June 2021

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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Blogs

Redesigning the Designer’s Role

June 1, 2021
Successful design has historically been the outcome of a trial-and-error approach, but technological advances are changing the rules of the game.
Sitthirat Phongphotjanatham/Dreamstime
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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Blogs

Reaching Gender Equity in STEM Professions

May 28, 2021
Recruitment and retention are key challenges.
NYU’s Applied Mathematics Laboratory
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The Tesla Valve: Bringing Back a Forgotten Invention

May 27, 2021
Researchers replicated a century-old valve and found it can be used in novel ways, including directing streams within flow networks and circuits.
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Other Industries

Robotic Analyzer Pinpoints Just the Right Antibiotic for a Patient

May 27, 2021
Automation and improved robotics lead to higher throughput for a diagnostic analysis machine.
Energy chain

A Canadian Rig Rolls On—Even in Rough Weather

May 27, 2021
An energy chain eliminated downtime for a potash mining company.

More content from June 2021

Rock Hill Mechanical Corporation
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Controls & Instrumentation

Quickly Filling the Need

May 26, 2021
An HVAC contractor and AutomationDirect partner to deliver automated machines for COVID-19 sanitizing products.
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Getting the Right Permanent Seals for Hydraulics

May 18, 2021
Here are five critical issues that must be addressed to get the best permanent expansion plug or seal for your hydraulic application.
Andriy Dovzhykov/Dreamstime
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Hydraulic Filters

5 Filtration Technologies for Hydraulic Systems

May 14, 2021
Regardless of the system used, reduced downtime is the benefit.
Industrial training

Troubleshooting Challenge: Clamping Cylinder is Running Slow and Weak

May 9, 2021
Despite having redundant pumps, the hydraulic clamp was not performing up to par—plus the oil was overheating.
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Hydraulic Fluids

Water-Glycol Hydraulic Fluids: More Than a “Green” Solution

April 29, 2021
Operational efficiencies and cost reductions add to the eco-benefits.
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.