Rail, Truck & Bus http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Hydraulics & Pneumatics Products of the Week (1/25-2/1) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-125-21 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The new product roundup includes push-to-connect fittings and flow-control valves, along with radial-piston hydraulic motors, and new standard cartridge valves. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-125-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-125-21#comments Products Food & Beverage Controls & Instrumentation Fittings & Couplings Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Mon, 25 Jan 2016 22:33:00 +0000 35651 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Servopneumatics Helps Spruce Up Subway Tunnels http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels <div class="field-deck"> Tentacle-like suction nozzles and suction feet are positioned using the latest servopneumatics from Festo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Servopneumatics plays a key role in a new tunnel maintenance train built to improve the cleanliness of subways and make the job faster, easier, more effective, and at lower cost. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels#comments Cylinders & Actuators Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Wed, 23 Dec 2015 19:58:00 +0000 35441 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Gentle Giant Transports Molten Steel http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/gentle-giant-transports-molten-steel <div class="node-body article-body">The 3503 ladle carrier has a payload of 180 tons and is nearly 16 meters long. The ladle, placed in the transporter’s payload platform, can be hydraulically lowered onto the ground for crane loading.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/gentle-giant-transports-molten-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/gentle-giant-transports-molten-steel#comments Other Industries Rail, Truck & Bus Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:10:00 +0000 33731 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com The Sweet Spot for Hydraulic Hybrids http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/sweet-spot-hydraulic-hybrids <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I met with officials of Lightning Hybrids at the Work Truck Show, held earlier this year in Indianapolis. Lightning Hybrids held a press conference and allowed show attendees to test drive a delivery truck equipped with a hybrid hydraulic drive. It was fun and interesting to drive the vehicle, but a conversation with company officials clarified some points I had pondered about hydraulic hybrids.</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/sweet-spot-hydraulic-hybrids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/blog/sweet-spot-hydraulic-hybrids#comments Rail, Truck & Bus The Hitch Post Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:10:00 +0000 33331 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Weather-Resistant Valves Give Buses a Lift http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/weather-resistant-valves-give-buses-lift <div class="field-byline"> Paxton Augustine, Parker Hannifin </div> <div class="field-deck"> The harsh winter of 2014-2015 brought many of us to our knees, but city buses fitted with pneumatic-valve control modules designed for these harsh conditions proved more than a match for Old Man Winter. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The harsh winter of 2014-2015 brought many of us to our knees, but city buses fitted with pneumatic-valve control modules designed for these harsh conditions proved more than a match for Old Man Winter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/weather-resistant-valves-give-buses-lift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/weather-resistant-valves-give-buses-lift#comments Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Mon, 08 Jun 2015 18:51:00 +0000 32781 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Strength in Numbers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/strength-numbers <div class="field-byline"> Marty Worth, Whayne Supply Co. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Four years of field use and analysis of vehicle maintenance histories reveal that the addition of high-strength magnets to hydraulic filtration systems can reduce service expenses up to 80%. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four years of field use and analysis of vehicle maintenance histories reveal that the addition of high-strength magnets to hydraulic filtration systems can reduce service expenses up to 80%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/strength-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/strength-numbers#comments Hydraulic Filters Rail, Truck & Bus Fri, 15 May 2015 16:26:00 +0000 32451 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com New Catalog Covers Vehicle Air Valves, Controls http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/new-catalog-covers-vehicle-air-valves-controls <div class="node-body article-body">DEL Hydraulics recently released a 28-page catalog describing pneumatic components for controlling hoists, power takeoffs, dump pumps, plows, and other functions on work trucks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/new-catalog-covers-vehicle-air-valves-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/new-catalog-covers-vehicle-air-valves-controls#comments Controls & Instrumentation Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:42:00 +0000 32091 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com More Hydraulic Hybrids on the Horizon http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/more-hydraulic-hybrids-horizon <div class="node-body article-body">Kiessling Transit's fleet of new 2015 and 2016 Ford E450 chassis and Elkhart Coach bodies will incorporate the Lightning Hybrids parallel hybrid system installed prior to delivery this summer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/more-hydraulic-hybrids-horizon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/more-hydraulic-hybrids-horizon#comments Accumulators Rail, Truck & Bus Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0000 32071 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Fine Filtration Foils Hydraulic-System Failures http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/fine-filtration-foils-hydraulic-system-failures <div class="field-byline"> Justin Bitner </div> <div class="field-deck"> In addition to the system downtime due to damage caused by contaminated fluids, costs can pile up when components need replacement. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In addition to the system downtime due to damage caused by contaminated fluids, costs can pile up when components need replacement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/fine-filtration-foils-hydraulic-system-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/fine-filtration-foils-hydraulic-system-failures#comments Hydraulic Filters Hydraulic Fluids Rail, Truck & Bus Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:55:00 +0000 31951 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