Fluid Power Talk http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/8339/feed H&P is a global fluid power content provider in many areas – print, web, and in-person. Our blogs offer a more casual look at fluid power technology. en Concentric Appoints New Director in Rockford, IL http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/concentric-appoints-new-director-rockford-il <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Concentric AB appoints Matt Christensen as new Director North America Sales and Marketing in Rockford, IL. <img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2014/04/uploads/2014/04/matt-christensen.jpeg" style="margin: 5px; float: right; width: 160px; height: 180px;" />Matt has a degree in Engineering from Iowa State University, and an MBA from Northern Illinois University. Matt began his career with Concentric, in 1998 and left in 2006. He returned in 2008 as OEM Account Manager, and will now take on this new role.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/concentric-appoints-new-director-rockford-il" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/concentric-appoints-new-director-rockford-il#comments Other Components Fluid Power Talk Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:55:00 +0000 26221 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Clippard sets its sights higher http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/clippard-sets-its-sights-higher <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In the spirit of April Fools, Clippard Instrument Laboratory distributed a press release today regarding the opening of their new division BudPak. <a href="http://www.clippard.com/cms/wiki/application" target="_blank"><em><strong>Click here</strong></em></a> to read all about their new venture into the world of medical marijuana!<img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2014/04/Clippard.png" style="width: 150px; height: 113px; margin: 5px; float: right;" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/clippard-sets-its-sights-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/clippard-sets-its-sights-higher#comments Fluid Power Talk Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:56:00 +0000 26011 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Bosch Rexroth Offers Educational Resource Kits http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/bosch-rexroth-offers-educational-resource-kits <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Bosch Rexroth, Charlotte, N. C.,&nbsp; is offering educational resource kits to help machine builders, systems integrators and manufacturing end-users address engineering challenges in factory automation, linear motion and mobile engineering. The kits provide case studies, technical papers, software tools and web resources for factory automation, mechatronics, hydraulics, packaging and printing, and mobile technology.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/bosch-rexroth-offers-educational-resource-kits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/bosch-rexroth-offers-educational-resource-kits#comments Fluid Power Talk Mon, 30 Dec 2013 16:47:00 +0000 24761 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Schedule for IFPE Technical Conference has been released! http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/schedule-ifpe-technical-conference-has-been-released <div class="node-body blog-body">We've been eagerly awaiting the release of the schedule for the IFPE Technical Conference, a key component of IFPE 2014 and ConExpo, which is coming up in Las Vegas in March of next year. Here's the schedule.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/schedule-ifpe-technical-conference-has-been-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/schedule-ifpe-technical-conference-has-been-released#comments Events Fluid Power Talk Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:11:00 +0000 24161 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Having issues with counterbalance valves? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/having-issues-counterbalance-valves <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> If a hydraulic circuit containing counterbalance valves is acting erratically, the problem could be high hysteresis &mdash; a counterbalance valve&#39;s biggest enemy.</p> <p> But don&#39;t take my word for it, check out a classic article from an expert we just pulled from the archives and posted to the website. Just <strong><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/counterbalance-valves" target="_blank">click here</a></strong> to read it now.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/having-issues-counterbalance-valves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/having-issues-counterbalance-valves#comments Hydraulic Valves Fluid Power Talk Thu, 19 Sep 2013 02:11:00 +0000 23571 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com How are Things Across the Pond? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-are-things-across-pond <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> BFPA UK Fluid Power Market Watch</p> <p> The data below is taken from in-house BFPA / BFPDA surveys; detailed results are only available to participants. For more information on BFPA surveys, please contact Sarah Gardner at the BFPA on 01608 647900 or by E-mail at <a href="mailto:sarah@bfpa.co.uk">sarah@bfpa.co.uk</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-are-things-across-pond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-are-things-across-pond#comments News Fluid Power Talk Fri, 13 Sep 2013 16:50:00 +0000 23471 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com The Bad and the Good of American Technology http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/bad-and-good-american-technology <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Tom Price, Jr., president of Price Engineering, Hartland, Wis., was the keynote speaker at our Fluid Power Conference &amp; Expo held last June at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.</p> <p> Tom&#39;s presentation, America&#39;s Manufacturing Renaissance, was interesting, informative, relevant, and pretty much everything you want from a keynote presentation.</p> <p> We didn&#39;t have room to print Tom&#39;s entire presentation in our September 2013 issue, so Tom highlighted some key points for us as a Guest Editorial.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/bad-and-good-american-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/bad-and-good-american-technology#comments Community Fluid Power Talk Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:16:00 +0000 23301 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com IFPE Conference Topics Reviewed http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/ifpe-conference-topics-reviewed <div class="node-body blog-body">Abstracts submitted to IFPE Technical Committee reviewed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/ifpe-conference-topics-reviewed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/ifpe-conference-topics-reviewed#comments Events Fluid Power Talk Sat, 20 Jul 2013 03:02:00 +0000 22501 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Ross DECCO launches new website http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/ross-decco-launches-new-website <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Ross DECCO launches new website.</p> <p> It now offers:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/ross-decco-launches-new-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/ross-decco-launches-new-website#comments Fluid Power Talk Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:38:00 +0000 22481 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Fluid Power Systems Conference coming this November http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/fluid-power-systems-conference-coming-november <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> November 19-21 the International Fluid Power Society, the FPDA Motion and Control Network, and the National Fluid Power Association will host the National Fluid Power Systems Conference, formerly known as the Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference. The event will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois.</p> <p> The conference will focus on how to improve the performance, cost and energy savings of your hydraulics and pneumatics equipment.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/fluid-power-systems-conference-coming-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/fluid-power-systems-conference-coming-november#comments Events Fluid Power Talk Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:06:00 +0000 21911 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com