Hydraulics & Pneumatics - Hydraulics & Pneumatics is the leading international technical resource for fluid power http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rss.xml en Hydraulic Cylinders Keep Their Cool (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/hydraulic-cylinders-keep-their-cool-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">Hydraulic cylinders often operate under conditions that would quickly destroy other methods of linear motion. Dirt, water, wide temperature variations, and shock loading...</span></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, 19 Jan 2017 22:26:00 +0000 41511 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Robot-Like Cleaner Uses Pneumatics to Scale Large Surfaces (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/robot-cleaner-uses-pneumatics-scale-large-surfaces-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">Automated cleaning and paint removal for ship hulls and tanks has always been a tough job. Workers typically use high-pressure nozzles operating at 3,000 bar (43,500 psig) to blast sea life...</span></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, 19 Jan 2017 22:20:00 +0000 41501 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Cylinders Keep Their Cool http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-cylinders-keep-their-cool <div class="field-byline"> Alan Hitchcox </div> <div class="field-deck"> Intense heat is often the Achilles heel of any form of power transmission unless special provisions are made. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hydraulic cylinders often operate under conditions that would quickly destroy other methods of linear motion. Dirt, water, wide temperature variations...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-cylinders-keep-their-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-cylinders-keep-their-cool#comments Cylinders & Actuators Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:04:00 +0000 41491 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Robot-Like Cleaner Uses Pneumatics to Scale Large Surfaces http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/robot-cleaner-uses-pneumatics-scale-large-surfaces <div class="field-byline"> Alan Hitchcox </div> <div class="field-deck"> Designing a remote-controlled, pneumatic cleaner that can travel upside down as well as along the sides of huge ships takes rethinking design parameters and the right components. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automated cleaning and paint removal for ship hulls and tanks has always been a tough job. Workers typically use high-pressure nozzles...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/robot-cleaner-uses-pneumatics-scale-large-surfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/robot-cleaner-uses-pneumatics-scale-large-surfaces#comments Marine & Offshore Pneumatic Valves Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:38:00 +0000 41481 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pneumatic Brakes Rival Hydraulics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/pneumatic-brakes-rival-hydraulics <div class="field-deck"> An intensifier supplies a pneumatic brake with high pressure, boosting power density to that of its hydraulic counterparts. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An intensifier supplies a pneumatic brake with high pressure, boosting power density to that of its hydraulic counterparts. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/pneumatic-brakes-rival-hydraulics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/pneumatic-brakes-rival-hydraulics#comments Other Technologies Other Components Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:40:00 +0000 41461 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Drill Rig’s Top Drive Drops Uncontrollably http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-drill-rig-s-top-drive-drops-uncontrollably <div class="node-body article-body">When a drill-rig operator started the unit and commanded the top drive head to be lowered, it dropped uncontrollably, damaging the drill bit or buckling the drill string. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-drill-rig-s-top-drive-drops-uncontrollably" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-drill-rig-s-top-drive-drops-uncontrollably#comments Marine & Offshore Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:44:00 +0000 41441 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Motores Hidráulicos Levantan Compuertas en Represa Mexicana http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/motores-hidr-ulicos-levantan-compuertas-en-represa-mexicana <div class="node-body blog-body"><p class="rtejustify"><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2016/10/11/uploads/2017/01/three-men.jpg" target="_self"><img alt="" src="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2016/10/11/uploads/2017/01/three-men.jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 391px; margin: 10px;" title="Figura 1: Empleados de Bosch Rexroth (de izquierda a derecha) Manuel Schuhmann, Martín Gómez y Abraham Huerta parados frente a las compuertas modernizadas para mostrar la escala." /></a></p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/motores-hidr-ulicos-levantan-compuertas-en-represa-mexicana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/motores-hidr-ulicos-levantan-compuertas-en-represa-mexicana#comments Other Industries Hydraulic Pumps & Motors H&amp;P en tu idioma! Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000 41431 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Educational Opportunities Abound at IFPE Conference (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/educational-opportunities-abound-ifpe-conference-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>Taking place March 7-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the International Fluid Power Expo (IFPE) will offer educational opportunities targeting multiple areas of the industry. In addition to keynote and plenary sessions...</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 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:12:00 +0000 41421 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic-Cylinder Market Slated for Growth through 2020 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/hydraulic-cylinder-market-slated-growth-through-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">A report from Research and Markets predicts growth in the global hydraulic cylinder market at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.39% over the projected period of 2016 to 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/hydraulic-cylinder-market-slated-growth-through-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/hydraulic-cylinder-market-slated-growth-through-2020#comments News Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:51:00 +0000 41411 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com JFPS International Symposium http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/jfps-international-symposium <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">ACROS Fukuoka and Fukuoka Institute of Technology</span> <div class="street-address"> 1-1-1 Tenjin Chuo-ku </div> <span class="locality">Fukuoka City</span> <span class="postal-code">810-0001</span> <div class="country-name">Japan</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <div class="node-body article-body"> <p>The <strong><a href="http://www.jfps.jp/net/10thjfps/" target="_blank">Japanese Fluid Power System Society</a></strong> (JFPS) is hosting the 10th JFPS International Symposium on Fluid Power Oct. 24-27, 2017. The conference will be held in Fukuoka, Japan, at the ACROS Fukuoka and Fukuoka Institute of Technology, close to Fukuoka International Airport.</p> <p>Kazushi Sanada, Professor, Yokohama National University and General Chairperson of JFPS 2017, says the main theme of the symposium is &ldquo;Innovation of Fluid Power for the Future.&rdquo; The symposium will address current research trends on oil hydraulics, pneumatics, water hydraulics, and functional fluids.</p> <p>A welcome party after registration will occur on Oct. 24. Academic sessions and social events are planned for the next three days. Poster sessions will provide a valuable forum for exchanging ideas and opinions with fluid power professionals from all over the world. Organized and poster sessions will provide a valuable forum of exchanging ideas and opinions with fluid power friends coming from all over the world. Exhibits of fluid power are also on tap to emphasize industrial applications.</p> <p>Online abstract submission is now open for applicants, with a deadline of Jan. 31. Applicants will be notified of acceptance on March 31, and the deadline for submitting finished papers is June 1.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://www.jfps.jp/net/10thjfps/05.html" target="_blank">Click here</a></strong> for details on submitting an abstract, or go to <strong><a href="http://www.jfps.jp/net/10thjfps/" target="_blank">www.jfps.jp/net/10thjfps</a></strong> to visit the home page.</p> </div> </div> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/jfps-international-symposium#comments Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:28:00 +0000 41401 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic-Electric Analogies: Transmission Comparisons, Part 2 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electric-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> From the point of view of hydrostatic transmission, pumps and motors are essentially the same machine. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From the point of view of hydrostatic transmission, pumps and motors are essentially the same machine.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electric-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electric-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-2#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:18:00 +0000 41381 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Educational Opportunities Abound at IFPE Conference http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/educational-opportunities-abound-ifpe-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Educational sessions include keynote and plenary sessions, along with college level courses offered at an additional price starting the day before the conference. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/educational-opportunities-abound-ifpe-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/educational-opportunities-abound-ifpe-conference#comments News Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:26:00 +0000 41271 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Courtesy of IFPE An Alternative to Displacement Controls http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/alternative-displacement-controls <div class="field-byline"> James D. Van de Ven, University of Minnesota </div> <div class="field-deck"> Variable-displacement pumps have emerged as an energy-efficient means of matching hydraulic power transmission to a varying load. The latest method under evaluation is to use alternating-current hydraulics. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Variable-displacement pumps have emerged as an energy-efficient means of matching hydraulic power transmission to a varying load. The latest method under evaluation is to use alternating-current hydraulics. