Cylinders & Actuators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en 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 From the Editor: Making a Connection in Wisconsin http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/editor-making-connection-wisconsin <div class="field-deck"> Meeting Vollrath Man, and discovering the part that pneumatic cylinders play at this giant foodservice equipment manufacturer. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I had the pleasure of visiting The Vollrath Co. LLC, in Sheboygan, Wis., several weeks ago. Vollrath makes just about every type of commercial food and beverage preparation and serving product you can imagine — and many you probably can’t. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/editor-making-connection-wisconsin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/editor-making-connection-wisconsin#comments Food & Beverage Cylinders & Actuators Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:09:00 +0000 28271 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Drifting Cylinder Problem http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-drifting-cylinder-problem <div class="node-body article-body">A hydraulic system was designed and sold by a new sales engineer. The application required an ejector cylinder to remain fully retracted for a dwell period while the molded part cured. Once the part was fully cured, the cylinder would extend to eject the part...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-drifting-cylinder-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-drifting-cylinder-problem#comments Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:40:00 +0000 27351 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Class 3 NFPA Hydraulic Cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/class-3-nfpa-hydraulic-cylinders <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span class="text1"><img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2014/08/NoPak.jpg" style="width: 221px; height: 113px; float: right;" />NFPA interchangeable high pressure hydraulic cylinder product line. Time-proven 3-groove piston with cast iron rings outboard and a &quot;GT&quot; positive seal in the center groove. Each assembly is proof tested (as a pressure vessel) at 5,000 psi. More than 20 mounting styles in 14 bore sizes from 2</span><span class="text1">&frac12; to 5 in. are standard</span><span class="text1">.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/class-3-nfpa-hydraulic-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cylinders & Actuators Wed, 04 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 28191 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pneumatic cushion alternative http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/9673/TechZone-Cylinders <div class="node-body article-body">NuCushions are made with durable elastomer to adapt to pneumatic cylinder pistons. No adjustment required. Eliminates need for bleed needle assembly, cushion spud, and spud seal. Reduced reaction forces compared to pneumatic cushions. More than ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/9673/TechZone-Cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products Cylinders & Actuators Packaging Fri, 16 May 2014 04:00:00 +0000 3177 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Machine makes cars compact http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/machine-makes-cars-compact <div class="field-deck"> The smaller you make a car, the more of them you can fit onto a trailer for transport. And crushing cars is what Al-Jon Manufacturing’s Impact V is all about — thanks to hydraulics. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What this car crusher sacrifices in its final product's denseness is more than made up for by its efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/machine-makes-cars-compact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/machine-makes-cars-compact#comments Cylinders & Actuators Mon, 05 May 2014 19:12:00 +0000 26621 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com