The International Fluid Power Society has just published Fluid Power Essential Practices, a handbook on best practices based on the experience of professionals, professors, and manufacturers. The handbook is targeted toward system designers, reliability professionals, installers, inspectors, mechanics, and maintenance personnel.
Critical concerns are highlighted in chapters covering contamination control, system flushing, piping and power units, fluids, and components. Subtopics range from part selection and sealing to sizing and mounting. Author Raymond Hanley has 60 years of experience in engineering design, application, and installation of fluid power systems.
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