Hydraulic Pumps & Motors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en 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 Troubleshooting Challenge: Drill Rig’s Top Drive Drops Uncontrollably http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-drill-rig-s-top-drive-drops-uncontrollably <div class="node-body article-body">When a drill-rig operator started the unit and commanded the top drive head to be lowered, it dropped uncontrollably, damaging the drill bit or buckling the drill string. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-drill-rig-s-top-drive-drops-uncontrollably" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-drill-rig-s-top-drive-drops-uncontrollably#comments Marine & Offshore Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:44:00 +0000 41441 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Motores Hidráulicos Levantan Compuertas en Represa Mexicana http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/motores-hidr-ulicos-levantan-compuertas-en-represa-mexicana <div class="node-body blog-body"><p class="rtejustify"><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2016/10/11/uploads/2017/01/three-men.jpg" target="_self"><img alt="" src="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2016/10/11/uploads/2017/01/three-men.jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 391px; margin: 10px;" title="Figura 1: Empleados de Bosch Rexroth (de izquierda a derecha) Manuel Schuhmann, Martín Gómez y Abraham Huerta parados frente a las compuertas modernizadas para mostrar la escala." /></a></p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/motores-hidr-ulicos-levantan-compuertas-en-represa-mexicana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/motores-hidr-ulicos-levantan-compuertas-en-represa-mexicana#comments Other Industries Hydraulic Pumps & Motors H&amp;P en tu idioma! Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000 41431 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic-Electric Analogies: Transmission Comparisons, Part 2 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electric-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> From the point of view of hydrostatic transmission, pumps and motors are essentially the same machine. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From the point of view of hydrostatic transmission, pumps and motors are essentially the same machine.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electric-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electric-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-2#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:18:00 +0000 41381 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com An Alternative to Displacement Controls http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/alternative-displacement-controls <div class="field-byline"> James D. Van de Ven, University of Minnesota </div> <div class="field-deck"> Variable-displacement pumps have emerged as an energy-efficient means of matching hydraulic power transmission to a varying load. The latest method under evaluation is to use alternating-current hydraulics. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Variable-displacement pumps have emerged as an energy-efficient means of matching hydraulic power transmission to a varying load. The latest method under evaluation is to use alternating-current hydraulics. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/alternative-displacement-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/alternative-displacement-controls#comments Controls & Instrumentation Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:13:00 +0000 41351 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Motors Give Mexican Dam a Big Lift http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift <div class="field-deck"> Electromechanical drives on spillway gates at Mexico’s Malpaso Dam needed to be replaced. Low-speed, high-torque hydraulic motors proved not only to be the best solution, but also serve as a blueprint for the future retrofitting of dams. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electromechanical drives on spillway gates at Mexico’s Malpaso Dam needed to be replaced. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motors-give-mexican-dam-big-lift#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:42:00 +0000 41221 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic-Electrical Analogies: Transmission Comparisons, Part 1 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electrical-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-1 <div class="field-deck"> The hydrostatic transmission and Ward Leonard generator-motor drive are so perfectly analogous to one another that they must be included in any complete review of analogies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The hydrostatic transmission and Ward Leonard generator-motor drive are so perfectly analogous to one another that they must be included in any complete review of analogies.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electrical-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-electrical-analogies-transmission-comparisons-part-1#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Thu, 15 Dec 2016 19:38:00 +0000 41151 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Loader-Backhoe Offers Power, Low Maintenance, and Economy http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/loader-backhoe-offers-power-low-maintenance-and-economy <div class="field-byline"> Alan Hitchcox </div> <div class="field-deck"> Case Construction Equipment's 580N EP is a lower-horsepower version of the 580N with the same lift capacity and breakout force with greater fuel efficiency. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Case Construction Equipment, Racine, Wis., has added a Tier-4 Final version to its popular 580N series of loader backhoes. The 580N EP is a lower-horsepower version...</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/loader-backhoe-offers-power-low-maintenance-and-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/loader-backhoe-offers-power-low-maintenance-and-economy#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:47:00 +0000 40921 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com NFPA Reveals Latest CCEFP Projects http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/nfpa-reveals-latest-ccefp-projects <div class="node-body article-body">The CCEFP's Industry Engagement Committee reviewed and ultimately selected 10 fluid-power-related research projects that will receive funding.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/nfpa-reveals-latest-ccefp-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/nfpa-reveals-latest-ccefp-projects#comments Controls & Instrumentation Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Hydraulic Valves News Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:07:00 +0000 40821 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com A Smart New Tool for Predictive Maintenance http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/smart-new-tool-predictive-maintenance <div class="field-byline"> Matt Belisle, PumpMD </div> <div class="field-deck"> Your smartphone can monitor a hydraulic pump’s health to keep it out of the ER. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Your smartphone can monitor a hydraulic pump’s health to keep it out of the ER.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/smart-new-tool-predictive-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/smart-new-tool-predictive-maintenance#comments Maintenance Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:22:00 +0000 40791 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com