October 2021

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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Blogs

Smarter Pneumatics: A Smart Decision

Sept. 22, 2021
Making use of intelligent systems and dynamic analytics is simply good business sense.
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Emerging Technologies

The Age of Intelligent Pneumatics

Sept. 20, 2021
Cloud-capable PLCs and smart solenoid manifolds deliver value for OEMs and end-users alike.
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NFPA to Support Internship Hiring for Members

Sept. 10, 2021
The association will pay $5,000 to companies that hire qualified students.
Thanakorn Phanthura
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Controls & Instrumentation

System Integrators: The Key to Project Success

Sept. 1, 2021
Companies about to upgrade their hydraulic controls should consider hiring a system integrator to bump up the project’s chances at success.
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Hydraulic Fluids

Can Zinc-Based Hydraulic Fluids Improve System Performance?

Aug. 20, 2021
Some engineers believe zinc-based oils are doomed to cause sludge and varnish formation. But rigorous testing proves them wrong.

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Encoders and Their Applications: Keeping Control

Aug. 11, 2021
Industries have different uses and requirements for controls and positioning.
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Encoder Types: Making the Right Choices

Aug. 9, 2021
Understanding the fundamentals is key to a tailor-made solution.