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Servo-electric pump drive optimizes hydraulic presses

A hydraulic pump directly coupled with a servomotor delivers highly dynamic performance, often with sizeable energy savings. Machine-tool manufacturer Lasco Umformtechnik, based in Coburg, Germany,

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Bosch Rexroth celebrates 50 years in U.S.

2017 marks Bosch Rexroth’s 50th year of continuous operation in the United States. Starting with a small office in Easton, Pa. 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 Bethlehem, PA […]

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Achieving required safety levels with pneumatic exhaust valves

By Linda Caron Global Product Manager, Factory Automation Pneumatic Div. Parker Hannifin Corp. As more companies increase their focus on machine safety, design engineers need

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Friction cups grip slippery materials

Piab DURAFLEX friction cups provide a firm grip on slippery materials. To simplify the task of engineering them into a design, the Hingham, Mass. based

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New Leybold vacuum pumps are robust, flexible

Industrial and research applications increasingly rely on dry and robust vacuum systems that can be tailored to a specific task. The new air-cooled SCROLLVAC plus

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Hydraulic cylinders crush bridges

Researchers at the Technical University (TU) of Munich have developed a new test stand for examining the behavior of concrete bridge beams. To better calculate

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ROSS Controls acquires industrial division of Automatic Valve Corp

ROSS Controls, Troy, Mich. has acquired the Industrial division of Automatic Valve Corp., as of September 1. Automatic Valve is ISO certified, offering a history dating to 1945. The company manufactures pneumatic industrial valves for a broad range of industrial automation, automotive, and process control applications at its Novi, Mich. facility. Automatic Valve markets its […]

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Quadrature Encoder capability added to new RMC200 Electro-Hydraulic Motion Controllers

Delta Computer Systems, Inc. has announced its new Quadrature encoder input module (Q4) for the RMC200 motion controller.  The RMC200, which handles up to 32

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ICUEE offers a hands-on look at new products, machines

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), slated for October 3 to 5 in Louisville, Ky., will let industry professionals and engineers explore some of the latest technology innovations related to mobile equipment and fluid power. Of particular interest will be the opportunity to get a hands-on look at hundreds of new machines ranging […]

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NFPA education roundup: STEM initiatives abound in fluid power

High school students engage at Manufacturing Day Event On Manufacturing Day 2016, Paragon Technologies invited 35 students from Centerline High School to participate in hands-on, interactive tours of its Warren, Michigan facility. Paragon partnered with Macomb County Economic Development Committee, the Macomb County School Superintendents, and educators with a goal to engage 2,000 local students by opening the […]

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ICUEE expands with more education and demo space

ICUEE 2017, the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, opens its doors October 3-5 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. It only comes around every two years, but this year’s ICUEE 2017, the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, is looking to be bigger and better, with more exhibit space, education opportunities and networking […]

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IFPS to hold annual meeting in September

The IFPS 2017 annual meeting will be held September 25-28 at The Alexander in Indianapolis. In addition to committee and board meetings, optional events are planned throughout the week. A Technical Workshop,  “International Standard IEC 61131 for Programmable Logic Controllers” will be presented on Monday. This workshop will present complete coverage of the syntax, operands, […]

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