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Vestas chooses Bosch Rexroth UK for V164 hydraulic power unit

25 February, 2016

Bosch Rexroth UK has won the contract to provide the hydraulic power unit (HPU) for the Vestas V164 – 8.0MW offshore wind turbine.


Parker extends servo motor range with ultra-compact 40mm frame

25 February, 2016

Parker Hannifin has recently introduced a 40mm size to its highly-dynamic and compact SMH/SMB Series brushless servo motor range. The 40mm variant extends the torque capability in its smallest size starting from 0.19 Nm, and offers a high degree of flexibility to food processing, packaging, robot and handling machinery OEMs due to an extensive range of motor frame configurations and options.


Parker extends servo motor range with ultra-compact 40mm frame

25 February, 2016

Parker Hannifin has recently introduced a 40mm size to its highly-dynamic and compact SMH/SMB Series brushless servo motor range. The 40mm variant extends the torque capability in its smallest size starting from 0.19 Nm, and offers a high degree of flexibility to food processing, packaging, robot and handling machinery OEMs due to an extensive range of motor frame configurations and options.


Bos-Shelf LLC Azerbaijan manages on-site operations with Kamag K24 SPMT

25 February, 2016

The German manufacturer Kamag, part of the TII Group – manufacturer of vehicles with hydraulically suspended pendulum axles – has delivered K24 Self-Propelled Modular Transporters (SPMT) to BOS-Shelf in Baku, Azerbaijan. The electronically steered vehicles are used to move heavy steel pipes with lengths up to 24 meters and diameters up to five meters, modular equipment of deep sea jackets with total weights up to 800 tons or parts of heavy cranes as well as for various other smaller loads.


Titanium pumps supplied for the ADMA-OPCO Umm Lulu Development Project

25 February, 2016

Amarinth – the company specialising in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated equipment to the oil & gas, petrochemical, chemical, industrial and renewable energy markets – has delivered four sodium hypochlorite dosing pumps manufactured in titanium alloy to ADMA-OPCO for use on the Umm Lulu Development Project, offshore of Abu Dhabi.


Confusion over industrial hose costing millions

25 February, 2016

The UK chemical industry is at risk of losing millions of pounds each year as confusion over industrial hose best practice is forcing end-users to over-specify unnecessarily expensive material, according to Carl Lilley, business unit manager for the Industrial Hose division at Eriks.


Linde Hydraulics wins Agritechnica Silver Innovation Medal for new hydraulic motor

01 December, 2015

Linde Hydraulics GmbH & Co. KG has been awarded the Agritechnica Silver Innovation Medal for its new HMV105D drive motor. The agricultural machinery trade fair awards prizes for new product developments that offer fundamental improvements for agricultural applications.


Platform truck allows semi-automated transportation of pallets

01 December, 2015

Two axles with heavy-duty rollers, a drawbar and space for three EUR-pallets – on first sight, the platform truck developed by Ruppel Hydraulik for a German car battery maker looks pretty much like ‘any ordinary’ vehicle for moving materials around on site.


Starter leak detection kit finds leaks in oil-based fluid systems

01 December, 2015

Vigilant inspection and maintenance of pesky leaks will prevent costly repairs and possible equipment replacement of industrial fluid systems. Spectronics Corporation manufactures reliable and effective products that successfully find them.


Updated motors with new feedback and connector options

01 December, 2015

The Kollmorgen AKMH range of stainless steel servo motors has been enhanced with a host of new feedback device options and new connector options.


Dry fluid is better fluid

01 December, 2015

Clean Fuel & Lubricant Solutions, a business unit within Donaldson Company, Inc., recently introduced its Reservoir Air Dryer for fluid tanks and reservoirs. The new product is designed to eliminate the need to continually replace conventional desiccant breathers or to dry fluids with vacuum dehydration units.


The hybrid advantage

01 December, 2015

Universal Hydraulik recently introduced a new enhancement to its SCM heat exchanger/cooler range; the SCM/FS. Based on the company’s existing hybrid heat exchangers from the SCM-Series, this new highly efficient ‘failsafe’ heat exchanger is the product of a year’s research and development in collaboration with a well-known offshore equipment supplier.


Seven steps to hydraulic cleanliness

01 December, 2015

Clean, contaminant-free oil within hydraulic systems is well known to be vital in prolonging the service life of components. However, what is less commonly understood are the factors which determine the appropriate level of cleanliness for a given system. Terry Davis, national technical manager at Brammer, introduces ISO 4406:99 and the seven steps that help establish targets and in turn optimise the longevity of hydraulic systems.


New oil dehydration units from Filtertechnik

25 November, 2015

Filtertechnik’s new range of Neptune oil dehydration units are claimed to be ideal for returning oil contaminated with water back to health in an efficient and cost effective manner. The units can be used for cleaning oil in a fixed or mobile plant situation.


Best practice approach to lubricants

25 November, 2015

With high-performance lubricants capable of increasing hydraulic pump efficiency by 6 per cent, ExxonMobil aims to help address the plastics industry’s primary concerns and contribute towards optimum efficiency and durability.


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