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
Hydraulic pressure sensor
Edited By Mary C. Gannon AST4000 pressure sensor features special configurations so it can be modified to withstand a variety of mechanical, electrical, and environmental challenges in hydraulic pressure measurement applications. It is available with ...
Hydraulic disc brake
Series 520 hydraulic apply caliper disc brake uses a modulated hydraulic pressure source to control brake torque. It can be mounted vertically or horizontally. Linings can be replaced without removing brake. Two ductile iron ...
Blow gun
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Typhoon blow gun is available with 45 bent angle safety tips to get into hard to reach areas. Tip swivels so it can be rotated to desired position and then locked in place. Tips are available as 12-, 24-, 36- and 48-in. ...
Hydraulic, pneumatic servovalves
Edited By Mary C. Gannon R-DDV (rotary-direct drive valve) servovalve features a rotary torque motor that drives a valve spool directly through an eccentric, which is built into the motor shaft. Rotary operation of motor results in linear spool ...
Digital pressure gauge
Edited By Mary C. Gannon The 1000 series digital gauge line now includes vacuum/compound ranges. Standard pressure ranges are available from 0 to 30 psig, to 0 to 10,000 psig. Compound ranges are available from 30/30 through 30/600 psig. Battery ...
Hydraulic hose, tubing make easy work of quarry mining (web exclusive)
High productivity in quarry work is what sets the sturdy HD 900 Termite from B BURG apart from the rest. Reliable hydraulic lines from ContiTech give this machine its strength and power. ...
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 ...
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