Cold weather may force designers to reconsider the usual technical
choices regarding rolling stock systems. Combining ergonomics of
use, a cost-effective approach and technical performance are...
On August 7, 2018
Hydraulic fitting materials need to have the strength and corrosion
resistance necessary to safely withstand the challenges of
hydraulic systems in harsh environments. Hose fittings aren't
On July 26, 2018
In a European context favouring a unique rail system, the design
and use of trains are becoming increasingly complex. They must
comply with a wide range of specifications and regulations...
On July 25, 2018
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and
high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic
hoses. Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges
below -57 °C...
On July 19, 2018
Selecting the proper hose for a hydraulic assembly is critical to
ensure that it meets the requirements for that specific
application. One of the first steps in selecting the proper hose is
On July 12, 2018
The safest, highest quality hydraulic hose assemblies are made with
hoses, fittings and crimping equipment from the same manufacturer.
Components from different manufacturers should not be used...
On June 28, 2018
Blowout prevention systems (BOP systems) are one of the most
important pieces of equipment used in exploration and deep drilling
applications. These large systems are vital to safety in both on-
On June 22, 2018
The European standard EN 45545 was introduced in 2013 with a
transitional period until 2016 and raises the level of
requirements to the previous national standards, which have
now been withdrawn. The...
On June 14, 2018
Over the past seven years, the water blast industry has witnessed
significant positive progress in many areas of operation, most
notably the area of safety. In September 2011, WJTA established a
On June 13, 2018
Considering the variables that require attention in the design and
installation of a fluid conveyance system, it is no wonder that
hydraulic system engineers, operators and technicians are...
On June 5, 2018
It’s not an exaggeration to say oil is the lifeblood of all
machines. Commercial fleet vehicles, heavy machinery and
large-scale power generation equipment all rely on clean engine oil
On May 24, 2018
The mining industry, known for its harsh and unforgiving
environments, demands reliable, high quality equipment to ensure
safety and efficiency. Longwall mining, which accounts for around
50% of total...
On May 24, 2018
Safety and performance are top considerations when using hydraulic
hose. To guarantee productivity and prevent potential hazards in
the work environment, proper installation is imperative. A safe
On May 17, 2018
Managing pressure classes, hose sizes and product uniformity in
different regions can be challenging for hydraulic system designers
at large, global OEM companies. ISO 18752 makes the process...
On May 1, 2018
While more traditional materials like aluminum, copper, and other
metals are recycled without difficulty at your local scrap-metal
dealer, there isn’t an equivalent hydraulic hose collection...
On March 28, 2018
If you are in the northern U.S., you probably know the Groundhog
warned us about six more weeks of winter. Snowplow operators – you
can keep winter at bay (and prevent headaches) with...
On February 26, 2018
Does your hydraulic hose application cause excessive hose abrasion,
pressure spikes, kinking or deep cuts? We understand how these
issues happen and how to prevent them. And if there's a way your
On January 31, 2018
As we look back on 2017, increased demand contributed to technology
advancements and higher productivity across a range of industries
including oil and gas, power generation, life...
On January 20, 2018
Having potable water at our fingertips is something many of us take
for granted. For those in facility management, this can be a
significant challenge. Water pressure, temperature,...
On December 14, 2017
Potable water systems, whether in water filtration, beverage
dispensing, life science, bottling or semiconductor are much more
than the sum of their individual parts. A thorough analysis of...
On December 13, 2017