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New test bench at KTR

10 June, 2016

KTR has installed a new test bench for large couplings at its headquarters in Rheine, covering a performance range up to 500,000 Nm. The test bench allows users to calculate mechanical coupling parameters and perform service life testing.


ATEX-certified gear couplings from R+L Hydraulics

10 June, 2016

R+L Hydraulics GmbH now offers Lovejoy gear couplings with ATEX-certification. These robust gear couplings excel with high performance and simple maintenance, resulting in cost-efficient solutions. Typical applications include pumps, chisels, mixers, presses, steelworks, conveyor equipment, etc.


High valve performance in compact form for medical device applications

10 June, 2016

Parker Hannifin has unveiled its VSO LowPro miniature proportional valve for controlling the flow rate of inert gases in medical equipment. Just 16mm wide by 14mm tall, the valve addresses a key requirement for small portable devices where installation space is at a premium.


Technology training works – a return journey

10 June, 2016

On-site practical fluid power engineering training offers flexible modular learning, writes Ian Stephenson, director, TCL-Cumbria.


EuroVacuum claw pumps for efficiency and durability

10 June, 2016

Offering a low maintenance solution for the creation of continuous vacuum or pressure, claw pumps from EuroVacuum Products are claimed to present an ideal selection for a wide range of industrial applications. Equipped with variable speed drives, combined with innate design benefits for reliable operation, claw pumps adhere to the stringencies of even corrosive environments.


IMI Bopp & Reuther launches improved freeware to aid valve selection

10 June, 2016

IMI Bopp & Reuther – a business of IMI Critical Engineering, provider of critical flow control solutions – has launched the latest version of its free-to-use software tool, Si-Tech. Si-Tech 4.0 is a state-of-the-art application that helps users to size and select safety valves, and is available for download to all customers and partners of the company.


Bespoke plate heat exchangers in seven days

10 June, 2016

Assembled from stocked components, the exclusive BOSS i-Series of plate heat exchangers (PHE) from BSS – the UK distributor of heating and pipeline products and services – are built to order so that fully assembled and tested units can be supplied within seven working days of order.


Selby Swing Bridge – a group effort

28 April, 2016

Closing down part of the A19 and the road bridge to the public is no mean feat, but this is what the team at Branch Hydraulic Systems had to do to upgrade and extend the longevity of the Swing Bridge in Selby. The task involved collaboration between the different divisions of Branch Hydraulic Systems’ parent company Group HES.


Walk-behind roller offers extended lifetime in tough working conditions

28 April, 2016

Chicago Pneumatic has extended its range of walk-behind double drum rollers with the introduction of the MR7005. Claimed to be easy to maintain and operate, the new roller includes automatic hydraulic brakes for enhanced operator safety and a built-in hydraulic oil cooler to control the unit’s temperature and increase durability.


Ultrasonic tool ‘hears’ problems before they lead to breakdowns

28 April, 2016

Fugitive emissions cause production slowdowns, require expensive repairs and can even lead to environmental contamination. But what if you could hear the problem before you could see it?


Ez-Coil – ‘reinventing the reel’

28 April, 2016

An operator is working with an uncoiled length of hose latched on spring rewind hose reel. A colleague walks past and accidently catches the hose unlatching the reel and releasing the hose. The operator drops the tool and the hose retracts uncontrollably causing damage to the workshop and the reel and risking injury to those present.


Spiral guard system minimises costs and downtime

28 April, 2016

Exitflex has launched the Twisterflex spiral guard system designed and manufactured to protect hoses and cables from abrasion, without limiting the hose flexibility or bend radius of the hose assembly or installation.


Allspeeds supplies Webtool integrated hydraulic cutter for Flexlife

28 April, 2016

Hydraulic cutters and systems specialist Allspeeds, the designer and manufacturer of Webtool, has supplied an integrated guillotine cutter to offshore engineering services company, Flexlife, as part of a North Sea platform decommissioning project.


Eaton hoses meet new EU Railway Fire Safety Standard

28 April, 2016

Power management company Eaton has launched a new range of hydraulic hoses for the European railway industry to meet the new European fire safety standard EN45545-2, as well as the common EN854 (2TE) and EN857 (1SC/2SC) standards.


Flowtechnology UK extends choice of malleable iron fittings

15 April, 2016

To coincide with the launch of its new 2016/17 catalogue, Flowtechnology UK (FTUK) has now extended its existing ranges of malleable iron (FTM, George Fischer and Crane) to include two new brands – K-Line Connect and EE – providing an even wider choice of malleable iron to suit any application and any budget.


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