Hydraulics & Pneumatics - Hydraulics & Pneumatics is the leading international technical resource for fluid power http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rss.xml en Improving The Reliability of Hydraulic Cylinder Position Sensors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/improving-reliability-hydraulic-cylinder-position-sensors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Balluff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today's highly demanding industrial applications for linear position sensors in hydraulic cylinders sometimes exceed the limits of...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/improving-reliability-hydraulic-cylinder-position-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/improving-reliability-hydraulic-cylinder-position-sensors#comments White Papers Cylinders & Actuators Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:57:00 +0000 39361 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Electronic Pressure Transducers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-pressure-transducers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NOSHOK </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Those working in the fluid power industry often consider themselves mechanically inclined. Concepts of pressure, force, flow, and torque are second nature. But the continuing influx of...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-pressure-transducers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-pressure-transducers#comments Design FAQs Controls & Instrumentation Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:46:00 +0000 39301 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Tompkins Industries to Distribute ContiTech Parts http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/tompkins-industries-distribute-contitech-parts <div class="node-body article-body">The agreement will enable both Continental and Tompkins to expand their distribution channels in North America. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/tompkins-industries-distribute-contitech-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/tompkins-industries-distribute-contitech-parts#comments News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:52:00 +0000 39411 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com AEM Releases June, Midyear Tractor and Combine Report http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/aem-releases-june-midyear-tractor-and-combine-report <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>AEM, a trade organization for off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers released a report in June showing high sales for tractors under 40 HP, while the sales of larger tractors and combines continue to lag.</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/aem-releases-june-midyear-tractor-and-combine-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/aem-releases-june-midyear-tractor-and-combine-report#comments Agricultural News Fluid Power Talk Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:15:00 +0000 39401 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com NAHAD Announces New Elected Officers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/nahad-announces-new-elected-officers <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2016/04/NAHAD%20LOGO%202015%20ReflexBlack.jpg" style="width: 592px; height: 96px; margin: 2px;" /></p> <p>At its recent <a href="http://nahad.org/aws/NAHAD/pt/sd/news_article/116547/_self/layout_details/false" target="_blank">annual convention</a>, <a href="http://nahad.org/aws/NAHAD/pt/sp/home_page" target="_blank">The Association for Hose &amp; Accessories Distribution</a> (NAHAD) announced its newly elected officers and board members to serve for the coming year.</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/nahad-announces-new-elected-officers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/nahad-announces-new-elected-officers#comments Hose & Tubing News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:06:00 +0000 39391 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com How And Why To Monitor Hydraulic Filter Condition http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-and-why-monitor-hydraulic-filter-condition <div class="node-body blog-body">Continuous monitoring of the filter elements in a hydraulic system can provide valuable clues to the performance of the filter and the condition of the system.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-and-why-monitor-hydraulic-filter-condition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-and-why-monitor-hydraulic-filter-condition#comments Hydraulics At Work Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:55:00 +0000 39381 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Brennan Industries Acquires Truflow Hydraulic Components http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/brennan-industries-acquires-truflow-hydraulic-components <div class="node-body article-body">Brennan Industries, a manufacturer of critical flow components, announced the acquisition of Tribute Inc.’s U.K.-based Truflow Hydraulic Components Ltd. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/brennan-industries-acquires-truflow-hydraulic-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/brennan-industries-acquires-truflow-hydraulic-components#comments News Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:33:00 +0000 39371 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com AEM Continues Review of ag Braking Requirements http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/aem-continues-review-ag-braking-requirements <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) of Milwaukee considers changes in agricultural (ag) vehicle braking requirements for North America to accommodate contemporary agricultural machinery. </p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/aem-continues-review-ag-braking-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/aem-continues-review-ag-braking-requirements#comments Agricultural News Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:57:00 +0000 39341 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Principios Ingenieriles Básicos: Circuitos de Secuencia http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/principios-ingenieriles-b-sicos-circuitos-de-secuencia <div class="node-body blog-body"><p class="rtejustify">Los circuitos de secuencia son aquellos en los que se mueven varios actuadores en una secuencia predeterminada. A continuaci&oacute;n se muestran tres circuitos de secuencia utilizando componentes est&aacute;ndar.</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/principios-ingenieriles-b-sicos-circuitos-de-secuencia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/principios-ingenieriles-b-sicos-circuitos-de-secuencia#comments Circuits System Design H&amp;P en tu idioma! Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:06:00 +0000 39331 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Video Shows How to Collect an Oil Sample http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/video-shows-how-collect-oil-sample <div class="node-body blog-body">Hydraquip’s newest video on its YouTube channel describes best practices for taking accurate oil samples when testing contamination levels and composition. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/video-shows-how-collect-oil-sample" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/video-shows-how-collect-oil-sample#comments News Fluid Power Talk Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:31:00 +0000 39321 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Danfoss Power Solutions to Acquire White Drive Products http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/danfoss-power-solutions-acquire-white-drive-products <div class="node-body article-body">Danfoss Group announces that it will acquire full ownership of hydraulic-motor manufacturer White Drive Products Inc., integrating it into the Danfoss Power Solutions business segment.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/danfoss-power-solutions-acquire-white-drive-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/danfoss-power-solutions-acquire-white-drive-products#comments News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:19:00 +0000 39311 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 How To Store Hydraulic Cylinders - Part 2 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-store-hydraulic-cylinders-part-2 <div class="node-body blog-body">In my previous post, I discussed the procedure I use when preparing hydraulic cylinders for storage. In response to it, one of our members posed this question: "One issue I feel you left out of the cylinder storage issue is the orientation question. How should a hydraulic cylinder be orientated for short term or long term storage?"</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-store-hydraulic-cylinders-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-store-hydraulic-cylinders-part-2#comments Hydraulics At Work Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:24:00 +0000 39281 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Designing and Applying Multi-Passage Soft-Seal Rotating Unions http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/designing-and-applying-multi-passage-soft-seal-rotating-unions <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Deublin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is the purpose of using a multi-passage rotating union? What are a few of the main applications for multi-passage unions? What are the most important things to know...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/designing-and-applying-multi-passage-soft-seal-rotating-unions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/designing-and-applying-multi-passage-soft-seal-rotating-unions#comments Design FAQs Fittings & Couplings Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:57:00 +0000 39241 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Actualización de Equipos Hidráulicos Revive Prensa de Extrusión http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/actualizaci-n-de-equipos-hidr-ulicos-revive-prensa-de-extrusi-n-0 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Los fabricantes de partes de aluminio est&aacute;n evaluando el desempe&ntilde;o de sus prensas de extrusi&oacute;n debido a las exigencias por respuestas r&aacute;pidas y tama&ntilde;os de &oacute;rdenes m&aacute;s peque&ntilde;os por parte de fabricantes de veh&iacute;culos, proveedores de partes aeroespaciales, fabricantes de ventanas y puertas y otros usuarios de vol&uacute;menes altos.<img alt="" src="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2013/07/Fig1br_0.png" style="width: 250px; margin: 10px; float: right; height: 171px;" title="Figura 1: S</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/actualizaci-n-de-equipos-hidr-ulicos-revive-prensa-de-extrusi-n-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/actualizaci-n-de-equipos-hidr-ulicos-revive-prensa-de-extrusi-n-0#comments Other Industries H&amp;P en tu idioma! Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:29:00 +0000 39271 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Motion Industries Expands Dallas Distribution Center http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/motion-industries-expands-dallas-distribution-center <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Work is underway at Motion Industries&rsquo; distribution center (DC), located in Dallas, Texas, to enlarge the facility to provide a deeper selection of vendors, industrial supplies, and product lines. </p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/motion-industries-expands-dallas-distribution-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/motion-industries-expands-dallas-distribution-center#comments Applications News Thu, 14 Jul 2016 20:05:00 +0000 39251 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com E-book Serves Up Tips on Pneumatic-Circuit Design http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/e-book-serves-tips-pneumatic-circuit-design <div class="node-body article-body">Available as a free download, the e-book provides detailed information about designing pneumatic systems. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/e-book-serves-tips-pneumatic-circuit-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/e-book-serves-tips-pneumatic-circuit-design#comments News Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:03:00 +0000 39231 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Spousal Team Takes Ownership of PIRTEK Space Coast Center http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/spousal-team-takes-ownership-pirtek-space-coast-center <div class="node-body article-body"><p align="left">In a special grand-opening celebration and ribbon cutting that took place in June, PIRTEK Space Coast&rsquo;s service-and-supply center based in Rockledge, Florida announced new operation under &ldquo;power couple&rdquo; Dan and Karin Ferretti.</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/spousal-team-takes-ownership-pirtek-space-coast-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/spousal-team-takes-ownership-pirtek-space-coast-center#comments Hydraulic Filters News Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:59:00 +0000 39211 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com How To Store Hydraulic Cylinders -- Safely http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-store-hydraulic-cylinders-safely <div class="node-body blog-body">A question I get asked a lot by equipment owners, is the procedure for storing spare hydraulic cylinders for an extended period. So here's what I recommend: </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-store-hydraulic-cylinders-safely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/how-store-hydraulic-cylinders-safely#comments Hydraulics At Work Mon, 11 Jul 2016 23:35:00 +0000 39201 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Principios Ingenieriles Básicos: Transmisiones Hidrostáticas http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/principios-ingenieriles-b-sicos-transmisiones-hidrost-ticas <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Las transmisiones hidrost&aacute;ticas (TH&acute;s), cuentan con un n&uacute;mero de caracter&iacute;sticas que las hacen la opci&oacute;n &oacute;ptima para varias aplicaciones.