Category: Hydraulic

Tsunami Releases New Dust Collector Regenerative Dryer

Tsunami Compressed Air Solutions has released a new dust collector regenerative dryer.  The robust drying system provides an all-in-one solution for dust collector systems designed to eliminate supercooling and supply ultra clean air to pulse valves. The dryers are proven to save plants up to 50{fd6aea7e6a2888742764af34ead608f2c3373b57bd8a17fe1f4135b900e329d6} in air consumption and can increase bag (sock) life […]

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Electric Motor Blowing Overloads

By Robert Sheaf, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPE, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPMT, CFPMIP, CFPMMH, CFPMIH, CFPMM, CFC Industrial Training We were called out to trouble shoot a problem on a heat-treating system’s hydraulic unit in which the electric motor was reading twice the nameplate amperage and causing the overloads to fail. The customer had the motor checked out by […]

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Daman Founder Jack Davis Remembered for ‘Resilience, Tenacity and Hard Work’

Jack D. Davis, founder of Daman Products, the company he started in 1976 with no money, experience, or customers, passed away on Oct. 18. Daman CEO Larry M. Davis distributed the following letter, which he addressed to “the Daman family.”

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Fabco-Air Launches New Website

Fabco-Air, a member of the Festo Group that distributes inch-dimensioned actuators, recently unveiled an upgraded website – www.fabco-air.com. Users can now easily configure a product and then automatically and quickly receive a quote, 2D and 3D CAD models, and detailed product information. The enhanced Fabco-Air interchange tool identifies for users the exact match between an […]

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Eaton Offers Comprehensive Hydraulics Training

Eaton is offering virtual training in all areas of hydraulics. The training is offered over multiple days and delivered in four-hour increments with breaks between topics. Learning materials used throughout the course are included in the registration process and can be mailed to an attendee’s location. Attendees join a virtual classroom with their own computer, […]

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Hydrostatic Gear Drives and Evolving Electrohydraulic Applications

By Jon Frey, Head of Engineering Systems and Solutions, Bosch Rexroth When faced with the opportunity to develop a circuit or system design, application engineers can choose from a mechanical, electric, or hydraulic solution. But what if the desired outcome does not fit neatly in one of these three options, or if the application requires […]

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Valtorc Releases New Three-Way Butterfly Valve

Valtorc International recently released a 316 stainless steel three-way butterfly valve assembly.  The valves are available with pneumatic or electric actuation in sizes from 2 inch to 24 inch. Actuation type is either nonspring return, spring return, or double acting in which electric or pneumatic actuation can be applied. An optional 0-10VDC actuator control signal […]

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Hydraulic and Pneumatic Specialist Study Group Web Seminars

While the nation was hunkered down during quarantine, Tom Blansett, CFPAI, Dan Helgerson, CFPAI, and Ernie Parker, CFPAI, were busy conducting free biweekly online study groups. These recorded presentations are available to IFPS members and are especially helpful to those preparing for a certification test. Visit ifps.org/web-seminars to register and view the presentations and others […]

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Bringing Reliability to High-Pressure Hydraulic Cylinders

By Ed Danzer, 6K Products As hydraulic system working pressures increase, component design details become more important. High system pressure, defined as 6,000 psi (41,000 kPa or 410 bar), is the pressure setting on some newer excavator functions. A system that operates at 6,000 psi will see short pressure spikes that are two to three […]

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Karl Haeusgen Elected VDMA President

Karl Haeusgen, a co-owner of the German company HAWE Hydraulik SE, was elected president of the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association, known by its initials in German, VDMA, a European industrial association. Haeusgen, of Munich, had been vice president of VDMA since 2013. He will serve a four-year term as president, succeeding Carl Martin Welcker, managing […]

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