Fluid Power Basics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en 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 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 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 Shock absorbers http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/6442/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces <div class="field-deck"> The purpose of an energy-absorbing device is to stop a moving load with minimum load rebound, with minimum shock to the load, and minimum shock to surrounding equipment </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The purpose of an energy-absorbing device is to stop a moving load with minimum load rebound, with minimum shock to the load, and minimum shock to surrounding equipment</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/6442/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Accessories Other Components Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 8007 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Air lubrication circuits http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/6470/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR <div class="field-deck"> Downstream lubricationT </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Downstream lubricationT</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/6470/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Circuits Air Filters and FRLs Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 7845 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Air regulators http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/6457/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR <div class="field-deck"> Air regulators reduce supply pressure to the level required for efficient operation of downstream pneumatic equipment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Air regulators are special valves that reduce supply pressure to the level required for efficient operation of downstream pneumatic equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/6457/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Filters and FRLs Pneumatics Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 7793 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Fundamental of airline FRLs http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/6456/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR <div class="field-byline"> A staff report </div> <div class="field-deck"> To maximize the effectiveness of that familiar air-operation trio - the filter/ regulator/ lubricator - you need to know a little more than just the pipe size where it will be installed. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To maximize the effectiveness of that familiar air-operation trio — the filter-regulator-lubricator — you need to know a little more than just the pipe size where it will be installed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/AirFiltersandFR/Article/False/6456/TechZone-AirFiltersandFR" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Filters and FRLs Pneumatics Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 7461 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com