Sealing and Contamination Control Tips
March 24, 2017
Trelleborg posts oil and gas sealing test certification online for almost 30 materialsTrelleborg posts oil and gas sealing test certification online for almost 30 materials

As it prepares for the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in May, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions announced that it has posted test certification for almost 30 of its best-in-class materials for the oil and gas market for the first time ever.

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How do you remove water from hydraulic fluid?How do you remove water from hydraulic fluid?

Focusing on water, this type of contamination can be caused by moisture from ambient air, leakage of cooling systems or process water, leakage of seals and chemical processes such as combustion, oxidation and neutralization.

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New MP Filtri Return/Suction Series MRSXNew MP Filtri Return/Suction Series MRSX

This new filter series focuses on applications for mobile machinery. The MRSX provides combination filtration on return and suction for closed circuit hydraulic transmission, and includes an exclusive hex design cap and element.

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Tribute understands the fluid power industry at the micro-levelTribute understands the fluid power industry at the micro-level

Doing work-arounds on your software to track complex assemblies and system integration projects? Check out TrulinX! An innovative software, TrulinX is laser focused on fluid power, automation and motion control, with industry-specific features that drive growth in tough economic times.

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MP Filtri highlights updated in-line contamination monitor at IFPEMP Filtri highlights updated in-line contamination monitor at IFPE

MP Filtri has launched its new ICM-2.0 in-line contamination monitor at IFPE, to allow users to automatically measure and display particulate contamination, moisture and temperature levels in various hydraulic fluids.

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies showcases new accumulator design and assembly process at IFPEFreudenberg Sealing Technologies showcases new accumulator design and assembly process at IFPE

To enable new opportunities for diaphragm accumulator applications in the industrial and automotive industries, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has developed a new concept for the manufacturer of these parts.

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NEW! From Flow Ezy Filters…. The Oil Mist Separator!NEW! From Flow Ezy Filters…. The Oil Mist Separator!

Eliminate visible oil mist created by equipment before air is expelled into the environment. Use with any tank breather to solve oil mist issues. Oil drains back into the reservoir while allowing tank to breathe.

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Hy-Pro FPL Saves Servo ValvesHy-Pro FPL Saves Servo Valves

Subpar filtration on a tire plant’s tire grinding systems was wreaking havoc on servo valves. In one year this plant repaired or replaced 198 valves. Read on to find out how much the FPL was able to reduce failures!

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How do I select a proper seal for my application?How do I select a proper seal for my application?

A few of the important parameters that one needs to consider while selecting a seal are system operating pressure, seal material compatibility with fluid and fluid operating temperature, resistance against extrusion, expected service life, ease of installation, cost of procurement and logistics.

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Where should you locate hydraulic filters in your system?Where should you locate hydraulic filters in your system?

Is there an ideal location for placement of hydraulic filters in an operating system, and if so what is the correct type of filter to use? Is one filter sufficient, or should multiple filters be used? Can different types of filtration be combined?

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Slydring® Hydraulic Wear and Guide Rings by Trelleborg Sealing SolutionsSlydring® Hydraulic Wear and Guide Rings by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Our proprietary design for hydraulic wear rings or guide rings, Slydring®, is available in three material types for varying applications: Turcite®, HiMod® and Orkot®. Each is wear-resistant and demonstrates outstanding friction properties.

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Introduction to diagnostics and maintenance - Fluid Power Tech Talk - Ep #10Introduction to diagnostics and maintenance - Fluid Power Tech Talk - Ep #10

In our continuing series of educational videos, Fluid Power World Editorial Director Paul Heney chats with Contributing Editor Josh Cosford about some easy tips for hydraulic machine mechanics to consider when diagnosing and maintaining their systems.

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