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Planter reaps benefits from hydraulics

1200 ASM planters from Case IH use hydraulic motors for fast, efficient, and accurate planting of a wide variety of seed sizes. Hydraulic cylinders transform the planter into a road-ready trailer. Energy Chain carriers from...
Jun. 11, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/Agricultural/Article/False/21748/IndZone-Agricultural
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Getting your system in sync Part 1

I magine trying to control a huge container of molten metal that must remain perfectly level as it is lowered or moved across a factory floor...
Jun. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/getting-your-system-sync-part-1
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Fluids and filter compatibility

When selecting a filter element for a hydraulic system, consider the compatibility of the filter with the system fluid...
Jun. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicFilter/Article/False/21747/TechZone-HydraulicFilter
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Load sensing proves its mettle

A variable-displacement pump and load-sensing hydraulics give this tractor more power at the wheel — which translates to higher productivity — and lower power consumption at idle, which means higher fuel efficiency...
Jun. 9, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/21743/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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FILTRATION: It's the little things that get you

Controlling contamination is essential for any successful fluid power system — but do you know where your dirt is coming from...
Jun. 8, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-technologies/filtration-its-little-things-get-you
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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. 5, 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. 5, 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. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/SystemInstrumen/Article/False/18189/TechZone-SystemInstrumen
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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. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/18179/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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Dual-ratio drive shifts on-the-fly

The GFT 45 T2/T3 combined two and three-stage planetary drives in a compact package. Planetary drives reduce the speed and increase the torque hydraulic motors deliver to sprockets, wheels, and drums. They're generally used to...
Jun. 5, 2006 | http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/18185/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM
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