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How to meet hygiene challenges when designing food production equipment

Designers specifying pneumatic components for production equipment used within the food and beverage industry need to take into account very strict hygiene standards. Frank Schnur, technical director,... more

Pump solution helps clean vinyl records

Loricraft Audio has selected the B series pumps from Charles Austen Pumps for its range of machines which are designed to clean vinyl records to the high standards expected by professionals.Reliable ... more

Ensuring safe, reliable, hydraulic systems

To ensure hydraulic systems work safely, reliably and effectively, not only is it essential to specify the correct products for the application, but also to monitor their condition throughout their ... more

Hydraulic simulation table helps test automotive parts under road conditions

A six Degree of Freedom (6 DoF) hydraulic simulation table, an hydraulic substation and Integrated Test Suite software have been provided by Moog for Kemflo International to simulate the stresses ... more

Electro-hydraulic valve actuation

Situated in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia, Mount Thorley Warkworth (MTW) is an integrated operation of two adjacent open cast mines supplying semi-soft coking coal and ... 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

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