Last month marked the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Thanks to advances in surgery, that war saw more injured soldiers return home than any previous conflict. To help these men regain their mobility and potentially return to work in some capacity, research and development was quickly devoted to prosthetics. According to ...
Custom-designed banjo fitting product line is made with multiple seal technology for a zero-leak connection in vibration, pressure spike and temperature variation applications. Multiple seals distinguish the Zero-Leak Gold Banjo Fitting from traditional copper washer dependent Banjo fittings. Two separate and independent seals form a double redundant sealing system....More
Farming combines, drilling rigs, tool manufacturing, converting, packaging and steel mills are just a few examples that employ multi-passage soft-seal rotary unions. These types of unions or couplings allow the transfer of......More
I was in high school when Vincent Magorien wrote what I consider to be the definitive treatise on bulk modulus. That was way back in 1969. But like gravity, bulk modulus is one of those fundamentals that has not and will not change — except maybe in science fiction....More
Lately, I've noticed magazine editors who dub themselves as "experts" in the field of fluid power. I know I know more about fluid power than these people, but I certainly do not consider myself an expert....More