NFPA, IFPS, FPDA to launch conference on energy efficiency

Friday, June 24, 2011

Three leading fluid power organizations—the International Fluid Power Society, the FPDA Motion and Control Network, and the National Fluid Power Association—will be hosting an educational conference at Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel on November 15-17, 2011.

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Piab launches compact vacuum ejectors for small parts

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Piab has launched its piCOMPACT10 range, the first manifold-mounted and functional ejector system on the market based on the energy-efficient MICRO COAX technology. By working at low feed pressure and maximizing the utilization rate of the compressed air, the COAX ejectors reduce energy consumption while increasing productivity and reliability.

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NCFP Technical Proceedings available from NFPA

Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Proceedings of the 52nd National Conference on Fluid Power (NCFP) are now available from the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). The papers contained in the volume were presented during the IFPE Technical Conference hosted by NFPA and held in conjunction with IFPE 2011.

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iB Series features digital pneumatic flow controller

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Koganei and Humphrey introduce the iB Series, which includes the iB Move and the iB Flow. The iB Flow is a digital flow controller that optimizes the cycle time settings of a cylinder or pneumatic actuator.

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Fastenal to distribute Winters Instruments in N. America

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Winters Instruments has announced a new distribution agreement with Fastenal that will offer Winters pressure gauges, thermometers and instrument accessories to Fastenal customers in the U.S. and Canada. Fastenal is a distributor with product and service at more than 2,500 local Fastenal stores.

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Rexroth expands line of vacuum non-contact transfer units

Friday, June 3, 2011

The Non-Contact Transfer unit from Rexroth is a unique picking device that operates on the Bernoulli principle, which applies airflow under the device to create a vacuum and lift force between the center and circumference. The line is now expanded to include a high-grade polymer version.

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Miniature precision regulator

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Pneumadyne’s new Miniature Precision Regulator offers highly accurate air pressure control in a compact package; suitable for limited space applications. This precision machined, high quality regulator features an output pressure range up to 100 psi and high flow rate of 4.5 scfm.

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