3D-Printed Excavator to Debut at IFPE 2017

The first fully functional 3D-printed construction excavator will be one of the main features at the show...
May 19, 2016 |
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How To Reduce Noise Emission From Hydraulic Systems

The magnitude of noise radiation from an object is proportional to its area and inversely proportional to its mass. Reducing an object's surface area or increasing its mass can therefore reduce its noise radiation. For example, constructing the hydraulic reservoir from thicker plate (increase in...
May 23, 2016 |

Husco Executive Honored as Wisconsin Business Leader of the Year

Agustin Ramirez is honored by the Harvard Business School Club of Wisconsin for his leadership in corporate business and civic engagement across the globe...
May 16, 2016 |

Versatile Valve Rates a 10—Sections, That Is

The new CLS sectional mobile valve from Eaton Hydraulics features a modular design and an envelope that is claimed to be among the smallest in the mobile hydraulics industry...
May 13, 2016 |

Real-Time Fluid Monitoring on the Go

Any manufacturing, agricultural, or mining operation strives to eliminate unplanned equipment downtime and the repair costs associated with it. Skipping routine service and preventive maintenance could result in contaminated fluid and reliability problems, erratic operation, and premature component...
May 12, 2016 |

Extreme Pressures Require Extreme Safety

Great danger is posed by pressurized fluid. Even at moderate pressure, a jet of fluid shooting from an opening in a hydraulic system can easily penetrate the skin...
May 12, 2016 |
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Fluid Power Gives Robot Arms All the Right Moves

Hydraulics and pneumatics technologies are two widely accepted methods of power transmission. Hydraulics is most often used for its ability to move heavy loads with highly controlled motion. Pneumatics, ont the other hand, is more often associated with applications with lighter loads and rapid,...
May 17, 2016 |

Pneumatic Control Info on the Go

Datasheets, specs, and other website-based information on ControlAir's pneumatic and electropneumatic controls now can be accessed via mobile devices...
May 11, 2016 |
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How To Deal With Water In Hydraulic Oil

If you've worked with hydraulic equipment for any length of time, it's likely that you've come across a hydraulic system with cloudy oil. Oil becomes cloudy when it is contaminated with water above its saturation level...
May 16, 2016 |

CHAPTER 14: Sequence Valves and Reducing Valves (.PDF Download)  

Reducing valves are normally open and respond to outlet pressure to keep outlet flow from going above their set pressure. They also can have a bypass check valve...
May 16, 2016 |
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