23 Universities to Compete in 2022 Vehicle Challenge

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Fluid-Power-Vehicle-Challenge

October 22, 2021 — The 2021-2022 NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is seeing increased interest from both new and returning universities and is off to a promising start. Coinciding with their senior capstone design courses, twenty-three universities have registered to compete in this year-long program. The Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a yearly STEM competition that challenges college engineering students...

ANVER Vacuum Tube Lifter with Pistol Grip Control

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ANVER Vacuum Tube Lifter

ANVER Vacuum Tube Lifter with Pistol Grip Control allows the operator to lift and handle loads with one hand! The ergonomic grip has well positioned controls that allow one person to lift and position the load easily.

NFPA Publishes 2021 Update to Fluid Power Technology Roadmap

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NFPA Technology Roadmap

August 20, 2021 — A new publication, the 2021 NFPA Technology Roadmap: Improving the Design, Manufacture and Function of Fluid Power Components and Systems, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded after a brief registration process from the following website: https://www.nfpa.com/home/industry-stats/NFPA-Technology-Roadmap.htm The purpose of the Roadmap is to provide NFPA member companies and their...

Pneumatic positioning with pulse sensors

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Staccato Technologies

The Swedish pneumatics company, Staccato Technologies is releasing a new function for their flexible positioning unit FPU – Support for pulse sensors. Fleming Pedersen Dambo, CEO at Staccato Technologies explains; Our positioning unit is getting very popular in the automation industry, and with users all around the globe, we have great source of input from our various users. One such...

Festo Introduces Its Next Generation Proportional Pressure Regulator

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Festo Introduces Its Next Generation Proportional Pressure Regulator

ISLANDIA, NY, July 13, 2021 — Festo recently introduced VPPI, a new family of proportional pressure regulators. Highly dynamic to 30Hz, VPPI offers precise and stable operation in vacuum applications as well as tasks up to a pressure range of 12 bar. Coupled with an IO-Link interface as well as a fieldbus connection for controlling the valves via a...

New EasySwitch HEPA Vac Simplifies the Process of Vacuuming Wet and Dry Materials

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New EasySwitch HEPA Vac Simplifies the Process of Vacuuming Wet and Dry Materials

EXAIR’s new EasySwitch® HEPA Wet-Dry Vac simplifies the filter change process when switching from vacuuming a dry material to a liquid or vice versa. Utilizing minimal compressed air, the EasySwitch is a powerful pneumatic vacuum that is ideal for any application - wet, dry, light and heavy. This EasySwitch vacuum uses a HEPA certified filter when vacuuming dry material. With...

Festo BionicSwift 2021

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Festo BionicSwift 2021

Thanks to a close look at wings in nature, the BionicSwifts are agile, nimble and can even fly loops and tight turns. The five artificial swallows can move in a coordinated and autonomous manner in a defined airspace by interacting with a radio-based indoor GPS (ultra wideband, UWB).

ASCO™ Series 256/356 offers smaller footprint

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ASCO™ Series 256/356 offers smaller footprint, up to 40% reduced power consumption and up to 30% higher pressure ratings

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Emerson has launched a range of two-way and three-way solenoid valves that support original equipment manufacturers’ (OEMs) need to develop more compact machines and equipment without compromising on fluid control performance. The optimized body design and internal flow path of the new ASCO™ Series 256/356 not only provides a smaller footprint, but also reduced power...