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  • Jul 9, 2015
    blog

    Of Airplanes and Hydraulic Oil

    his is the second month in a row where I feel compelled to pay tribute to someone important to the fluid power industry who has died. Ned Stull retired from Hydraulics & Pneumatics as executive editor in May 1993 and passed away June 8. I had the pleasure and privilege of working with Ned for only six years, but he made huge contributions to our coverage of hydraulics in the aerospace industry for more than 20 years....More
  • Jul 1, 2015
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    How to Design Stable Closed-Loop Circuits

    Robert Burton was an expert in electrohydraulic servo system design for more than 40 years. He contributed articles to Hydraulics & Pneumatics during the 1990s, and our September 1996 issue contains an in-depth article explaining electrohydraulic closed-loop control without of the complicated math that's often a part of tutorial material....More
  • Jun 9, 2015
    Education

    Free Webcast Drives Home Benefits of Proactive Maintenance

    Officials at Noria Corp. explain that the cost of a reactive maintenance program can be up to ten times that of a proactive approach. This affects numerous aspects of your business, including downtime, employee morale, attrition to share price and even operational viability....More
  • May 29, 2015
    Article

    How to Calculate Loop Gain in Electrohydraulic Servo Systems

    Hey, don't look at me; I'm no expert in this field. But Robert Burton certainly was. He authored countless books and technical paper covering closed-loop control of electrohydraulic systems. He also contributed to Hydraulics & Pneumatics. And even though his works wer published about 20 years ago, he insight into the behavior of loads, hydraulic flow and pressure, and electronic control are just as relevant today....More
  • May 27, 2015
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    Videos Give Tips on Clutch and Brake Installation

    Ogura Industrial Corp., manufacturer of electromagnetic clutches and brakes since 1983, has ventured into the cyberspace world of videos. Instructional videos from its YouTube channel address installation techniques, important tips, and basic specifications for its products. The video below describes the installation process of Ogura’s 8000 Series of mobile clutches for high-torque hydraulic pump applications. Suited for pot haulers and winches on the back of fishing boats, the clutches work with torques ranging between 200 and 1500 lb-ft....More
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