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Reservoir accumulators

SD-5P Seal'N'Dry converts systems from open to closed and prevents ingression contaminants from entering oil reservoir, including water vapor, dust, dirt, microbes, pollen, airborne chemicals, and sub-micron particles. It has a 10 in. diameter...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/ReservoirsAcces/Article/False/24724/TechZone-ReservoirsAcces
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Linear position sensors

Magnetostrictive linear position sensors for extreme shock and vibration environments are more durable than older models. They offer high electromagnetic interference immunity and environmental ingress protection and operate continuously at...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/SystemInstrumen/Article/False/24711/TechZone-SystemInstrumen
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Efficient use of compressed air makes sense and cents

By Randy Pellett, Exotic Automation & Supply, Farmington, Mich. Figure 1. The vast majority of the cost of air can be attributed to electrical costs. Electric motors consume most of the electricity used in manufacturing plants...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/24689/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR
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Local indication transducer

Xmitr combines a pressure gauge with transducer to create a single, dual-function instrument. It features 4-20 mA and voltage outputs, CE ratings, and 1% BFSL accuracy with electronic temperature compensation from 20 to 85° C. Pressure ranges...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/SystemInstrumen/Article/False/24705/TechZone-SystemInstrumen
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Air valves ensure safe fuel transfers

DSP can hold as many as 13 cams, with the same number of pneumatic valves. These normally closed, 3-way MJV-3 cam-actuated pneumatic valves have 1/8-in. ports, are rated to flow 25 scfm at 100 psig, and require a force of 38...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/24688/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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LSHT motor tests show impressive performance

Figure 1. Line drawing of a single-piston Sanderson Rocker-Arm Mechanism illustrates the method of turning rotation into reciprocation. Additional pistons could be positioned in a circle, still using only one u-joint, one...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/24692/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Plastic bucket pumps

Series 7149-4P plastic bucket pumps dispense hydraulic fluid for system replenishment. Molded plastic construction prevents rusting, peeling, or fading. They are lighter and easier to carry than steel containers and accommodate up to 5 gal of...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/24729/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Pneumatic swing cylinder clamps

Pneumatic swing cylinder clamps Pneumatic cylinder clamps feature enhanced sensing capabilities for precise control and monitoring of clamping position. They exert force from 20 to 160 lb. The 90° quick swing-andclamp reduces cycle time...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/24709/TechZone-Cylinders
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Mobile valves do double duty

Modular load-sensing valves control flow and pressure, permitting simpler, more-versatile hydraulics...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicValves/Article/False/24695/TechZone-HydraulicValves
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Tube benders

Tube benders with adjustable handles easily bend copper, aluminum, steel, and stainless steel medium-to-light wall tubing up to 180°. They are available in 1/4, 3/8, and 1/2 in. sizes and are vice mountable. Tube rollers in the pressure arm...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicHoseTu/Article/False/24730/TechZone-HydraulicHoseTu
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