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Portable hydraulic multimeter

DHM403 hydraulic multimeter accurately measures six parameters simultaneously and displays them digitally on one screen. It shows flow, present and peak pressure, and temperature, as well as calculates hydraulic power and measures the pump's...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/24710/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces
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Air valves

Heavy-duty Multimach directional control valves offer sturdy mechanics and protection against external agents. Each valve is enclosed in reinforced technopolymer protective shell that absorbs shock and prevents dirt infiltration. They come with...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/24698/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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Reservoir breather

T.R.A.P. (Thermally Reactive Advanced Protection) Breather provides fast-acting protection against airborne moisture and particulate contamination. It stops particles as small as 3 µm at 97% efficiency. Moisture cannot enter reservoir and is...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/ReservoirsAcces/Article/False/24722/TechZone-ReservoirsAcces
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Simulating the Simulators

Servo Kinetics, Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich, has developed a sophisticated testing process for simulator actuators. Called the Simulator Motion Actuator Certification Rig (SMACR), it is a dynamic test machine used for the certification of flight simulator servo hydraulic actuators. It is also the largest...
Aug. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Entertainment/Article/False/24693/IndZone-Entertainment
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CHAPTER 1: Fluid power in industrial applications

Any media (liquid or gas) that flows naturally or can be forced to flow could be used to transmit energy in a fluid power system. The earliest fluid used was water hence the name hydraulics was applied to systems using liquids. In modern terminology,...
Jul. 14, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/chapter-1-fluid-power-industrial-applications
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Quiz on Chapter 1: Fluid Power Basics, Laws, Principles & Vacuum

1. Most hydraulic circuits are designed by: mechanical engineers. fluid power engineers. fluid power distributor salesmen. 2. Atmospheric pressure at sea level is equal to approximately: 14.7 Hg 14.7 psi 30 psi 3. Gauges that...
Jul. 14, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/quiz-chapter-1-fluid-power-basics-laws-principles-vacuum
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New ISO standard for air valves

As industry transitions from a regional to a global perspective, air valve customers are starting to look for products that meet standards supported throughout the world. ISO standards for both pneumatic and hydraulic valves as well as cylinders...
Jul. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/21799/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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Directional spool valve

SWL valve bank's load sensing operates multiple hydraulic cylinders and motors simultaneously and independently from each other at different velocities and pressures. It is rated for flows to 30 lpm and operating pressure to 315 bar...
Jul. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/directional-spool-valve
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Limit switch mounts

Low-profile, adjustable mounts for mechanical limit switches and proximity sensors with limit switch-style housings offer reliable switching. They feature 30 and 12.7 mm adjustability for full-sized and miniature DIN bodies. Each mount measures...
Jul. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/limit-switch-mounts
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Formula One racers go with ultralight hydraulics

Hydraulic components are situated throughout a vehicle, so their compact size and light weight give them a tremendous advantage over other technologies. The E024 servovalve weighs 92 g, is rated for 7.5-lpm flow at...
Jul. 12, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/formula-one-racers-go-ultralight-hydraulics
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