Cylinders & Actuators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Flexible Actuators Toughen Robotics for Rescue Missions http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/flexible-actuators-toughen-robotics-rescue-missions <div class="node-body article-body">The actuators' strength-to-weight ratio is 5 to 10 times greater than conventional electric motors and hydraulic cylinders. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/flexible-actuators-toughen-robotics-rescue-missions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/flexible-actuators-toughen-robotics-rescue-missions#comments Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:21:00 +0000 42491 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Understanding Buckling Strength of Hydraulic Cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/understanding-buckling-strength-hydraulic-cylinders <div class="field-byline"> Erik Bohman, Ovako Cromax </div> <div class="field-deck"> Higher-strength steels not only reinforce hydraulic piston rods against dangerous failures, but yield economic benefits through component downsizing, reduced weight, and cost—without sacrificing safety. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher-strength steels not only reinforce hydraulic piston rods against dangerous failures, but yield economic benefits through component downsizing, reduced weight, and cost—without sacrificing safety.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/understanding-buckling-strength-hydraulic-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/understanding-buckling-strength-hydraulic-cylinders#comments Cylinders & Actuators Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000 42361 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Hot Dog Machine Has Weight Problem http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hot-dog-machine-has-weight-problem-0 <div class="field-deck"> A hot dog machine utilized large tubs of raw meat, which were lifted and dumped into grinders using a simple hydraulic system. But when the meat was fully loaded to the top, it couldn't be lifted. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A hot dog machine utilized large tubs of raw meat, which were lifted and dumped into grinders using a simple hydraulic system. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hot-dog-machine-has-weight-problem-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hot-dog-machine-has-weight-problem-0#comments Cylinders & Actuators Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:30:00 +0000 42271 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com FTI Machine Worx & Peninsular Cylinder Company-Many Cycles Later… http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/fti-machine-worx-peninsular-cylinder-company-many-cycles-later <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Peninsular </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tony Iannucci of FTI Machine Worx speaks to the perseverance that Peninsular displayed when working with</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/fti-machine-worx-peninsular-cylinder-company-many-cycles-later" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/fti-machine-worx-peninsular-cylinder-company-many-cycles-later#comments White Papers Cylinders & Actuators Mon, 06 Mar 2017 12:42:00 +0000 42211 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Worth the Read: Free Pneumatic eBook Available for Download http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/worth-read-free-pneumatic-ebook-available-download <div class="node-body article-body">The eBook's contents cover the basics of pneumatic design in a succinct, structured format, making it a great on-the-go reference on the factory floor.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/worth-read-free-pneumatic-ebook-available-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/worth-read-free-pneumatic-ebook-available-download#comments eBooks Cylinders & Actuators News Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:35:00 +0000 42231 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Cylinder Manufacturer Invests in 3D Printing Services Company http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/cylinder-manufacturer-invests-3d-printing-services-company <div class="node-body article-body">The partnership will explore the capabilities of 3D printing to produce cylinder metal components with shortened lead times and less materials while potentially adding strength to the parts. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/cylinder-manufacturer-invests-3d-printing-services-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/cylinder-manufacturer-invests-3d-printing-services-company#comments Cylinders & Actuators News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:18:00 +0000 42081 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Sometimes, You Just Gotta Be Direct http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/sometimes-you-just-gotta-be-direct <div class="node-body article-body">A big advantage of hydraulics over other forms of power transmission is how easy it is to measure applied force from a hydraulic cylinder. But errors are still a consideration.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/sometimes-you-just-gotta-be-direct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/sometimes-you-just-gotta-be-direct#comments Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:22:00 +0000 42031 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Ins and Outs of I/P Transducers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/ins-and-outs-ip-transducers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Control Air </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I/P and E/P transducers are used to regulate air pressure in many different types of processes and equipment. The very basic use for an</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/ins-and-outs-ip-transducers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/ins-and-outs-ip-transducers#comments White Papers Controls & Instrumentation Cylinders & Actuators Other Components Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:54:00 +0000 41671 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 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