Vacuum Technology en 2015 Engineering Salary Survey: Compensation Is Just the Beginning <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly 1,700 members of the fluid power industry participated in the Hydraulics & Pneumatics Salary Survey. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Accumulators Aerospace Agricultural Air Compressors Construction Maintenance Entertainment Other Technologies Air Filters and FRLs Food & Beverage Controls & Instrumentation Forestry & Lumber Cylinders & Actuators Machine Tools Fittings & Couplings Marine & Offshore Heat Exchangers Material Handling Hose & Tubing Mining Hydraulic Filters Other Industries Hydraulic Fluids Packaging Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Plastics & Injection Molding Hydraulic Valves Rail, Truck & Bus Manifolds & HICs Waste Management Other Components Pneumatic Valves Reservoirs & Accessories Seals Vacuum Technology Community Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:00:00 +0000 34451 at Pack Your Bags for Pack Expo 2015 <div class="field-deck"> As it does every other year, Pack Expo heads for Las Vegas, where it will be welcoming thousands of visitors September 28 to 30. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pack Expo Las Vegas, here we come! The 2015 show, which runs from September 28 to 30, will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Attendees can gain insights about innovations...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Other Technologies Packaging Seals Vacuum Technology Events Community Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:38:00 +0000 33601 at Getting Out of a Pickle with Vacuum Technology <div class="field-deck"> With more than 10,000 jars of pickles being processed every hour, Develey Senf & Feinkost GmbH turned to vacuum power for a new way to palletize the jars. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the large turnover at Pfarrkirchen, moving pickle jars becomes arduous work for Develey employees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vacuum Technology Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:39:00 +0000 33541 at Vacuum Systems for the Intelligent Factory <div class="field-byline"> Justin Katz </div> <div class="field-deck"> Industry 4.0-ready vacuum components offer numerous benefits in industrial automation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industry 4.0-ready vacuum components offer numerous benefits in industrial automation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vacuum Technology Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:58:00 +0000 33171 at Maintenance-Free Vacuum Cartridges Help Eliminate Clogs <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RTM series of maintenance-free venturi cartridges replace multi-stage pumps allowing dirt, dust, and debris to pass through the pump without clogging. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products Vacuum Technology Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:56:00 +0000 30441 at Multipurpose Grippers Designed for Automation Processes <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Parallel and angular grippers are designed for a range of automation processes. A magnetic piston for position sensing is included on all models. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products Vacuum Technology Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:38:00 +0000 30421 at Robotic handling gets a boost from pneumatics <div class="field-byline"> John Keane III, AMF Bakery Systems </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fast-acting, lightweight controls for bakery packaging operations speed production, save energy, and minimize downtime. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Richmond, Va.-based AMF Bakery Systems is a leading manufacturer of high-speed bakery equipment. The company’s automated systems perform virtually every bakery task, ranging from dough mixing and make-up to baking, packaging, and case loading. The company’s corporate goal is to develop innovative systems for automating bakery plants with a focus on quality, efficiency, and value. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technologies Pneumatic Valves Vacuum Technology Tue, 06 May 2014 19:53:00 +0000 26641 at Pneumatic elevator transports the disabled <div class="field-byline"> Alan Hitchcox, Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Vacuum — not compressed air — powers an elevator from floor to floor. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Vision 550 wheelchair-accessible home elevator from Nationwide Lifts uses vacuum and gravity to move an elevator cab up to 35 ft at speeds to 20 fpm inside a 53-in. tube. Its simple design gives it clear advantages over chair lifts and conventional elevators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Other Industries Vacuum Technology Fri, 02 May 2014 19:21:00 +0000 26571 at Vacuum pads <div class="node-body article-body"><p> SAB HT1 vacuum pads provide powerful and mark-free handling of glass and similar materials. HT1 material operates in temperatures to 170&deg;C. They guarantee high horizontal forces on glass with <img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 385px; height: 240px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />interleavant powder or wet glass, reducing the number or the size of the pads, which in turn reduces energy consumption. HT1 material increases suction pad lifetime by up to three times compared to standard bellows suction pads.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vacuum Technology Tue, 28 May 2013 14:05:00 +0000 21021 at Vacuum handling for the masses <div class="field-byline"> By Mason Nicholson, Schmalz Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Large-area vacuum grippers are built to move pallet loads of products. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Reliable handling plays a key role in automated production processes, whether moving individual components, packaging materials, or finished goods. Regardless of the product, the goods need to be transported quickly and safely, without damage, and with a cost-efficient handling system.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Material Handling Packaging Vacuum Technology Sat, 11 May 2013 21:33:00 +0000 20811 at