Hydraulics' part in the Chilean mine rescue


As I've said already, IFPE was an opportunity to gather a lot of new articles and case histories we hadn't heard about before, because most fluid power companies like to make a big splash with their PR during the event. So I was excited to finally learn from Bosch Rexroth Corp. about its involvement in the Chilean mine rescue last year. Anyone involved in fluid power knew hydraulics were used extensively in the rescue — Bosch Rexroth's part was as the power-driving force behind the drill that was used in the rescue.

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Michael Ference

As Publisher of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, my interest and expertise lie in two main areas-advertising and marketing and fluid power. In this blog, I focus on both areas with information about the...

Alan Hitchcox

Alan joined Hydraulics & Pneumatics in 1987 with experience as a technical magazine editor and in industrial sales. He graduated with a BS in engineering technology from Franklin University and...
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