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/alternative-displacement-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/alternative-displacement-controls#comments Controls & Instrumentation Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:13:00 +0000 41351 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com An Alternative to Displacement Controls (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/alternative-displacement-controls-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>Displacement control in a hydraulic system often relies on the performance and efficiency of a variable-displacement pump across a wide range of displacements and pressures. For multi-actuator circuits, where multiple pumps are driven on a common shaft...</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 Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:07:00 +0000 41361 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com 2017 Work Truck Show http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/2017-work-truck-show <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN</span> <div class="street-address"> 100 South Capitol Ave. </div> <span class="locality">Indianapolis,</span>, <span class="region">IN</span> <span class="postal-code">46225</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="39.763971">39° 45' 50.2956" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-86.164375">86° 9' 51.75" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=39.763971+-86.164375+%28100+South+Capitol+Ave.%2C+Indianapolis%2C%2C+IN%2C+46225%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>North America&#39;s largest work truck event is your once-a-year chance to see all of the newest industry products, choose from dozens of industry-focused training courses, and gain access to technical engineering representatives from hundreds of exhibiting companies. Attendees can interact with thousands of industry professionals, set up meetings with current suppliers or customers; find solutions to resolve technical issues, and talk shop with industry peers at special events and receptions.<br /> The Show is the ultimate resource for industry professionals, offering the opportunity to:</p> <ul> <li><span style="line-height: 1.42857;">See the latest vocational truck and equipment displays, with product experts available at exhibitor booths&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.42857;">Meet with current and prospective suppliers&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.42857;">Find solutions to critical technical questions&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.42857;">Interact with thousands of peers&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="line-height: 1.42857;">Gain insight into recent industry and market trends&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> <p><span>The Work Truck Show takes place March&nbsp;14&ndash;17, 2017 at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. <a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/Info_for_attendees/Scheduleofevents.aspx">Educational sessions</a> and the&nbsp;</span><span><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/GTS/GreenTruckSummit.aspx">Green Truck Summit</a> </span><span>begin March 14. The exhibit hall is open March 10:00 to 5:00 March 15 and 16, and 9:00 to 12:00 March 17.</span></p> <p><span>This trade show, produced by NTEA&mdash;the Association for the Work Truck Industry, is North America&rsquo;s largest gathering of vocational trucks and equipment from Classes 1&ndash;8, including chassis, bodies, components and accessories. With suppliers introducing new products and innovations in the exhibit hall, and thousands of decision-makers and industry professionals in attendance, this is the industry event of the year. View the&nbsp;</span><span><a href="http://wts17.mapyourshow.com/7_0/floorplan/?navbarlink=1" target="_blank">interactive floor plan</a></span><span>&nbsp;to see participating exhibitors and search products.</span></p> <p><span>Held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show, the <a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/GTS/GreenTruckSummit.aspx">Green Truck Summit</a> delivers the latest on clean energy innovations for commercial vehicles. The Summit features top industry experts, government officials and early-adopter fleet managers sharing insights and lessons learned. Topics range from new productivity options and successful implementation of green technologies to regulatory and funding updates.</span></p> <p><span>Educational package registrants will have the opportunity to choose from Work Truck Show&nbsp;<strong>and</strong>&nbsp;Green Truck Summit&nbsp;<a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/schedule">concurrent sessions</a></span><span>. Courses, led by industry and technical experts, cover:</span></p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/Workforcedevelopment.aspx">Workforce development</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/Industrytrendsandforecasts.aspx">Industry trends and forecasts</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/Governmentregulatorycompliance.aspx">Government regulatory compliance</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/Riskmitigation.aspx">Risk mitigation</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/Truckspecificationanddesign.aspx">Truck specification and design</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/OEMchassisupdates.aspx">OEM chassis updates</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/Leanstrategies.aspx">Lean strategies</a> &nbsp;</li> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/Truckfleetoptimization.aspx">Truck