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Contents | Volume 56, No. 2
IN THE NEWS 8 NSK Canada appoints new GM
8 Experts to steer GM Automotive Centre of Excellence at UOIT
10 New sensor helps student win TestDRIVE competition
10 Dynamic Structures named 2009 Inventor of the Year
24 Festo Canada opens
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24 Ontario fluid power companies merge
26 PTDA Canadian Conference to get makeover
26 IFPS Electronic Controls Specialist certification officially launched
Columns 12 CAD Report The Virtual Build: Model-based machine design trims time, cost and complexity. 14 Power Transmission Motion on Rails: Factors to consider when choosing a crossed roller bearing. 16 Idea Generator 18 Canadian Innovator Icy Control: Canadian-made robotic submarine helps Canada assert arctic sovereignty.
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ince 2007, the Canadian dollar has been on a bit of a roller coaster ride. In 2002, the loonie was at a low of US$0.62 but grew to a record high of US$1.09 in November 2007, only to fall back to US$0.77 in May 2008. More recently, the dollar has hovered around parity and is expected to stay there through the rest of 2010 and into 2011. Traditionally, this kind of volatility in the Canadian dollar has been considered a destabilizing factor for the manufacturing sector, especially when the loonie gained against the U.S. greenback. However, in March, the Conference Board of Canada released a study (Dollar Volatility: Who Should Care?) suggesting that, contrary to conventional wisdom, manufacturing is actually one of the least vulnerable sectors when it comes to currency fluctuations. The report argues that since manufacturing, along with mining and oil and gas extraction industries, have higher degrees of internationalization, they have greater opportunity to hedge against currency fluctuations. To make this determination, the report graded industries based on four indicators (export intensity, import intensity, machinery and equipment investment and Canadian investment abroad) to identify the degree to which 27 industries rely on international transactions to conduct business and the nature of that internationalization. Industries with low levels of exposure to the dollar—because of their high degree of internationalization—include non-metallic mineral product manufacturing; computer and electronic product manufacturing; plastics manufacturing; primary metal manufacturing; and mining and oil and gas extraction. On the other hand, service industries, such as transportation and warehousing, utilities and retail and wholesale trade, are the least adapted. Unfortunately, the headline grabbing findings of the report mask the financial realities most Canadian businesses face. For large manufacturers with ample operating budgets that sell into and source materials from multiple countries (e.g. Bombardier, Research in Motion), the report may well hold true. But for the vast majority of Canadian manufacturers, who fall into the vaunted Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SME) category, the truth is that many don’t have the resources to play the “hedge your bets” game. In addition, according to Export Development Canada research, small firms don’t typically set up sophisticated currency hedging mechanisms either because they seem too complicated or simply out of ignorance. The situation is even worse for manufacturers who source materials locally but export principally to the U.S.; every penny the Canadian dollar gains against U.S. currency is another two-fold reduction in profits as manufacturers may pay more for materials but earn less on the sale. Instead of leading people to believe that Canadian manufacturing is in good shape, the report should have focused on specific ways this important yet vulnerable sector of the economy can take advantage of the same internationalization strategies as their much larger brethren.
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8 DesignNews Up Front NSK Canada appoints new GM NSK Canada Inc. appointed Michael St. Jacques as GM for the global bearing and linear motion company’s Canadian operations. Most recently GM of Latham International, St. Jacques’ resume also includes management roles at Karcher, Interactive Media, Orkin/PCO-Quebec and Group Service France. St. Jacques’ immediate plans to support NSK’s Canadian customers include expanding the technical support team in the Atlantic Region, Ontario, Quebec and Alberta. The company says it will also be leveraging online and personal support to deliver ongoing technical specifications, product advancements and engineering advice. www.ca.nsk.com
Hybridyne Power Systems Canada’s CEO returns HPSC announced that its president, CEO and founder, Thomas Cleland has returned to full duty with the company. At the prompting of the Hybridyne board of directors, Cleland has resigned his position as CTO of Atlantic Wind and Solar Inc. to refocus on Hybridyne’s Ontario renewable energy business. He has operated as AWSL CTO simultaneously with his existing duties at Hybridyne since October 2008. www.hybridynepower.ca
Kaman to acquire Allied Bearings Kaman Corp. has agreed to purchase Allied Bearings Supply Co, a distributor of bearings, power transmission, material handling and industrial supplies. Kaman, with operations in the U.S., the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Germany, said the acquisition of Allied Bearing Supply Co. provides a strong position in the U.S. and increases the company’s exposure to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. www.kaman.com www.alliedbearings.com March/April | 2010
Experts to steer GM Automotive Centre of Excellence at UOIT
