22 June, 2017

EnerMech gets lift from director appointment

13 April, 2017

EnerMech has strengthened a key business division with the appointment of Chris Dixon as director of UK Mechanical Handling Services.


Advanced control system for hydraulically operated lifts

13 April, 2017

Material handling equipment and safety products manufacturer, Wildeck, Inc., has introduced an intelligent material lift control system. The new SmartControl system for hydraulically-operated VRCs (Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors) protects the customer’s investment by sensing when one of a dozen or more faults occur.


Filtration materials for enhanced performance and longer service life

13 April, 2017

Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements incorporating new materials that deliver optimum performance while reducing operating costs through increased service life.


Abrasion resistant spiral wire hoses

13 April, 2017

Gates Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of industrial and automotive products, has released a new, powerful abrasion resistant XtraTuff cover for spiral wire hoses in 4000 and 5000 psi configurations.


KTR introduces new floating caliper brake

13 April, 2017

KTR’s floating brake caliper of the new XS series is made of one single piece and is available with a hydraulic or an electromechanical operating principle. The brake can be operated in both active and passive modes.


Webtec welcomes new manager of custom hydraulic products

22 March, 2017

Webtec recognises that, for many customers, standard hydraulic products will only go so far in meeting their needs for their hydraulic application. As many companies seek to innovate and modify machinery for niche applications, Webtec comments that only a custom hydraulic solution will do.


Two new sales appointments at Linde Hydraulics

22 March, 2017

Linde Hydraulics Ltd. has appointed two new sales personnel to strengthen its UK team.


The need for by-pass filtration alongside factory-fitted full-flow filters

21 March, 2017

By Katherine Carter, Environmental Technologies Group Ltd.


New hydraulic filter element from MP Filtri

21 March, 2017

MP Filtri has designed a new hydraulic filter element with patent pending, which is claimed to increase profitability and save warranty claims. It is designed specifically for applications in the agricultural, construction and mobile industries.


Cast aluminium hydraulic oil reservoirs from R+L Hydraulics

21 March, 2017

At this year’s Motion, Drive & Automation in Hannover, R+L Hydraulics GmbH will present its new line-up of cast aluminium hydraulic oil reservoirs. The expanded series of oil reservoirs are available in capacities ranging from 3.5 to 130 litres. The cast aluminium reservoirs are exceptional due to their low weight, easy maintenance and an affordable price/quality ratio.


Increased corrosion resistance for Stauff ball valves

21 March, 2017

Stauff, the fluid technology specialist from Werdohl, will be changing from a zinc/iron coating to a significantly higher-quality and corrosion-resistant zinc/nickel surface for a substantial part of its range of two-way and multi-way block ball valves for hydraulics. The company announced this development in the run-up to the Hannover Messe trade fair in April.


Passing the test

21 March, 2017

For over 25 years, Hydrotechnik has been a leading UK distributor of hydraulic testing and analysis components and equipment. Approximately three years ago, while reviewing the business’s strategic direction, managing director Richard Price had a lightbulb moment that led to the company taking a bold, but ultimately profitable, move in its quest for further growth. “I was considering our areas of expertise,” explained Price, “when I realised we have all these parts and sell them to people who make rigs, so asked myself the question ‘why don’t we design, build and commission test rigs ourselves?’”


State-of-the-art hydraulics for floating megastructure

21 March, 2017

The offshore industry is one of the harshest environments to work in, for both machinery and personnel. Salt water can corrode parts and strong winds and crashing waves can damage equipment.


Designs on efficiency and reliability

21 March, 2017

Matthew Wood, technical director, Ashton Group, considers the importance of correct seal and filter design.


Rotec development team appointment

15 February, 2017

Richard Quelch, an experienced mechanical design engineer, has joined Rotec’s development team.


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