Technologies en The Basics of Multi-Passage Soft-Seal Rotating Unions <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Deublin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farming combines, drilling rigs, tool manufacturing, converting, packaging and steel mills are just a few examples that employ multi-passage soft-seal rotary unions. These types of unions or couplings allow the transfer of...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basics of Design Fittings & Couplings Seals Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:33:00 +0000 33901 at Preventive Maintenance is a Wise Investment <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Hawe Hydraulik </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lack of proper maintenance is the leading cause of hydraulic component and system failure. However, practicing preventive maintenance (PM) can reduce machine downtime and increase...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Maintenance Hydraulics Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:27:00 +0000 33841 at Bulk Modulus for Dummies <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I was in high school when Vincent Magorien wrote what I consider to be the definitive treatise on bulk modulus. That was way back in 1969. But like gravity, bulk modulus is one of those fundamentals that has not and will not change &mdash; except maybe in science fiction.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/hitch-post">The Hitch Post</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulic Fluids The Hitch Post Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:35:00 +0000 33871 at Pneumatic System Designers: Don't Overlook Critical Backpressure <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><a href="/site-files/"><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 300px; height: 169px; float: right; margin-left: 4px; margin-right: 4px;" /></a>Lately, I&#39;ve noticed magazine editors who dub themselves as &quot;experts&quot; in the field of fluid power. I know I know more about fluid power than these people, but I certainly do not consider myself an expert.</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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cylinders & Actuators Fluid Power Talk Fri, 21 Aug 2015 01:36:00 +0000 33861 at Hydraulics & Pneumatics Products of the Week (8/20-8/27) <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Check out five products for fluid-power&nbsp;applications, ranging from check, flow-control, and needle valves, to axial-piston variable hydraulic motors.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Products Technologies Hydraulic Valves Pneumatic Valves Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:48:00 +0000 33851 at 6 Reasons to Validate Your Lockout/Tagout Procedure <div class="node-body article-body">When devising a Lockout/Tagout program, it is better to be safe than sorry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Learning Resources Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:15:00 +0000 33831 at Photo courtesy of Thinkstock 5 Features for Safe Hydraulic Drives <div class="node-body article-body">Five factors should be considered in order to design a safe, compact, and efficient hydraulic drive, especially considering today's advanced hydraulic drives that allow machines to reach high speeds in the most arduous conditions, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:53:00 +0000 33751 at Pushing Cheese Production <div class="field-byline"> James Coshnitzke, Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> A major food manufacturer looks to streamline an operation that moves trays through the fill-and-weigh operations, then to the unloading station. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cheese in colorful packages at supermarkets usually starts out in a completely different form. In one such case, machines pour a heated, liquefied cheese product into large fiberglass trays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food & Beverage Cylinders & Actuators Packaging Pneumatic Valves Fri, 07 Aug 2015 14:39:00 +0000 33711 at Free In-Person Seminar Covers Hydraulic System Modeling <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of the physics that govern hydraulic systems, and how to use software to model hydraulic resistance, capacitance, and inductance? How about stability, linearization, frequency response, dynamic modes, and other concepts related to hydraulic systems?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulic Valves News Thu, 06 Aug 2015 14:45:00 +0000 33701 at Software Filters Out Filters to Identify the Best Fit <div class="node-body article-body">Software helps users pick the best hydraulic filter and fluid for their application needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulic Filters Hydraulic Fluids News Wed, 05 Aug 2015 19:28:00 +0000 33691 at