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Why is minimum bend radius important for a hydraulic hose?

2018-01-22 22:36:24

The minimum bend radius is an important guideline to be aware of when selecting a hydraulic hose. You need to be aware of any areas in your system where tight space constraints may cause hose to angle severely around a corner. As well, as a machine moves or a cylinder extends and retracts, the hoses attached to the moving parts may have to bend


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Government funding for fluid power advancements

2018-01-22 19:37:10

The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power is among the top academic research and government advocacy leaders for fluid power in the United States, and its mission is to change the way fluid power is researched, applied, and taught. According to a recent presentation by CCEFP Director Kim Stelson, its vision is to ensure fluid power is the


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Sun Hydraulics Releases XMD – A Compact, Bluetooth Configurable Electro-Hydraulic Driver

2017-10-30 15:22:37

Built to stand up to extreme environmental conditions in mobile and industrial applications, Sun's XMD is a high-powered, electronic control device for electrically operated hydraulic actuators. Sun’s new XMD Bluetooth-configurable, electro-hydraulic driver is both CE and E-Mark rated, meeting the needs of international mobile and industrial


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[Video] Bosch Rexroth Celebrates 50 years in the U.S.

2017-10-30 15:32:29

2017 marks Bosch Rexroth’s 50th year of continuous operation in the United States. Starting with a small office in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1967 and a handful of associates, Rexroth grew quickly enough to expand into a newly built hydraulics manufacturing facility 7 years later, the cornerstone of the company’s current manufacturing campus in


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Bimba compact hydraulic actuator series launched

2017-10-26 13:37:00

Bimba, a manufacturer of pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, and vacuum motion solutions, has launched the Compact Hydraulic series of actuators. The Compact Hydraulic actuator product line complements Bimba’s existing NFPA hydraulic products by offering significant space savings without sacrificing performance. This new product family offers two


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Compact | Connected | Complete...The CytroPac from Bosch Rexroth

2017-07-11 12:25:05

With its groundbreaking and elegant design, CytroPac from Rexroth offers an entirely new approach. CytroPac is the first compact hydraulic power unit to provide optimized hydraulic performance within such a compact, drop-in ready design. It is ready to be networked with multi-Ethernet and Industry 4.0 connectivity, and is as much as...


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Case Study: Putting Sun Hydraulics at the heart of hydraulic regenerative braking systems

2017-07-11 12:31:20

Their patented system works on the same basic principle as other parallel hybrid vehicle systems - capturing kinetic energy from braking, storing it and releasing it for acceleration during takeoff. But Lightning Systems does it with hydraulics, which is far better suited to...


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Bosch Rexroth Launches New Pump for Closed-Circuit Application

2017-06-07 20:15:33

Bosch Rexroth recently has launched the A21 VG 35/45, a compact double pump for closed-circuit applications featuring an efficient back-to-back design that allows for installation in applications with very limited mounting space.


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Product Spotlight: The Variable Volume Reservoir (VVR) from Smart Reservoir

2017-04-25 13:12:32

Hydraulic systems very often rely on reservoirs that are too large and too heavy. The VVR addresses these issues by offering a light, efficient and eco-friendly technology. Inspired by the bootstrap oil reservoir used in aerospace. The VVR was created to replace conventional atmospheric reservoirs in numerous applications. Acknowledging the


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Volvo Introduces Fully Autonomous Hauler HX1 at ConExpo

2017-03-13 18:30:09

The HX1 is a battery-electric, fully autonomous, 15-tonne load capacity hauler that revolutionizes the construction equipment industry. This series hybrid electric technology incorporates...


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New Product: PumpMD - Easily Monitor the Health of your Axial Piston Pump

2017-02-28 02:21:12

The PumpMD™ is a diagnostic device that monitors the condition of oil in hydraulic axial-piston pumps. Many manufacturers offer hydraulic axial-piston pumps, and dimensional and performance characteristics will seldom be the same between any two pumps. Because of these differences, the PumpMD is configured from specifications provided by the


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