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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Image source: Fluid Power Journal Fluid power has long been seen as a dependable contributor to the US economy and continues to be the technology of choice of various industries, according to the “Annual Report on the US Fluid Power Industry,” which was released by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). Some […]

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao It is a natural expectation for hydraulic systems to have leaks. Most systems are designed that way to allow a fluid from a higher pressurized area to travel into a lower pressurized zone. The most common purposes for such are for the lubrication, cleaning and cooling of a specific area or component. […]

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It is normal for boat owners to pay particular attention to the exterior aspects of their boats, given that they probably would want to keep them looking well-maintained form the outside. Design and layout aside, a well-maintained boat should also have up and running systems that are safe and proven to last for years to […]

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The life expectancy of boats mostly depends on how they are used and maintained. With new wiring, motors and engine, a boat can be considered a new one. Fiberglass hulls that are well built can last a long time but their components usually need replacements or repairs along the way. But if a boat consistently […]

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Since oil prices have collapsed in 2014, the North American shale industry has reportedly suffered lower activity levels. However, with more projects offshore that are being restored in 2017, experts are optimistic about the future of the industry. According to a research carried out by Rystad Energy, shale-focused operators are expected to […]

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The various uses of hydraulic cylinders are found in almost all major industries where there is force required, including oil and gas, material handling, military and government, aircraft and airline, mining, and even waste and recycling. Having evolved from using water as material for hydraulic pumps and motors to producing fluid power that can provide […]

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Image Source: Machine Lubrication Ensuring that you maintain your hydraulic system’s fluid temperature is without a doubt one of the biggest challenge faced by many facilities worldwide. In fact, when it comes to matters minimizing hydraulic system operational costs, ensuring that the hydraulic fluid does not overheat ranks high above issues related to a hydraulic […]

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Heat transfer plays a huge role in the application of the First Law of Thermodynamics, which refers to the application of the conservation of energy principle to heat and thermodynamic processes. The first law is used extensively in the discussion of heat engines. A heat engine converts heat or thermal energy, as […]

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By Arnold Obat                Image Source: Flow Fit Online Hydraulic systems are of great importance to a number of industries worldwide given the fact that they assist in carrying out tasks that need extensive labor. That said, companies work to ensure that their hydraulic systems are functioning or operating at their very best at all […]

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