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Gas springs for access doors

The Inter-Stop two-section gas spring lets users precisely position vehicle access doors and panels, providing safe and convenient to storage and service compartments.The gas springs divide the opening stroke into two distinct sections. The first extends...
Jun. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/18206/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces
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Pressure Gauges: Made to Measure

Pressure and flow readings provide a means of assessing the performance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems and aid troubleshooting when malfunctions occur...
Jun. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/SystemInstrumen/Article/False/18190/TechZone-SystemInstrumen
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Cat upgrades hydraulics in multi-terrain loaders

Caterpillar's new B Series of multi-terrain loader combine smart equipment design with strategic use of hydraulics to reduce and simplify maintenance without sacrificing performance or reliability. Caterpillar's 267B, 277B and 287B...
Jun. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Construction/Article/False/18182/IndZone-Construction
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Dealing with the Pressure

Pressure is a key factor in almost every fluid-power circuit. Pressure transducers can interface that factor with the control system...
Jun. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/SystemInstrumen/Article/False/18189/TechZone-SystemInstrumen
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Suction line strainers

Suction line strainers are available in 30, 60, 100, or 200 mesh, with or without relief valve. Connector ends come in cast aluminum or glass reinforced nylon; all stainless steel construction available. They fit pipe sizes from 1/4 to 3 in...
Jun. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicFilter/Article/False/18198/TechZone-HydraulicFilter
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Condensate filters

Condensate filters remove oil and other contaminants from compressed air condensate, making the water safe for drain disposal. The unit requires no electricity and handles most compressor lubricants in two sizes — KCF-20 is rated for flows of...
Jun. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/18244/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR
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Locking slide cylinder

Non-rotating, high-powered thruster achieves strokes to 20 in. One-piece end caps house twin 2 1/2 in. bore cylinders for power to eliminate deflection or drift within cylinder bodies. Locking mechanism keeps cylinder in extended position in case...
Jun. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/18223/TechZone-Cylinders
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Electronic joysticks

JED electronic joysticks are dual-axis controls that drive mobile proportional and directional valves. They have direct-to-valve outputs with no external signal conditioning or amplifier boards and run on 9 to 32 Vdc. They come with output configurations...
Jun. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Construction/Article/False/18204/IndZone-Construction
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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. 4, 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. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Packaging/Article/False/18243/IndZone-Packaging
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