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Posted on September 18, 2023

It's Electric! Exploring Electrohydraulic Technology

In today's industrial applications, many processes and technologies have emerged, among which electrohydraulics stand out as particularly advantageous. Electrohydraulics involve the utilization of electricity to transmit signals to different components of a system, enabling precise instructions to be sent to multiple parts of the drive, directing them to execute specific tasks efficiently.
The other half of the technology is a mechanical hydraulic function that moves liquid pressure. Hydraulics can be found in many systems, such as lifts, heavy equipment, industrial machinery, airplanes and much more.

Posted on September 14, 2023

Experiencing Hydraulic Hose Failure from Bursts and Excessive Abrasion?

Hydraulic hose failure is a common occurrence, particularly when not shielded by sleeves, wraps or other hose protection products. Most failures of pressurized hydraulic hose are caused by repeated abrasion, extreme temperatures, excessive UV exposure, improper routing, kinked hoses, tube erosion, fluid incompatibility or inadequate fitting installation and improper hose assembly. Hose failures are often very serious and can cause system failure or personal injury.

Posted on September 12, 2023

6 Things to Consider for Protecting Hydraulic Hose

NAHAD, The Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution, has chosen the week of September 10th as Hose Safety Awareness Week. This week is set aside to bring special attention to hose safety and how hydraulic professionals can reexamine safety methods in design, development and application reliability to extend system service life and ensure users of their products are safe.
Posted on August 29, 2023

How Electro-Hydraulic Integration is Transforming Industrial Applications

Thanks to electronic controls and sensors, hydraulics now operates with enhanced efficiency, resulting in improved performance and energy savings. By incorporating electronic controls, hydraulic systems can be monitored, allowing for pre-programmed, automated adjustments in flow and pressure to optimize performance, based on specific application requirements. This electro-hydraulic integration proves highly beneficial in industrial settings where precision is paramount. 

Posted on August 23, 2023

Harnessing the Power of Data: Exploring Smart Hydraulic Systems

As technology continues to advance, hydraulic systems are also evolving. The integration of advanced technology has opened up new possibilities for hydraulic systems, bringing forth enhanced capabilities and a promising future for diverse industries. In this rapidly changing landscape, it is crucial to recognize the abundance of data that smart technology provides to organizations. 
Posted on August 17, 2023

Smart Hydraulics in Space Exploration

With the importance of technological advancements in driving societal growth, the integration of smart hydraulics into space travel has played a pivotal role in pushing the boundaries of scientific exploration. The space industry has embraced smart hydraulics for unparalleled innovation and remarkable efficiency. In this blog post, you will learn about the progress achieved through smart hydraulics, exploring their profound impact on space exploration.

Posted on August 08, 2023

Hydraulics in Everyday Life 

Hydraulics play a crucial role in keeping the world functioning smoothly and are often referred to as the hidden gem of modern technology. Despite their inconspicuous nature, hydraulics are integrated into numerous aspects of everyday life, spanning a range of applications. From vehicles to construction machinery, hydraulic systems power and enable essential functions.  

Posted on July 27, 2023

13 Hydraulic Hose Protection Products for Secure Operations

Hydraulic hose assemblies are typically exposed to rugged and harsh conditions. Hydraulic hoses often experience extreme vibration and/or constant movement and contact abrasion in both mobile and industrial equipment. These conditions can damage, or otherwise erode, hose covers leading to leaks, rupture, system failure and personal injury. To prevent the outer layer of the hose from damage, it is usually necessary to use hose protection products that safeguard against these conditions to ensure safe, dependable operation and long service life.
Posted on July 25, 2023

Understanding the Use of Push-to-Connect Water Fittings 

Push-to-connect fittings are frequently used in many industries because they provide a quick and effective way to connect systems while maintaining a reliable seal. These fittings are handy for sectors that deal with liquids. However, it is essential to remember that not all fittings can be used for water applications because specific requirements must be met to guarantee the safety of the water and stop the system from corroding.  

Posted on July 18, 2023

What are Hydraulic Bulkhead Fittings?

The term bulkhead was originally used to describe any watertight compartment or wall in a ship or submarine. Bulkhead fittings were used in the installation of pipes and hoses passing through a ship’s internal walls. Today the concept is the same, but the applications are much broader. Hydraulic bulkhead fittings are sometimes known as tank adapters and used in fluid and gas transfer through the bulkhead of a tank wall, panel, steel plate or any barrier that a hydraulic hose or pipe, or instrumentation tubing needs to egress. Like other hydraulic fittings, they connect two hoses or tubes in a fluid system. However, their unique difference is to provide the ability to run hydraulic hose through any barrier, often from inside a pressurized vessel or tank, out to normal atmospheric conditions connecting to other components in the hydraulic system. 

Posted on July 13, 2023

Compression Fitting Types and Applications

Compression fittings, a term often interchangeable with instrumentation or tube fittings, are made up of a compression nut, ferrule and fitting body. There are single and double ferrule compression fittings, each suitable for a leak tight seal. However, double ferrule fittings are used in higher pressure applications and provide superior media containment. Both types are used for the transfer of liquids or gas, often of caustic media and/or at very high pressures in certain instrumentation tube fitting applications. 

Posted on July 06, 2023

How to Weld Hydraulic Fittings

Welding hydraulic fittings can be accomplished safely with the right tools and techniques. Hydraulic fittings are essential components in hydraulic systems. They connect various parts of the system, allowing for the flow of fluids under high pressure.

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