Fluid Power Talk http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/8339/feed en Are You Participating in Manufacturing Day? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/are-you-participating-manufacturing-day <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>On October 3<sup>rd</sup> Manufacturers across America will open their doors to the public in recognition of Manufacturing Day.</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/are-you-participating-manufacturing-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/are-you-participating-manufacturing-day#comments Events Fluid Power Talk Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:49:00 +0000 28401 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com How Many Years Ago? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-many-years-ago <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>You may have noticed some H&amp;P articles titled 25/50 Years Ago. These are past articles we have pulled from our archives, with information that is either relevant today or has content that we think you readers would find interesting. We hope you like them!</p> <p>Check out our latest entry on <strong><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/25-years-ago-crash-course-clutches" target="_blank">clutches now!</a> </strong></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> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-many-years-ago#comments Fluid Power Talk Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:54:00 +0000 28001 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Midland Metal Introduces App http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/midland-metal-introduces-app <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Midland Metal Mfg released a mobile app. The app allows users to browse Midland Metals entire product catalog, check product availability, and place restocking orders. The app also includes a barcode scanner that allows users to simply scan and submit orders.</p> <p>The app is available for iOS and android.</p> <p><a href="http://www.midlandindustrial.com/index.php" target="_blank"><em><strong>Click here</strong></em></a> for more information on Midland Metal Mfg.</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/midland-metal-introduces-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/midland-metal-introduces-app#comments Fittings & Couplings Fluid Power Talk Tue, 27 May 2014 14:07:00 +0000 27001 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Holmbury moves to new digs http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/holmbury-moves-new-digs <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Holmbury Inc. has moved to a new custom facility in Eastlake, OH. &nbsp;Serving as their North American distribution hub, the new facility includes:</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/holmbury-moves-new-digs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/holmbury-moves-new-digs#comments Fittings & Couplings Fluid Power Talk Thu, 22 May 2014 14:22:00 +0000 26981 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Trelleborg's Innovation Competition http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/trelleborgs-innovation-competition <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Trelleborg announces its Innovation Award Competition. The competition is open to any ideas or applications that can further engineering, technology and design solutions for the future. &nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2014/05/01_14_InnoAward.jpeg" style="width: 200px; height: 179px; float: right;" />Applicants can submit ideas for two categories, &ldquo;Products and Technology&rdquo; or &ldquo;Digital Services &amp; Apps&rdquo;. IPads will be awarded to the top two winners of each category.</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/trelleborgs-innovation-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/trelleborgs-innovation-competition#comments Other Technologies Fluid Power Talk Thu, 22 May 2014 13:53:00 +0000 26971 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com PHD Inc's Expansion Creates New Job Opportunities http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/phd-incs-expansion-creates-new-job-opportunities <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>PHD, Inc. is expanding their operations in their Huntington, IN facility, creating up to 22 new jobs by 2017. They are investing $4.18 million into their Huntington facility where multi-axis CNC equipment will be installed in the coming weeks with plans to begin insourcing production of CNC-machined parts. PHD currently employs 285 full-time employees, with more than 100 in Huntington. PHD plans to begin hiring CNC machinists and programmers in early May.</p> <p>To view the full press release please <a href="http://www.phdinc.com/aboutus/news/" target="_blank">click here. </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/phd-incs-expansion-creates-new-job-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/phd-incs-expansion-creates-new-job-opportunities#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fluid Power Talk Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:23:00 +0000 26451 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com India to Host Fluid Power Show & Conference http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/india-host-fluid-power-show-conference <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><a href="http://www.win-india.com/index.php?page=fairground-%28venue%29-info&amp;menu=about-win-india&amp;sub=at-a-glance" target="_blank">Pragati Maidan</a>, New delhi, will host the 8th International Trade Fair for Motion, Drive and Automation (hydraulics &amp; pneumatics, electromechanical power transmission) December 10 to 13 later this year. Pragati Maidan is the headquarters of the India Trade Promotion Organization stands for development and progress through trade.</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/india-host-fluid-power-show-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/india-host-fluid-power-show-conference#comments Events Fluid Power Talk Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:47:00 +0000 26441 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com 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