Using your senses to better understand your system

By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Sensors used in fluid power are available to measure anything from pressure, flow, temperature, position and more. Understanding their differences will help you…

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Pilot systems for mining shovels

By: Carl Dyke I have been in the mining pits. It can be a rough and dusty environment. Two million pound, 5,000-hp shovels quickly and gracefully load 4,000-hp…

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Are smart seals going electric?

Equipped with magnetic properties or electric conductivity, seals in the future will be expected to monitor their own wear, measure forces and perform other functions. Seals are mostly…

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MHP Series Inductive Linear Position Sensor

Alliance Sensors Group has expanded its in-cylinder position sensor product line to include the MHP-7 series linear inductive sensors. These compact inductive linear sensors were designed to be…

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Murrelektronik Announces Game-Changing Distribution Blocks for the Mobile Market

Murrelektronik, announced the availability of a distribution block designed to deliver more power and better performance to the mobile vehicles market. Designed with ports for Deutsch connectors, the new…

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Network with the Fluid Power Community in Milwaukee this September

What could be better than Paris in spring?  Autumn in Milwaukee!  Get the first stamp on your NFPA Virtual Passport by attending the NFPA 2016 Milwaukee Regional Meeting on Tuesday,…

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Poll: Infrastructure unites voters in divisive Election Year

With 90 days left before Election Day, a national poll released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) found that half of registered voters say the nation’s…

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Hitachi focusing on next month’s MINExpo

Hitachi’s booth at MINExpo, Sept. 26-28 in Las Vegas will showcase equipment, innovative technology and integrated solutions that mines can apply to reduce overall costs and optimize productivity….

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LVIT Technology replacing linear potentiometers with a contactless solution

H. G. Schaevitz LLC Alliance Sensors Group has expanded its sensor product offering by adding a line of LR-19 Series Inductive Linear Position Sensors using LVIT Technology; contactless…

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Bosch Rexroth Corporation reaches 5,000 distribution

Rexroth Resource Kits include handbook excerpts, case studies, technical papers, videos and online tools, providing engineersa must-have resource on each kit’s respective topic. Bosch Rexroth has reached a…

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FPDA-ISD Annual Summit in Savannah, GA

The FPDA-ISD Joint Annual Summit is scheduled for September 18-21 at the Westin Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.  This year’s theme is Navigating Today for Tomorrow’s Opportunities.  Planning for…

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BAUMA CONEXPO Africa dates confirmed for 2018

The dates for the next BAUMA CONEXPO Africa are confirmed. The third International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, and Construction Vehicles will be…

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Milwaukee Cylinder launches new website

Milwaukee Cylinder, a leader and innovator in the hydraulic and pneumatic actuation field, is proud to announce the launch of their newly upgraded website, displaying a new modern…

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Energy efficiency is the focus of Fluid Power Track at IMTS 2016

Senior level discussions about the latest innovations in hydraulics and pneumatics equipment utilized to lower manufacturers’ energy consumption will be the focus of the Fluid Power Track, an extension of…

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LR-27 Series Heavy Duty LVIT Inductive Linear Position Sensor

Alliance Sensors Group has expanded its sensor product offering by adding to its line the LR-27 Series Inductive Linear Position Sensors. These are contactless devices designed for factory…

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Top renewable energy, transportation laboratory purchases Lightning Hybrids’

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has installed its second fuel-efficient, hydraulic hybrid system on a passenger shuttle bus for the lab’s 632-acre campus in Golden,…

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Sigma-Netics New 2-Pin Deutsch Pressure Switch

Sigma-Netics Inc. has added a 2-pin Deutsch connector option to its 784 Series of ruggedized pressure switches. The 2-pin option allows the 784 Series to serve a wider…

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Fluidyne Introduces New V200 Series Vane Pumps

FluiDyne Fluid Power introducing a new product to our product line: V200 series vane pumps. The vane pumps are rated up to 2000 psi and 1800 rpm. They…

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QuickDesign upgrade by SunHydraulics

Sun Hydraulics Corporation announced a major upgrade to QuickDesign, Sun’s automated hydraulic manifold design tool. The entire online platform now features a more intuitive, user-friendly interface aimed at…

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Linda Hydraulics opens new plant in Aschaffenburg

In an inaugural ceremony, Linde Hydraulics GmbH & Co. KG opened its newly-built main plant in Aschaffenburg. The plant consists of a 22,000 sq. m-large production and assembly…

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The Dynamic Machine Control approach to building smarter machines

It’s no secret that OEMs are looking to build more “intelligence” into mobile and industrial machines. The goal is to make the equipment they sell more productive and…

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NitroSteel rods give added corrosion resistance to hydraulic cylinders

Hydraulic cylinders have a well-deserved reputation for ruggedness and durability. But if a cylinder rod corrodes, it will quickly fail no matter how well it is designed and…

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Kiessling Transit orders 32 more Lightning Hybrids units

Lightning Hybrids, developer and manufacturer of the Energy Recovery System for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses, announced an agreement with Kiessling Transit, a leading Massachusetts-based transportation company….

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New Eaton Procision dual-clutch automatic transmission

With its versatile line of power take-offs, Muncie Power Products, Inc. offers power take-off options compatible with the new Eaton Procision Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission. Available power take-off options…

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UIUC students win 3D printing engineering challenge

As previously reported, IFPE will be home to the first-ever 3D-printed excavator, as the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), Center for Compact and…

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