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Actuators Marine & Offshore Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:07:00 +0000 39561 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Reader Offers Advice to Prevent Spline Wear http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/reader-offers-advice-prevent-spline-wear <div class="field-byline"> Don Searles </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To solve the problem of the shaft prematurely wearing out in a dredge's vane pump, Loctite was applied to the small pump shaft and two internal splines.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/reader-offers-advice-prevent-spline-wear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/reader-offers-advice-prevent-spline-wear#comments Marine & Offshore Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fri, 10 Jun 2016 16:14:00 +0000 38691 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pneumatic Ballast Control Keeps Ships Fit for High Seas 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