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AEM Releases June, Midyear Tractor and Combine Report

AEM, a trade organization for off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers released a report in June showing high sales for tractors under 40 HP, while the sales of larger tractors...

Video Shows How to Collect an Oil Sample

Hydraquip’s newest video on its YouTube channel describes best practices for taking accurate oil samples when testing contamination levels and composition.

Compact Hybrid Actuation System Targets Renewable-Energy Designs

With an eye toward the renewable-energy sector, Parker Hannifin Corp. unveiled a hybrid actuation system (HAS) comprised of hydraulic and electromechanical actuators for precise...

Study Summarizes Challenges and Best Practices of B2B Marketing

Recently, a "State of Digital Commerce Report," conducted by Cloudcraze, revealed that almost half of manufacturers say ecommerce will be their primary channel for receiving customer...
Hydraulic Pumps & Motors

Road Resurfacer Practices Environmental Finesse

When it comes to repairing blacktop, Bettis Asphalt & Construction is confident in the environmental finesse of its heating-and-milling machines. Unlike heavy trucks used in conventiona...
Air Compressors

Learn by Playing with Fischertechnik Pneumatic Kits

Fischertechnik kits provide instructors with the materials to build operating pneumatic apparatuses as well as a hands-on curriculum, and in the end, young aspiring engineers....
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8th Grade Students have Fun with NFPA Fluid Power Challenge

NFPA Fluid Power Challenge at the University of Minnesota sparks 8th graders' interest in hydraulics and applied engineering.
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Welcome to three new staff members

We're starting off the new year on the right foot by adding three editors to our group — and all com efrom technical backgrounds. Here they are, in no particular order:
Controls & Instrumentation

White paper discusses processor power and energy efficiency

AutomationDirect recently released a white paper titled, “Processor Power and Energy Efficiency”, which explains how consumer electronic microprocessor improvements also provide...