Panama Canal: New Locks for Its Anniversary
Flow Controllers

Panama Canal: New Locks for Its Anniversary

State-of-the-Art Lock Technology Using Rexroth Hydraulics Reduces Fresh Water Consumption For its 100-year anniversary in 2014, the Panama Canal Authority is modernizing and expanding the canal between the Atlantic and Pacific. The construction also includes installation of new locks to the two oceans, each with three lock chambers, which will allow much bigger ships than before to pass through...

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Texas Hydraulics to Display Hydraulic Cylinders, Friction Welding Techniques at IFPE CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011
Hydraulic Cylinders

Texas Hydraulics to Display Hydraulic Cylinders, Friction Welding Techniques at IFPE CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011

Temple, TX - Texas Hydraulics, Inc., a leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of hydraulic cylinders, announces it will showcase its Position Sensing Hydraulic Cylinders, Construction Grade Cylinders and friction welding capabilities in Booth #13457 at IFPE CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011. The show, which brings together a wide variety of leaders from the construction industry, will be held...

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Compact Pneumatic Cylinders are constructed of stainless steel.
Pneumatic Cylinders

Compact Pneumatic Cylinders are constructed of stainless steel.

NITRA(TM) C-series features round, type 304 stainless steel bodies with anodized aluminum alloy heads. While standard features include type 303 stainless piston rod equipped with Buna N O-ring rod seals and sintered bronze rod bushings, options include clevis brackets and rod eyes. Double-acting cylinders are available in 9/16-3 in. bore sizes and stroke lengths from 0.25-4 in.

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Lifting Cylinder integrates necessary function in compact case.
Cylinders

Lifting Cylinder integrates necessary function in compact case.

Powered by compressed-air, lifting cylinder with integrated vacuum generation combines multiple functions to solve challenges in pick and place application. In 160 cmÂ-², design offers all components necessary for dynamic stacking and de-stacking of flat or porous pieces. Switching compressed air supply on/off to lifting cylinder controls workflow, and blow-off pulse accelerates placing of...

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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies
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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies

Distillation is a separation unit operation that involves multiple countercurrent-stage steps, separating two or more volatile components. This results in the contact of liquid and vapor most generally in counterflow. Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies provides an in-depth look at everything you need to know about distillation, including: Design procedures Equipment components Applications

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Storage and Supply Cylinders

LifeGas' Ultrasonic Testing of Gas Cylinders Can Save Millions for Homecare Companies

ATLANTA - Homecare companies can save millions of dollars by retesting their medical aluminum gas cylinders using the LifeGas Sonic+ ultrasonic examination (UE) technology. LifeGas is the U.S. medical gases business of Linde North America, a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company. LifeGas, through Linde, was issued the first Department of Transportation (DOT)...

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Cylinders

Two Tier Quality Assurance for Toolmex Products

Extending Toolmex TMX Workholding and Tooling Product Lines, Customers Increase Productivity with Tested Products NATICK, Massachusetts - June 17, 2010 - Toolmex Corporation, a leading workholding and tooling product designer and supplier, announced today that they are extending their current workholding line of manual and power chucks, cylinders, v-flanges and vises. The Toolmex Product...

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Double Acting Air Cylinders feature twin guide design.
Pneumatic Cylinders

Double Acting Air Cylinders feature twin guide design.

Available in fixed stroke and spacer fitted versions, Cylinders have Twin Guide design that incorporates 2 guide rods for optimal rigidity, resistance to lateral load, and positioning accuracy. Users can specify sliding or linear bushing bearings for guide rod bearings. Constructed of steel components, cylinders come in tube diameters from 12-50 mm and offer piston speeds ranging from 50-500 mm/s.

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Miscellaneous Controls

Airpot Corp. Announces "Accurate Force Pneumatics" for Control of Force, Motion, and Displacement with Unparalleled Accuracy and Low Friction

Airpot Corp. announces Accurate Force Pneumatics" for control of force, motion and displacement with unparalleled accuracy and low friction Airpot Corp. has developed a line of products and systems, which excel in applications requiring precise, accurate control of actuation, damping, or displacement. Using high quality pneumatics in conjunction with Airpot's precision glass cylinder and graphite...

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