Cylinders & Actuators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Hydraulic Cylinder Testing Unit Records Pressures to 3000 psi http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-cylinder-testing-unit-records-pressures-3000-psi <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HCT-3000 hydraulic cylinder tester assures repaired cylinders are free of rod or piston seal leaks and that they will function properly when reinstalled.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-cylinder-testing-unit-records-pressures-3000-psi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-cylinder-testing-unit-records-pressures-3000-psi#comments Products Cylinders & Actuators Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:04:00 +0000 30401 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Drop-In Replacement Air Cylinders Are Field-Repairable http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/drop-replacement-air-cylinders-are-field-repairable <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Optimax Series OCG round-body pneumatic actuators provide an alternative to the company’s standard “built-to-order” product line. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/drop-replacement-air-cylinders-are-field-repairable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/drop-replacement-air-cylinders-are-field-repairable#comments Products Cylinders & Actuators Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:42:00 +0000 30371 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com All-Stainless Air Cylinders Are Ideal for Washdown Applications http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/all-stainless-air-cylinders-are-ideal-washdown-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Applications in food processing palnts can really be tough on machine components &mdash; especially air cylinders. That&#39;s because government agencies require frequent washdown of equipment that comes in direct or incidental contact with food products. These regulations are enacted not only to protect our food supply, but also to protect workers at the food processing plants.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/all-stainless-air-cylinders-are-ideal-washdown-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/all-stainless-air-cylinders-are-ideal-washdown-applications#comments Food & Beverage Cylinders & Actuators Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:25:00 +0000 30341 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Speed Control Causing Unwanted Jolt and Pressure Spike http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-speed-control-causing-unwanted-jolt-and-pressure-spike <div class="node-body article-body">A casting plant used a simple two-speed circuit to extend a hydraulic cylinder at high speed, then shift to a slower speed for forming. The maintenance supervisor used the accompanying schematic to plumb the circuit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-speed-control-causing-unwanted-jolt-and-pressure-spike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-speed-control-causing-unwanted-jolt-and-pressure-spike#comments Cylinders & Actuators Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:42:00 +0000 30011 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Hydraulic system causes structural failure http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-causes-structural-failure <div class="node-body article-body">I was asked to examine and review the circuit design on a walking-beam conveyor system in a pipe mill that had one of two lifting cylinders suddenly drop. This caused one side of the structural frame to fracture, dropping a 60,000-lb coil of ½-in. steel into a pit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-causes-structural-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-causes-structural-failure#comments Cylinders & Actuators Other Industries Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:23:00 +0000 29221 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Aventics Celebrates 50 Years at Lexington Headquarters http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/aventics-celebrates-50-years-lexington-headquarters <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Aventics community commemorated the opening of its Lexington facility in 1964 with an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/aventics-celebrates-50-years-lexington-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/aventics-celebrates-50-years-lexington-headquarters#comments Cylinders & Actuators News Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:59:00 +0000 28911 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Courtesy of Aventics Bimba's new IntelliSense technology provides predictive intelligence for pneumatics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/bimbas-new-intellisense-technology-provides-predictive-intelligence-pneumat <div class="node-body article-body">IntelliSense offers condition-based monitoring to maximize machine productivity and reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/bimbas-new-intellisense-technology-provides-predictive-intelligence-pneumat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/bimbas-new-intellisense-technology-provides-predictive-intelligence-pneumat#comments Controls & Instrumentation Cylinders & Actuators Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:01:00 +0000 28891 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com No Break for Rod Bearings in Hostile Conditions http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/no-break-rod-bearings-hostile-conditions <div class="node-body article-body">The process of coupling rail cars together to assemble a train is called “humping.” In this process, an individual car is pushed over a small hill, or hump. As the car descends the other side of the hill, it coasts until it contacts another car and automatically couples to it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/no-break-rod-bearings-hostile-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/no-break-rod-bearings-hostile-conditions#comments Cylinders & Actuators Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:50:00 +0000 28611 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com JARP Opens New Cylinder Remanufacturing Facility http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/jarp-opens-new-cylinder-remanufacturing-facility <div class="field-byline"> Alexis Coffey </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>JARP Industries opens a new stand-alone manufacturing facility for its cylinder remanufacturing business. The 25,000 square foot facility is part of JARP&rsquo;s long-term commitment to cylinder remanufacturing and dedicated to its JARP/RE remanufacturing program.</p> <p>The new facility increases remanufacturing capacity from 7,000 to 20,000 cylinders a year. JARP now has the ability to offer customers customized inventory programs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/jarp-opens-new-cylinder-remanufacturing-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/jarp-opens-new-cylinder-remanufacturing-facility#comments Cylinders & Actuators Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:42:00 +0000 28381 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Sensor Sets the Table in Simplicity http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/sensor-sets-table-simplicity <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Whenever you&rsquo;ve eaten at a restaurant, cafeteria, or anywhere else outside the home, you were most likely served by products from The Vollrath Co. LLC (vollrath.com), Sheboygan, Wis. Vollrath makes a huge variety of both simple and sophisticated products and equipment related to food and beverages &mdash; from ketchup squirt bottles to stainless steel cookware and food preparation machines to sophisticated serving stations that keep salads cool and soups hot.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/sensor-sets-table-simplicity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/sensor-sets-table-simplicity#comments Controls & Instrumentation Cylinders & Actuators Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:51:00 +0000 28301 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com