Hallite continued investing in operational infrastructure throughout 2020 despite the pandemic. In conjunction with the recent addition of several new moulding machines at the UK production site, Hallite expanded its AutoStore automated storage facility. “This expansion allows Hallite to continue to provide customers with the flexibility and … [Read more...] about Hallite UK expands its automated storage facility
Hallite Seals International Ltd. has unveiled its refreshed branding and announced that it will expand its UK product testing capabilities. One key strength of Hallite is its ability to build long-term partnerships across the entire supply chain. This was the focus from the company’s beginning in 1903 with the original partnership of the Hall … [Read more...] about Hallite rebrands itself and plans to expand testing at its UK location
Hallite will exhibit at the International Fluid Power Exposition (IFPE) in Las Vegas, from March 10-14. Held once every three years in conjunction with CONEXPO-CON/AGG, IFPE is one of the largest events for the fluid power, power transmission, and motion control industries. In 2017, the combined triennial event brought together more than 2,800 … [Read more...] about Hallite to introduce digital platform at IFPE
The next quarterly Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) is slated for December 7 at the Intercontinental Milwaukee. The FPIC is a partnership with the National Fluid Power Association member companies and other stakeholders in the fluid power industry. Its more than 320-member companies include those that design and manufacture fluid power … [Read more...] about Sealing takes the stage at next Fluid Power Industrial Consortium in December
The complex design of tunnel boring machinery requires hundreds of hydraulic seals to maintain clean, efficient operation. Contributed by Daniele Agnesi, Engineering Manager, Hallite Italy A global trend in increased spending on road, railway and infrastructure projects is driving demand for the tunnel boring machinery (TBM) needed to do the … [Read more...] about Hydraulic seals keep tunnel boring machinery moving
Michelin has announced that its acquisition of Fenner PLC is complete and that Fenner and all of its business units, including all business units of Hallite Seals International, are now part of the Michelin group of companies. This represents the culmination of a process that was first announced in March. According to John Curtis Global … [Read more...] about Hallite’s parent company, Fenner, acquired by Michelin
Cold cylinder start-up hydraulic seal testing is the latest in Hallite’s third-party validation for the integrity of its sealing materials and designs. After successful completion of a new test method in 2015 for assessing the amount of dirt and dust that enters a typical hydraulic system through the rod wiper, Hallite Seals decided to continue … [Read more...] about Hallite, MSOE partner for continued hydraulic seal testing
Hydraulic cylinders are used to perform work in a bevy of different situations and applications every day. Whether it’s the plow truck clearing the road, a utility vehicle fixing an electrical issue, or a compactor at the local recycling center—hydraulic cylinders are in motion almost everywhere. With hydraulic cylinders, there is more than … [Read more...] about What types of seals are used in hydraulic cylinders?
Piston seals or piston rings are used in hydraulic cylinders for fluid sealing. They are designed to ensure that pressurized fluid does not leak across the cylinder head as the system pressure pushes the piston down the cylinder bore. There are two main types of hydraulic cylinder piston seals—single-acting and double-acting. Single-acting … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between single acting and double acting piston seals?
Low-temperature chemistry and innovative hydraulic seal designs prevent weeps and leaks. By Ryan Webster, Hallite Seals Americas and Mark Haggerty, Hallite Seals Canada Equipment used in industries like construction, transportation, forestry, agriculture, mining and mineral extraction requires hydraulic seals fit for extreme temperatures. … [Read more...] about Hydraulic seals battle extreme cold