February 2017 issue: Fluid Power drives mega dozer + more

In this issue: 74 Fluid Power drives mega dozer 82 Keeping your mobile machine running efficiently 88 Staying dry with cool air 94 How do you remove water from hydraulic fluid?   Caterpillar’s trucking it out of Peoria … what does it mean? By Paul Heney   If you were sick of the political back

November 2016 issue: How does extreme heat affect hydraulic hose? + more

In this issue: 36 How can you keep your mobile machine running efficiently 44 PNEUMATICS Comparing the real costs of vacuum generators 54 INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULICS Is hydraulic efficiency a myth? 60 HOSE AND TUBING How does extreme heat affect hydraulic hose?   Engineering education: The science vs. technology split   Although it’s been more than

September 2016 issue: Engineering a groundbreaking hydraulic hybrid + more

In this issue: 32 Careful monitoring ensures reliability in high-speed hydraulics 38 Engineering a groundbreaking hydraulic hybrid 48 Pneumatics makes quick work of packaging lane changes 54 Pneumatic valves continue to inspire unique applications   Expanding your options online   One of our passions here at Fluid Power World is providing you with all your

August 2016 issue: Pilot systems for mining shovels: Large motions begin with tiny valves + more

In this issue: 20 Water glycol fluid and hydraulic seals 38 Sensors help you understand your system 48 Right-sized pneumatic cylinders 52 Pilot systems for mining shovels: Large motions begin with tiny valves   Building a better distributor   Not long ago, I had the opportunity to sit in on a “University of Industrial Distribution

Fluid Power World Handbook 2016 Digital Edition

WELCOME to the fifth edition of the Fluid Power Handbook. This year, we have again changed the look and feel of this issue, and we welcome your feedback on these changes. You will find updated sections on many components and other areas of fluid power interest, some all-new topics, and a fascinating trends piece on

May 2016 issue: A Lego-like pneumatic solution, injection molders, versatility of hydraulics + more

In this issue: 26 Ag machinery relies on the versatility of hydraulics 34 Twelve tips for better cylinder selection 42 A Lego-like pneumatic solution for customized machines 48 The hydraulics of injection molders   Challenging college students to love hydraulics   This week, I had the good fortune to attend the Chainless Challenge, one of