Actuator photo collage
Cylinders & Actuators

Comparing Electric and Fluid-Power Actuators

Oct. 13, 2021
Why are electric actuators increasingly replacing hydraulic and fluid-power actuators in demanding applications?
Adding sensors to equipment

Leveraging Sensor Data to Manage Assets

May 13, 2021
When you can see the temperatures of motors, the speeds of conveyor belts and the vibration levels of bearings and gearboxes, you can predict the future.
Post-COVID workplace notes
Hydraulics & Pneumatics Blogs

What Did We Learn?

May 4, 2021
The year of COVID had a profound effect on our work habits and professional relationships.
Old and new industrial equipment

Bringing Legacy Machines into the 21st Century

May 4, 2021
There’s no reason not to connect older machines into computer networks and make them part of the IIoT.
Hannover Messe website

Hannover Messe Adapts and Changes

May 4, 2021
It’s a digital transformation for industry and for trade events.

More content from May 2021

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Actuators over coronavirus backdrop
Cylinders & Actuators

Post-Pandemic Future of the Pneumatic Actuator Market

April 27, 2021
The transportation, industrial automation and mining industries are slated to have a major impact on the pneumatics actuator market going forward.
Hydraulic press
Cylinders & Actuators

Hydraulic Presses: Matching Energy to Work

April 27, 2021
Turns out, press control is a fairly complicated endeavor.
Dust collector
Pneumatic Valves

Pulse Valves: An Efficient Solution

April 16, 2021
Dust collection systems benefit from lower energy and maintenance costs.
Servo motors
Cylinders & Actuators

Getting the Right Stepper or Servo Motor for Electric Actuators

April 16, 2021
As usual, the needs of the application play a major role in determining which is the best type of motor to use.