Applications en Troubleshooting Challenge: Post-Hole Hammer Undergoes Pump Failures <div class="node-body article-body">The pressure-compensated pump in a hydraulic attachment for a front-end loader that hammered fence posts into the ground failed after only about two to three months of operation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Construction Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:02:00 +0000 36161 at Avoiding the Crowd <div class="node-body article-body">One manufacturer set out to overcome the problem of a large external control cabinet in packaging machines by doing a complete redesign using Festo’s CPX/MPA valve terminal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Controls & Instrumentation Packaging Pneumatic Valves Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:33:00 +0000 36101 at Air Valves Pull Three Shifts <div class="field-deck"> The trend in automation toward smaller, multifunctional components marches on. One of the latest developments is pneumatic multifunctional flow-control valves in machines that produce infusion and blood bags. These valves shorten assembly time and cut installation space in half. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the latest developments in automation is space-saving pneumatic multifunctional flow-control valves in machines that produce infusion and blood bags. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Packaging Pneumatic Valves Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:53:00 +0000 36091 at Road Resurfacer Practices Environmental Finesse <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>When it comes to repairing blacktop, <a href="" target="_blank">Bettis Asphalt &amp; Construction</a> is confident in the environmental finesse of its heating-and-milling machines. Unlike heavy trucks used in conventional overlays, the machines recycle 100% of the asphalt. But the company couldn&rsquo;t help but notice the impact of the high-temperature milling process on its hydraulic motors and gearboxes.</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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Construction Hydraulic Pumps & Motors News Fluid Power Talk Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:25:00 +0000 36081 at Machine Builder Unveils Green HPU <div class="node-body article-body">MJC Engineering's Green Hydraulic Power HPU can reduce electrical input energy by as much as 70%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Machine Tools Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:08:00 +0000 35971 at Tree Processor Comes Full Circle with Hydraulic Swivels <div class="node-body article-body">Southstar and United Equipment Accessories developed an electrical slip ring/hydraulic swivel combination assembly that creates a 360° rotating head for a multi-tree processor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Forestry & Lumber Fittings & Couplings Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:04:00 +0000 35751 at Construction Equipment Market Builds <div class="node-body article-body">Global sales of construction equipment are forecast to grow 3.9% in unit terms in 2016, according to economic forecasting and market research consultant, Off-Highway Research. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Construction News Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:03:00 +0000 35701 at Tough-Built Hydraulics Tackle Rough Terrain <div class="node-body article-body">Kalmar Global's RT022 rough-terrain telescopic forklift is compact enough to drive right inside a container, and has a 5,000-lb. lifting capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Other Industries Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:03:00 +0000 35671 at Hydraulics & Pneumatics Products of the Week (1/25-2/1) <div class="node-body gallery-body">The new product roundup includes push-to-connect fittings and flow-control valves, along with radial-piston hydraulic motors, and new standard cartridge valves. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products Food & Beverage Controls & Instrumentation Fittings & Couplings Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Mon, 25 Jan 2016 22:33:00 +0000 35651 at Servopneumatics Helps Spruce Up Subway Tunnels <div class="field-deck"> Tentacle-like suction nozzles and suction feet are positioned using the latest servopneumatics from Festo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Servopneumatics plays a key role in a new tunnel maintenance train built to improve the cleanliness of subways and make the job faster, easier, more effective, and at lower cost. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cylinders & Actuators Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Wed, 23 Dec 2015 19:58:00 +0000 35441 at