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Crane Hydraulics Safety Tips

Crane Hydraulics Safety Tips

Crane Hydraulics Safety Tips Author: Michele Baker Ph.D Table of Contents How Do Crane Hydraulic Systems Work? Crane Accidents Tips for Preventing Crane Hydraulic System Failure Let York Precision Machining & Hydraulics Help You Prevent Hydraulic Crane Accidents   Prevent Crane Hydraulic System Failure with […]

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How to Choose a Roller Coaster System and the Role of Hydraulics

How to Choose a Roller Coaster System and the Role of Hydraulics

How to Choose a Roller Coaster System and the Role of Hydraulics Author: Michele Baker Ph.D Learn More About How Rod Locks Improve Hydraulic Safety Table of Contents How Do Roller Coasters Work? Parts of a Roller CoasterHow Do Roller Coasters Work? Roller Coaster Safety Roller Coaster Launch Systems Pneumatic Vs. Hydraulic Vs. […]

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How to Ensure Stability in Mobile Launchers

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How to Ensure Stability in Mobile Launchers Featured In The Fluid Power Journal: By Kyle Sendatch, Mechanical Engineer, York Precision Machining & Hydraulics Missile launchers are complex hydraulically powered machines used in various land and sea based applications. Stability is absolutely necessary for both mission success and […]

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How to Prevent Hydraulic Failure in Aerial Lifts

How to Prevent Hydraulic Failure in Aerial Lifts

How to Prevent Hydraulic Failure in Aerial Lifts Author: Michele Baker Ph.D Table of Contents Common Injuries That Occur With Aerial Lifts Common Issues With Aerial Lifts How Do Aerial Lift Hydraulics Fail How to Prevent Aerial Lift Hydraulic Failure Aerial Lift Hydraulic Safety Locks Save Lives Choosing the Right Hydraulic Locking System for […]

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Hydraulic Locks Protect Against Unplanned Moves and Dropped Loads

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Hydraulic Locks Protect Against Unplanned Moves and Dropped Loads Featured In Hydraulics & Pneumatics: By: David Bickford, Principal Engineer at York Precision Machining & Hydraulics Hydraulic and pneumatic circuits contain load-holding and control valves; each holds an applied load in place and controls its rate of […]

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Hydraulic Power Actuator Safety Locking System Buying Guide

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Is Bear-Loc® The Right Hydraulic Actuator Lock For Your Application? Author: Michele Baker Ph.D Do you have a hydraulic component that needs a locking feature? Trying to create a failsafe locking solution that won't move or lose pressure? In this article we'll walk you through the key features to consider when looking for the right hydraulic […]

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Hydraulic System Maintenance Checklist and Tips

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Author: Michele Baker Ph.D Hydraulic System Maintenance Checklist and Tips When it comes to operating heavy machinery and equipment, a hydraulic system likely does the heavy lifting. These powerful pieces of equipment are capable of moving impressive weights and are behind some of the most vital tasks of many businesses. With all the work they do, […]

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Hydraulic vs. Pneumatic vs. Electric Actuators

Hydraulic vs Pneumatic vs Electric Actuators

Hydraulic vs. Pneumatic vs. Electric Actuators Author: Michele Baker Ph.D Table of Contents What Are Actuators Used For? What Are the Three Types of Actuators? Hydraulic Actuators Pneumatic Actuators Electric Actuators What Type of Actuator Is Best for Your Application? Choosing the Right Actuator Learn More About How Rod Locks […]

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Improving Hydraulic System Safety with Rod Locking Devices

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Improving Hydraulic System Safety with Rod Locking Devices Featured In The Fluid Power Forum Podcast - Episode 44: Published: Mar 29, 2021   Dan Baker is the president of York Precision Machining & Hydraulics which develops industry-leading hydraulic components for a variety of industries. We invited him into our […]

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Most Common Causes of Hydraulic System Failure

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Most Common Causes of Hydraulic Systems Failure Author: Michele Baker Ph.D When a hydraulic system fails, finding the source of the problem can be a challenge. Though hydraulic systems primarily consist of a sump, motor, pump, valves, actuators and hydraulic fluid, any of these parts could be the source of failure. That's not to mention the […]

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Preventing Hydraulic Failure in Aging Equipment

Preventing Hydraulic Failure in Aging Equipment

Preventing Hydraulic Failure in Aging Equipment Author: Michele Baker Ph.D Table of Contents Risks Stemming from Aging Hydraulics Prevention of Aging Hydraulic Equipment Failure Preventive Maintenance Load Control in Industrial Applications Quality Service for Your Custom Hydraulic Needs Prevent Hydraulic Press […]

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Pros and Cons of Counterbalance Valves

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Pros and Cons of Counterbalance Valves Featured In The Fluid Power Journal: Author: David Bickford Principal Engineer, Innovation and Performance Excellence York Precision Machining & Hydraulics LLC A guide to optimal safety and productivity Table of Contents What Are Counterbalance (Load-Holding) Valves? What Are […]

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Tips to Staying Safe When Operating a Hydraulic Press

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Tips to Staying Safe When Operating a Hydraulic Press Author: Michele Baker Ph.D Table of Contents What Are Hydraulic Presses Used For? How Hydraulic Press Systems Can Fail Most Common Hydraulic Press Workplace Accidents Tips to Operating a Hydraulic Press Safely What Safety Items Must Be Used When Using a Hydraulic Press? How to Prevent Injury […]

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Why A Rotary Lock? - Failsafe Hydraulic Load Holding

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Why A Rotary Lock? - Failsafe Hydraulic Load Holding Featured In The Fluid Power Journal: When it comes to hydraulic load holding and locking, the engineering community is likely more familiar with rod locking devices, including the Bear-Loc® made by our company. Much less known is a rotary type of hydraulic lock. In this […]

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