Researchers from Tsinghua University propose a new type of EHPS system suitable for heavy-duty commercial vehicles, with the purpose of reducing the power demand of an electric motor while guaranteeing sufficient power assist. The motor is only activated on-demand, which also helps to improve fuel economy.
Industry 4.0 drives the Internet of Things to be integrated in fluid power components and systems, as well as machines and enterprises, which will create new opportunities throughout the fluid power industry, believes Eaton's Astrid Mozes.
Bailey International offers a line of Chief TCR re-phasing hydraulic cylinders that are engineered to be a high-quality, value-priced solution for OEM agricultural applications such as seeding, tilling, fertilization, and harvesting where synchronization is needed to lift separate loads.
Eaton’s X20 portfolio of open-circuit piston pumps now has inverse proportional pressure control and remote pressure control options for improved system efficiency in construction, mining, and agriculture applications.
A key to connecting smart phones to third-party software developers' mind-boggling array of mobile applications is the application programming interface. The husband and wife team behind Road Rules discuss discuss a range of topics from car hacking that is mostly overblown to apps that use more car data.
GKN Aerospace recently announced two collaborative research projects related to the advancement of additive manufacturing (AM) within the aerospace industry. One is a program to develop titanium powder specifically formulated and blended for AM of aerospace components. The second is a strategic partnership with Arcam to develop and industrialize a promising new additive process, electron beam melting.