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
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 ...
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 ...
Valve manifold
The 410M series manifold accommodates 310 and 410 in-line solenoid valves. It can be mounted with 3-way and 4-way valves on the same manifold, with the 310 series mounting orientation determining the NC or NO ...
Cylinder repair parts
Edited by Mary C. Gannon Catalog contains nearly 100 pages describing components for repairing hydraulic cylinders, as well as complete cylinders. Products include tie-rod, welded, and telescopic cylinders; DC hydraulic power units; tools; ...
Fitting thread sealant
Edited By Mary C. Gannon Loctite 5452 thread sealant is for use on high-pressure hydraulic and pneumatic metal fittings. It cures four times faster than anaerobic sealants on stainless steel or inert metals. It works on any ...
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