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Using Smart Cylinders to Reduce Operational Costs for Your Hydraulic Equipment

Using Smart Cylinders to Reduce Operational Costs for Your Hydraulic EquipmentUsing 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 takes extra money and time. You need…

Posted on March 22, 2018

New Parker Hannifin Cylinder Coating Extends Life of Component

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 longer,…

Posted on March 13, 2018

Step by Step Hose Assembly for Hydraulic Applications

Step by Step Hose Assembly for Hydraulic ApplicationsAlmost 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 for all hydraulic equipment, so once you’ve got the method…

Posted on March 7, 2018

Fascinating Facts About Hydraulics

Fascinating Facts About Hydraulics

Many people view hydraulics as a technical wonder, not realizing how the equipment can achieve what seems to them as the impossible. How can that hydraulic powered piece of construction material so easily lift tons of concrete that humans would never be able to? The truth is that hydraulics are not magic and there are actual very real reasons why they are able to…

Fast Facts About Hydraulic Hoses

Fast Facts About Hydraulic Hoses

There as so many components that go into hydraulic equipment that it can be difficult to keep track of them all. You have motors, valves, cylinders, pneumatics and more. Even something simple like a hydraulic hose has a huge impact on the entire hydraulic system. Knowing these components individually, as well as how they function together is essential for keeping your machines…

Don’t Miss the Big Game with Bernell Hydraulics on Your Team

Don’t Miss the Big Game with Bernell Hydraulics on Your Team

How long have you been waiting for the Super Bowl? Chances are, this game has been marked on your calendar for years. Your team might not be playing for all the marbles, but that doesn’t mean you want to miss the game. Half the fun resides in getting together with…