Agricultural http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en Troubleshooting Challenge: Accumulator Pre-Charge Changing http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-accumulator-pre-charge-changing <div class="node-body article-body">A mushroom farmer needed to solve the problem of their lift slowing down, and tried different methods to address possible issues with the HPU.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-accumulator-pre-charge-changing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/troubleshooting-challenge-accumulator-pre-charge-changing#comments Accumulators Agricultural Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:46:00 +0000 35071 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Manufacturer Invests in Tooling, NSF Certification http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/manufacturer-invests-tooling-nsf-certification <div class="node-body article-body">After focusing on a steady stream of improvements since 2011, Delavan Pumps Inc., Minneapolis, invested more than $300,000.00 in new tooling, NSF Certification, and marketing to it forward movement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/manufacturer-invests-tooling-nsf-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/manufacturer-invests-tooling-nsf-certification#comments Agricultural Cylinders & Actuators News Thu, 10 Sep 2015 15:53:00 +0000 34161 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 Seed Conveyor Has Self-Contained Hydraulics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/seed-conveyor-has-self-contained-hydraulics-0 <div class="field-deck"> Fitting a conveyor drive with its own hydraulic system eliminates the need for power from a tractor. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tractors, of course, have become an integral part of any farm. You’ll see them at work tilling the soil, planting seed, applying fertilizers and pesticides, harvesting, and preparing the soil for next year’s crop. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/seed-conveyor-has-self-contained-hydraulics-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/seed-conveyor-has-self-contained-hydraulics-0#comments Agricultural Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:01:00 +0000 27381 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydrostatic Drive Is "Berry" Precise http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/hydrostatic-drive-berry-precise <div class="field-deck"> A high-tech strawberry harvester, with vision and closed-loop dc-motor drives, relies on an electrohydraulic propulsion system for precise and efficient speed control. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Industrial robots have had a profound effect on manufacturing by improving productivity, quality, and consistency. But robots are no longer confined to the factory floor. Agricultural robots are beginning to take the place of human hands in tasks much more sensitive than those typically found in manufacturing. Agrobot, Oxnard, Calif., has been working with local growers to test and perfect its SW6010 robotic strawberry harvester in California.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/hydrostatic-drive-berry-precise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/hydrostatic-drive-berry-precise#comments Agricultural Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:47:00 +0000 27141 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com No More Tangles http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/no-more-tangles <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Rathburn, igus inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Choosing the right hose or cable carrier for your equipment can prevent kinks, tangles, and other damage as machine elements extend and retract. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>When hydraulic or pneumatic lines connect to a moving machine component, there are several ways to accommodate the motion. While the easiest is to simply allow slack hose, this method can lead to excess flexing, premature hose wear, and damage from pinching or exposure to other hazards. Hose reels are another possibility, but generally they are useful only for single or dual lines and may not accommodate longer travel distances or larger hose sizes easily.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/no-more-tangles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/no-more-tangles#comments Agricultural Hose & Tubing Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:34:00 +0000 25341 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Temposonics® MH-Series Sensors Enable the Next Generation of Vehicle Steering Systems http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/temposonics-mh-series-sensors-enable-next-generation-vehicle-steering-systems <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the past few years, the agricultural industry has gained new tools that, even 20 years ago, would have seemed more like scenes from a science fiction movie</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/temposonics-mh-series-sensors-enable-next-generation-vehicle-steering-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/temposonics-mh-series-sensors-enable-next-generation-vehicle-steering-systems#comments Agricultural White Papers Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:45:00 +0000 25171 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Harvester shakes up pistachio orchards http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/harvester-shakes-pistachio-orchards <div class="node-body article-body">A dual eccentric drive powered by hydraulic motors shakes pistachio trees, and hydraulic cylinders position collector assemblies to harvest pistachios from an entire tree in seconds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/harvester-shakes-pistachio-orchards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/agricultural/harvester-shakes-pistachio-orchards#comments Agricultural Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Wed, 03 Jul 2013 15:55:00 +0000 22151 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com