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The Impacts of Electrification on Fluid Power Systems
May 15, 2023
Electrification presents challenges as well as opportunities to re-evaluate and improve upon the design of hydraulics and pneumatics.
2023 IDEA Awards: Help us to Spotlight Product Design Excellence
April 27, 2023
For the third year running, we honor the top innovations in industrial design, engineering and automation—as nominated and voted upon by you, our readers.
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Emerson Acquires NI
April 19, 2023
Emerson sees value in merging NI’s test and software products with its automation technology.
How is Electrification Impacting Hydraulics and Pneumatics?
April 5, 2023
Electrification is growing in many applications, bringing a need to re-evaluate fluid power system designs.
A “Good” Recession for Hydraulics and Pneumatics
April 3, 2023
Although the economy is in a mild recession, the fluid power industry and most of its customer markets are forecast to be minimally impacted.
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Iris Dynamics LTD
Improve Electric Motor Efficiency with Increased Phase Counts
March 28, 2023
An analysis of electric motor efficiency and how it can be improved by increasing phase counts.
Sorting Out Linear Actuators
March 21, 2023
A concise look at the characteristics and quirks of three common types of actuators: hydraulic, pneumatic and electric.
Electro-Hydraulic Systems Benefit Electrification of Heavy Machinery
Feb. 6, 2023
DJ O’Konek of Nott Co. discusses the growth of electrification in mobile equipment and the role electro-hydraulic systems can play in these machines.
Danfoss Power Solutions
The Road to Zero: Utilizing Electrification to Unlock New System Architectures
Jan. 3, 2023
High-power electric machines are opening new classes of powertrain architectures, necessitating an understanding of each type and the applications for which they are best suited...