Fluid Power Basics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en Tech Skills Get a Lift from Donated Hydraulic Training Stands http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/training/tech-skills-get-lift-donated-hydraulic-training-stands <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Comments in this year&rsquo;s Salary Survey revealed that many fluid-power professionals had one particular concern in common: Newcomers in the industry do not have adequate hands-on training or experience to learn quickly on the job. Hydrotech Inc. tackled this issue head on by donating four new hydraulic training stands to Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/training/tech-skills-get-lift-donated-hydraulic-training-stands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/training/tech-skills-get-lift-donated-hydraulic-training-stands#comments Circuits Training News Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:19:00 +0000 35091 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>People listen to a demonstration on&nbsp;one of four brand-new hydraulic training stands. The training assemblies, valued at $30,000 per unit, will be used by students in Cincinnati State&rsquo;s Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technologies program to build modern manufacturing skills.</p> Preventive Maintenance is a Wise Investment http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/design-faqs/preventive-maintenance-wise-investment <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Hawe Hydraulik </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lack of proper maintenance is the leading cause of hydraulic component and system failure. However, practicing preventive maintenance (PM) can reduce machine downtime and increase...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/design-faqs/preventive-maintenance-wise-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/design-faqs/preventive-maintenance-wise-investment#comments Design FAQs Maintenance Hydraulics Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:27:00 +0000 33841 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Safety Integrity Level http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/sensors/safety-integrity-level <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is SIL, and why is it important? How are SILs determined? What if I’m using an analog...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/sensors/safety-integrity-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/sensors/safety-integrity-level#comments Design FAQs Sensors Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:48:00 +0000 31781 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Eliminate Those Hydraulic Oil Leaks http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulics/eliminate-those-hydraulic-oil-leaks <div class="node-body article-body">Taking steps to prevent leaks not only drastically cuts oil costs and consumption, it’s an environmental imperative—one liter of leaked oil potentially pollutes up to one million liters of water.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulics/eliminate-those-hydraulic-oil-leaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulics/eliminate-those-hydraulic-oil-leaks#comments Hydraulics Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:00:00 +0000 31081 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Fluid-Power Products Shipments Increase From 2012 http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/fluid-power-products-shipments-increase-2012 <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of mobile hydraulic, industrial hydraulic, and pneumatic products increased 8.1% for December 2013 compared to December 2012...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/fluid-power-products-shipments-increase-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/news/fluid-power-products-shipments-increase-2012#comments Other Technologies Hydraulics Pneumatics News Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:19:00 +0000 25451 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Courtesy of NFPA Fundamentals of Pressure Transducers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/FPE/Sensors/Article/False/6439/FPE-Sensors <div class="field-deck"> Pressure is a key factor in almost every fluid-power circuit. Pressure transducers can interface that factor with the control system. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pressure is a key factor in almost every fluid-power circuit. Pressure transducers can interface that factor with the control system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/FPE/Sensors/Article/False/6439/FPE-Sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Controls & Instrumentation Sensors Tue, 17 Sep 2013 04:00:00 +0000 5459 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Air dryers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/6459/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR <div class="field-byline"> A staff report </div> <div class="field-deck"> Water in compressed air can damage production machinery, resulting in downtime and spoiled product. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Water in compressed air can damage production machinery, resulting in downtime and spoiled product.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/6459/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Filters and FRLs Pneumatics Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 8230 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Electrohydraulic valves http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicValves/Article/False/6413/TechZone-HydraulicValves <div class="field-deck"> Servo and servoproportional valves control pressure or flow, and ultimately, force or velocity. Unlike simple directional valves, they can maintain any position between fully open in one direction or the other. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Servo and servoproportional valves control pressure or flow, and ultimately, force or velocity. Unlike simple directional valves, they can maintain any position between fully open in one direction or the other.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicValves/Article/False/6413/TechZone-HydraulicValves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulic Valves Valves Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 8223 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Engineering Essentials: Heat Exchangers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/6451/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces <div class="field-deck"> Most hydraulic systems generate substantial heat, so they can benefit from using a heat exchanger. Here's why and how. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most hydraulic systems generate substantial heat, so they can benefit from using a heat exchanger. Here's why and how.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/6451/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulics Heat Exchangers Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 8184 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Engineering Essentials: Cylinders http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/6423/TechZone-Cylinders <div class="field-byline"> A staff report </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When hydraulic or pneumatic systems must produce linear motion, cylinders become their most important component by converting fluid pressure and flow to force and velocity respectively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Cylinders/Article/False/6423/TechZone-Cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Motors & Actuators Cylinders & Actuators Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 8180 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com