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The Ups And Downs Of Fire- Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

By Kevin Kovanda | April 1, 2019

Fluid power is the preferred choice by industry to perform work, due to its smaller size, higher energy efficiency and ease of adjustment. These advantages are lost if an incident occurs in which the hydraulic fluid, under pressure, is sprayed in the presence of an ignition source resulting in a fire, harm to workers or…

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The Hydraulic Crossroads

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2019

In this Readers Platform, the author makes the case that the hydraulic-elevator segment is alive and well. Have hydraulic elevators been redefined as “green” in the environmental sense, monetary sense or both? You decide. To start, thank you to all the content experts worldwide who have contributed numerous detailed editorial pieces to ELEVATOR WORLD, as…

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The Comeback Of The Hydraulic Lift

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2019

Study shows hydraulic lifts have a lighter environmental footprint than traction lifts for some uses. This paper was presented at   Berlin 2018, the International Congress on Vertical Transportation Technologies, and first published in IAEE book Elevator Technology 22, edited by A. Lustig. It is a reprint with permission from the International Association of Elevator Engineers…

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The Anderton Canal Lift, 1875-1908

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2019

Historic U.K. boat lift used a pair of hydraulic elevators to creatively overcome a stiff challenge. On February 26, 1877, the well-known English botanist and evolutionary theorist Hewett C. Watson (1804-1881) sent the following letter to civil engineer Sidengham Duer (1836-1886): “‘Hydraulic Canal Lift’ is returned herewith. Many thanks for the loan of the paper,…

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Pumped Up

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2019

This Company Spotlight describes Canton Elevator over its 73-year history. Ohio-based Canton Elevator has undergone significant evolution in the seven decades since it opened its original plant in 1946. The company has expanded its facilities three times to accommodate a growing product line and to meet the needs of a constantly changing industry. And, although…

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A New Compact Mrl Hydraulic Lift For Mid-Rise Buildings

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2019

This Product Spotlight on the HILA system presents new cylinder technology to overcome old limitations. This paper was presented at Berlin 2018, the International Congress on Vertical Transportation Technologies, and first published in IAEE book Elevator Technology 22, edited by A. Lustig. It is a reprint with permission from the International Association of Elevator Engineers…

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A Regal Ride

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2019

The luxury brand Coach is known the world over for superbly crafted leather goods — handbags, wallets, backpacks, shoes and other accessories designed with stylish flair and built-in quality and durability. The company logo, a horse-drawn coach, evokes the grandeur of a bygone age when royals and the well-heeled traveled in handmade, custom carriages that…

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