Entertainment http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en Eiffel Tower Gets Lift from Hydraulics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/eiffel-tower-gets-lift-hydraulics <div class="node-body article-body">Five hydraulic elevators originally installed when the Eiffel Tower was erected have gone through various stages of modernization, but their basic mechanical principles still hold form.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/eiffel-tower-gets-lift-hydraulics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/eiffel-tower-gets-lift-hydraulics#comments Entertainment Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:52:00 +0000 39581 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Engineering Principles Kids Are Exploring at the USA Science Fair (.PDF Download) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/engineering-principles-kids-are-exploring-usa-science-fair-pdf-download <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/engineering-principles-kids-are-exploring-usa-science-fair-pdf-download" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/site-files/hydraulicspneumatics.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/Capture.JPG_.crop_display.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This handout, written for the USA Science Fair, is designed to help students (young and old) see the basic engineering principles of things they use, play with, drive, or enjoy in their daily lives.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/datasheet/engineering-principles-kids-are-exploring-usa-science-fair-pdf-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Community Wed, 13 Apr 2016 20:56:00 +0000 37971 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com What if the Debates Were Run Like a Technical Conference? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/what-if-debates-were-run-technical-conference <div class="node-body article-body">Using the technology employed at many technical conferences could help tone down the circus-like Q&A atmosphere of the presidential candidate debates.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/what-if-debates-were-run-technical-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/what-if-debates-were-run-technical-conference#comments Entertainment Mon, 14 Mar 2016 13:12:00 +0000 37481 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulics Set the Stage at the Biggest Water Show on Earth http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/hydraulics-set-stage-biggest-water-show-earth <div class="node-body article-body">Technology, along with theatrical and athletic talent, adds to the spectacle of a groundbreaking production. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/hydraulics-set-stage-biggest-water-show-earth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/entertainment/hydraulics-set-stage-biggest-water-show-earth#comments Entertainment News Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:05:00 +0000 35361 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Courtesy of TheHouseofDancingWater.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Elephant House Doors Open on Their Own http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/troubleshooting-challenge-elephant-house-doors-open-their-own <div class="node-body article-body">St. Louis Zoo officials asked Valtec Hydraulics Inc., St. Louis, to design a preventive maintenance program for hydraulic system in the zoo’s elephant house. A problem occurred after Valtec changed all five pressure filters during normal scheduled service. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/troubleshooting-challenge-elephant-house-doors-open-their-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/maintenance/troubleshooting-challenge-elephant-house-doors-open-their-own#comments Maintenance Entertainment Cylinders & Actuators Hydraulic Valves Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:10:00 +0000 32061 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Heading to an amusement park this summer? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/heading-amusement-park-summer <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>If you plan on going to an amusement park this year, you may find our coverage of hydraulics and pneumatics technology at theme parks of interests.</p> <p>Some of the attractions described are no longer in service, but, then again, many of them are alive and well:</p> <p><a href="/entertainment/fluid-power-provides-thrills-and-mystery" target="_blank">Click here</a> to read about Millennium Force and Power Tower at Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio.</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/heading-amusement-park-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/heading-amusement-park-summer#comments Entertainment The Hitch Post Mon, 12 May 2014 15:19:00 +0000 26781 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Bionic Kangaroo Brought to Life by Pneumatics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/bionic-kangaroo-brought-life-pneumatics <div class="field-byline"> Iliza Sokol </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Festo’s BionicKangaroo combines both pneumatic and electric drive components to accurately replicate the jumping pattern of an actual kangaroo.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/bionic-kangaroo-brought-life-pneumatics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/bionic-kangaroo-brought-life-pneumatics#comments Entertainment Controls & Instrumentation Cylinders & Actuators Pneumatic Valves Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:22:00 +0000 26281 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="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> <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 Electrohydraulics runs giant elephant http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/electrohydraulics-runs-giant-elephant <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> Gigantic. Majestic. Futuristic. Even scary. Those are just some of the words that describe the Great Elephant at Machines of the Isle, in Nantes, France, birthplace of science fiction pioneer Jules Verne. Not surprisingly, something this big uses the power and control of hydraulics.</p> <p></p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/electrohydraulics-runs-giant-elephant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/electrohydraulics-runs-giant-elephant#comments Entertainment The Hitch Post Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:37:00 +0000 20571 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Water hydraulics in your back yard? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/water-hydraulics-your-back-yard <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> I received an email this morning from a company looking for hydraulic component suppliers for their innovative backyard swimming pool design. And visiting their site, seeing their pictures and video, have made me wish I could have such a pool (but never will, alas!)</p></div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/water-hydraulics-your-back-yard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/water-hydraulics-your-back-yard#comments Entertainment Fluid Power Talk Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:14:00 +0000 20491 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com