fleet optimization</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.worktruckshow.com/WTS/educational_sessions/Fuelsavingtechnologiesandalternativefuels.aspx">Fuel-saving technologies and alternative fuels</a>&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/2017-work-truck-show#comments 39.763971 -86.164375 Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:37:00 +0000 41341 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Why Accurate Failure Analysis Is VERY Important http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/why-accurate-failure-analysis-very-important <div class="node-body blog-body">As every hydraulics end-user who's been around for a while knows, hydraulic component manufacturers are notorious for the smoke and mirrors they use to deny warranty claims. This is NOT to say all warranty claims are legitimate. In fact, it's very safe to say they're not. But when a hydraulic component fails prematurely, what IS needed is accurate information, i.e. better answers than 'it's contamination'.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/why-accurate-failure-analysis-very-important" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/why-accurate-failure-analysis-very-important#comments Hydraulics At Work Tue, 03 Jan 2017 02:08:00 +0000 41331 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Dana Inc. Acquires Brevini Group Businesses http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/dana-inc-acquires-brevini-group-businesses <div class="field-deck"> Brevini Group, S.p.A. and Dana Incorporated have reached a definitive agreement for Dana to purchase 80% of Brevini’s Power Transmission and Fluid Power businesses. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brevini Group, S.p.A. and Dana Incorporated have reached a definitive agreement for Dana to purchase 80% of Brevini’s Power Transmission and Fluid Power businesses.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/dana-inc-acquires-brevini-group-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/dana-inc-acquires-brevini-group-businesses#comments News Thu, 29 Dec 2016 22:08:00 +0000 41321 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>Rino&nbsp;Tarolli, left, of Dana Italy, and Renato Brevini, president of Brevini Group, congratulate each other over Dana&#39;s acquisition of Brevini&#39;s fluid power and power transmission businesses.</p> When a Sight Glass Isn’t Just a Sight Glass http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/when-sight-glass-isn-t-just-sight-glass <div class="node-body article-body">Des-Case Corp., Goodletsville, Tenn., does the sight glass one better with its redesigned oil sight glass (OSG).</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/when-sight-glass-isn-t-just-sight-glass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/when-sight-glass-isn-t-just-sight-glass#comments Controls & Instrumentation Wed, 28 Dec 2016 20:55:00 +0000 41311 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulics Give Injection Blow Molder a Boost http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulics-give-injection-blow-molder-boost <div class="node-body blog-body">Jomar Corp.’s newest 85S Model of IntelliDrive injection blow molding (IBM) machines is equipped with a Syntronix servo-driven hydraulic system from Bosch Rexroth.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulics-give-injection-blow-molder-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulics-give-injection-blow-molder-boost#comments News Fluid Power Talk Mon, 26 Dec 2016 20:31:00 +0000 41281 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>The&nbsp;<span>manifold that supplies oil to the&nbsp;</span><span>blow clamp&nbsp;was outfitted with </span>4WRLE<span> proportional valves and Bosch </span>Rexroth<span> pressure filters.</span></p> December 2016 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulics-pneumatics/2016-12-26-0 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift">Hydraulic Motors Give Mexican Dam a Big Lift</a> <a href="/hose-tubing/direct-route-flexible-systems">A Direct Route to Flexible Systems</a> <a href="/heat-exchangers/first-look-3d-printed-excavator-headline-ifpe-2017">First Look: 3D-Printed Excavator to Headline IFPE 2017</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> Mon, 26 Dec 2016 05:00:00 +0000 41301 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Troubleshooting: Start With The Basics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulic-troubleshooting-start-basics <div class="node-body blog-body">In any troubleshooting situation, no matter how simple or complex the hydraulic system, always start with the basics. This ensures that the obvious is never overlooked. In order for the 'obvious' to be obvious, the fundamental laws of hydraulics must be kept in mind</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulic-troubleshooting-start-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/hydraulic-troubleshooting-start-basics#comments Hydraulics At Work Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:29:00 +0000 41261 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com IFPS Summarizes Fluid Power Safety Guidelines http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/ifps-summarizes-fluid-power-safety-guidelines <div class="field-deck"> “Practice makes perfect” doesn’t apply to safety. You should always practice safety when working on or near hydraulic and pneumatic systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Practice makes perfect” doesn’t apply to safety. You should always practice safety when working on or near hydraulic and pneumatic systems.