Applications http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en All-stainless-steel air cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/7082/TechZone-Cylinders <div class="node-body article-body">A line of stainless-steel cylinders is designed for food-processing and pharmaceutical applications. All-threaded construction cylinders are fully repairable, and their crevice-free design simplifies washdowns and clean-ups. Available in 1 1 ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/7082/TechZone-Cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food & Beverage Cylinders & Actuators Marine & Offshore Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:36:00 +0000 4197 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Russia Constructing World’s Largest Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/marine-offshore/russia-constructing-world-s-largest-nuclear-powered-icebreaker <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Russian Federation has begun construction of the world&rsquo;s largest universal nuclear-powered icebreaker at a reported cost of 36,959 billion rubles ($1.16 billion). Capable of navigating in both the Arctic Ocean and the shallow waters of Siberian rivers, the 173-m (568 ft) vessel is being built by the Baltiysky Zavod shipyard in St Petersburg and scheduled for completion by 2017.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/marine-offshore/russia-constructing-world-s-largest-nuclear-powered-icebreaker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/marine-offshore/russia-constructing-world-s-largest-nuclear-powered-icebreaker#comments Marine & Offshore Fri, 13 Mar 2015 01:07:00 +0000 31481 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Electronic Hose Monitor Looks for Leaks http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hose-tubing/electronic-hose-monitor-looks-leaks <div class="node-body article-body">Designed to check for ruptures in hoses, the SKF Hose Connection Control (HCC) monitors lubrication and hydraulic lines on construction equipment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hose-tubing/electronic-hose-monitor-looks-leaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hose-tubing/electronic-hose-monitor-looks-leaks#comments Construction Controls & Instrumentation Hose & Tubing Thu, 12 Mar 2015 19:26:00 +0000 31441 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulics Powers Off-Road HVAC System http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/hydraulics-powers-road-hvac-system <div class="field-deck"> Hydraulics for air conditioning? And heat? Under certain conditions, hydraulics wins out over electric motors and belt drives for powering climate-control systems in large off-highway vehicles. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hydraulics for air conditioning? And heat? Under certain conditions, hydraulics wins out over electric motors and belt drives for powering climate-control systems in large off-highway vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/hydraulics-powers-road-hvac-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/hydraulics-powers-road-hvac-system#comments Controls & Instrumentation Hydraulic Valves Rail, Truck & Bus Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:07:00 +0000 31301 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Gentlemen, Stop Your Engines! http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/gentlemen-stop-your-engines <div class="field-byline"> Artur Gabriel, Atlas Weyhausen </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automatic start-stop systems conserve fuel by shutting off the engine when it’s not needed. This technology has now found its way into wheel loaders — with a reduction in fuel consumption by as much as 30%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/gentlemen-stop-your-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/gentlemen-stop-your-engines#comments Construction Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +0000 31271 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>Atlas Weyhausen&rsquo;s new AR60 wheel loader uses a hydraulic start-stop system to reduce fuel consumption by as much as 30%.</p> Ceramic Air Valves Never Fail http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/ceramic-air-valves-never-fail <div class="field-deck"> Multiple daily failures of valves in a smelting operation’s cranes led to a switch to ceramic valves, which have so far delivered 100% reliability and significantly lowered costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Multiple daily failures of valves in a smelting operation’s cranes led to a switch to ceramic valves, which have so far delivered 100% reliability and significantly lowered costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/ceramic-air-valves-never-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/ceramic-air-valves-never-fail#comments Other Industries Pneumatic Valves Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:38:00 +0000 31251 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic Drives on the Move http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-drives-move <div class="field-deck"> Proven in heavy-vehicle applications, where they have reduced fuel consumption and saved on brakes, hydraulic hybrid drives may find their way into smaller vehicles. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vehicles that require a lot of power are finding hydraulic hybrid drives to be more efficient than their electric hybrid brethren.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-drives-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-drives-move#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:36:00 +0000 30461 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com All-Stainless Air Cylinders Are Ideal for Washdown Applications http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/all-stainless-air-cylinders-are-ideal-washdown-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Applications in food processing palnts can really be tough on machine components &mdash; especially air cylinders. That&#39;s because government agencies require frequent washdown of equipment that comes in direct or incidental contact with food products. These regulations are enacted not only to protect our food supply, but also to protect workers at the food processing plants.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/all-stainless-air-cylinders-are-ideal-washdown-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/all-stainless-air-cylinders-are-ideal-washdown-applications#comments Food & Beverage Cylinders & Actuators Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:25:00 +0000 30341 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com A True Steam Shovel http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/true-steam-shovel <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I&#39;m a member of our local historical society, and I often look through old pics and negatives when I visit. Last night I came a cross this picture of a steal shovel excavating for a junior high school, which was dedicated in 1922. So this image was probably taken in 1921.</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/true-steam-shovel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/true-steam-shovel#comments Construction The Hitch Post Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:43:00 +0000 30321 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Ohio Town Welcomes First Hydraulic Hybrid Garbage Trucks http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/waste-management/ohio-town-welcomes-first-hydraulic-hybrid-garbage-trucks <div class="field-deck"> Leadership of Oberlin, Ohio seizes opportunity from disaster </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Shortly after midnight on February 15, 2014, firefighters in Oberlin, Ohio responded to a fire at the city&rsquo;s refuse vehicle garage. The building housed all six of the city&rsquo;s refuse collection and recycling trucks. All of them were destroyed. Scott Broadwell, President of Oberlin&rsquo;s City Council, said it was fortunate that no one was injured in the incident, and leadership for the city of Oberlin acted quickly by renting two trucks to begin waste collection the following Tuesday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/waste-management/ohio-town-welcomes-first-hydraulic-hybrid-garbage-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/waste-management/ohio-town-welcomes-first-hydraulic-hybrid-garbage-trucks#comments Accumulators Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Waste Management News Mon, 05 Jan 2015 20:02:00 +0000 29951 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com