Pneumatic System

By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Fluid power is a key contributor in the overall energy efficiency of various applications, such as hydraulic pumps with electric drives, intelligence-embedded valves, and even actuators and actuator controllers with electro-hydrostatic actuation (EHA) technology. Fluid power is known to have the highest power density when compared to other conventional power-transmission technologies. There […]

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Compressed air and hydraulic fluid are mostly used as working mediums for power transmission in fluid power circuits. Although similar in their principle of operation, the two systems have their respective advantages and disadvantages:   Advantages Disadvantages Pneumatic Systems   ·         Flexible temperature ·         Safe, explosion proof ·         Clean ·         Easy to store, utilize and […]

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