Archive for March, 2018

Spring Has Sprung – Has Your Hydraulic Hose Sprung a Leak?

Spring has sprung! That means the Northeast is finally getting unburied from all the snow dumped on them over the winter and a good portion of the country is starting to see green grass and the right sun again. This can be an exciting time heading into summer, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves…

Posted on March 26, 2018

Using Smart Cylinders to Reduce Operational Costs for Your Hydraulic Equipment

Using hydraulics in power generation environments can be tough on your components, especially cylinders. Dust, dirt, gravel, corrosives, vibrations, chemicals and loads can make it very difficult for engineers to monitor cylinders. This especially applies to hydraulic cylinders used in power generation applications, like governor control and gate actuation. Typically, building redundancy into monitory devices…

Posted on March 22, 2018

New Parker Hannifin Cylinder Coating Extends Life of Component

Hydraulic equipment does not always operate in climate controlled buildings. In fact, many hydraulic systems are in harsh outdoor environments or difficult industrial settings. This can significantly shorten the life of operational hydraulic components, like actuators and cylinders. Parker Hannifin Corporation Taking Hydraulic Component Coatings to the Next Level To keep your hydraulic components operating…

Posted on March 13, 2018

Step by Step Hose Assembly for Hydraulic Applications

Almost as important as selecting the proper hydraulic hose for your application, is assembling them properly. Having a hose rated for the proper temperature and pressure does little if it’s installed incorrectly. Have you been looking for assistance putting together hose assemblies for your hydraulic equipment? The basic method for hose assembly is the same…

Posted on March 7, 2018