Crushers: A More Efficient Way, with Bear-Loc®

crushing coal at a mine

For the mineral processing and refractory industry, York Precision offers an efficient locking system. Coal, limestone, sandstone, and concrete; just a few examples of what can be processed with an impact crusher. An impact crusher is a machine that breaks down large chunks of material into much smaller pieces by striking them. There are two…

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Infinite Control: Bear-Loc® in Boeing’s Wind Tunnel

helicopter blade tests

A 35-foot Bear-Loc raises then locks into position a helicopter undergoing critical performance tests in the Boeing Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing Wind Tunnel (BVWT), located near Philadelphia. In that facility, aerodynamic vehicles—from aircraft to NASCAR racers–undergo force, pressure, flight control, vibratory, and dynamic tests. These tests are meaningless if the lock cannot stay put. Why…

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Hydraulic Automotive Parts Press

parts press

Producing Quality Parts While Protecting Workers’ Lives Our customers in the automotive industry depend on the Bear-Loc’s® reliability. The parts in the vehicles we all drive are made by stamping or forming presses, and also by injection molding machine presses. In order for a part to be good, the mold needs to be held in…

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Crash Test Wall Hydraulic System In Action

Bear-Locs® on U.S. Automaker’s Crash Test Wall Helps Save Lives  It’s a scene nobody ever wants to see: a fully loaded 80,000-pound tractor trailer hurtling straight at you and your vehicle. With its crash test wall, this leading U.S. Automaker recreates the scene using crash dummies. Their rigorous vehicle testing saves countless lives. Of course,…

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Hydraulic Shock Tube For Architectural Testing

big shocktube

Safe, Effective Simulation Testing for Blast Resistance It’s called a Shock Tube, short for Shock Tube Blast Load Simulator. Its rocket-like shape resembles something you might see at NASA. Designed by Architectural Testing, now Intertek, the Shock Tube allows building product manufacturers from around the country find out whether their products can withstand the shock…

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Tug Barge Hydraulic Four Million Pounds of Locking Power

tug-boat

Tug barges are the muscles of ocean transport Hauling all manner of freight from port to port. Barges need the most powerful hydraulic locking mechanism available. Meet the Bear-Loc®, capable of up to 4 million pounds of locking power. Our customer was hauling bauxite to make aluminum, from Louisiana to Florida. The barge clamped on…

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Inspection Vehicles Use Bear-Loc® Actuators To Keep Super Bowl Stadiums Safe

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https://yorkpmh.com/industries/ Super Bowl LIII Inspection Vehicles Use Bear-Loc® Actuators You’ve probably seen them–maybe even been a passenger—as the x-ray toting mechanical arm of an inspection vehicle passes over other vehicles of all shapes and sizes. Inspection vehicles obviously serve areas where security is a critical need. Chances are, the hydraulic actuator that safely lifts and locks…

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