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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

Programmable electro-pneumatic pressure regulators

A new range of programmable electro-pneumatic pressure regulators has been introduced by Parker Hannifin.An integrated electronic system and compatibility with Parker’s Calys software means the EPP4 ... more

High performing versions added to dry pumps range

Edwards has extended its range of GXS dry pumps with the introduction of the GXS450 and GXS750 pumps and combinations which feature innovative screw technology and a high efficiency drive.These have ... more

Automotive testing benefits from hydraulic simulation

Based on its line of Hydraulic Test Actuators, Moog’s Hydraulic Simulation Table is a six-legged hexapod with two equilateral triangular frames set one above the other, offset at 30°. Each apex of ... more

Designers: take the peristaltic challenge

For designers who need to displace a fluid or substance from one location to another, it’s easy to specify pump types that have been favoured historically, such as centrifugal, gear or piston pumps. But there’s a growing trend that’s difficult to ignore – rapidly increasing uptake of positive displacement (PD) pumps. ... more

Hydraulic buses

Altair Engineering has unveiled the LCO-140H (Low-Cost of Ownership-1st 40-foot Hybrid), said to be the world’s first series hydraulic hybrid transit bus. This was developed under the BUSolutions ... more

Miniature cartridge bobbin solenoid valve

New to Lee Products’ miniature fluid control valves range is the CB (Cartridge Bobbin) solenoid valve which weighs 73g and measures 45 x 32mm. Designed for high volume aerospace applications, this ... more

Pilot valves for offshore use

New from ASCO Numatics is the 361 series of stainless steel pilot valves which has a design that eliminates 'sticking' problems in low cycle demand applications. These problems can occur in valves ... more

Direct acting solenoid valves

As its TwinPower actuation technology increases power density in solenoid valves by means of two coils, Bürkert has used this design in its new types 6624 and 6626 media-separated, miniature solenoid ... more

Valves with integrated positioners suit water features

Precise control of water height is being provided by Bürkert globe valves equipped with Top Control positioners for a new water feature in the centre of Copenhagen. The valves control 40 vertical ... more

Self-priming diaphragm pumps

Flow rates to 25 litres/min at up to 80psi, low noise and minimal pulsations, are the result of the patented five chamber diaphragm and piston design of Becktech’s Aquatec 550 series pumps.These ... more

CANopen pressure transducers

New from Variohm EuroSensor is the compact CANopen SMC series of pressure transducers.The CANopen protocol ensures industry standard commissioning with interfacing to CAN 2.0A or optionally CAN 2.0B, ... more

Failure prevention

Magnom's PumpMate product is designed to solve the problem of microscopic magnetic contaminants that are often the root cause of catastrophic system failure when sensitive system components like ... more

Safely pumping hazardous liquids

Reliable leak-free pumping of hazardous liquids can be carried out with Dickow’s magnetically coupled centrifugal pumps.The KM series, available from Michael Smith Engineers, handles capacities up to ... more

Transferring high viscosity ingredients

For transferring tricky high viscosity ingredients such as tomato puree, pulps, creams and syrups, Pump Engineering is offering the easy to clean CSF piston pumps.These are available as a long ... more

Pumping sewage treatment sludge

At Severn Trent Water’s sewage treatment works in Newthorpe, Nottinghamshire, the water supplier had been experiencing problems with the reliability of its pump gearboxes. These were causing ... more

Regulating pressure

Developed by Midland-ACS, the OPD Stemsaver is a high-integrity pressure regulator for the pneumatic control systems that are widely used for valve actuation in the oil, gas and other processing ... more

Pumping solution transfers meat mixes

Food manufacturing machine manufacturer, Delta Food Systems, has developed a new solution to help deposit meat mixes on a new line, for savoury products such as sausage rolls. With the machine, the ... more

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