NFPA Report shows 1% increase in Fluid Power Shipments in June

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for June 2014 increased 8.7% compared to June 2013, and increased…

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Reshoring to Kentucky in Balluff’s Global Production Plan

With the 2014 completion of Balluff’s new state-of-the-art customer support and training center in Florence, KY on Industrial Road; space is now available for expansion in their original…

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Customized operator control interface designs

GS Global Resources provides enhanced operator and control environments, customized to its customers’ requirements. Operator control interface designs are seat mounted or designed for dash integration.  CAN, LIN, RS485…

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NFPA’s IEOC Day 2: Hydraulics is not going away, not by a long shot

As long as I’ve been covering the fluid power industry—nearly two decades—there has been an undercurrent of concern as to whether hydraulics was slowly going away. Were electrics…

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What is piston rod bar stock?

By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Hydraulic cylinders are the essence of the fluid power motivation. However, their simplicity often leads us to discount their subtleties of manufacture, often…

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New Line of EnrangeTM Mini Wireless Controls

Magnetek, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAG), a provider of digital power and motion control systems, announced the availability of their new line of lightweight, “miniature” transmitters. While retaining many of…

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Sandvik Mining finds a unique use for a linear position sensor

Sandvik Mining is a drilling solutions provider focused on the design and manufacturing of a wide range of underground in-the-hole (ITH), and geo-technical drilling equipment. The company’s products…

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High-performance Hydraulic Seal for Extreme Conditions

An innovative materials combination consisting of two distinct polyurethanes provides Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) new HDR-2C rod seal with special extrusion stability at high pressures and great flexibility…

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Bosch Community Fund grants support STEM education

Robert Bosch LLC and Bosch Rexroth Corporation have announced the latest Bosch Community Fund (BCF) grants in support of STEM education – which includes science, technology, engineering and…

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Bosch Community Fund grants support STEM education

Robert Bosch LLC and Bosch Rexroth Corporation have announced the latest Bosch Community Fund (BCF) grants in support of STEM education – which includes science, technology, engineering and…

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IFPE 2017 Show Co-chairs Named: Caterpillar & HUSCO Executives

Philip McCluskey, System Product Manager for Caterpillar Inc., and Bob Mortensen, Chief Operating Officer for HUSCO International, have been named co-chairs of the 2017 IFPE exposition and will…

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Newly-designed VB-2000 series solves tough control issues

Designed for cost-effective control, the newly-designed Versatile Base Series Controllers from Divelbiss Corporation provide powerful features in an open-board format. “The Versatile Base 2000 Series solves today’s tough…

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HEC-P5000 Controller allows for programmable intelligence

Divelbiss Corporation announces the release of its Harsh Environment Controller, the HEC-P5000. The HEC-P5000 Harsh Environment Controller is RoHS compliant, has a wide temperature range of -40 to…

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HAWE is Shaping the Way You Save Energy

HAWE Hydraulics is exhibiting at IMTS in Chicago, IL Sept. 8th-13th – booth 4930. The company will display a wide range of products, some of which are exceptionally…

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Hydraulics is bringing the sexy back with Mandroid

We all know that hydraulics is making a comeback of sorts in robotics, with some of the amazing creations that companies such as Boston Dynamic have been designing….

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Enerpac Enhances Collet-Lok® Family of Hydraulic Workholding

Enerpac announces its upgraded Collet-Lok® family of hydraulic workholding with “Depressurized Holding Technology™.” Designed to protect against unintentional loss of clamping, Collet-Lok requires no hydraulics to maintain clamping…

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Introducing Cosford’s Law … or, Science wins, every time

“Pressure makes it go; flow is the rate in which you can create pressure.” –Cosford’s Law If you’ve been around fluid power for more than a week, you’ve…

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Eaton donates $20,000 in scholarships to Hennepin Technical College

Power management company Eaton recently donated $20,000 to Hennepin Technical College in Minnesota to fund scholarships for full-time students in the school’s Fluid Power Associate of Applied Science…

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NFPA Report Shows 2% Drop in Fluid Power Shipments in May

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) shows industry shipments of fluid power products for May 2014 increased 2.1% compared to May 2013, and…

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Eaton’s Annual Instructor Symposium

Power management company Eaton announced it will host its annual Instructor Symposium, designed to arm instructors with information, tools and insights to pass on to the next generation…

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Tank-Mounted Return Line Filter

Schroeder Industries, a provider of filtration and fluid conditioning products, releases the RT Basic Filter | GRTB, a low pressure filter. Return line tank-mounted filtration offers a space…

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Bar stock and its use in hydraulic components

By Josh Cosford Bar stock is used in various applications of fluid power, either as a mounting for other valve systems or simply for consolidation of plumbing. The…

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IC-Fluid Power Names Sales Director

IC-Fluid Power is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Ondrus to the position of Sales Director. Mr. Ondrus will be responsible for business development strategy and implementation…

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Bosch Enhances Online Functionality with Website Update

Bosch Rexroth U.S. has given its website a major facelift, but the changes go deeper than just enhanced aesthetic appeal. The overall function of the website has been…

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NFPA Report Shows 1.6% Drop in Fluid Power Shipments in April

The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) shows industry shipments of fluid power products for April 2014 increased 3.4% compared to April 2013, and…

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