November 19, 2017


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  • Sun Hydraulics Releases XMD – A Compact, Bluetooth Configurable Electro-Hydraulic Driver



    2017-10-30 15:22:37

    Built to stand up to extreme environmental conditions in mobile and industrial applications, Sun's XMD is a high-powered, electronic control device for electrically operated hydraulic actuators. Sun’s new XMD Bluetooth-configurable, electro-hydraulic driver is both CE and E-Mark rated, meeting the needs of international mobile and  industrial


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  • [Video] Bosch Rexroth Celebrates 50 years in the U.S.



    2017-10-30 15:32:29

    2017 marks Bosch Rexroth’s 50th year of continuous operation in the United States. Starting with a small office in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1967 and a handful of associates, Rexroth grew quickly enough to expand into a newly built hydraulics manufacturing facility 7 years later, the cornerstone of the company’s current manufacturing campus in


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  • Bimba compact hydraulic actuator series launched



    2017-10-26 13:37:00

    Bimba, a manufacturer of pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, and vacuum motion solutions, has launched the Compact Hydraulic series of actuators. The Compact Hydraulic actuator product line complements Bimba’s existing NFPA hydraulic products by offering significant space savings without sacrificing performance. This new product family offers two


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  • HEIDENHAIN’s New StateMonitor for TNCs Makes CNC Connectivity Easier Than Ever



    2017-10-18 19:30:08

    HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION announces the availability of the new StateMonitor for CNC manufacturing personnel who are implementing connected systems as part of the Industry 4.0 initiative. This new state-of-the-art software is an option with HEIDENHAIN TNC controls and connects with PC systems to allow the user to view data and evaluate control


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What are the top 5 forms of hydraulic contamination?

2017-10-17 16:04:37

By Josh Cosford Dirt. That’s what you think of when you hear the term contamination, especially as it relates to hydraulic systems. It is, of course, a common form of contamination. But ingested evils are not limited to the same types that turn your white Yeezys brown. In fact, contamination comes in many forms, some of which you’d be


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Bosch Rexroth celebrates 50 years in U.S.

2017-10-17 16:04:37

2017 marks Bosch Rexroth’s 50th year of continuous operation in the United States. Starting with a small office in Easton, Pa. in 1967 and a handful of associates, Rexroth grew quickly enough to expand into a newly built hydraulics manufacturing facility 7 years later, the cornerstone of the company’s current manufacturing campus in


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Bosch Rexroth celebrates 50 years in U.S.

2017-10-16 16:35:42

2017 marks Bosch Rexroth’s 50th year of continuous operation in the United States. Starting with a small office in Easton, Pa. in 1967 and a handful of associates, Rexroth grew quickly enough to expand into a newly built hydraulics manufacturing facility 7 years later, the cornerstone of the company’s current manufacturing campus in


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Can you pneumatically, linearly control a hydraulic valve?

2017-10-16 16:35:42

As far as positioning of the valve, hydraulic valves already exist in various ways of actuation. For example, you take a big DO8 valve which is a very large spool it’s an industrial valve. You would not make a DO8 with a lever because of what’s called flow forces. The pressure that is acting on the spool itself is enough that it would


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Hydraulic cylinders crush bridges

2017-10-10 19:36:50

Researchers at the Technical University (TU) of Munich have developed a new test stand for examining the behavior of concrete bridge beams. To better calculate the load-carrying capacity of these beams in future constructions, six hydraulic cylinders from Liebherr Components, Nussbaumen, Switzerland, are used to press down with full force until


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ABB FABTECH 2017 exhibit showcases the Collaboration, Simplicity and Digitalization that allow manufacturers to most efficiently handle increased part variation

2017-10-27 22:31:28

Leading edge robotic welding technologies also enhance safety, quality and productivity ABB will feature a broad range of advanced robotic welding technology designed to enhance safety, quality and productivity at FABTECH 2017, November 9th to 12th at McCormick Place in Chicago (Booth #B-23025). Metal Fabricators of all sizes are adopting robotic


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The fourth industrial revolution: more of an evolution?

2017-10-27 12:30:07

The Internet of Things has been hailed as the fourth industrial revolution, but can it warrant this title at its current pace of development? The potential of Industry 4.0 remains an important talking point for members of the international coil winding, transformer and electrical manufacturing communities. And it's hardly surprising. Following


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SoftBank Robotics Partners with Industry-Leading Face Recognition Platform, Ever AI to Enhance Customer Engagement Capabilities of Pepper, the Humanoid Robot

2017-10-26 15:01:35

Known for its friendly demeanor and emotion-detecting AI, Pepper's capabilities will be enhanced by Ever AI's technology, bringing new levels of personalization to its interactions with business patrons. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftBank Robotics (SBR), the North American arm of SoftBank Robotics Group, today announced its


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New Slim IO-Link Master from Balluff

2017-10-25 20:00:04

Balluff is pleased to introduce a new breed of IO-Link masters that enhances their broad portfolio of IO-Link masters & devices. The new IP67 protection rated, machine-mount, 4-port slim IO-Link master has the same functional features as the popular Balluff 8-port IO-Link master series in a more compact format. This module is available on


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Cincoze Launches Rugged Workstation with 7th/6th Generation Intel® Xeon® E3 and Core™ Processors

2017-10-24 14:30:10

Extreme Performance - Great Expansibility - Application-driven Design Cincoze, a global leader in embedded computing technology, today expands its product offering by introducing new rugged workstation "DX-1000". The system is based on workstation grade Intel® C236 chipset to support 7th/6th Generation Intel® Xeon® E3 and Core™


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