Most of us don’t assemble components into systems and subsystems while hundreds of feet under water. So if an assembly will be used at the bottom of the ocean, it must accommodate hydrostatic pressures measured in hundreds or thousands of psi.
After focusing on a steady stream of improvements since 2011, Delavan Pumps Inc., Minneapolis, invested more than $300,000.00 in new tooling, NSF Certification, and marketing to it forward movement....More
To optimize efficiency in today’s electrified hydraulic systems, designers must make decisions based on a strong understanding of the VFD, system parameters, and the actual process intended for the application....More
ICUEE hasn’t been dubbed The Demo Expo for nothing. By attending this biennial event, you’ll not only be able to get up close and personal with some of the latest fluid power components, but you’ll be able to see construction and utility equipment in action — and even try it out yourself....More
The 3503 ladle carrier has a payload of 180 tons and is nearly 16 meters long. The ladle, placed in the transporter’s payload platform, can be hydraulically lowered onto the ground for crane loading....More
The cheese in colorful packages at supermarkets usually starts out in a completely different form. In one such case, machines pour a heated, liquefied cheese product into large fiberglass trays....More
I met with officials of Lightning Hybrids at the Work Truck Show, held earlier this year in Indianapolis. Lightning Hybrids held a press conference and allowed show attendees to test drive a delivery truck equipped with a hybrid hydraulic drive. It was fun and interesting to drive the vehicle, but a conversation with company officials clarified some points I had pondered about hydraulic hybrids....More
Enerpac supplied dozens of high-pressure hydraulic cylinders for the topside lift system beams on Allseas ‘Pioneering Spirit’ vessel. The cylinders are an integral part of the vessel’s lift system, enabling the installation and decommissioning of complete topsides weighing up to metric 48,000 tons. ‘Pioneering Spirit’ is the largest platform installation, decommissioning, and pipelay vessel in the world. The vessel’s 16 lifting beams feature 64 Enerpac CLRG-Series double-acting hydraulic cylinders arranged in groups of four....More