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
Hydraulics — it’s a gas
Hydrostatic regenerative braking system is installed for use with compressed natural gas refuse truck.
Pneumatic pressure sensors
Edited By Mary C. Gannon PQ series pressure sensors are designed for pneumatic applications typically found in robotics and material handling. They measure 32 30 42 mm and feature two programmable switching outputs or one switching and one ...
Position cylinder
Edited By Mary C. Gannon PDH position cylinder is available in 2.5 to 5 in. bores and rated to 3000 psi. All sensor components (except electrical connector) are imbedded internally within the cylinder for durability and long field life. Internal ...
Hydraulic motors
Edited By Mary C. Gannon F12 series of 150 cc and 250 cc bent-axis, fixed-displacement motors offer reliable operation at a wide range of speeds and rapid change in velocity thanks to special lightweight pistons and a sturdy timing gear design that ...
Pressure sensor, transducer
Edited By Mary C. Gannon AST4000 pressure sensor, transducer and transmitter series features four-pin DT04 Deutsch and M12x1 Eurofast electrical connection options for agricultural applications. Compact, threaded connection ensures proper connection ...
Twin hose reel
Edited By Mary C. Gannon To accommodate longer lengths of twin hydraulic hose, a dual fluid path has been incorporated into mobile base 9000 series heavy duty hose reels. These reels offer stability and strength due to their heavy gauge base design. ...
Linear position sensors
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Temposonics R-series linear-position sensors provide precise position measurement for linear actuators to increase output by reducing cycle times and non-productive downtimes. They offer resolution as low as 1 μm at speeds ...
Swivel adapters
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Swivel adapters adjust the line of sight with gauges, transmitters, and valves. They rotate 360° to allow the connected instrument to be positioned in the desired orientation. Pressure connection is achieved with a tapered ...
Directional control valve
Salami monoblock VDM6A is a compact directional control valve that features up to seven working spools as well as load check valve protection on each section. It can be equipped with auxiliary valves on each working port. It offers nominal flow of 12 ...
Brake-by-wire system
Brake-by-wire system replaces the traditional mechanical braking linkage and pressure-modulating valve with an electronic pedal and angle sensor, an electronic control unit, and an electrohydraulic modulating valve. It offers ...
Gauge valve
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Gauge valve is made of 316 stainless steel and features a small footprint for quick, convenient access for isolation and venting of pressure gauges. Pressure gauges are positionable with tube adapter ends, eliminating ...
Keeping water and damage at bay
Oil purification system keeps water out of concrete pumps, reducing corrosion and cavity damage.
Tie-rod cylinders
Powder-coated tie rod cylinders are available in many models with pressure ratings to 2500 psi. They feature forged rod clevis and base clevis mounting. Plated tie rods and powder coat allow coverage under the tie-rods.
iPhones get technical with engineering apps — web only
More useful apps are joining the countless applications available for smart phones and other web-enabled devices. Engineering data is now available from several sources, including fluid power ...
Hydraulic cylinder testing
Edited by Mary C. Gannon HCT-3000 hydraulic cylinder tester assures repaired cylinders are free of rod or piston seal leaks and that they will function properly when reinstalled. It records pressures to 3000 psi. Plumbing is easy with ...
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