What’s the difference between fittings and adapters?

Hydraulic fittings and adapters are often assumed to be the same. Any given technician installing components during plumbing will tend to use the verbiage familiar to him or her and will use the words interchangeably. Of course, they are not the same, or they wouldn’t...

Fabco-Air vs. Bimba throwaway cylinders

Does price matter? What about quality? Lead time? See example below re: Fabco-Air vs. Bimba list price comparison. As for quality, whether you choose Fabco, Bimba, Numatics, etc., for your low-cost throwaway cylinder brand, all these manufacturers test their cylinders...

ACE Controls – New HB50 Hydraulic Damper

This hydraulic damper features a steel body. The HB50 is a heavy duty damper designed to safely handle the toughest jobs. Compression and extension force 1,100 lbs to 7,700 lbs Stroke 3.94 in to 31.50 in High quality and long service life: The hydraulic dampers of the...

NEW ROSS Controls – M35 Series Double Valves

ROSS Controls is pleased to announce the launch of the M35 Series double valve - a new safety exhaust (dump) valve! The M35 Series valve is designed to supply air to a zone or entire machine/system until signaled to shut off and...