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
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 ...
CCEFP receives funding renewal
Edited by Mary C. Gannon The National Science Foundation (NSF) will award the Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) a four-year, $16 million dollar grant, enabling the Center to continue its efforts in ...
Military skid steers on the horizon
Edited by Mary C. Gannon Case Construction Equipment unveiled new skid steers and compact track loaders it is building for the U.S. Army. Case Construction Equipment, Racine, Wis., is producing a new line of military skid steers ...
Gear motor
Edited By Mary C. Gannon D Series cast-iron fan drive gear motor offers an integrated valve to match fan speed to cooling demand with reversing function that integrates a solenoid operated directional control valve to reverse fan ...
Filter Elements
Edited by Mary C. Gannon SwiftGreen filter elements for return line applications feature a reusable machined aluminum bypass valve assembly and can be used as direct replacements for most filter elements. Because they can be used ...
High-pressure hose
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Weatherhead Diamond Advantage 1- and 2-wire braid and 4-spiral hose provide high working pressures and feature a durable, abrasion-resistant hose cover. They operate in temperatures to 260°F. H190, H280, H290, and ...
Biodegradable hydraulic fluid
Edited By Mary C. Gannon SVB Ambient hydraulic fluids protect equipment from corrosion while being environmentally friendly. They are 100% biodegradable and do not cause sheen on water. They are nontoxic and non hazardous and have high fire ...
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