How To Test A Hydraulic Cylinder The conventional way of testing the integrity of the piston seal in a double-acting cylinder is to pressurize the cylinder at the end of stroke and measure any leakage past the seal. This is commonly referred to as the “end-of-stroke bypass test”. The major limitation of the end-of-stroke bypass […]

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Understanding Hydraulic Oil Compatibility We will soon need to choose a new oil for one of our hydraulic systems but are concerned about the mixing of hydraulic oils. Do we have reason for concern? There are dozens of additives available for use when blending hydraulic oils. Some anti-foam additives, for example, may prevent the buildup […]

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Major City Details Ferry Boat Expansion In national maritime industry news, New York City unveiled plans to expand ferry service throughout the city with 18 new passenger ferry vessels. During a city press conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio informed that “each new boat will be equipped with the most modern engine design available to reduce […]

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Fuel-saving designs improve efficiency of hydraulic systems Researchers at Purdue University have shown how to reduce fuel consumption and dramatically improve the efficiency of hydraulic pumps and motors in heavy construction equipment. The new designs incorporate two innovations: They eliminate valves now needed to direct the flow of hydraulic fluid in heavy equipment, and they […]

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HIWIN Technology Corporation -Gulf Coast Air & Hydraulics is moving the hydraulic and pneumatic industry forward. We are excited to invent and create new methods in our industry involving robotic technology. This month, we want you to get to know HIWIN. HIWIN Technologies Corp is an innovative manufacturing company of ball-screw and motion control components […]

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Rexroth Pneumatics / Aventics Gulf Coast Air & Hydraulics shares this demonstration of the Rexroth Pneumatics positioning system, which controls the position of the actuator with directional flow. This principle of operation can be applied equally well in both piston rod and rodless pneumatic cylinders in a considerable range of bore sizes and strokes. We […]

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Gulf Coast Air & Hydraulics shares this demonstration of the Rexroth Pneumatics positioning system, which controls the position of the actuator with directional flow. This principle of operation can be applied equally well in both piston rod and rodless pneumatic cylinders in a considerable range of bore sizes and strokes. We believe in providing our […]

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Gulf Coast Air & Hydraulics is moving the hydraulic and pneumatic industry forward. We are excited to invent and create new methods in our industry involving robotic technology. This month, we want you to get to know HIWIN. HIWIN Technologies Corp is an innovative manufacturing company of ball-screw and motion control components for linear guideway […]

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