Hydraulic Actuator
Rotary Actuator Lowers Fire Boat to Fit Under Bridges
Considering that more than six million people live in the Philadelphia region, government officials realized they needed a fast-response emergency river vessel with both fire fighting and rescue...
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Highway Department Benefits From PowerTilt and PowerGrip In Idaho
After witnessing first hand what the PowerTilt Tilting Coupler and the PowerGrip Multi-Purpose Jaw Bucket could do for a neighboring county’s public works department, Paul Stubbs, Road Supervisor...
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Five Ways Excavators are Gaining Traction
The evolution and refinement of the hydraulic excavator’s design have been constant, with today’s models incorporating electrification, hydraulic technology, and machine analytics; which all...
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Construction Company Doubles Productivity With the PowerTilt
The construction boom in Western Washington spawned many new entrants to the construction business. The leaders of the pack availed themselves of the right tools needed to provide quality workmanship...
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Helical Rotary Actuator on Mining Rock Drilling Machine Helps Reliability
The Tamrock Axera 226 — built in Lyon, France, by Sandvik Mining and Construction — is a rubber-tired, twin-boom rock-drilling machine. Typically used for underground hard-rock mining and tunneling...
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Solution for Capturing Maximum Solar Energy Includes Helical Actuator
In a Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) system, solar radiation is collected and concentrated, multiplying the sun's ambient heat to temperatures in excess of 750°F. In the most common application of CSP...
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Sprayer Steers Clear of the Ordinary
Traditionally, agricultural sprayer machines were custom-built on a four-wheel chassis. These custom-built units were heavy, expensive and not easily adapted to other farm applications. Sprayers...
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Hybrid Actuator System Offers Alternate Solution to Electrification
The Hybrid Actuation System (HAS) is making localized control viable for both mobile and industrial applications. This new technology gives the benefits of power and resiliency found in hydraulics...
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Hydrostatic Transmission Fluid Engineered for Low Maintenance
Work in the turf industry can be tough, dirty and unforgiving. The last thing you need is for the machine to fail in the midst of a job. Machine failure leads to unscheduled maintenance and...
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Unique Team Effort Completes Upgrading of Pressure-Relief Valves at Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam -- one of the most impressive engineering feats of the 20th century – generates hydroelectricity for millions of homes and businesses across the Southwest, and it’s a constant challenge...
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Modern Digital Ecosystems Take Mobile Hydraulic Systems to a New Level
Not so long ago, only the largest OEMs could afford to develop complex proprietary control systems. But the recent introduction of versatile digital ecosystems connecting electronic control...
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Unique Tilting Coupler Technology Gives Construction Firm Competitive Edge
Ray Clapp, owner of Coast Range Construction, Homer, Alaska, was searching for a way to increase efficiency on jobsites. In business for 16 years, Coast Range specializes in setting foundations...
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Theme Park Thrills Owe Much to Hydraulics and Accumulators
Most people enjoy theme parks as a place to get away from work, but for those in the hydraulics industry, they are a place to demonstrate their expertise. Behind many of the rides that make your...
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Read This if Your Wind Turbines Are Overheating
Rising temperatures - which lead to water evaporation and loss of coolants in critical wind turbine cooling systems – may cause 1.5 MW wind turbines to overheat. Fortunately, there's a solution...
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Lifters Designed with Rotary Actuators Dump Waste More Effectively
Looking for ways to reduce worker compensation claims and improve route times, amongst other benefits, some municipalities and waste companies look to design changes from refuse truck OEMs to...
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