hydraulic power industry Articles

  • Harrison Ford’s Millennium Falcon Accident – Too much Force was awoken in a hydraulically powered door

    In June 2014 the actor was crushed underneath a hydraulically powered door with “the power…. comparable to the weight of a small car” according to a spokesman from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). The company held responsible for the accident have now pleaded guilty to two health and safety breaches under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. The first breach is ...

    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Skidding system, mastered & powered by Holmatro

    With the recent delivery of a double-acting skidding system, the industrial section of Holmatro is focusing on the development and production of complete, client-specific solutions in the field of heavy transport. With this, besides the usual vertically oriented applications such as hoisting and lifting, Holmatro is concentrating on the horizontal movement of heavy loads. Reducing hassle for ...

    By Holmatro Group

  • Wind Generators as Role Models

    Advanced speed control methods are available for the regulation of wind generators. Working together with SET Sustainable Energy Technologies GmbH, Sulzer made use of one of these new concepts on pumps for the first time and implemented it with great success on a feedwater pump in a refinery. Unregulated pumps consume unnecessary drive energy when demand fluctuates. By controlling ...

    By Sulzer Management Ltd

  • DC Water Taps Into Biodiesel’s Sustainability Benefits

    Sustainability is more than a buzzword at DC Water. Ingrained throughout the agency, sustainability is in high gear at DC Water’s fleet division where biodiesel fuel powers all 230-diesel vehicles, and emissions are closely monitored. “Biodiesel just makes sense,” said Timothy Fitzgerald, Director Fleet Management for DC Water. “We switched to biodiesel in 2007 ...

    By National Biodiesel Board

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