Seal materials conform to 3-A sanitary standard

Monday, August 29, 2011

Trelleborg’s Turcon MF6 and Zurcon Z431 PEEK seal and bearing materials have third-party verified declaration of conformance to the latest version of 3-A Sanitary Standard 20-27.

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards major grant

Monday, August 29, 2011

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded a major research grant to Dr. Brian Steward and the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University.

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Double valves for clutch/brake circuits

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Double valves, or dual valves, incorporate two valve elements which are independently controlled by two solenoid pilots within one valve body.

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New offices for CCEFP

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

After 5 years housed just off-campus at the University of Minnesota, the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power has relocated its administrative offices to the Mechanical Engineering building in the heart of the U of M campus.

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8th International Conference on Fluid Power planned for Dresden

Monday, August 22, 2011

The 8th International Conference on Fluid Power (8th IFK) will be held in Dresden from March 26-28, 2012. The IFK is one of the world’s most significant scientific conferences on fluid power control technology and systems.

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Rapid rotation with electronically controlled pneumatics

Friday, August 12, 2011

The Festo DSMI-B servo pneumatic swivel module, soft stop CMPX module, and free positioning CMAX module represent a new generation in electronically controlled pneumatic actuation that combines the best features of both pneumatics and electronic control in terms of speed, load capacity, precision, and low cost.

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Valve driver provides amplification and linearization

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Ernie Doering, a design engineer with Clippard Instrument Laboratory, explains the basic operations, as well as a few key features of the EVP proportional valve driver, in this video.

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Miniature pneumatics for medical and scientific applications

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Clippard Instrument Laboratory provides the scientific/medical industry a variety of products and solutions. The product range is illustrated in a color brochure featuring the most complete line of miniature fluid power products for the medical, pharmaceutical analytical and dental fields.

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