The Hitch Post http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/8418/feed Observations about fluid power and other technologies, technical writing, and unrelated topics en Use an Infrared Heat Dectector to Assess Health of Hydraulic Systems http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/use-infrared-heat-dectector-assess-health-hydraulic-systems <div class="node-body blog-body">If your hydraulic system is running a fever, it’s probably trying to tell you something is wrong. Here’s how to interpret what it’s saying.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/use-infrared-heat-dectector-assess-health-hydraulic-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/use-infrared-heat-dectector-assess-health-hydraulic-systems#comments Maintenance Controls & Instrumentation The Hitch Post Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:53:00 +0000 42531 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>Courtesy http://en-us.fluke.com</p> Does Fluid Power Have a Gender Issue? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/does-fluid-power-have-gender-issue <div class="node-body blog-body">A study conducted on women in engineering showed that some women are leaving the field because of a culture that does not take them seriously.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/does-fluid-power-have-gender-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/does-fluid-power-have-gender-issue#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Community The Hitch Post Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:42:00 +0000 42351 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Double-Indemnity Insurance for Your Pump http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/double-indemnity-insurance-your-pump <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps a compromise can be reached when it comes to the argument of whether or not to use a suction strainer—incorporate a bypass.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/double-indemnity-insurance-your-pump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/double-indemnity-insurance-your-pump#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors The Hitch Post Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:11:00 +0000 41831 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Fewer Hydraulic Connections Means Fewer Problems http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/fewer-hydraulic-connections-means-fewer-problems <div class="node-body blog-body">Starting with a problem of excessive oil leakage, a large automotive engine plant is systematically "revitalizing" its hydraulically actuated production machine circuits to "outlaw" oil waste, maintain designed system pressures and machine efficiencies, and to simplify systematic maintenance.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/fewer-hydraulic-connections-means-fewer-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/fewer-hydraulic-connections-means-fewer-problems#comments Maintenance Fittings & Couplings Hose & Tubing The Hitch Post Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:35:00 +0000 41661 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com In the Driver’s Seat http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/driver-s-seat <div class="node-body blog-body">All the shows we cover deal with fluid power in some size, shape, or form. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/driver-s-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/driver-s-seat#comments Construction Controls & Instrumentation Cylinders & Actuators Marine & Offshore Hydraulic Fluids Waste Management News The Hitch Post Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:05:00 +0000 41201 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Really! A Pneumatic Airplane? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/really-pneumatic-airplane <div class="node-body blog-body">A reader in Germany recently contacted me to see if I could provide a copy of an article from 1959 on servovalves. I told him I'd be happy to fulfill his request on one condition...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/really-pneumatic-airplane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/really-pneumatic-airplane#comments Aerospace Pneumatic Valves The Hitch Post Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:20:00 +0000 40891 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Do You Serve the Packaging Industry? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/do-you-serve-packaging-industry <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>InterOcean Advisors LLC is an investment bank that provides merger, acquisition, and capital-raising advisory services to manufacturing companies. Periodically they publish marketing and financial reports that I think would be of interest to people involve in the industry the reports are written about.</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/do-you-serve-packaging-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/do-you-serve-packaging-industry#comments Packaging The Hitch Post Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:59:00 +0000 40871 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com No Matter What, MINExpo is the Place To Be http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/no-matter-what-minexpo-place-be <div class="node-body blog-body">Held only once every four years, the MINExpo conference in Las Vegas will bring together more than 70 companies promoting fluid power products and services for mining equipment. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/no-matter-what-minexpo-place-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/no-matter-what-minexpo-place-be#comments Mining Events The Hitch Post Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:57:00 +0000 40191 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com FREE Webinar Aids Design of Compact Track Loader Drives http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/free-webinar-aids-design-compact-track-loader-drives <div class="node-body blog-body"><p align="left" class="style3" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">Time is running out to sign up for a free webinar on drive selection for compact track loaders.The compact track loader (CTL) market has been growing fast thanks to the machine&#39;s versatility and high performance. As these machines move towards higher speeds and horsepower, which motor design reigns supreme?</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/free-webinar-aids-design-compact-track-loader-drives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/free-webinar-aids-design-compact-track-loader-drives#comments Construction Hydraulic Pumps & Motors The Hitch Post Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:33:00 +0000 39291 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com ¿Comprende Hidráulica y Neumática en Español? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/comprende-hidr-ulica-y-neum-tica-en-espa-ol <div class="node-body blog-body">“Do you understand hydraulics and pneumatics in Spanish?” Ricardo Solórzano's blog brings the world of fluid power to the Spanish-speaking population.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/comprende-hidr-ulica-y-neum-tica-en-espa-ol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/comprende-hidr-ulica-y-neum-tica-en-espa-ol#comments Community The Hitch Post Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:19:00 +0000 39071 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com