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/principios-ingenieriles-b-sicos-transmisiones-hidrost-ticas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/principios-ingenieriles-b-sicos-transmisiones-hidrost-ticas#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors H&amp;P en tu idioma! Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:06:00 +0000 39181 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com July 2016 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulics-pneumatics/2016-07-11 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/hydraulic-filters/filtration-advice-experts">Filtration Advice from the Experts</a> <a href="/hose-tubing/smaller-hose-produces-long-list-benefits">Smaller Hose Produces Long List of Benefits</a> <a href="/cylinders-actuators/sensor-choices-pneumatic-cylinder-positioning">Sensor Choices for Pneumatic Cylinder Positioning</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 04:00:00 +0000 39351 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Engineering Essentials: Hydrostatic Transmissions http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/6450/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM <div class="field-deck"> Hydrostatic transmissions (HSTs) boast a long list of characteristics that make them the first choice for countless applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hydrostatic transmissions (HSTs) boast a long list of characteristics that make them the first choice for countless applications.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/6450/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulics Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:38:00 +0000 6525 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Maintenance-Free Accumulators Flying High http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/accumulators/maintenance-free-accumulators-flying-high <div class="node-body article-body">Cessna's Citation Longitude aircraft is the first to incorporate all-metal bellows accumulators in the hydraulic system, virtually eliminating accumulator maintenance issues. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/accumulators/maintenance-free-accumulators-flying-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/accumulators/maintenance-free-accumulators-flying-high#comments Accumulators Aerospace Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:03:00 +0000 39161 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulically Operated Machine Trims Orchard Trees http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/hydraulically-operated-machine-trims-orchard-trees <div class="node-body article-body">TOL Inc.'s TH1100 tree trimmers help orchard growers strategically hedge and top trees to maximize quantity and quality of fruit.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/hydraulically-operated-machine-trims-orchard-trees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/hydraulically-operated-machine-trims-orchard-trees#comments Agricultural Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:41:00 +0000 39141 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Filtration Advice from the Experts http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/filtration-advice-experts <div class="field-deck"> Looking for sound advice on hydraulic contamination control? Here are some tips from experts in the field. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Looking for sound advice on hydraulic contamination control? Here are some tips from experts in the field.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/filtration-advice-experts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/filtration-advice-experts#comments Hydraulic Filters Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:01:00 +0000 39091 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Filtration Advice from the Experts (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/filtration-advice-experts-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>Sometimes you can ask 10 people the same question and get 12 different answers. That&rsquo;s no good if you&rsquo;re gathering eyewitness accounts of a crime. But if you&rsquo;re looking for the most effective ways...</p> <p><strong>Register or sign in below to download the full article in .PDF format, including high resolution graphics and schematics when applicable.</strong></p> </div> Gold Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:21:00 +0000 39121 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Hydraulic System Overheats in Aluminum Recycling Plant http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-overheats-aluminum-recycling-plant <div class="node-body article-body">An aluminum recycling and smelting plant replaced the pilot valve on its hydraulic feeder unit, and the system began experiencing heat build-up and slow cylinder operation.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-overheats-aluminum-recycling-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-overheats-aluminum-recycling-plant#comments Accumulators Cylinders & Actuators Hydraulic Valves Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:54:00 +0000 39101 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 Hydraulic Diagrams You Should Not Do Without http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulic-diagrams-you-should-not-do-without <div class="node-body blog-body">A picture is worth a thousands words. And so is an accurate hydraulic diagram. It can also be worth a lot of nickel. Consider the four main types of hydraulic diagrams in common use -- and the consequences of having to manage without them. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulic-diagrams-you-should-not-do-without" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulic-diagrams-you-should-not-do-without#comments Hydraulics At Work Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:22:00 +0000 39061 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Filtración fina previene fallas en sistemas hidráulicos http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/filtraci-n-fina-previene-fallas-en-sistemas-hidr-ulicos <div class="node-body blog-body"><p class="rtejustify">La contaminaci&oacute;n es el enemigo mortal de los sistemas hidr&aacute;ulicos, de hecho, m&aacute;s del 80% de las fallas en los mismos pueden ser atribuidas a fluidos contaminados y a esto podemos incluir fallas en mangueras y conexiones, as&iacute; como tambi&eacute;n a bombas y v&aacute;lvulas.</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/filtraci-n-fina-previene-fallas-en-sistemas-hidr-ulicos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/filtraci-n-fina-previene-fallas-en-sistemas-hidr-ulicos#comments Fluid Cleanliness Hydraulic Filters H&amp;P en tu idioma! Mon, 04 Jul 2016 21:48:00 +0000 39051 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com