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Micro dosing pumps play vital role in automated analysis devices testing against coronavirus

Highly automated analysis devices have become commonplace in many scientific and biotech applications, for example being used as the essential basis for extensive test capacities for the Coronavirus. ... more

BS EN 14432 certification for Bonomi ball valves

Bonomi UK has gained BS EN 14432 certification for PN 16 stainless steel valves of the compact Wafer type 720025 series and Split-Body series 760000. The accreditation certifies the ball valves for ... more

Atlas Copco marine compressors provide air power for RRS Sir David Attenborough polar research vessel

Shipbuilders Cammell Laird Construction has installed Atlas Copco marine-duty compressors aboard one of the most advanced polar research vessels in the world, RRS Sir David Attenborough. The new ... more

Heavy duty hydraulic motor range

Eliminating the need for gearboxes, the Hägglunds CBM very large, heavy-duty, hydraulic motor range is said to provide direct drive for high torque applications ranging from wind turbines and tidal ... more

Safely pumping dangerous liquids

The seal-less Hydra-Cell diaphragm pumps from Wanner International guarantee complete containment, enabling their use with dangerous, toxic or noxious liquids.Hydra-Cells do not use the pumped liquid ... more

Valve connections ensure greater flexibility

Compact and robust, with an IP40 or IP67 rating, the VTUG multipin terminal pneumatic valve terminal from Festo features a number of electrical connection options.The valve terminal is connected and ... more

New valve operator is removable under pressure

A solenoid valve manual operator that is removable under pressure has been introduced by ASCO Numatics. This, explains the company, enables faster, easier commissioning and start-up while preventing ... more

Hydraulic connections take the load

Needing reliable hydraulic connections for its new range of front end loaders, Wilhelm Stoll Maschinenfabrik selected the WALFORMplus tube fitting from Eaton CorporationFrom bases in Lengede near ... more

Hydraulic systems: Repair or replace?

While hydraulic systems of up to 50 years old can still run adequately, current technology has been immeasurably improved to provide far more efficient and productive solutions. Matthew Livesey, ... more

Maintaining cylinder life to weather tough economic conditions

Hydraulic cylinders are typically designed for a long and arduous service life. But while quality materials and accurate manufacturing processes do support this, like with any assembly with moving ... more

A fluid method of engineering

Fluid power engineers today can improve the efficiency of their hydraulic, pneumatic, lubrication and cooling designs with a complete engineering automation solution created specifically for fluid ... more

Pump up the volume

Pumps come in a wide variety of types, offering different technical features to suit many different uses. But which type is best for your application? Design Solutions takes a look at a few of the ... more

Peristaltic technology suits chlorine monitoring

Peristaltic pump technology from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group has been selected by Analytical Technology for use in its chlorine monitoring equipment. The demand for the company’s chlorine monitors grew ... more

Compressors and vacuum pumps

Seven new models have been added to Gast Group’s range of linear compressors and vacuum pumps – the new DBMS and DBMX ranges. The medium capacity DBMS60 and DBMS80 models offer capacities up to 118 ... more

Hydraulic power pack drives earthquake simulator

Working with Servotest Testing Systems, Branch Hydraulic Systems has developed a 2MW power pack to drive a large earthquake simulator developed and manufactured by Servotest for use by the Indian ... more

ISO cylinders

Parker Hannifin is supplying the P1P series of pneumatic ISO compact cylinders for use in a wide variety of industrial applications. This is a complete range of ISO21287 pneumatic compact cylinders. ... more

Maintenance-free hydraulic tie-rod cylinders

New from Milwaukee Cylinder is the MH series of metric hydraulic tie-rod cylinder products designed to ISO 6020/2 160 bar standards.These have design features for long maintenance-free service life, ... more

Lightweight valve islands

A new range of valve islands has been introduced by Camozzi Pneumatics. The Series F is said to be easily configurable, cost effective, lightweight and compact.Each valve island module has a 25 pin ... more

Pump up the volume

Pumps come in a wide variety of types, offering different technical features to suit many different uses. But which type is best for your application? more

Red dye identifies hydraulic leaks

Spectroline has launched a new fluorescent dye – Red Dye – designed to solve the problem of ‘false positives’ from oil, grease and hydraulic fluid.In many industries, UV leak detection, which uses ... more

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