Hydraulic Pumps & Motors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Hydraulics in the Limelight http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulics-limelight <div class="field-deck"> Unseen hydraulics bring on-stage performances to life. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Whether you&rsquo;re into ballet or hip-hop, the staging and special effects now play a major role in performances at many modern theaters and arenas. Behind the scenes, much of the action is thanks to state-of-the-art hydraulic drives.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulics-limelight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulics-limelight#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:13:00 +0000 28341 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Mighty Minis of Construction http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/mighty-minis-construction <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Construction equipment requires lots of power for digging, breaking, hauling, and any other heavy-duty task at hand. But just because compact construction machines are smaller than their full-size counterparts doesn&rsquo;t mean they can skimp on power. They still need plenty of force for digging, high torque for drilling, and enough power to work quickly.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/mighty-minis-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/mighty-minis-construction#comments Construction Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:52:00 +0000 28331 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Booster-intensifiers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/booster-intensifiers <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2014/08/boosters.jpg" style="width: 180px; height: 133px; float: right;" />Line of intensifiers and boosters is intended for any low, medium, or high-pressure application. Hydraulic boosters convert low-pressure shop air into hydraulic (including water hydraulic) power at high pressure. The boosters come with hard-coated aluminum tubing to provide a wear-resistant, low-friction surface.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/booster-intensifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Other Technologies Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Mon, 11 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 28261 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Improving Operational Speeds in Agricultural Equipment http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/improving-operational-speeds-agricultural-equipment <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The past few years, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have made tremendous strides integrating advanced automation techniques into their machines. With the use of electronics and electro-hydraulics</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/improving-operational-speeds-agricultural-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/improving-operational-speeds-agricultural-equipment#comments White Papers Other Technologies Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:30:00 +0000 27971 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com 25 Years Ago: Crash Course on Clutches http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/25-years-ago-crash-course-clutches <div class="field-byline"> Joseph A. Montaine and Bernard T. Novy, Logan Clutch Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article, originally published in the August 1989 issue of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, describes the reasons for using clutches in fluid power systems and how they operate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/25-years-ago-crash-course-clutches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/25-years-ago-crash-course-clutches#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Other Components Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 27951 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Learning from troubleshooting http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/learning-troubleshooting <div class="node-body blog-body">If you like our monthly Troubleshooting Challenge, you should love this.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/hitch-post">The Hitch Post</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/learning-troubleshooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/learning-troubleshooting#comments Maintenance Hydraulic Pumps & Motors The Hitch Post Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:19:00 +0000 27921 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Motor Reverses Itself http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motor-reverses-itself <div class="field-deck"> The Danfoss Reverse Displacement Motor features an integrated proportional shifting valve that allows smooth, on-the-go reversing using system pressure. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Danfoss Power Solutions, Ames, Iowa, recently introduced its Reverse Displacement Motor (RDM), which reverses direction without requiring an external directional-control valve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motor-reverses-itself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-motor-reverses-itself#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:00:00 +0000 27891 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com LSHT Motor Is Foundation of Drive http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/lsht-motor-foundation-drive <div class="field-deck"> The Black Bruin S series hydraulic motor offers high efficiency because its cam-roller radial-piston design converts hydraulic energy directly to final speed and torque without the need for gearing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American Piledriving Equipment (APE), Kent, Wash., forms the foundation of large construction projects. Literally. Among the many heavy-duty machines the company designs and manufactures are top-drive augers, which drill holes into the ground for foundations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/lsht-motor-foundation-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/lsht-motor-foundation-drive#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:06:00 +0000 27831 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com 50 Years Ago: Hydraulics in the Boeing 727 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/aerospace/50-years-ago-hydraulics-boeing-727 <div class="field-byline"> James E. Klansnik, The Boeing Co. </div> <div class="field-deck"> The 727, latest and smallest of the Boeing family of passenger jets, makes greater use of hydraulic power than the 707 and the 720. Reliability and maintainability studies revealed the areas on which system and component design development should be concentrated. The studies resulted in a greatly improved hydraulic system. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article, originally published in the July 1964 issue of Hydraulics & Pneumatics, describes the hydraulic features of the original Boeing 727 airliner. It is presented here for its archival and historic value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/aerospace/50-years-ago-hydraulics-boeing-727" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/aerospace/50-years-ago-hydraulics-boeing-727#comments Aerospace Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:49:00 +0000 27571 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Hydraulic Motor Presents Problem on Coal Conveyor http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-motor-presents-problem-coal-conveyor <div class="node-body article-body">A power plant has a conveyor that carries coal from a barge on the Ohio River to a storage pile. The beginning of the conveyor starts 10 ft below ground level and carries material up about 40 ft above the ground.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-motor-presents-problem-coal-conveyor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-motor-presents-problem-coal-conveyor#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:20:00 +0000 27551 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com