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Latest From The Blog:

  • Opening the Gender Door to the Fluid Power Press Club

Opening the Gender Door to the Fluid Power Press Club

- No matter what the technology is whether pure science or applied mechanics; there needs to be reliable and knowledgeable people reporting on breakthroughs and trends. Fluid Power is no different and as an industry can boast of a dedicated group of trade publications focused on promoting the technology [...]

  • Why Fluid Power? Part 1

Why Fluid Power? Part 1

When I’m talking to people about the fluid power industry, the most common question I get is “What’s fluid power?” And that’s an easy question to answer. Fluid power is the use of fluids under pressure to generate, control and transmit power. In hydraulics, a liquid such as mineral [...]

  • Big Changes on Horizon for Compressed Air?

Big Changes on Horizon for Compressed Air?

Barely noticeable in some articles about a new rotary engine in development is that this rotary engine concept may be applied to air compression as well.  The basics of the technology appears to be a cylindrical housing within which rotating arms move pivoting rockers to compress air.

According to developers [...]

  • New Faces in Fluid Power—Jonathan Meyer

New Faces in Fluid Power—Jonathan Meyer

by Eric Lanke

- I’ve written before about the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)—the network of fluid power research laboratories, academic faculty, graduate and undergraduate students at seven universities—that is making a difference when it comes to preparing a better educated workforce for the fluid power industry.

The [...]