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...
On January 7, 2019
The ever-changing industrial Internet of Things has revolutionized
the traditional landscape and business model of the construction
machinery industry. Domestic and foreign parts and service
On December 14, 2018
A massive engineering and design collaboration have brought the
vision of world-renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava Valls
to life in Lakeland, Florida. The new Innovation, Science...
On December 12, 2018
Industrial OEMs and end users rely on traditional tie-rod cylinders
to deliver power to industrial presses, mills, foundries, power
generation, oil and gas exploration and other extreme, heavy...
On December 7, 2018
Check valves are commonly applied to a variety of load-holding
applications that are found, for example, in mobile equipment in
mining, construction, or forestry. Typical thread in cartridge
On December 3, 2018
Simplifying user interface and machine system design requires
expertise and products. Often machines require a simple, cost
effective weight measurement system to improve loading or
On November 27, 2018
Washing a car effectively takes more than soap and water; it takes
proper equipment. At the heart of the operation is the motor.
Motors actuate brushes, cars, water-hoses and more within a car
On November 14, 2018
Check valves are typically thought of as a very simple component of
a hydraulic process. They permit the flow of fluid in one direction
and prevent flow in the opposite direction. Simple, right?...
On October 16, 2018
In today’s industrial manufacturing environment, hydraulic
cylinders are complex devices that incorporate a wide range of
components available in a multitude of sizes, configurations and
On October 10, 2018
Universities and corporations have a long history of relationships
that are mostly tied to monetary support. In an age where
universities are continuously looking for more funding and
On October 8, 2018
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...
On October 3, 2018
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...
On October 2, 2018
Since 1997, Chvalis, a premier distributor of Parker Hannifin
based in the Czech Republic, has been focusing on the
development and construction of hydraulic systems for the needs of
On September 20, 2018
Over the last several years, the trend in the oil and gas market
has been the near constant decrease in oil prices. As prices
continue to drop, companies must find ways to remain profitable...
On September 18, 2018
The ability to see behind a machine and work area is crucial to
improve safety in the operation of heavy equipment and machinery.
Just as in automobiles, the capability to see behind a mine...
On August 27, 2018
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
On August 8, 2018
Control of vehicle speed is important to equipment operators. The
ability to accurately set the speed of a conveyor or roller in
applications such as road paving or striping, crop sprayers and
On July 30, 2018
Combining electronic and hydraulic technologies can add efficiency
and functionality to machinery and processes that use hydraulic
pressure to operate. The hydraulic power unit (HPU), a workhorse...
On July 16, 2018
The advancements in hydraulics and variable speed drives (VSD) were
running in parallel for many years but on opposite sides of the
fence from each other in solving paper converting...
On June 29, 2018
Proportional valves that employ powerful, voice-coil valve
technology are used in applications where higher flows from smaller
valves are ideal. While the list is endless, a few of the
On May 22, 2018