Other Industries http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6628/more en Smart Components Enhance Flow Control for Hydroelectric Francis Turbines http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/smart-components-enhance-flow-control-hydroelectric-francis-turbines <div class="node-body article-body">Spanning 112,000 acre-feet, Carter Lake is an impressive reservoir for the Carter Lake Hydroelectric plant in northern Colorado. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/smart-components-enhance-flow-control-hydroelectric-francis-turbines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-filters/smart-components-enhance-flow-control-hydroelectric-francis-turbines#comments Fittings & Couplings Hydraulic Filters Other Industries News Fri, 27 May 2016 16:10:00 +0000 38471 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>1. Spanning 112,000&nbsp;acre-feet, Carter Lake is an impressive reservoir for the Carter Lake Hydroelectric plant in northern Colorado.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of Word Press and Northern Water Tough-Built Hydraulics Tackle Rough Terrain http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/tough-built-hydraulics-tackle-rough-terrain <div class="node-body article-body">Kalmar Global's RT022 rough-terrain telescopic forklift is compact enough to drive right inside a container, and has a 5,000-lb. lifting capacity.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/tough-built-hydraulics-tackle-rough-terrain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/tough-built-hydraulics-tackle-rough-terrain#comments Other Industries Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:03:00 +0000 35671 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com 2015 Engineering Salary Survey: Compensation Is Just the Beginning http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/salarysurvey <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly 1,700 members of the fluid power industry participated in the Hydraulics & Pneumatics Salary Survey. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/salarysurvey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/salarysurvey#comments Maintenance Other Technologies Other Industries Other Components Community Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:00:00 +0000 34451 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> <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 Electronic Controls Elicit Smoother Punching http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-controls-elicit-smoother-punching <div class="field-byline"> Brad Smith </div> <div class="field-deck"> A two-axis electrohydraulic motion controller and proportional valves were instrumental in delivering velocity control, and thus a smoother flow, to metal-stud production process. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A two-axis electrohydraulic motion controller and proportional valves were instrumental in delivering velocity control, and thus a smoother flow, to metal-stud production process.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-controls-elicit-smoother-punching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/controls-instrumentation/electronic-controls-elicit-smoother-punching#comments Controls & Instrumentation Other Industries Hydraulic Valves Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:37:00 +0000 31811 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Ceramic Air Valves Stand Up to Dirt http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/ceramic-air-valves-stand-dirt <div class="field-deck"> Multiple daily failures of valves in a smelting operation’s cranes led to a switch to ceramic valves, which have so far delivered 100% reliability and significantly lowered costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Multiple daily failures of valves in a smelting operation’s cranes led to a switch to ceramic valves, which have so far delivered 100% reliability and significantly lowered costs.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/ceramic-air-valves-stand-dirt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/ceramic-air-valves-stand-dirt#comments Other Industries Pneumatic Valves Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:38:00 +0000 31251 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulics Essential to Mobile Forklift http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/material-handling/hydraulics-essential-mobile-forklift <div class="node-body article-body">More and more forklift trucks are moving from the conventional 4-wheel type to a truck-mounted, all-terrain forklift. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/material-handling/hydraulics-essential-mobile-forklift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/material-handling/hydraulics-essential-mobile-forklift#comments Material Handling Other Industries Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:52:00 +0000 29761 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Hydraulic system causes structural failure http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-causes-structural-failure <div class="node-body article-body">I was asked to examine and review the circuit design on a walking-beam conveyor system in a pipe mill that had one of two lifting cylinders suddenly drop. This caused one side of the structural frame to fracture, dropping a 60,000-lb coil of ½-in. steel into a pit.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-causes-structural-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/troubleshooting-challenge-hydraulic-system-causes-structural-failure#comments Cylinders & Actuators Other Industries Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:23:00 +0000 29221 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Electrically Powered Gear Pump Slashes Fuel Consumption http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/electrically-powered-gear-pump-slashes-fuel-consumption <div class="field-byline"> Ray Scroggins, Scroggins Associates </div> <div class="field-deck"> Using batteries to drive an electric motor, the hydraulic power unit of Versalift bucket lifts run cleaner and quieter, while resulting in significant fuel savings over their powertrain-driven counterparts. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using batteries to drive an electric motor, the hydraulic power unit of Versalift bucket lifts run cleaner and quieter, while resulting in significant fuel savings over their powertrain-driven counterparts. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/electrically-powered-gear-pump-slashes-fuel-consumption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/electrically-powered-gear-pump-slashes-fuel-consumption#comments Other Industries Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:53:00 +0000 29081 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Troubleshooting Challenge: Eroded Construction Plug Causes Manifold Leak http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-industries/troubleshooting-challenge-eroded-construction-plug-causes-manifold-leak <div class="node-body article-body">A mill that produces oil-field pipe is required to hydrostatically test the pipe with water according to ASTM standards. They used a hydraulically driven water intensifier to fill and test the pipe at pressure to 2,500 psi. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-industries/troubleshooting-challenge-eroded-construction-plug-causes-manifold-leak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-industries/troubleshooting-challenge-eroded-construction-plug-causes-manifold-leak#comments Other Industries Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:49:00 +0000 28811 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com