Clippard Instrument Laboratory has introduced its new EVPD Proportional Valve Driver, suitable for laboratories and OEM product development. It can be customized to fit OEM applications, including control parameters This EVPD is designed for use as a plug-and-play interface between the company’s EVP Series Proportional Control Valves and PLCs or other controls.
The NFPA has released the latest hydraulic and pneumatic industry trending data through April 2011. Mobile hydraulics continues to outpace other segments of the industry and shipment levels are nearly back to their pre-recession levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power announced the appointment of new Education Co-Director, Professor Paul Imbertson and the new Industrial Liaison Officer, Duane “Dewey” Tinderholm.