SimpleCAD’s fluid power symbol libraries compatible with AutoCAD 2013

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

SimpleCAD has announced that it is preparing many of their industrial block libraries for the new AutoCAD 2013 release expected to arrive in spring 2012. SimpleCAD completed 2013 testing on one of their flagship products called the CAD-SYM library. The block library is comprised of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.

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Peter Paul Electronics unveils new website, logo, training program

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

New Britain, Conn.—PeterPaul has introduced new branding starting with our new logo which builds on its history and commitment to continuous improvement. It incorporates an evolved double P, our…

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All-stainless-steel cylinders now offered in 12 bore sizes

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Bimba Manufacturing Co. has announced the expansion of its industry-leading Original Line product series. Previously available in only 4 bore sizes, Bimba extended its All Stainless Original Line series to now include all 12 bore sizes currently available across the product line (5/16- through 3-in. bore).

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New technical standards available from NFPA

Friday, December 9, 2011

Three new technical documents have recently been published and are now available from the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA): Fluid power connectors and associated components – Nominal outside diameters of tubes and nominal hose sizes; Pneumatic fluid power – Cylinders – Single-rod short-stroke cylinders, 1 000 kPa (10 bar) series, bores from 20 mm to 100 mm; and Hydraulic fluid power – Pressure switches – Mounting surfaces (second edition).

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NFPA webcast series to look at improving system design

Thursday, December 8, 2011

The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) will present a series of webcasts to focus on key issues facing the fluid power industry today.

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Simrit’s piston sealing systems reduce friction

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Simrit, the industrial sealing division of Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies, has developed three new piston seals that reduce friction and lower energy consumption in applications like mechanical transmissions and pneumatic cylinders.

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Energy isolation for washdown applications

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Building on its rugged Stainless Steel L-O-X lockout and exhaust valve, ROSS Controls is now offering a control reliable energy isolation solution specifically designed for sensitive washdown applications.

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Highly scalable valve manifold offers value, performance

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The Festo MPA-L valve manifold offers a mix of value and performance. It is scalable down to a single valve slice, so directional valves can be adapted to any application. This saves costs and reduces size.

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New bag lips designed to handle bags and pouches

Monday, December 5, 2011

Piab has launched a variety of new parts specifically designed for the piGRIP suction cup, the first modular suction cup on the market. Available in three diameters, the new piGRIP Bag Lip has been developed to handle bags and pouches more efficiently than any other available suction cup on the market.

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Bimba unveils new website, customer tools

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Bimba Manufacturing has debuted a new website, featuring an updated look and improved functionality. The redesign includes state-of-the-art technical features, reorganized and updated content, and rich multimedia applications.

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