Controls & Instrumentation http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en Capacity Controls Deliver Energy—and Cost—Savings http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/capacity-controls-deliver-energy-and-cost-savings <div class="field-deck"> The greatest opportunity to save power, particularly in multiple-compressor facilities, lies in correcting the misuse or poor application of compressor-unloading controls. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Energy and power efficiency differ for all types of capacity controls. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/capacity-controls-deliver-energy-and-cost-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/capacity-controls-deliver-energy-and-cost-savings#comments Controls & Instrumentation Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:55:00 +0000 30541 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Linear Position Sensors Target Port-Mounted Applications http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/linear-position-sensors-target-port-mounted-applications <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MR series of linear position sensors are intended as a replacement for magnetostrictive sensors, specifically targeting port-mounted applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/linear-position-sensors-target-port-mounted-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/linear-position-sensors-target-port-mounted-applications#comments Products Controls & Instrumentation Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:52:00 +0000 30431 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Multi-Domain Modeling and Simulation Intended for Fluid Power http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/multi-domain-modeling-and-simulation-intended-fluid-power <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.mscsoftware.com/product/easy5" target="_blank">Easy5 software</a> is a graphics-based tool for modeling, simulation, and design of multi-domain dynamic systems characterized by differential, difference, and algebraic equations. Systems that can be analyzed using Easy5 include hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electrical, thermal, powertrain, vehicle dynamics, digital/analog control systems, and more.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/multi-domain-modeling-and-simulation-intended-fluid-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/multi-domain-modeling-and-simulation-intended-fluid-power#comments Other Technologies Controls & Instrumentation Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:15:00 +0000 30161 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Sensing Decisions Under Pressure http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/sensing-decisions-under-pressure <div class="field-byline"> Ketan Mehta, Honeywell Sensing &amp; Control Group </div> <div class="field-deck"> Important considerations must be weighed when specifying pressure sensors for pneumatic systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Important considerations must be weighed when specifying pressure sensors for pneumatic systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/sensing-decisions-under-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/sensing-decisions-under-pressure#comments Controls & Instrumentation Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:45:00 +0000 29721 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Fluid condition monitors http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/fluid-condition-monitors <div class="node-body article-body">AZ 2 ATEX fluid condition monitors feature eight-channel contamination measurement and display; measurement of international standard forms; data logging and 4000 test memory; and PLC control across various communication protocols. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/fluid-condition-monitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/fluid-condition-monitors#comments Controls & Instrumentation Hydraulic Fluids Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:19:00 +0000 29621 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Electronic controllers offer drop-in replacement http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-controllers-offer-drop-replacement <div class="node-body article-body">The P-Series Bear Bones controllers, consisting of open-board controllers, specialty function expanders, and I/O expanders, have a footprint identical to the original Bear Bones series, making them mechanical drop-in replacements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-controllers-offer-drop-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-controllers-offer-drop-replacement#comments Controls & Instrumentation Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:49:00 +0000 29601 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pump Controls Optimize HPU Performance http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/pump-controls-optimize-hpu-performance <div class="field-byline"> William Fischer, The Oilgear Co. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Through the proper selection of variable-volume pump control, the hydraulic system engineer can design a circuit that will offer the best performance with the most efficient use of available energy. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Through the proper selection of variable-volume pump control, the hydraulic system engineer can design a circuit that will offer the best performance with the most efficient use of available energy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/pump-controls-optimize-hpu-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/pump-controls-optimize-hpu-performance#comments Controls & Instrumentation Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:03:00 +0000 29571 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Options Add Functionality to Motion Controllers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/options-add-functionality-motion-controllers <div class="field-byline"> Jacob Paso, Delta Computer Systems Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> A motion-control solution that supports custom feedback capability adds flexibility to systems constrained by the sensor/motion-axes relationship. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A motion-control solution that supports custom feedback capability adds flexibility to systems constrained by the sensor/motion-axes relationship.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/options-add-functionality-motion-controllers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/options-add-functionality-motion-controllers#comments Controls & Instrumentation Other Components Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:40:00 +0000 29151 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Simpler System Soups Up Productivity http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/food-beverage/simpler-system-soups-productivity-0 <div class="field-byline"> Alexis Coffey, Editorial Intern </div> <div class="field-deck"> Can Lines partners with Festo to develop a state-of-the-art retort basket unloading system that improves productivity by 30%. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Can Lines partners with Festo to develop a state-of-the-art retort basket unloading system that improves productivity by 30%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/food-beverage/simpler-system-soups-productivity-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/food-beverage/simpler-system-soups-productivity-0#comments Food & Beverage Controls & Instrumentation Packaging Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:25:00 +0000 28981 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com White paper discusses processor power and energy efficiency http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/white-paper-discusses-processor-power-and-energy-efficiency <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>AutomationDirect recently released a&nbsp; white paper titled, &ldquo;Processor Power and Energy Efficiency&rdquo;, which explains how consumer electronic microprocessor improvements also provide a catalyst for industrial automation advancements.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Modern electronic devices, such as smart phones, tablets, etc. can be used to perform myriad tasks, including messaging, photos, videos, music, alarms, day planners, GPS and more. The same trend of combining what once required several components into one device is also apparent in industrial automation.<br /> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/fluid-power-talk">Fluid Power Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/white-paper-discusses-processor-power-and-energy-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/white-paper-discusses-processor-power-and-energy-efficiency#comments Controls & Instrumentation Fluid Power Talk Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:01:00 +0000 28901 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com