Aug 19, 2014

Are You Participating in Manufacturing Day?

On October 3rd Manufacturers across America will open their doors to the public in recognition of Manufacturing Day....More
Aug 17, 2014

BAD: Designed-In Inefficiency - If You Want To Minimize Life-Of-Machine Ownership Costs

In a previous blog post, I talked about the importance of reliability and how it affects life-of-machine ownership cost (LOMOC). But to minimize LOMOC, having a reliable machine is not enough. A highly efficient, reliable machine is required. So this begs the question: how efficient are your hydraulic machines?....More
Aug 14, 2014

No man is an island

And neither is fluid power. Unless you're buliding a test bench to evaluate or demonstrate a hydraulic or pneumatic component, every fluid power system is connected to some sort of mechancial system. So even though you may have a collection of smart phone apps for making fluid power calculations, you'll probably need apps for the....More