Category: Automation

Variable Speed Pump Drives Are Now Simpler and More Efficient

Perhaps you have been looking into variable speed pump drives, which can save you as much as 70% in energy costs in comparison to conventional solutions, but were hesitant because of their greater complexity. It is for people like you that Parker has developed its new and inventive version of a Drive Controlled Pump. This pump combines an optimized axial piston pump and dual displacement volumes, and its compact synchronous servo motor provides many benefits over other variable speed pump systems.

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Are pneumatic lubricators still needed in my system?

Have you been working with pneumatic systems for many years and are no longer seeing lubricators like you once did? Do you wonder if your pneumatic system needs an inline lubricator or what to do with an existing pneumatic lubricator? Let’s look at the reasons why you may or may not need lubricators in your pneumatic system.

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Best Ways to Protect Hydraulic Hoses

With the right care, hydraulic hoses can last quite some time. In fact, most of the time, equipment fails because of erosion, not knowing common risks and maintenance. Our expert staff can help you prevent mechanical failure and save you time and money. The following are some of the best ways to prevent hydraulic hose failure.

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What is Pressure Compensation?

The jargon that comes along with being around hydraulics is not learned overnight. For many, it is common to misunderstand what the meaning of pressure compensation really is. Here is an explanation to help you further understand the meaning of pressure compensation.

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How to Choose the Right Type of Pneumatic Hose and Tubing For Your Needs

Pneumatic hose and tubing is used to deliver pressurized air to where it’s needed, such as tools, valves and actuators. By taking a look at what’s available on today’s market, you’ll quickly see that there are many kinds and sizes of hose and tubing. For this reason, you should consider various factors to select a product that will be appropriate for its task.

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Boat Fuel System Maintenance – What You Need To Know

Depending on where you live, there are prime times of the year when you look forward to getting out on your boat again. Boating can be a lot of fun. However, it is always best to be a safe boater while enjoying time out on the water. You should take the time necessary to maintain and inspect your boat before using it to ensure that all of the components are working properly and safely.

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5 Tips for Buying Quality Hydraulic Components

A hydraulic system is just that: a system. This means every piece, down to the fittings, adapters, and connectors are essential to the system’s efficient and continued operation. A sub-par piece can interfere with the machine’s ability to function properly, but that doesn’t mean you should always buy the most expensive piece. It’s important to look at the quality of the part and lend far less weight to the cost of the part or the brand name of the piece.

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