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Quiz on Chapter 3: Pipe, tube, and hose

1. Which type of threads is recommended for plumbing hydraulic circuits? SAE straight threads NPT tapered pipe threads BSP tapered pipe threads 2. What is the minimum size pipe to handle 400-cfm air flow for 500 feet? 4 in. 5 in...
Sep. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/quiz-chapter-3-pipe-tube-and-hose
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CHAPTER 3: Pipe, tube, and hose

Plumbing fluid power systems...
Sep. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/chapter-3-pipe-tube-and-hose
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Quiz on Chapter 2: Hydraulic Fluids

1. Hydraulic oil is compressible: not at all by a great amount by a small amount 2. Viscosity is a measure of the hydraulic fluids: color temperature thickness 3. Synthetic fluids: cost more than mineral based fluids will...
Aug. 24, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/quiz-chapter-2-hydraulic-fluids
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CHAPTER 2: Hydraulic Fluids

Hydraulic fluids for system reliability...
Aug. 24, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/chapter-2-hydraulic-fluids
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Air-driven power units

Portable Power Pack Systems produce outlet pressure to 30,000 psi from 100 psi shop air pressure for mobile hydraulic applications. Air driven, stainless-steel systems are compact — 12 16 20 in. high — lightweight, and require no electrical...
Aug. 10, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/24725/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces
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Air breathers

Lightweight breathers keep tanks, reservoirs, and systems clean by using standard 48 µm nylon screen with optional porous materials in 35, 70, and 250 µm. Male and female threads are offered in 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, and 3/4 in. sizes or with...
Aug. 10, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/ReservoirsAcces/Article/False/24714/TechZone-ReservoirsAcces
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Compressed air condensate drain valves

EDV-2006 Terminator solenoid drain valves reliably remove condensate from air systems, such as filters, dryers, drop legs, receiver tanks, separators, and aftercoolers. They have adjustable open and cycle times, an integrated Y strainer, and...
Aug. 10, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/24700/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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Identifying errors in motion-control servoloops

Eventually, any motion control system must achieve and maintain-a programmed, specified position. The positional servomechanism aids in achieving that end. An actuator under load in a typical hydraulic application is equipped with a position...
Aug. 10, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/SystemInstrumen/Article/False/24696/TechZone-SystemInstrumen
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Ready for some e-learning?

Only a handful of people I've met in the fluid power industry had the luxury of receiving a formal education in fluid power. These select few received a degree from the Milwaukee School of Engineering or California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)...
Aug. 10, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/ready-some-e-learning
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Filter-plug combination

FilterPlug incorporates a 40 m inline filter into an air connector for atthe-tool filtration. It lessens contamination, reduces wear, and extends life. It is used on 1/4 or 3/8 in. female-NPT-inlet air tools for industrial, Aro and automotive...
Aug. 10, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/24703/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR
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