Cylinders & Actuators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Troubleshooting Challenge: Cylinder Chatter Evades Solution http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-cylinder-chatter-evades-solution <div class="node-body article-body">A system's bore cylinder experienced pronounced chattering when lowering the load with less speed using the proportional valve.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-cylinder-chatter-evades-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-cylinder-chatter-evades-solution#comments Cylinders & Actuators Hydraulic Valves Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:07:00 +0000 40761 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Fan Drive Keeps Engine Cool and Efficient http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-fan-drive-keeps-engine-cool-and-efficient <div class="node-body article-body">Tigercat International Inc. builds feller bunchers and a wide variety of forestry and other off-highway equipment that make extensive use of hydraulics. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-fan-drive-keeps-engine-cool-and-efficient" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/hydraulic-fan-drive-keeps-engine-cool-and-efficient#comments Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:06:00 +0000 40451 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Smart Cylinders Now Know What They Are http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/smart-cylinders-now-know-what-they-are <div class="node-body article-body">Being able to instantly identify specifics about a cylinder is important when repairs are needed. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/smart-cylinders-now-know-what-they-are" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/smart-cylinders-now-know-what-they-are#comments Cylinders & Actuators Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:35:00 +0000 40421 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Roadkill Retriever Relies on Hydraulics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/roadkill-retriever-relies-hydraulics <div class="node-body article-body">In most cases, ridding the landscape of these roadkill poses no great challenge. But what if the animal is too big or heavy to scoop up with a shovel? </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/roadkill-retriever-relies-hydraulics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/roadkill-retriever-relies-hydraulics#comments Cylinders & Actuators Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:33:00 +0000 40411 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Controlling Pressure Conserves Energy http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/controlling-pressure-conserves-energy <div class="field-deck"> Specifying an air regulator helps make a pneumatic system run smoothly. But providing more than one can also produce substantial energy savings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Specifying an air regulator helps make a pneumatic system run smoothly. But providing more than one can also produce substantial energy savings. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/controlling-pressure-conserves-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/controlling-pressure-conserves-energy#comments Controls & Instrumentation Cylinders & Actuators Other Components Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:16:00 +0000 40031 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Better Steels Make Better Cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/better-steels-make-better-cylinders <div class="field-byline"> Per Israelsson, Ovako AB </div> <div class="field-deck"> As innovation proves to be ever more of a necessity in today’s mining and construction industries, higher-quality steels are vital to raise the performance and output capabilities of components—especially hydraulic cylinders. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher-quality steels are vital to raise the performance and output capabilities of hydraulic cylinders. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/better-steels-make-better-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/better-steels-make-better-cylinders#comments Cylinders & Actuators Mining Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:04:00 +0000 39901 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Position-Sensing Options for Air Cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/position-sensing-options-air-cylinders <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Balluff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">THE BENEFITS OF using air cylinders in factory automation are many, but today’s automation solutions demand...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/position-sensing-options-air-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/position-sensing-options-air-cylinders#comments Design FAQs Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:23:00 +0000 39781 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Muscle-Powered Hydraulics Features Position Feedback http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/muscle-powered-hydraulics-features-position-feedback <div class="node-body article-body">Manually driven pumps are mainly responsible for controlling Francois Gabart's MACIF trimaran, the Utlime winner of the Transat bakerly. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/muscle-powered-hydraulics-features-position-feedback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/muscle-powered-hydraulics-features-position-feedback#comments Cylinders & Actuators Marine & Offshore Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:07:00 +0000 39561 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Improving The Reliability of Hydraulic Cylinder Position Sensors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/improving-reliability-hydraulic-cylinder-position-sensors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Balluff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today's highly demanding industrial applications for linear position sensors in hydraulic cylinders sometimes exceed the limits of...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/improving-reliability-hydraulic-cylinder-position-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/improving-reliability-hydraulic-cylinder-position-sensors#comments White Papers Cylinders & Actuators Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:57:00 +0000 39361 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pneumatic Rotary Actuators: Back to School http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/pneumatic-rotary-actuators-back-school <div class="field-byline"> Bill Service, Parker Hannifin Pneumatic Div. </div> <div class="field-deck"> When you must provide a means for pivoting a load, have you considered a rotary actuator? They offer several advantages over cylinders and mechanical linkages, and some may even surprise you. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pneumatic rotary actuators are commonly used to convert compressed air pressure—in the form of a cylinder stroke—into an oscillating rotary motion....</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/pneumatic-rotary-actuators-back-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/pneumatic-rotary-actuators-back-school#comments Cylinders & Actuators Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:22:00 +0000 39421 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com