Brennan Industries recently entered into an agreement to acquire Truflow Hydraulic Components Ltd of West Midlands, UK. Established in 1986, Truflow is a privately owned ISO Certified company focused on the supply and manufacture of quality hydraulic products. Specializing in 37°, BSPP and NPTF fittings and adapters, Truflow’s commitment to strong inventories and superior customer […]
Technavio announces top 5 global hydraulic equipment vendors
Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in its recent global hydraulic equipment market report. This research report also lists 11 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. Competitive vendor landscape According to the report, the global hydraulic equipment market is highly fragmented with the presence of […]
New accessories for Control C.2 from UNIFLEX
UNIFLEX accessories make it even easier for you to operate a variety of hydraulic presses while boosting your productivity. The HMI Comfort Panel C.2 has a 7-in. touch-sensitive color display and Siemens HID ports supporting a variety of customizable features as well as an intuitive user interface using programmable customer-specific profiles. Calibration, quality assurance, CIM, […]
How often should you check your hose assembly for soundness and safety?
Joyce Laird • Contributing Editor All hydraulic hoses should be visually inspected on a regular basis, said Robert J. Koehler, Sr. Training Specialist at Eaton Corporation. Inspection intervals should be determined by the frequency of use and/or the application of the hose. The more the equipment is used, the more frequently it should be inspected. For […]
Do any components wear out faster than others in a hose assembly?
Joyce Laird • Contributing Editor Robert J. Koehler, Sr. Training Specialist at Eaton Corporation, said there is no simple answer to this question. This is because there are many factors that can cause a hose to wear—depending on different variables, the tube, reinforcement or cover can all wear quickly. “The abrasion of the cover is […]
What components make up a full hose assembly?
Joyce Laird • Contributing Editor When looking at a full hose assembly, it is basically a length of hose with a properly attached fitting on each end. Robert J. Koehler, Sr. Training Specialist at Eaton Corporation, explained that a hose assembly is composed of the hose and the end fittings, which are determined by the […]
5 factors to consider when purchasing hydraulic components
By: Canan Myers • Product Manager • Eaton Connectors, fittings and adapters are often overlooked pieces of equipment, but they play an important role in nearly every hydraulic application—whether your systems move, turn, shape, mold, lift, dig or haul. Although these solutions may seem purely ancillary, making purchase decisions based solely on price can often […]
Three quality alternatives to welded piping
This post was written and submitted by Chris Peitchinis, Vice President, Business Development, Tube-Mac Piping Technologies. Piping systems need not to be installed in the same way they were 50 years ago. Strict cleanliness requirements can be achieved and labor costs can be reduced by using non-welded piping. Tube-Mac Piping Technologies, founded in 1977, has […]
PYPLOK fittings reduce assembly time and installation costs
PYPLOK fittings are attached cold, in seconds, by swaging the fitting on the pipe with a hydraulic hand held pre-engineered swage tool. All the labor and associated costs of a welded connection are eliminated. No special skilled labor vs. qualified welder No hot work permits No fire watch required No cost to x-ray or re-work […]
Interpump hydraulic connectors now offered in North America
Interpump Group has expanded its hose and connector product offering to the North American market, launching the new brand Interpump Hydraulic Connectors. The launch kicked off at the NAHAD 32nd Annual Convention. Interpump Hydraulic Connectors is now in search of significant distributor partners. This recent launch expands the company’s offering beyond Europe, into the North […]