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Unconventional HPUs make machines energy misers

This HPU breaks from convention by using a fixed-displacement pump and variable-speed electric drive to match pump output to load demand. The control box at right houses electronic controls for interfacing with...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/18179/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Vacuum pump exhaust filters

Balston vacuum pump exhaust filters remove oil mist and reduce noise from vacuum pumps. They are rated for flows from 3 to 850 cfm and remove heavy concentrations of fine oil droplets (below 2 µm) from vacuum pump exhaust. Filter cartridges...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Packaging/Article/False/18243/IndZone-Packaging
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Pneumatic valves, FRLs

Maximatic valves, FRLs, and components can be used in packaging, assembly, and manufacturing and are available as 3-way, 4-way, single and double solenoid, and 3 and 4-way air piloted valves. They come in sizes from 10/32 to 1/2 in. and are rated...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/18233/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR
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Oil management system

Oilmiser oil storage and dispensing station is a stand-alone, oil management system with multi-functional capabilities ? transfer mode, kidney loop mode, and dispensing mode. It is available in 460 and 850 l tank sizes for industrial...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicFluids/Article/False/18210/TechZone-HydraulicFluids
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Dual-ratio drive shifts on-the-fly

The GFT 45 T2/T3 combined two and three-stage planetary drives in a compact package. Planetary drives reduce the speed and increase the torque hydraulic motors deliver to sprockets, wheels, and drums. They're generally used to...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/18185/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Research studies contamination in hydraulic valves

An engineering professor at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) will study silting and contaminant lock in hydraulic valves using analogies to granular flow. Vincent Prantil, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department,...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicValves/Article/False/18178/TechZone-HydraulicValves
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Permanently lubricated cylinders

Miracalube oil-free lubrication provides permanent lubrication between piston seals on cylinder so it runs for millions of smooth, low breakaway startups. Lube does not mist, atomize, dissolve seals, or fuse lip seals to tube ID. Cylinders operate...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/18230/TechZone-Cylinders
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Pneumatic driver

Airpel-AB driver's stainless-steel piston fits to the bore to create air bearing airflow effect. Four models with bores of 9.5, 16, 24, and 32.5 mm have strokes of 10 to 300 mm for pressures of 5 to 100 psi. Stiff air cushion prevents contact with...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/18224/TechZone-Cylinders
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Temperature-sensing labels

Non-reversible labels indicate abnormal conditions due to heat build-up on worn bearings, low fluid levels and contamination, and excessive loads. They suit temperatures from 100° to 500°F and measure a 50°F range through six sealed sensing windows...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/18212/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces
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Absorptive filter element

Beta-rated water absorptive filter element cartridges ensure oil cleanliness is addressed while water is being absorbed. Filter cartridges manage water while delivering a ß = 200 ratio. Filtrec North America, (888) 465-8732, www.filtrec.net...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicFilter/Article/False/18193/TechZone-HydraulicFilter
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