In the December 2010 issue of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, you will find an interesting application story about the use of smart cylinders in agricultural machinery applications. The article Smart cylinder complies with ASAE tie rod package
can be found also in our digital edition
Making ag machines not only more durable to harsh conditions but also more fuel efficient is what the smart cylinders do in this application. It is amazing how hydraulics have come so far in the area of energy efficiency to the point where it is almost taken for granted.
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