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Digital proportional valves

Duplomatic pressure and directional controls feature optional onboard electronics or control cards in plug, DIN, or Eurocard configurations. Digital amplifier controls operating parameters from a personal computer, through a direct...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/13925/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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Single-stage servovalves

R-DDV single-stage, four-way flow control servovalves are available in four models with rated flows of 0.18 to 60 gpm for hydraulic systems and 0.5 to 136 scfm for pneumatic systems. Supply pressures reach 5000 psi. They require a 24 Vdc...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/13932/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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Quick-acting couplings

High-pressure quick-acting couplings handle pressures to 60,000 psi. Highpressure and medium-pressure ports are standard. They are available in valved and non-valved versions. High-flow check valve design allows for minimal pressure drop...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FittingsCouplin/Article/False/13951/TechZone-FittingsCouplin
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An Arm's Length In Front

Many manufacturers of plastic components use inflexible linear gantries restricted to Cartesian motions for loading and unloading plastic parts on injection molding machines...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/PlasticsInjecti/Article/False/13910/IndZone-PlasticsInjecti
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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...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/RailTrucking/Article/False/13939/IndZone-RailTrucking
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Protective hose sleeves

Woven textile hose sleeves protect the environment and operators from possible hydraulic leaks and spills, in addition to extending hose life. The sleeve has MSHA approval #IC-07/01. Under testing, sleeve showed an abrasion resistance life of...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Agricultural/Article/False/13950/IndZone-Agricultural
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Hydraulics in it for the long haul

Realizing the awesome power of hydraulics makes it easy to forget that it is still a rugged, precise, and highly reliable means of control...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/MaterialHandlin/Article/False/13912/IndZone-MaterialHandlin
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Compact air cylinders

RLQ series of compact cylinders integrates a locking mechanism and air cushions while maintaining short overall length for use in drop prevention, workpiece clamping, and emergency stopping. They are available in 32, 40, 50, and 63-mm bore...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/13936/TechZone-Cylinders
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Parking brake

EZTorque mechanical caliper parking brake delivers strong holding power with little operator effort. It is available in two sizes — commercial grade with doublebacking-plate and smaller consumer version. It delivers 80% mechanical efficiency and...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/13947/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces
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Daimler Chrysler Vacuums Up The Savings

A recent comparative vacuum technology study at Daimler-Chrysler found that air consumption could be reduced by 98% by equipping a robot's end-of-arm tooling with a new multistage vacuum generator and check valve...
Apr. 13, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/MaterialHandlin/Article/False/13909/IndZone-MaterialHandlin
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