PHD Releases New Parallel Pneumatic Gripper

PHD, Inc., a manufacturer of actuators for industrial automation, introduces a new series of parallel pneumatic grippers. Series GRH Parallel Pneumatic Grippers are available in four sizes that…

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The New Festo HSP and HSW Part Handling and Assembly Modules

The new Festo HSP and HSW pick and place and assembly modules deliver performance and significant savings for OEMs in terms of lower engineering costs and shorter installation…

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Vacuum Automation 3.0 e-catalog now available from Piab

Piab, Hingham, Mass., has updated its electronic catalog designed for tablet devices. The catalog features close to 700 pages highlighting all of Piab’s energy-efficient air driven vacuum pumps…

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Compressed air fail: A little bit of luck goes a long way

A metal foundry was struggling for years with their compressed air system. Dirty water was fouling the air compressor cooling systems. Prying fingers were altering compressor set points….

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The IFPE Fluid Power Zone is back at IMTS in 2014

Be part of the “IFPE Fluid Power Zone” a unique tradeshow designed to assist you in reaching your industrial automation customer market. The 2014 IFPE Fluid Power Zone…

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Compact UPS with integrated battery

The new STEP UPS from Phoenix Contact is a compact uninterruptible power supply with an integrated battery. The STEP UPS provides standby power for short-term power losses in…

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Rotomation Selects CADENAS PARTsolutions for Digital 3D Part Content

Rotomation has selected CADENAS PARTsolutions to create and support their all-new catalog of online digital 3D part content. A Florida-based manufacturer of pneumatic and low-pressure hydraulic actuators, Rotomation…

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Bosch Rexroth selling pneumatics business to Triton

Big news in the fluid power industry as Bosch Rexroth Corp. has said that it has signed papers to sell its global pneumatics business—Rexroth Pneumatics—to Triton, a German-Scandinavian…

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GV-GTV Series High Flow Poppet Valves from Clippard

Clippard’s GV series valves offer a bubble tight design with high flow rates of 38 scfm @ 50 psig; 67 scfm @ 100 psig. These compact 2-way and…

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Clippard GV/GTV Series High Flow Poppet Valves

Clippard is known as the pioneer of miniature pneumatic products. The MAV series poppet valves were introduced in 1958 and were known for their bubble tight design with…

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Safety takes center stage at PackExpo

When people at a trade show find out you’re a journalist, they tend to ask, “What’s the theme of the show?” While that’s a fair question, often times…

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Festo’s New Compact, Low-cost VTUG Pneumatic Valve

The VTUG is designed for food, beverage, packaging, electronics, semiconductor, and light assembly industries where low cost and assured performance (high flow rate, small footprint, and long cycle…

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Atlas Copco’s Interactive Leaflet App and Energy Savings Calculator

Atlas Copco Compressors has launched a new Kiosk app for tablets and desktop computers that provides users with easy access to interactive product leaflets and an innovative energy…

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Compressed air fail: What a non-standard component!

An auditor recently received a call about low pressure from a client operating a printing plant. The main presses were having production issues and the plant pressure needed…

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Online Application Tools Aid Product Selection

Piab introduces the first three in a series of application configurators. These configurators tailor towards a specific vacuum application and guide the user to a suggested vacuum solution…

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PEEK Atto Super Air Nozzle Features Precise Non-Marring Blowoff

EXAIR’s new PEEK Atto Super Air Nozzle™ has been engineered to produce the highest performance attainable from a tiny nozzle. It delivers the smallest, most precise blowoff with…

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Norgren Announces DXP Enterprises, INC.

Norgren has expanded their recent agreement with DXP Enterprises, Inc. to provide maintenance professionals across the U.S. with a more convenient means to acquire components and systems. For…

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CCEFP Annual Meeting and ASME/Bath Symposium on FPMC

The NSF Center for Compact and Efficient Power (CCEFP) is partnering with the ASME/Bath 2013 Symposium on Fluid Power & Motion Control* and will host the most innovative…

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Analytical Flow Products to Join Norgren in IMI Fluid Power Group

IMI PLC, the international engineering solutions group, is enhancing the capabilities of its fluid power subsidiary, Norgren, through the acquisition of Analytical Flow Products (AFP). Founded in Quebec in…

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A short-sighted purchase policy on compressed air equipment?

An emergency call was placed to a compressed air auditor recently to help solve a problem with a new collating machine at a local printing. This plant had…

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Atlas Copco has launched an energy-efficient centrifugal compressor range

Delivered as a plug-and-run package, the new Atlas Copco’s ZH 355+ – 900+ oil-free centrifugal compressor range employs advanced aerodynamics to reduce energy consumption in the core. Coupled…

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2013 Fluid Power Systems Conference Keynote Speaker Annouced

Gary W. Rogers, President and CEO, FEV, Inc. will deliver the keynote address, Reducing Energy and Expenses Utilizing Hydraulic Hybrid Waste Trucks, Transit Buses and Delivery Vehicles, at…

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Compound Pressure Transducers

Different terms are used in the compressor industry when referring to pressure transducers that measure from negative to positive gauge pressure.  Measuring both suction and discharge, a compound…

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EXAIR Chip Trappers Are Now CE Compliant

Independent laboratory tests now certify that EXAIR’s Chip Trapper  meets the rigorous safety, health, and environmental standards of the European Union that are required to attain the CE…

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Festo Introduces the DSBC Pneumatic Family of Cylinders

Festo introduces the new DSBC family of ISO 15552 standard pneumatic cylinders, all of which feature the company’s unique PPS self-adjusting cushioning capability. PPS ensures that cushioning into…

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