April 2021

Joe Sohm/Dreamstime
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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Blogs

The Box Score of Design

April 5, 2021
Whether we’re analyzing baseball or fluid power systems, we have to let the data speak to us—not just speak for itself.
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Cylinders & Actuators

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Electric Actuator for Hygienic Applications

April 2, 2021
Food and beverage applications pose special challenges for electric actuators.
Andrey Popov/Dreamstime
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Pain Points for Mechanical Engineers

April 1, 2021
Can mechanical engineers succeed if they only handle mechanical problems, ignoring electrical and electronic technologies?
Hydraulic Filters

Cleanliness Programs are Key to Keeping Oil and Hydraulic Fluids at Their Best

March 24, 2021
Programs based around ISO cleanliness standards ensures costs are low and productivity stays high.
Festo DGSL

Choosing the Right Pneumatic Guided Drives and Slides

Nov. 4, 2020
If an engineer knows the options, there’s a guided drive or slide for most applications requiring stability or repeatable precision.