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/ifps-summarizes-fluid-power-safety-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/ifps-summarizes-fluid-power-safety-guidelines#comments Maintenance Fri, 16 Dec 2016 21:02:00 +0000 41241 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com IFPS Summarizes Fluid Power Safety Guidelines (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/ifps-summarizes-fluid-power-safety-guidelines-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p style="font-size: 12.8px;">The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), Cherry Hill, N.J., stresses that implementation of safe procedures is paramount in all fluid power systems, the electrical and electronic controls that guide them, and all associated technologies.&nbsp;IFPS&nbsp;warns not to operate any machinery...</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> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/ifps-summarizes-fluid-power-safety-guidelines-pdf-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gold Fri, 16 Dec 2016 20:40:00 +0000 41251 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Motors Give Mexican Dam a Big Lift (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">A crane with a huge iron plate on its hook stands on the dam wall at&nbsp;</span>Nezahualc&oacute;yotl<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;Lake in southern Mexico. The crane operator carefully lowers it...</span></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> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift-pdf-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gold Fri, 16 Dec 2016 17:23:00 +0000 41231 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com In the Driver’s Seat http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/driver-s-seat <div class="node-body blog-body">All the shows we cover deal with fluid power in some size, shape, or form. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/driver-s-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/driver-s-seat#comments Construction Controls & Instrumentation Cylinders & Actuators Marine & Offshore Hydraulic Fluids Waste Management News The Hitch Post Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:05:00 +0000 41201 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com In the Driver’s Seat (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/driver-s-seat-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">All the shows we cover deal with fluid power in some size, shape, or form. You&rsquo;ll find a lot of exhibitors showcasing hydraulic components at Waste Expo, where hydraulic cylinders squeeze...</span></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> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/driver-s-seat-pdf-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gold Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:52:00 +0000 41211 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Motors Give Mexican Dam a Big Lift http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift <div class="field-deck"> Electromechanical drives on spillway gates at Mexico’s Malpaso Dam needed to be replaced. Low-speed, high-torque hydraulic motors proved not only to be the best solution, but also serve as a blueprint for the future retrofitting of dams. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electromechanical drives on spillway gates at Mexico’s Malpaso Dam needed to be replaced. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:42:00 +0000 41221 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Drilling Barge with Steering Instability Problem http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/community/troubleshooting-challenge-drilling-barge-steering-instability-problem <div class="node-body article-body">A newly commissioned barge had a problem: Its steering system would not hold its position.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/community/troubleshooting-challenge-drilling-barge-steering-instability-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/community/troubleshooting-challenge-drilling-barge-steering-instability-problem#comments Community Thu, 15 Dec 2016 20:42:00 +0000 41171 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>Courtesy of Thinkstock</p> Troubleshooting Challenge: Drilling Barge with Steering Instability Problem (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/troubleshooting-challenge-drilling-barge-steering-instability-problem-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p>An OEM that builds barges was contracted to build a barge with a movable drilling rig mounted on it. The final customer wanted to be able to position the barge...</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, 15 Dec 2016 20:26:00 +0000 41181 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic-Electrical Analogies: Transmission Comparisons, Part 1 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electrical-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> The hydrostatic transmission and Ward Leonard generator-motor drive are so perfectly analogous to one another that they must be included in any complete review of analogies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The hydrostatic transmission and Ward Leonard generator-motor drive are so perfectly analogous to one another that they must be included in any complete review of analogies.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electrical-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electrical-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-1#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Thu, 15 Dec 2016 19:38:00 +0000 41151 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com