Applications http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Pack Your Bags for Pack Expo 2015 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/packaging/pack-your-bags-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="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/packaging/pack-your-bags-pack-expo-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/packaging/pack-your-bags-pack-expo-2015#comments Other Technologies Packaging Seals Vacuum Technology Events Community Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:38:00 +0000 33601 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Fluid-Power Course Covers Hydraulic Essentials http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/fluid-power-course-covers-hydraulic-essentials <div class="node-body article-body">Due to a growing registration rate, MSOE's Applied Technology Center offers more Professional Education seminars in 2016. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/fluid-power-course-covers-hydraulic-essentials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/fluid-power-course-covers-hydraulic-essentials#comments Technologies Applications News Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:40:00 +0000 33521 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com The Sweet Spot for Hydraulic Hybrids http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/sweet-spot-hydraulic-hybrids <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I met with officials of Lightning Hybrids at the Work Truck Show, held earlier this year in Indianapolis. Lightning Hybrids held a press conference and allowed show attendees to test drive a delivery truck equipped with a hybrid hydraulic drive. It was fun and interesting to drive the vehicle, but a conversation with company officials clarified some points I had pondered about hydraulic hybrids.</p></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/sweet-spot-hydraulic-hybrids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/sweet-spot-hydraulic-hybrids#comments Rail, Truck & Bus The Hitch Post Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:10:00 +0000 33331 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Cylinders Provide Muscle for Pipelaying http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/marine-offshore/hydraulic-cylinders-provide-muscle-pipelaying <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Enerpac supplied dozens of high-pressure hydraulic cylinders for the topside lift system beams on Allseas &lsquo;Pioneering Spirit&rsquo; vessel. The cylinders are an integral part of the vessel&rsquo;s lift system, enabling the installation and decommissioning of complete topsides weighing up to metric 48,000 tons. &lsquo;Pioneering Spirit&rsquo; is the largest platform installation, decommissioning, and pipelay vessel in the world. The vessel&rsquo;s 16 lifting beams feature 64 Enerpac CLRG-Series&nbsp; double-acting hydraulic cylinders arranged in groups of four.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/marine-offshore/hydraulic-cylinders-provide-muscle-pipelaying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/marine-offshore/hydraulic-cylinders-provide-muscle-pipelaying#comments Cylinders & Actuators Marine & Offshore Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:45:00 +0000 32981 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Flow Dividers Lend a Hand at the Farm http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/flow-dividers-lend-hand-farm <div class="node-body article-body">Altec, which designs, manufactures, and distributes a wide range of agricultural implements for handling sheep-, cattle-, horse-, and goat-breeding processes, now uses Webtec's flow dividers to further farm-proof its machinery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/flow-dividers-lend-hand-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/flow-dividers-lend-hand-farm#comments Agricultural Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:07:00 +0000 32971 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Toughened-Up Hitch Control Also Drops in Price http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/toughened-hitch-control-also-drops-price <div class="field-deck"> When introducing an electrohydraulic hitch control to the Indian market, engineers had not accounted for the hostile conditions typically found on Indian farms. After some seat-of-the-pants modifications, a revised hitch control not only stands up to tough conditions, but carries a lower price tag as well. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When introducing an electrohydraulic hitch control to the Indian market, engineers had not accounted for the hostile conditions typically found on Indian farms. After some seat-of-the-pants modifications, a revised hitch control not only stands up to tough conditions, but carries a lower price tag as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/toughened-hitch-control-also-drops-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/toughened-hitch-control-also-drops-price#comments Agricultural Controls & Instrumentation Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:41:00 +0000 32911 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Controls Squeeze Performance from Grape Harvesters http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/controls-squeeze-performance-grape-harvesters <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Herrin, Danfoss Power Solutions </div> <div class="field-deck"> Grape and olive harvesting often involves steep slopes on wet ground—conditions that push traction control to its limits. Oxbo International answers this challenge with an electrohydraulic control system that eases the burden on operators while also conserving fuel. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Grape and olive harvesting often involves steep slopes on wet ground—conditions that push traction control to its limits. Oxbo International answers this challenge with an electrohydraulic control system that eases the burden on operators while also conserving fuel. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/controls-squeeze-performance-grape-harvesters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/controls-squeeze-performance-grape-harvesters#comments Agricultural Controls & Instrumentation Mon, 08 Jun 2015 20:49:00 +0000 32821 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Weather-Resistant Valves Give Buses a Lift http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/weather-resistant-valves-give-buses-lift <div class="field-byline"> Paxton Augustine, Parker Hannifin </div> <div class="field-deck"> The harsh winter of 2014-2015 brought many of us to our knees, but city buses fitted with pneumatic-valve control modules designed for these harsh conditions proved more than a match for Old Man Winter. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The harsh winter of 2014-2015 brought many of us to our knees, but city buses fitted with pneumatic-valve control modules designed for these harsh conditions proved more than a match for Old Man Winter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/weather-resistant-valves-give-buses-lift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/weather-resistant-valves-give-buses-lift#comments Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Mon, 08 Jun 2015 18:51:00 +0000 32781 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Lumberyard Stacker Cylinder Drops http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-lumberyard-stacker-cylinder-drops <div class="node-body article-body">A lumber company had an older yard stacker machine that they wanted to put back into service. The problem: The boom lift cylinder would drop when the operator also rotated the forks at the same time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-lumberyard-stacker-cylinder-drops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-lumberyard-stacker-cylinder-drops#comments Forestry & Lumber Cylinders & Actuators Tue, 19 May 2015 14:09:00 +0000 32631 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Strength in Numbers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/strength-numbers <div class="field-byline"> Marty Worth, Whayne Supply Co. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Four years of field use and analysis of vehicle maintenance histories reveal that the addition of high-strength magnets to hydraulic filtration systems can reduce service expenses up to 80%. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four years of field use and analysis of vehicle maintenance histories reveal that the addition of high-strength magnets to hydraulic filtration systems can reduce service expenses up to 80%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/strength-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/strength-numbers#comments Hydraulic Filters Rail, Truck & Bus Fri, 15 May 2015 16:26:00 +0000 32451 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com