1 April, 2020

Freudenberg develops next-generation low friction bearing for improved lubrication

27 March, 2020

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has developed an optimised design for its proven Levitorq axial thrust washers. Through a new ‘scoop’ feature, the enhanced Levitorq design is able to collect and push lubrication under the washer to enable higher critical speeds and enhanced performance. Levitorq is part of the company’s Low Emission Sealing Solutions (LESS) product portfolio.


R+L Hydraulics cast aluminium oil reservoirs for simple handling

19 March, 2020

R+L Hydraulics GmbH has introduced an expanded series of aluminium oil reservoirs. The hydraulic reservoirs with nominal sizes from NG 3.5 to NG 130 have usable volumes ranging from 3 to 123 litres. The oil reservoirs are made of cast aluminium and easy to handle and stack due to their low weight. Besides their outstanding cooling efficiency, the tanks offer an excellent price-performance ratio.


Peristaltic pump for the transfer of mining slurry

13 March, 2020

The mining process generates a waste product that is a mixture of ores and water, typically coal or iron. This waste product is called tailings and must be transferred down a pipeline to a tank where the water is separated.


Amarinth supplies API 610 VS4 pumps destined for the Sajaa Gas Plant

04 March, 2020

Amarinth has designed, manufactured and delivered its first order from Lamprell for API 610 VS4 pumps destined for the Sajaa Gas Plant operated by SNOC in the UAE.


Enerpac Gantry for Al Faris petrochemical heavy lift project

27 February, 2020

Middle Eastern heavy lifting company, Al Faris Group, has used an Enerpac SBL900 hydraulic telescopic gantry for offloading over-sized oil refinery equipment during transportation from Jafza Port, Dubai to storage at Dubai World Centre, UAE.


Subtle or disruptive – which tactic is most innovative?

21 February, 2020

It’s common knowledge that to remain successful, a company must innovate. But what does innovation actually mean? Is disrupting the status quo and discovering brand new products or processes the only way to innovate? Or can being innovative mean something subtler; for example, making an already good product even better? Lesley Eaton, marketing executive for progressive cavity (PC) pump specialist Seepex UK, explains why fostering an ongoing supportive climate is more valuable than a single great idea when it comes to encouraging innovation.


Optimise today, accelerate tomorrow

18 February, 2020

There is a growing demand for plastic injection moulded parts. The machinery’s ability to manufacture identical parts to a high-quality finish in a cost-effective way, has led to plastics injection moulded parts becoming a popular alternative to metal across a variety of sectors from medical to automotive. This places pressure on operators to ensure that their machinery is operating at peak efficiency, to stay competitive in a growing market. Hydraulics & Pneumatics spoke with Jake Sutton, UK technical manager at Shell Lubricants, to gain some expert insights about the potential impact of hydraulic fluid choice and maintenance regimes on equipment productivity, lifespan, and efficiency, and how it can help improve your total cost of ownership.


Hydraproducts acquires Fluidlink Hydraulics

11 February, 2020

Hydraproducts has announced its acquisition of the business and assets of Fluidlink Hydraulics, Devizes.


The Link from RCC – Connecting companies to their assets

30 January, 2020

The Link from Reynolds Contamination Control (RCC) is a Cloud-based software package that is designed to connect companies to their assets, providing a scalable solution at an affordable price.


New Middle Eastern market for Occo Coolers

23 January, 2020

UK heat exchanger manufacturer, Occo Coolers Telford, has widened its global reach with a new deal that seen it export to the Middle East for the first time. Occo Coolers Telford is already active across several other continents but recently secured a contract to supply Air blast coolers from their OC T range to a steel company in Saudi Arabia.


The advantages of cold aseptic filling

08 January, 2020

By Matt Hale, sales & marketing director, HRS Heat Exchangers.


The importance of cleanliness in the oil & gas sector

03 January, 2020

British Fluid Power Association member companies Pall Corporation, Hydac Technology Ltd. and MP Filtri consider the critical part filtration equipment plays within the particularly challenging environments found within the oil & gas sector.


Vital maintenance for land-based drilling rig

17 December, 2019

While much of the world’s oil & gas supplies are to be found out to sea and extracted via offshore drilling rigs, there are also a number of land locked countries that have access to vast quantities of oil and gas. Specialist drilling rigs travel across land as a mobile wheeled fabrication. The drill is attached to the end of an extremely long hydraulic cylinder. Once in situ, the drill is manoeuvred from horizontal to upright and becomes a drill mast.


Innovation starts with lubrication: Maintenance practices to improve the efficiency of your hydraulic equipment today and tomorrow

12 December, 2019

There is a growing demand for plastic injection moulded parts. The machinery’s ability to manufacture identical parts to a high-quality finish in a cost-effective way, has led to plastics injection moulded parts becoming a popular alternative to metal across a variety of sectors from medical to automotive. This places pressure on operators to ensure that their machinery is operating at peak efficiency, to stay competitive in a growing market. We spoke to Jake Sutton, Shell Lubricants UK Technical Manager at Shell Lubricants to gain some insights about the potential impact of hydraulic fluid choice and maintenance regimes on equipment productivity, lifespan, and efficiency and how it can help improve your total cost of ownership.


Moog and Voith intend to establish a strategic partnership

06 December, 2019

The global technology company Voith Group and Moog Inc., both developers, manufacturers and suppliers of electric, hydraulic and hybrid drive solutions, are currently in talks to form a joint venture based in Rutesheim. The project provides for a strategic partnership to expand the hydrostatic servo-hydraulics business in various industrial markets.


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