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Adapters extend pump life

Overhung load adaptors, inset, help ensure the life and reliability of hydraulic pumps in Roadtec's asphalt repaving machines, such as this RX 50B, their largest. Repaving asphalt roadways requires stripping off the old layers of...
Jul. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/21657/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Air logic continuously reciprocates cylinder

Hoerbiger-Origa Corp.'s pneumatic oscillating valve offers an economical, automatic control for a variety of applications that call for a cylinder to reciprocate continuously. This component packages a solenoid-operated 3-way...
Jul. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/21660/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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Rightsize your electric motors

Here?s a straightforward approach for matching the size of the electric motor to that of the hydraulic pump...
Jul. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/21602/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Instructors learn of "boring" subject

This pair of 14-in. bore hydraulic cylinders, along with a pair on the other side, provides forward thrust and steers the cutter head. Together, these cylinders produce 1.5 million lb of thrust. Complete tunnel boring machine consists of...
Jul. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Construction/Article/False/21655/IndZone-Construction
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Telescoping cylinders go the extra distance

Mobile applications often call for cylinders with long strokes but small profiles — ideal conditions for telescoping cylinders...
Jul. 4, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/21653/TechZone-Cylinders
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Squeezing hose into cramped quarters

When a sugar cane harvester posed serious challenges to hose routing, threadless connectors helped provide a solution...
Jun. 29, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Agricultural/Article/False/21598/IndZone-Agricultural
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Electrohydraulics automates asphalt application

The Etnyre Black Topper asphalt distributor automatically maintains a precise application rate across the full bar and wing width up to 24 ft. From the cab of the Black Topper asphalt distributor, the operator has full control of all spraying...
Jun. 29, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/21599/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Cv — an essential design and diagnostic tool

Every pneumatic device possesses a specific conductance, identified as Cv . Because Cv is perceived as a complex expression, many designers avoid learning about it and, hence, become ignorant of its importance and proper application. Pneumatic...
Jun. 29, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/PneumaticValves/Article/False/21595/TechZone-PneumaticValves
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LSHT hydraulic motor nibbles concrete slabs

Trailer-mounted crushing plant incorporates powerful LSHT hydraulic motor (indicated by arrow above, and shown in inset above) to nibble reinforced concrete slabs, bricks, blocks, and other construction rubble for recycling. Slabs are...
Jun. 28, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Construction/Article/False/21588/IndZone-Construction
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Fluid power shines — down on the farm

HST drives 3-speed gearbox to move huge, 6-row cotton picker. By: R.T. Schneider Cotton picking often goes on around the clock; stadium-lighting package of six halogen lamps creates floodlight pattern for night visibility out in front of...
Jun. 26, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Agricultural/Article/False/21531/IndZone-Agricultural
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