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How Fluid Power Works

April 10, 2011



CONEXPO with IFPE: Your Source for the latest in Fluid Power Technology

March 4, 2011


Beware of the Doghouse

February 15, 2011


My Blackberry Is Not Working!

January 21, 2011


Novel Approach to Displacement Measurement for Hydraulic Cylinders Eliminates Need for Costly Drilling

January 11, 2011


Two companies have developed a completely new approach to measuring the displacement of hydraulic cylinders. By integrating a draw-wire displacement sensor inside the cylinder, piston rods no longer have to be deep bore drilled using specialist equipment, irrespective of cylinder stroke length, says Thomas Birchinger, Product Manager Draw-Wire Sensors at Micro-Epsilon. Traditionally, there are three […]

Fluid Power Is Fun with New Educational Classroom Kits

December 22, 2010


Press release date: December 2, 2010 Milwaukee, WI – Three new fluid power classroom exercise kits-a lifter, rotational arm and clamp-are now available from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The kits were designed as an introduction to the NFPA Fluid Power Challenge, a skills competition that challenges 8th graders to solve an engineering problem […]

Parker’s Hydraulic Hybrid Technology Helps Truck Owners Exceed Proposed Federal Fuel Efficiency and Emissions Standards

November 24, 2010


CLEVELAND, Nov. 23, 2010 — /PRNewswire/ — Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, has developed several cutting edge hydraulic hybrid technologies that improve the performance of refuse and delivery vehicles to levels that exceed proposed new federal fuel efficiency and emissions standards, and could soon be used on buses. […]