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Hydraulic Systems Take Center Stage

In this article reprinted from TLT (Tribology & Lubrication Technology)Jean Van Rensselar discusses in depth how fluid power systems must become more efficient to compete with or complement advancements in power electronics and internal combustion engines, and explains why more efficient hydraulic power could be one of the primary solutions to global energy challenges.

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Characteristics of a Good Hydraulic Fluid

Hydraulic fluids have many different properties that are crucial for the oils to perform properly. These characteristics include; the proper viscosity, wear resistance, rust and corrosion protection, and seal compatibility.

Taking The Mystery Out Of Hydraulic Valves -
Poppet-Type Directional Valves

At the most fundamental level, there are two kinds of hydraulic directional valves, those that control hydraulic fluid flow by moving a spool within a bore to selectively connect different ports.

Report on the British Fluid Power Association, (BFPA)

The BFPA represents manufacturers, distributors, and users of hydraulic technologies throughout the United Kingdom.

CCEFP Initiatives Focus On Hydraulics

Hydraulics is key factor in wind power systems initiative

Three Surefire Ways To Maximize Your Hydraulic System Operating Costs

Tongue-in-cheek story about mistakes NOT to be made in a hydraulic system