FluiDyne introduces 500-series heavy-duty hydraulic motors

FluiDyne Fluid Power has announced the release of a new product: the interchangeable, heavy duty 500-series motors. The motor adapts the Geroler gear set design with high-speed distribution…

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Bauma and sustainability

While hydraulic and machine performance and value are front and center at Bauma, sustainability is a key theme as well. Since 1991 productivity in the construction machinery sector…

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Few bright spots for 2016 from economist

Sarah Hunter of Oxford Economics painted a less-than-rosy picture at the recent NFPA Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Here’s a recap of some of what she shared…

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Enhanced valve range works up to 6000 psi

Webtec, the hydraulic measurement and control company, based in Milwaukee, WI are enhancing their range of three-port flow control valves while simultaneously improving their efficiency by up to…

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NFPA to take handlebars of Chainless Challenge

The annual Chainless Challenge was held in Irvine, Calif. last month, inspiring eight teams of college engineering students to redesign a traditional bicycle using hydraulics as the mode…

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Flexible stem cylinder head temperature (CHT) sensor

The Sensor Connection a division of Harold G. Schaevitz Industries LLC, has expanded its line of temperature sensors with the addition of the CHT-FS series Cylinder Head Temperature…

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HydraForce expands electronic valve driver family

HydraForce has expanded its range of electrohydraulic controls with the addition of the configurable ECDR-0506A electronic valve driver. It can be used to enhance the control of hydraulic…

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Danfoss offers PLUS+1 mobile machine displays

PLUS+1 mobile machine displays, including our new DP730 and DP570, are designed to provide superior durability in demanding conditions. Danfoss is pleased to offer a robust selection of…

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Bauma opens today

Bauma, one of the world’s leading exhibitions for construction and mining equipment, opened today in Munich. With 17 halls and an expansive outdoor display area, the show has…

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Eaton’s Extreme Duty Seal Guard extends motor life in harsh environments

Eaton announced that the Extreme Duty Seal Guard, an exclusion seal that offers the highest level of motor protection, is now available on the company’s full line of…

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How to select a hydraulic repair shop

Even the best, most-meticulously maintained hydraulic components won’t run forever. And when they need attention, seeking out a competent hydraulic repair shop becomes a high priority. Estimates are…

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Industrial pressure transmitters from Viatran feature high-pressure spike resistance

Viatran, Wheatfield, N.Y., has announced the global market introduction of its Model 247/347 series of low-cost pressure transmitters, designed for reliable performance within demanding industrial and OEM environments….

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High-performance industrial pressure transmitters

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, today announced the market introduction of its TPL Series family of  industrial pressure transmitters. The TPL…

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Hydraulic power plant efficiency

By David  Marlowe, Owner/CEO  •  DMAR Technical Training and DMAR Business Centers USA In previous issues we have discussed fluid and flow characteristics, reservoir sizing and purpose, suction pipe size…

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Mobile hydraulics troubleshooting, Pt. 2

Taking a methodical approach is the best way to get off-highway equipment working again, quickly and safely. By Carl Dyke, Contributing Editor In Part 1 of this series,…

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5 tips for cylinder maintenance

Proper, consistent cylinder maintenance is necessary to keep your fluid power systems running smoothly and efficiently. Following these five tips is a step in the right direction. 1….

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Danfoss to exhibit latest systems-level solutions at bauma 2016

Danfoss wil be at bauma 2016 in Hall A5, Booth 115 from 11 — 17 April, 2016 in Munich, Germany. OEM customers and distributors can see a range…

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Why are hydraulic cylinders used instead of pneumatic cylinders?

Pneumatic cylinders use compressed air to create linear force. Pneumatic pressure acts upon the piston of the cylinder at a level equal to that pressure times the area…

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Hannover Messe 2016 to host strongest delegation of American manufacturers in history

The strongest delegation of leading American companies, regional economic development organizations (EDOs), academic and research institutions will gather this April at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial technology…

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Trends: Shock absorbers step up their game in tighter spaces and harsher environments

The use of industrial shock absorbers and vibration dampening devices is on the rise as extreme environments continue to grow. With higher temperatures, faster speeds, higher number of…

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Advice from the top at NFPA Conference

I’ve always been intrigued by the corporate structure—or lack thereof—at Sun Hydraulics. As long as I’ve been covering the industry, I’ve been aware that they have no titles….

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GoTo Products App version 4.5 adds eShop

Rexroth has enhanced the power and versatility of its GoTo Products app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Now at version 4.5, the GoTo Products app now lets…

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Magnetek exhibit products at Bauma Munich

Magnetek Inc. will be exhibiting at bauma Munich 2016 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre, in Munich, Germany, April 11-17. Visitors to the Company’s booth, 515/F, located…

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How do you mount a hydraulic cylinder?

A hydraulic cylinder is mounted by attaching it at two points of the machine it’s creating linear force for. The rod end of the cylinder must be attached…

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How do you specify a hydraulic cylinder?

Hydraulic cylinders are specified by the force required to be pushed and moved, and they are specified by their method of mounting. There are subordinate functions to be…

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