By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Hydraulic oil contamination may cause significant damage to hydraulic systems and components, leading to reduced performance and productivity and increased maintenance and repair costs. Therefore, it's crucial that you identify the symptoms of hydraulic oil contamination to prevent further damage and ensure … [Read more...] about What are the least common symptoms of contamination?
Trelleborg hires Steve Hendrix as Industrial Sales Engineer for Southern USA
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has hired Steve Hendrix as Industrial Sales Engineer. Hendrix will be responsible for growth in the South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee industrial markets. He will develop short and long-term strategic sales plans for key customers, growth customers, and global key accounts, utilizing sales excellence … [Read more...] about Trelleborg hires Steve Hendrix as Industrial Sales Engineer for Southern USA
Maximizing wind turbine efficiency through optimized hydraulic sealing
Advanced seal designs that prevent wear, increase service life, and reduce friction can ensure uptime in pitch cylinders and brakes. Eric Bucci, Global Technical Manager, Energy and Oil & Gas, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Today’s wind turbines are highly technical precision machines, utilizing the latest digital and computer technology to … [Read more...] about Maximizing wind turbine efficiency through optimized hydraulic sealing
How do you select pneumatic cylinder seals?
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Although pneumatic cylinders operate in many conditions, their capacity to withstand the pitfalls of those conditions often comes down to the chosen sealing technology. The performance and longevity of pneumatic cylinders depend on the quality of their seals. A seal's primary purpose is to contain the … [Read more...] about How do you select pneumatic cylinder seals?
Colonial Seal Company hires Michelle Minix as marketing manager
Colonial Seal Company, a New Jersey-based specialty distributor of standard and custom sealing solutions, is pleased to announce their newly-hired marketing manager. Michelle Minix, a veteran of the US Air Force and marketing professional for over 20 years has joined Colonial Seal Company to expand the brand and increase the reach of this … [Read more...] about Colonial Seal Company hires Michelle Minix as marketing manager
Hallite Seals Australia acquires distributor SealTeam Australia
Last week, Hallite Seals Australia announced the acquisition of SealTeam Australia, which includes its sister company, AB Seals. SealTeam Australia and AB Seals, specialize in the distribution of standard and tailored, highly technical hydraulic and pneumatic sealing solutions. They provide a wide range of seal profiles suitable for any … [Read more...] about Hallite Seals Australia acquires distributor SealTeam Australia
IFPE 2023 wrap-up: Hallite highlights sustainable, new sealing technologies
During a press conference on March 15 at IFPE, Hallite showcased its three new seal offerings — the 683 low friction rod seal, 565 precision bearings, and the 777 piston seal. The three new products help spotlight Hallite's commitment to innovation, education, product testing in partnership with MSOE, and sustainability. "We recognize … [Read more...] about IFPE 2023 wrap-up: Hallite highlights sustainable, new sealing technologies
Alpha-Web media technology provides up to four-times cleaner hydraulic fluid
Donaldson Company Inc. has released Alpha-Web filtration media. This new hydraulic filtration technology significantly improves hydraulic fluid cleanliness which can extend hydraulic component life, decrease downtime and lower the cost of equipment ownership. Filters must stand up to the challenge of maintaining fluid cleanliness … [Read more...] about Alpha-Web media technology provides up to four-times cleaner hydraulic fluid
Petro-Canada Lubricants launches Produro TO-4+ multi-purpose fluid
Petro-Canada Lubricants, an HF Sinclair brand, has launched Produro TO-4+ UHP, a multi-purpose synthetic all-season transmission, hydraulic, drive line and wet brake fluid for heavy-duty mobile equipment that increases equipment productivity and decreases operating costs. It can deliver up to a 6% equipment life increase for applicable mining and … [Read more...] about Petro-Canada Lubricants launches Produro TO-4+ multi-purpose fluid
TTI launches SmartFlow media and filter element lines for parallel flow
TTI is excited to announce its newest innovation, its patented SmartFlow Media Technology and PowerGuard SmartFlow Filter Element Line. This media technology is an optimization that is available across every filter element TTI manufactures and allows TTI to pair any two or more filtration medias together in parallel flow. This technology allows … [Read more...] about TTI launches SmartFlow media and filter element lines for parallel flow