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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Eaton Solves Nuisance Problems with Electrohydraulic Solutions

Hysteresis is a common shortcoming in applying fluid power products to industrial and mobile equipment. It is frequently unreported due to a lack of a cost-effective option...

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Power

Axial Piston Pumps

Hawe Hydraulics plans to show a variety of axial piston pumps at ConExpo/IFPE 2014, including the new V60N-130 pump type that is a member of the well-established V60N series. The company claims that the V60N-130 pump, in...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

High-Speed Hydraulic Logic Valves

Sun Hydraulics Corp.’s (Sarasota, FL) solenoid-operated digital logic valve (DLV) paves the way for smaller, highly reliable solutions in demanding mobile applications where size, weight, speed and power...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Custom Coupler

The Specialty Manufacturing Co.’s (St. Paul, MN) SafeWay Hydraulics engineers were engaged to examine the company’s single zerk hydraulic system design for its overall function and manufacturability. After design review...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Generation Orbital X Motors

Danfoss Power Solutions’ (Ames, IA) new generation Orbital X motors increase flexibility in use, improve application performance and reduce total cost of ownership for OEMs. Two new modular platforms will...

Executive Viewpoints
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Mechatronics Technology Offers Improvements in Performance and Efficiency

As a company founded on innovation, Dana Inc. has been a technology leader since Clarence Spicer invented the encased universal joint in 1904 and changed the...

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Power

Compact Hydraulics Configuration Tool

CHoose, Bosch Rexroth’s (Charlotte, NC) compact hydraulics configuration tool, allows users to realize virtually any hydraulic circuit solution. By incorporating Bosch Rexroth’s cartridge and...

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Motion Control

Sensor-Controlled Air Springs

Equipped with Continental sensor technology, the height of ContiTech’s (Auburn Hills, MI) air springs can now be adjusted electronically, the internal pressure monitored and the internal temperature measured....

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Power Transfer Coupling

The TSC8300 is a new power transfer coupling from startup-company Twin Spring Coupling (Pearl River, NY) that is warrantied to 300 lb·ft (407 N·m) of torque. Increased flexibility with the same torque curves allows...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

High-Pressure Spiral Hose

The EC600 X-FLEX high-pressure spiral hose from Eaton (Eden Prairie, MN) is designed for demanding applications that require very high-pressure performance in small areas, including construction, mining and industrial equipment. At 50% of the SAE 100R15 bend radius, the hose’s flexibility makes installation in tight...

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AR/AI

CAN-Enabled Electrohydraulic Mobile Valve

Eaton’s CMA Advanced Mobile Valve with Independent Metering offers manufacturers numerous possibilities to differentiate machine capabilities. The CAN-enabled electrohydraulic mobile valve...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Modeling, Simulation Expand Their Role in Powertrain Development

Modeling and simulation continue to help suppliers and OEMs provide systems and vehicles that do more work while conserving fuel, reducing emissions and keeping costs in...

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Power

Medium-Pressure Axial Piston Pump

Liebherr-Components recently introduced its newly developed LH30VO axial piston pump of swash plate design. The medium-pressure pump complements the existing product portfolio in the range of 280-bar...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Wear-Resistant Pumps

Duechting Pumpen’s WRX single-stage centrifugal pumps were developed for the transportation of abrasive materials and are suited for use in dredgers and other applications in the mining and processing of gravel and...

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Electronics & Computers

Maintenance-Free Bearings

Aurora Bearing offers maintenance-free PTFE lined alternatives to fractured race and light series spherical bearings used in hydraulic cylinders in both metric and inch dimension series. The bearings are best used...

Technical Innovation
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

'Super-Precision' Cylindrical Roller Bearings Launched by SKF

SKF recently launched two new "super-precision" cylindrical roller bearings series, targeted at the machine tool industry. The company says both of the new series deliver much...

Technical Innovation
Power

High-Performance Roto-Translating Valve for Fault-Tolerant Applications

New X-by-wire systems under study for commercial and heavy-duty vehicles such as agricultural tractors are increasingly real autonomous systems, capable of...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Building Blocks Toward Collaborative Innovation

Global trends of population growth, the consequent infrastructure replacement and expansion, and the basic need to feed people, combined with ever-increasing environmental concerns and...

Executive Viewpoints
Propulsion

Bringing Intelligence into Fluid Power Systems

In today’s world of hydraulics, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) must determine how to deliver innovative solutions that meet the stringent customer requirements for better...

Technical Innovation
Power

Rexroth Releases New Flow-Sharing Valve for Mini Excavators

Bosch Rexroth took advantage of bauma China to launch a new size for its RS valve platform, the RS15, which the company says was in reaction to an “upwards spiral” in the...