of supplying OEMs with joysticks and integrating them into systems, Danfoss is launching its new JS1 platform of joysticks, led by the release of the…

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Direct stroke measurement in hydraulic cylinder

Whether it’s agricultural machinery, construction equipment, or municipal vehicles, intelligent sensors are indispensable nowadays throughout the mobile machine market. Accurately recording paths and angles is an integral component…

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Hydraulic system helps reduce harvest loss

Edited by: Mike Santora • Associate Editor When Blueline Manufacturing Company sought to enable its blueberry harvester to reduce harvest loss by up to 50%, the company looked…

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Moving-floor assembly line streamlines production of farm equipment

Canadian farm equipment manufacturer Bourgault Industries recently unveiled its 370 × 25-ft moving-floor assembly line. The moving-floor system is designed for manufacturing the company’s pneumatic seeding/tillage equipment, which can reach widths of 125 ft and upward of 75,000 lb. Bourgault sought a new design that, with higher efficiency operation, improved safety and increased productivity compared

TG Series power take-off eliminates need for shift cables

Muncie Power Products assists the truck equipment and other fluid power markets with its TG Series power take-off. The TG Series is available with 10 speed ratios, 19…

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Steering system with full safety integration

Danfoss Power Solutions announces intelligent steering option with full safety integration. The system incorporates both a steering and a safety controller into an electrohydraulic actuator, saving development resources…

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Hydraulic system helps reduce harvest loss by up to 50%

Power management company Eaton today announced that a hydraulic system custom-designed for Blueline Manufacturing Company’s advanced blueberry harvester, helps reduce harvest loss by up to 50%. The company…

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Hoffmann + Krippner provides custom, pressure-resistant sensors for hydraulic valves

In cooperation with the German manufacturer INELTA, Hoffmann + Krippner now offers a family of robust and customer-specific hydraulic valve position sensing solutions used in a wide range of industries such as oil & gas, power generation or wherever a precise valve position in hydraulic applications is required. The LVDT sensors are fitted into existing

Control your ultra high-pressure hydraulic hose kits

Working with high-pressure hydraulics is associated with a danger to your life. Therefore, it is vital to eliminate risk as far as possible. When using high-pressure products from…

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J.W. Winco, Inc. offers RoHS-compliant fork heads

J.W. Winco, Inc. announced it now offers GN 71752 Fork Heads (Yokes), Plain Fork Type, Steel or Stainless Steel, in inch sizes. These RoHS-compliant fork heads are mainly used with pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders. They are made of either zinc-plated steel with a blue passivated finish, or stainless steel, European Standard No. 1.4301 (American Standard

Advantage+ snow and ice control system

Muncie Power Products introduces its Advantage+ snow and ice control system. The Advantage+ system provides real time support, better technology, cost savings and ergonomic controls in a compact…

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Adaptive suspension system keeps tractors comfortable and flexible

Farmers and other workers often spend hours at a time driving in their tractors, so physical comfort is a priority. Because the front axles of tractors are subject…

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Zero-Max overhung load adaptors protect shaft seals in hydraulic systems

Zero-Max Overhung Load Adaptors protect shaft seals in hydraulic systems. They provide an intermediate mounting platform between a motor and pump to absorb both internal and external stress conditions in a hydraulic system. Designed to provide an extra layer of protection to hydraulic actuated functions, Overhung Load Adaptors prevent shaft seal breakdown, a condition often

Power Units Rebuild

In the fall of 2014 drivelines manufacturing engineer contacted Detroit’s PIRTEK Director of Sales and Marketing, John Martin, to request a quote. The client stated he had 4…

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Innovative hydraulic hybrid engine solution created using LMS Imagine.Lab Amesim

Every automotive maker is busy designing and building hybrid vehicles. It is the current buzzword in the automotive industry, and it seems that consumers are putting their money behind this new technology. For instance, the electric hybrid Honda Insight ranked as the top-selling vehicle in Japan in April 2009, the first time a hybrid has