Construction http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en Fluid Does Double Duty in Construction Equipment http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-fluids/fluid-does-double-duty-construction-equipment <div class="field-deck"> Reducing operating costs and increasing productivity were top of mind for these construction companies as they implemented high-efficiency hydraulic fluids. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Construction companies always want to get projects done on time and under budget, and a high-efficiency hydraulic fluid lets them do both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-fluids/fluid-does-double-duty-construction-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-fluids/fluid-does-double-duty-construction-equipment#comments Construction Hydraulic Fluids Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:23:00 +0000 27681 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com 50 years ago in Hydraulics & Pneumatics — May 1964 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/50-years-ago-hydraulics-pneumatics-may-1964 <div class="field-byline"> By Alexis Coffey, Editorial Intern </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>50 years ago in Hydraulics &amp; Pneumatics &mdash; May 1964</strong></p> <p>The May 1964 issue of Hydraulics &amp; Pneumatics described an asphalt paving machines rugged enough to withstand severe jarring of trucks backing into them, yet sensitive enough to produce smooth, even surfaces. A good, finished surface must be true to grade (elevation in the longitudinal direction) and transverse slope.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/50-years-ago-hydraulics-pneumatics-may-1964" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/50-years-ago-hydraulics-pneumatics-may-1964#comments Construction News Fri, 02 May 2014 20:42:00 +0000 26561 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Image Gallery: The Las Vegas High Roller - World’s Largest Observation Wheel http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/image-gallery-las-vegas-high-roller-world-s-largest-observation-wheel <div class="field-byline"> A staff report </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">The world's largest observation wheel, the Las Vegas High Roller, was recently constructed at a height of 550 ft. and a total 1120-passenger capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/image-gallery-las-vegas-high-roller-world-s-largest-observation-wheel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/image-gallery-las-vegas-high-roller-world-s-largest-observation-wheel#comments Construction Entertainment News Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:28:00 +0000 24481 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Cat makes a big impact with its hybrid excavator http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/cat-makes-big-impact-its-hybrid-excavator <div class="field-deck"> Hydraulics technology wins out over electric for hybrid drives in large excavators. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hydraulics technology wins out over electric for hybrid drives in large excavators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/cat-makes-big-impact-its-hybrid-excavator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/cat-makes-big-impact-its-hybrid-excavator#comments Construction Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:30:00 +0000 24231 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Efficient valve targeted for smaller Tier 4 off-highway machines http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/efficient-valve-targeted-smaller-tier-4-highway-machines <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <img alt="" src="/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/uploads/2013/09/Skid--steer-loader-P.gif" style="width: 300px; height: 201px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />Bosch Rexroth&rsquo;s ML-18 pressure-compensated load-sensing control valves may take energy efficiency to the next level. The ML-18 design was developed to reduce power consumption on new Tier 4 applications, such as skid steers, small wheel loaders, and material handlers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/efficient-valve-targeted-smaller-tier-4-highway-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/efficient-valve-targeted-smaller-tier-4-highway-machines#comments Construction Wed, 11 Sep 2013 18:17:00 +0000 23381 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic motor helps supply electrical power http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-amp-motors/hydraulic-motor-helps-supply-electrical-power <div class="field-deck"> The small size of hydraulic motors makes then ideal for powering generators for mobile equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electric power from hydraulics? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-amp-motors/hydraulic-motor-helps-supply-electrical-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-amp-motors/hydraulic-motor-helps-supply-electrical-power#comments Construction Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:34:00 +0000 22791 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Cartridge valves add flexibility to excavators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/cartridge-valves-add-flexibility-excavators <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Engcon AB, Str&ouml;msund, Sweden, is the world&rsquo;s leading manufacturer of tilt rotators &mdash; attachments that are installed between an excavator&rsquo;s boom and bucket to continuous 360&deg; rotation and &plusmn;40&deg; lateral pivoting of the bucket or other end tool. Engcon&rsquo;s tilt rotators are equipped with a hydraulic motor for rotation and double-acting cylinders for optimized tilting force and even load distribution. Engcon&acute;s tilt rotators can be used on most existing excavators and backhoe loaders within a weight range of 11&frasl;2 to 32 tons.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/cartridge-valves-add-flexibility-excavators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-valves/cartridge-valves-add-flexibility-excavators#comments Construction Mining Hydraulic Valves Manifolds & HICs Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:41:00 +0000 21781 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com AEM to create new international construction trade shows http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/aem-create-new-international-construction-trade-shows <div class="field-deck"> The Association of Equipment Manufacturers will create ConExpo Latin America and form a joint venture with Messe Munchen in South Africa. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced today that it is expanding its global events, with the launch of<font face="Tahoma, Verdana, Helvetica, Arial"><font size="2"><span style="font-size:10pt"> <a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/ifpe-conexpo-change-dates" target="_blank">ConExpo</a> Latin America</span></font></font> and a joint venture with Messe M&uuml;nchen to host a <a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/bauma-2013-puts-spotlight-efficiency" target="_blank">bauma event </a>in South Africa, called bC Expo South Africa (Pty) Ltd.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/aem-create-new-international-construction-trade-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/aem-create-new-international-construction-trade-shows#comments Construction Events Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:39:00 +0000 20581 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Photos from bauma 2010 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/photos-bauma-2010 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p> bauma 2013 will take place April 15-21 in Munich. This event, which is held every three years, is the largest construction trade show in the world, featuring machinery makers and fluid power component suppliers. Read &quot;<a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/bauma-2013-puts-spotlight-efficiency" target="_blank">bauma 2013 puts a spotlight on efficiency</a>&quot; for a look at some of the featured exhibits at this event as well as a list of key fluid power exhibitors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/photos-bauma-2010" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/construction/photos-bauma-2010#comments Construction Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:51:00 +0000 20071 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p> Photo courtesy of Messe M&uuml;nchen GmbH.</p> Keeping hydraulic oil clean helps ensure reliable machine operation http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/keeping-hydraulic-oil-clean-helps-ensure-reliable-machine-operation <div class="node-body article-body">Nephron filtration helps Linkbelt's hydraulic systems stay clean and operational.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/keeping-hydraulic-oil-clean-helps-ensure-reliable-machine-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/keeping-hydraulic-oil-clean-helps-ensure-reliable-machine-operation#comments Construction Hydraulic Filters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:51:00 +0000 19712 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com