Hydraulics
The Right Cooler Will Extend the Life of a Hydraulic System
Maintaining a normal oil temperature in all hydraulic systems is important for successful system operation. Normal operating temperatures for hydraulic systems is 110 to 130° F (unless specified by...
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Easy to Use Display Programming Tools Help Drive Value for Machinery OEMs
As mobile machinery makers expand into more global markets, they are presented with the added complexity of creating unique machine configuration for local markets, while still trying to manage...
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High Performance Hydraulic Pumps and Motors Expand Production in Lumber Mill
K&B Lumber, a one-stop shop for logging and millwork was in search of a more energy-efficient sawmill that produced higher quality lumber for furniture than a typical sawmill. For most conventional...
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How Can a PTO Be Classified and Found Online?
Power Take-Offs (PTOs) provide truck versatility beyond the usual function of providing transportation for materials. Power is directed from the engine to the auxiliary equipment to perform the work....
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Cylinder Mounting Styles Vary Based on Performance Expectations
Properly applied hydraulic cylinders provide outstanding linear-actuation performance in a wide variety of applications. But if applied improperly, a cylinder in short order may not only ruin itself...
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How to Choose the Right Cylinder for the Right Duty
The first hydraulic press may have been invented in the 3rd Century BC, but the fluid power universe has become a little more complicated since then. Today’s hydraulic cylinders, which essentially...
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How OEMs Capture Global Market Share with Multiple Language Support
As more OEMs grow in global markets, manufacturers are increasingly seeing the need to incorporate different language options on their displays. With many OEMs manufacturing similar machines across...
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Upgrade of Blade Pitch Control Delivers on Wind Turbine Reliability
Wind power generation in the U.S. has been trending favorably upwards for wind farm owners. Primary contributing factors include the cost of wind turbine installations dropping by over one-third since...
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Pumps in Hydraulic Systems are Key to Tire Recycling Solution for Mining
Mining trucks encounter heavy, frequent loads throughout their life cycle, and replacing their large tires, which could be in the realm of 13 feet or even larger, can occur as much as 4 to 6 times...
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New Gold Cup Hydrostatic Pump and Motor eConfigurator
Configuring a hydraulic pump or motor to your exact machine requirements can be complex, time-consuming, and involve multiple points of contact with customer service. Our focused response to this...
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Don’t Waste the Opportunity to Take Control with Increased Safety and Improved Efficiency
Smarter features can aid efficiency and reliability in many applications such as waste collection trucks. This is important to achieve without compromising functional safety or contravention of EC...
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5 Reasons to Choose this Axial Piston Pump for your Next Mobile Application - Infographic
The next generation mobile hydraulic pump is designed for mobile and built to perform.   The  P1M Series Mobile Open Circuit Medium Pressure Axial Piston Pump, increases equipment’s performance and...
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Advantages of Displays in Mobile Machinery
Mobile off-road machinery complexity has increased significantly over the past five years. Along with that complexity, there are higher expectations of the machine operator. Operators expect easy to...
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Why Power Take-Off Gear Ratios Matter
Power Take-Offs (PTOs) are designed to pick up engine power through rotation and transfer the power to another piece of equipment. For this to work, a piece of equipment can be mounted to the PTO or...
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Why Pick an Extended Shaft PTO (Medium or Heavy Duty)?
Transmissions within work truck applications are highly customizable leading to multiple Power Take-Off (PTO) designs aligning with the transmission, chassis and space claim requirements. When it...
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Electrification Lightens the Load in Heavy Lifting Tasks
A project involving a Parker EHPS (Electro Hydraulic Pump System) has underlined the significant advantages of adopting the latest electrification technologies as opposed to traditional...
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Orbital Motors Boost Efficiency Across Ag and Construction Markets
The world of hydraulic motors is vast with numerous motor types available for various applications. To qualify as a hydraulic motor, a motor must utilize incompressible fluid to convert hydraulic...
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Pre-compensated Flow Sharing Can Save Money and Boost Productivity
As multi-tasking becomes more prevalent in today’s day and age -- texting your mother while picking up groceries and simultaneously catching up on your latest podcast after taking your kids to...
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Tandem Circuitry and the Prevention of Function Drift
Waste management vehicles perform many different functions. An easy way to understand how such functions operate can be represented by the concept of a hydraulic valve that actuates a cylinder...
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Hydraulic Pump and Motor Combination Packs Power on Rayco Stump Cutter
Following new, more stringent Tier IV diesel engine emissions regulations, Rayco, an environmental equipment designer for the tree care and landscape industries, took the opportunity to develop a more...
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