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 by Mary C. Gannon
Pneumatic valve
Edited By Mary C. Gannon V5X series pneumatic valves come in 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, and 1/2-in. NPT or ISOG port sizes. Valve functions include 3/2 and 5/2 solenoid/spring return, 3/2 and 5/2 solenoid/solenoid, 5/3 all ports blocked, center open to pressure, ...
Power supplies
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Rhino ac/dc switch mode power supplies can power sensors — such as pressure transducers, linear displacement transducers, and switches. They can be easily screw mounted to a panel or equipment chassis or DIN rail mounted. ...
Air/hydraulic actuators
Air/hydraulic actuators combine a fluid actuator and an air chamber to provide speed of air operation with control and high force of hydraulics. Air chamber converts low air pressure to high hydraulic pressure.
Banjo fitting
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Zero-Leak Gold custom-designed banjo fitting product line is made with multiple seal technology for a zero-leak connection in vibration, pressure spike and temperature variation applications. Separate metal-to-metal and ...
Staying pure at the cotton mill
Compressed air keeps cotton free of foreign fibers.
Reservoir air drying system
Edited By Mary C. Gannon ARV Active Reservoir Vent is a dry air purging system for minimizing water contamination in fluids. It continuously supplies dry air to reservoirs and other vented components, providing longer component life, extended fluid ...
Water, particulate removal
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Triton Dehydration Station for water and particulate removal eliminates 100% of free and 90% of dissolved water from small reservoirs, barrels, and gear boxes. Design reduces aeration of free and entrained gases of returned ...
Hose monitoring prevents costly downtime
New monitor warns of impending hose failure.
Hybrid car developer makes lightweight accumulators
Edited by Mary C. Gannon, senior associate editor CCEFP to co-locate annual meeting at IFPE IFPE 2011 recently announced that the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) will co-locate its annual meeting in conjunction with the ...
Web Exclusive: Specialized valve helps cap BP oil leak
Everyone knows about the massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. But what many don’t know is that hydraulics has played a role in helping to cap the leak in recent weeks.
Web Exclusive — High-pressure accumulators make deep sea drilling safer
By Mary C. Gannon, senior associate editor Deep-sea drilling rigs are going deeper than ever before. For the past three months, the world has been bombarded with stories and images from the Gulf Coast oil spill. The news has put a close ...
Safety valve
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Model 118CSS high-capacity safety valve is an ASME Code Certified, precision machined brass valve with a hard seat. It supports ASME Code applications up to 300 psi and features a stainless steel ball for durability and a ...
Pneumatic cylinders
ISO-6432 air cylinders are available in 12 to 25 mm bores with strokes from 10 to 500 mm. Stainless steel barrel and anodized aluminum end covers ensure long life and corrosion resistance. Standard features include: ...
Mobile filtration cart
Edited By Mary C. Gannon CFC200 unit provides three-stage filtration to 25 gpm. It features a stand-alone 3-hp pump and motor combination and four operating modes — assist helper mode for truck or system using centrifugal oil delivery pump, with ...
Shaft coupling element
Edited By Mary C. Gannon CENTAFLEX series AR flexible coupling features a split through one of its axial aluminum inserts, allowing quick installation of replacement coupling element without disturbing driver and driven components’ mounting alignment. ...
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