Hydraulics November 9, 2017

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The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 12, 2018.)

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, and Amanda Pelliccione, Project Manager
Hydraulics November 3, 2016

Diagnose bearing failures beyond root cause analysis

Take a ‘CSI’ approach to root cause analysis to look beyond the obvious to determine why bearings are failing. Six types of failures and 12 tips for determining the root cause are featured.

By Richard R. Knotek, Motion Industries
System Integration October 7, 2016

Prevent shaft current from causing motor damage

Awareness and testing for potential shaft current on motors can help companies experience fewer problems with downtime and equipment failure.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Hydraulics September 26, 2016

Eight common causes of gear failure

The cause of gear failure can stem from many issues, but the most common is due to wear, which occurs for different reasons.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Hydraulics July 4, 2016

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 27 to July 3: Hydraulic systems, industrial lubricant storage, world-class maintenance, more

Articles about lubrication 101, industrial lubricant storage, lean manufacturing, hydraulic systems, and maintenance training were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 27 to July 3. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Hydraulics June 10, 2016

Why do hydraulic systems get hot?

Applying reliability principles to system design may offer an answer.

By Paul Craven
Hydraulics May 6, 2016

Manage leakage in hydraulic-valve design

Understand risk tolerances in designing the most efficient hydraulic system.

By Mickey Heestand
Hydraulics November 9, 2015

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 2-8: Improving hydraulic control, arc flash energy analysis, the ‘perfect’ bearing fit, more

Articles about improving hydraulic control in a mechatronic system, supporting arc flash incident energy analysis, the quest to find the 'perfect' bearing fit, arc flash NFPA 70E, and arc flash safety measures were Plant Engineering's five most-clicked articles from last week, November 2-8. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Erin Dunne
Hydraulics October 1, 2015

Series of sanitary heat exchangers

The APV series of sanitary heat exchangers are designed to reduce maintenance, improve food safety, and increase process efficiency.

Hydraulics August 29, 2015

Hydraulic hose for demanding applications

E-Z Bend hydraulic hose is ideal for high-pressure hydraulic oil lines in mobile hydraulic applications.

By Kurt Hydraulics