What are cylinder stop tubes?

Cylinder stop tubes are simply metal collars or tubes that are placed around a hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder’s rod between the piston and head. They are designed for…

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Large Tough Coil for construction and agricultural equipment

Eaton has announced its new Large Tough Coil, a valve coil that can withstand environmental exposure, including high temperatures and rain, snow or freezing conditions. Ingress Protection (IP)…

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The Digital Logic Valve

Sun Hydraulics Corporation has launched the new solenoid-operated Digital Logic Valve. The DLV paves the way for smaller, highly reliable solutions in demanding mobile applications where size, weight,…

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Denali National Park to use Lightning Hybrids

Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska, centered on Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley), the highest mountain in North America, has taken delivery of its first two…

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At NFPA’s IEOC, Beaulieu shares positive economic outlook moving forward

At this week’s NFPA Industry and Economic Outlook Conference in Wheeling, Ill., 300 attendees from fluid power manufacturers, distributors and users heard a somewhat mixed message from the…

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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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