Mary C. Gannon

Mary C.
Gannon
Associate Editor,
Penton Media

Mary joined Hydraulics & Pneumatics in 2005. She graduated from Boston University’s
College of Communication in 1998 with a BA in Journalism. She began her career as a business reporter at a daily newspaper in Greater Cleveland. Prior to joining the H&P staff, she worked in public relations.

Articles
Pneumatic cylinders
Edited By Mary C. Gannon TAS series pneumatic cylinders offer reliability in heavy-duty industrial operations. They are rated for 250 psi air and 400 psi hydraulic (with TH option) in bore sizes 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3.25, 4, 5, 6 and 8 in. Standard features ...
Air filters
Edited By Mary C. Gannon NITRA AF series particulate and moisture separation air filters are available with 1/8 to 1 in. NPT female port sizes and either a semi-automatic or automatic drain. Polycarbonate bowls are standard on 1/8 to 1/2 in. sizes; ...
Rod locks
RLSS series rod locks combine strong holding capabilities with low backlash for linear motion control where high accuracy is required. Spring-engaged, air-released series — available in ISO and NFPA sizes — features a wide ...
Pneumatic mini slide
Edited By Mary C. Gannon DGSL ultraprecise slide is used for positioning or as a pick-and-place system. It features an integrated bearing system with 0.01-mm accuracy, linearity, and parallelism. Eight sizes are offered from 4 to 20-mm diameter, ...
Making the connection
Quick-acting couplings improve productivity in hydraulic systems that require frequent connections and disconnections.
Planetary gearboxes
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Planetary gearboxes come in sizes from 800 to 2.1 million lb-ft output torque. Modular construction has inputs for SAE and NEMA mounting or adapters for any hydraulic or electric motor. Available output shafts include SAE, ...
Diaphragm pressure transducer
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Model FT29XX amplified pressure transducer features an all-welded stainless steel design with a standard NPT male process connection combined with a flush diaphragm. It offers internal signal conditioning. It has an ...
Hose crimping swager
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Tubomatic S77 swager crimps hoses into tight and articulate curves through the use of a frontal rift. It can crimp flexible hydraulic hoses up to 1 1/4 in. diameter. Electronic control allows for management of all working ...
Hall-effect sensor
Edited By Mary C. Gannon New 2-channel differential Hall-effect sensor offers simultaneous detection of rotational speed and rotation direction. It features a M12 x 1 housing and M12 connector integrated into sensor housing. It is 70 mm long and ...
Differential pressure gauges
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Ashcroft 1130 series d/p gauges offer a choice of dial sizes from 2 to 6 in., and pressure ranges from 0.6 In H2Od through 150 psid. Optional switch feature makes them versatile for nearly any installation. Several case ...
CCEFP researchers recognized
Edited by Mary C. Gannon, Senior associate editor University of Minnesota Professor Perry Li, CCEFP Deputy Co-Director, has been awarded a research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a “Novel Compressed Air Approach for ...
Pilot-operated regulator
Edited By Mary C. Gannon High-relief, pilot-operated regulator for high-flow applications consistently maintains optimal system pressure. Available in 1/4 to 1 1/4 in. port sizes, it is in-line mounted. Its diaphragm design handles a maximum inlet ...
Hydraulic couplings
Edited By Mary C. Gannon W-Style couplings are compatible with most spiral, braided and industrial hoses. They are designed for non-skive SAE 100 R12 and all wire braided hose applications, and are available in 562 different end types, including ...
MEMS-based inclinometer
Edited By Mary C. Gannon PTAM27L series inclinometer is based on MEMS technology for single and dual axis tilt angle measurement. For single axis, measurement ranges span ±15° to ±180° in increments of 15°. For dual axis, measurement ranges span ...
Protective hose covers
Pirtektor abrasion resistant cover for hydraulic hoses was tested to ISO6945, and showed a high level of abrasion resistance when compared against hoses made with both standard and specialized rubber coverings. They are ...
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