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Mobile Technology Demonstration at ICUEE 2019

Wade Wessler| August 29, 2019 We would like to introduce ourselves at the upcoming ICUEE 2019 Show in Louisville, KY, October 1-3, 2019 (Booth #1054). Here are some things that you will see on our Cross Company technology truck: Emerging technologies Cross Company mobile IoT telematics solution Vehicle electrification – flywheel mounted PMAC generator, PMAC

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Definitions of Acronyms and Terms Used in Mobile Electronic Controls

Technical Guide: Definitions of Acronyms and Terms Used in Mobile Electronic Controls PLC – Programmable Logic Controller. This is a “computer” that accepts various inputs and makes a decision as to what action to various outputs need to occur. The decision is based on a program that is loaded into the PLC. For example, when you

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How to Implement or Convert to a Control System
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How to Implement or Convert to a Control System

Technical Guide: How to Implement or Convert a Control System The following guide was put together as step by step approach to implementing (or converting to) a control system. Our engineers work on a variety of projects and have focused on the top 10 things to consider in the process. This guide is designed to

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Hydrostatic Pumps: Electronic Control vs Manually Control

Zek Grantham | November 26th, 2018 Times are changing in the mobile hydraulics world with the integration of electronics into hydraulic systems. Many people have felt the effects of Tier 4 and all the additional electronics, wiring harnesses, and displays that have been forced upon them with these regulations. To better understand Tier 4 and the

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High-Flow Advanced Control Valves

David Saunders | November 26th, 2018 In Mobile Hydraulics, we most commonly encounter actuator flows from fractions of a gallon per minute (gpm) to around 25 gpm. However, there are applications where much more than that is necessary to result in the speeds and forces required by the task. With smaller flows, there is an array

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Relief Valves: Why One Is Not Enough

Paul Badowski | November 5th, 2018 Hydraulic oil can do an incredible amount of work very efficiently. It can also cause extreme damage to pumps, motors, hose, fittings – the weakest link – when there is no safety relief valve. Every hydraulic system should have at least one, if not two relief valves. One main relief

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Starting Torque vs Running Torque

Zek Grantham | October 23rd, 2018 Not all motors are created equal. This is important to remember when picking out a motor for your hydraulic system. Each style of hydraulic motor (gear, vane, geroler, piston) has different running torque and efficiencies that must be considered. When picking out a hydraulic motor, it is a common and costly mistake

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How to Specify a Hydraulic Pump in OEM Mobile Machine Designs

David Saunders | October 4th, 2016 So you’ve decided that your system needs to include a hydraulic circuit because electrical or mechanical power transmission just wouldn’t work for reasons of cost, force requirements, or otherwise. You understand the work that needs to be done by the actuators, but now need to specify components. This can be

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The Basics of Hydraulic Spool Valves

Paul Badowski | September 18th, 2018 Production is shut down! Oil has leaked everywhere. Management is screaming to get the line going again. You hit the GO button and nothing moves. You’ve done some troubleshooting; you’ve got power, you’ve got a functional hydraulic system. Everything is working except for one function. all these signs tell you

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