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 Fundamentals of hydraulic pumps http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/6401/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM <div class="field-byline"> By the Editors of Hydraulics &amp; Pneumatics </div> <div class="field-deck"> A hydraulic pump is a mechanical device that converts mechanical power into hydraulic energy. It generates flow with enough power to overcome pressure induced by the load. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A hydraulic pump is a mechanical device that converts mechanical power into hydraulic energy. It generates flow with enough power to overcome pressure induced by the load.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicPumpsM/Article/False/6401/TechZone-HydraulicPumpsM" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pumps Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Fluid Power Basics Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 4879 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Air motor selection and sizing http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/6422/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces <div class="field-deck"> Air motors harness the safe, reliable power of compressed air to generate torque and rotational motion. Several different designs are available to serve a wide variety of applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Air motors harness the safe, reliable power of compressed air to generate torque and rotational motion. Several different designs are available to serve a wide variety of applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/FluidPowerAcces/Article/False/6422/TechZone-FluidPowerAcces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Motors & Actuators Other Components Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 7114 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic fluids http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicFluids/Article/False/6449/TechZone-HydraulicFluids <div class="field-deck"> Hydraulic fluid can be the most vital component of a hydraulic system, so you must carefully consider dozens of characteristics before making a final selection. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hydraulic fluid can be the most vital component of a hydraulic system, so you must carefully consider dozens of characteristics before making a final selection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicFluids/Article/False/6449/TechZone-HydraulicFluids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulics Hydraulic Fluids Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 7071 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Accumulator circuits http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Accumulators/Article/False/6468/TechZone-Accumulators <div class="field-deck"> Reduced pump capacity F </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reduced pump capacity F</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/Accumulators/Article/False/6468/TechZone-Accumulators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Accumulators Circuits Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 2819 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Directional-control valves http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicValves/Article/False/6408/TechZone-HydraulicValves <div class="field-byline"> A staff report </div> <div class="field-deck"> One of the most fundamental components of any fluid power system is the directional-control valve. Here's a summary of the different types, configurations, and uses. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most fundamental components of any fluid power system is the directional-control valve. Here's a summary of the different types, configurations, and uses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicValves/Article/False/6408/TechZone-HydraulicValves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulic Valves Valves Pneumatic Valves Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 4742 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Courtesy Fluid Power Training Institute, www.fpti.org 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 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 Pump-unloading circuits http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicValves/Article/False/6474/TechZone-HydraulicValves <div class="field-deck"> Open-center system W </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Open-center system W</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/TechZone/HydraulicValves/Article/False/6474/TechZone-HydraulicValves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Circuits Hydraulic Valves Sun, 01 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 3098 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com