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What Are Hydraulic Vane Pumps & Are They Headed For Extinction?

First patented in the 1870s, vane pumps have a long and significant history in hydraulic systems. However, their usage has tailed off somewhat in recent years, in favour of gear and piston pumps. It may seem that hydraulic vane pumps have had their day. However, they are still valuable for specific applications and shouldn’t yet be written off.

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How To Control Highly Complex Processes Simultaneously Using The Festo Motion Terminal

The Festo Motion Terminal can help you achieve superior levels of pneumatic regulation for pressure, motion, and flow rate, with the benefits emerging at all stages of the value chain – both for OEMs and end users.

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How To Choose The Right Pressure Gauge For Your Hydraulic System

Establishing and monitoring the operating parameters of a hydraulic system is vital to check whether it is within the specified tolerance range, or to discover the reasons for a malfunction. In hydraulic and pneumatic circuits, a manometer or pressure gauge is used to calculate the pressure in fluids, which determines the pressure difference between the fluid and the local atmospheric pressure.

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What Is Fire-Resistant Fibreglass?

Since its patent in 1930, fibreglass has established itself as a major component in several industries, such as buildings and infrastructure, transport, electricity and electronics, and industrial equipment. Fibreglass owes its impressive success to many advantages over other materials: a competitive price, remarkable lightness, flame retardant properties and excellent ecological performance. This component has definitely found its place in the construction world, as it is now used to manufacture various reinforced composite materials. In fact, fibreglass is everywhere around us.

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6 Ways To Identify A Flange

Identifying a flange is one of the challenges anyone dealing with hydraulic systems faces. The importance of these parts is often overlooked. However, their reliability is vital to the system’s integrity.

In order to find the right flange for your system, you need to identify it. The process is much more complicated than wielding a measuring tape. You need to consider the following factors during the identification process:

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4 Common Problems In Compressed Air Systems & How To Rectify Them

Compressed air systems offer many advantages, including improved economy, reliability, and energy efficiency. Their ease of use and versatility enable complex tasks to be completed more quickly compared to other power tools so, when technical problems occur, time, productivity and energy can be wasted.

Fortunately, some of the problems that affect compressed air systems are not complex and can be solved by taking some straightforward steps. Continue reading “4 Common Problems In Compressed Air Systems & How To Rectify Them”

3 Most Common Hydraulic Components You Need For Every Build

3 Most Common Hydraulic Components You Need For Every Build

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are three well-known types of hydraulic motor: gear, vane, and piston. This trio has many colourful varieties and subtypes. As such, ‘every build’ will be a little different. However, there are some commonly used parts. Getting these wrong, or failing to maintain them, can lead to hydraulic system failure. Here’s a guide to the three most common parts, and why they matter. Continue reading “3 Most Common Hydraulic Components You Need For Every Build”