he new Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced the appointment of Gary Elfstrom as the director of business development and John Komar as the director of engineering and operations. Both men are engineers who have worked in Canada and abroad designing, building and managing proving grounds and technically advanced test facilities, particularly in the area of aeronautical and automotive testing. ACE is being developed in partnership with UOIT, General Motors of Canada Ltd., the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE), the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada. It will be a multi-level centre with an area of approximately 16,300 square metres. The centerpiece of ACE will be one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated climatic wind tunnels. In this test chamber, wind speeds will exceed 240 kilometres per hour, temperatures will range from -40C to 60C and humidity will fluctuate from five to 95 per cent anytime of the year. The climatic wind tunnel will have the ability to simulate conditions like driving a car up a steep hill in dry desert heat or in an arctic blizzard. “To operate a complex testing, development and innovation centre like ACE, you need highly specialized people, and we are thrilled to have both Gary and John on board,” said Tom Austin, vicepresident of Finance and chief financial officer at UOIT. “They both have a wealth of global experience designing, starting up and operating wind tunnels and Gary Elfstrom (left) is the new director world-class proving grounds.” of business development for the Formerly, Elfstrom was a co-founder Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) and later vice-president of business develat the University of Ontario Institute of opment at Aiolos Engineering, a TorontoTechnology (UOIT). John Komar (right) is based global company that designs, builds ACE’s new director of engineering and and maintains test facilities around the operations. world including wind tunnels, including the climatic wind tunnel in ACE. Elfstrom holds a PhD in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of London (Imperial College) in England. For more than 23 years Komar has worked at GM in various capacities, most recent overseeing the design, development and construction of all aspects of the ACE facility while managing GM’s Cold Weather Development Centre in Kapuskasing, Ontario. Komar holds a Master in Mechanical Engineering degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The new team will also include Dongyool Jung, a mechanical engineer who has worked for GM and the Hyundai Motor Company in Korea; Warren E. Karlson, a mechanical engineer and Randy Burnet, an electrical engineer, who both worked for GM in various capacities. ACE is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in 2010. It will operate as an independent test facility, available for rent by manufacturers, start-up companies and researchers in Canada and around the globe. When funding for all aspects of the facility is secured, the total project cost will be more than $123 million. www.gm-ace.uoit.ca www.design-engineering.com
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niversity of Windsor PhD student, Siddhant Ahuja, won the AUTO21 TestDRIVE competition, which paid out a $10,000 scholarship for his work on indoor real-time location tracking systems. The national automotive research competition showcased leading edge technologies and automotive knowledge developed in part by Canadian university
graduate students. Ahuja presented a visual sensor network technology that can trace products through an assembly line and aid in automated inspection and identification, increasing the flexibility and productivity of automotive factories. The network uses spatially distributed smart cameras and web-enabled software. “Since each contributes to an industry-led research project, AUTO21 students are gaining a unique blend of academic and industry R&D experience,” said Dr. Peter Frise, AUTO21’s scientific director and CEO. “The technologies presented at TestDRIVE have the potential to keep Canadians safer, make manufacturing processes more efficient and contribute to lighter, stronger, more fuel efficient vehicles.” TestDRIVE was held in conjunction with the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ Roadmap to Recovery Summit in Ottawa. The TestDRIVE winner was announced during the Summit’s Canadian Innovation Awards. www.auto21.ca
Up Front Motion Industries completes BC Bearing acquisition Motion Industries, the Industrial Parts Group subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), announced the acquisition of the North American assets of BC Bearing. The Company will no longer be acquiring the assets of Norcan Fluid Power. BC Bearing, headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, is a bearing and power transmission distributor with operations throughout western Canada and the northwestern U.S. GPC expects the acquired business to generate annual revenues of approximately CAD$155 million. www.genpt.com www.bearings.com
CAE awarded C$250 million contract CAE was awarded a Government of Canada contract valued at approximately C$250 million. The contract was awarded in support of Canada’s new fleet of 15 CH147F Chinook medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. During the acquisition phase, CAE will lead the design and development of a CH147F training suite. It will include one weapon system trainer (WST), one tactical flight training device (TFTD), one deployable TFTD, one integrated gunnery trainer, laptop and desktop-based CAE Simfinity virtual simulators (VSIM), and courseware. Following delivery of the suite in early 2014, phase two will include in-service support for the CH147F aircrew training program. www.cae.com
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Dynamic Structures named 2009 Inventor of the Year B.C.’s Dynamic Structures has been named Autodesk’s Inventor of the Year for 2009, by members of the Autodesk manufacturing community. The company—which designs complex structures—from ski jumps and bridges to astronomical observatories—was originally named Inventor of the Month in March 2009 for its work designing the enclosure that will house the Thirty Meter Telescope, the world’s largest. The company has also been using Inventor software to expand its entertainment division. Dynamic Structures specializes in adding robotics to entertainment rides. Since these large amusement rides are difficult to physically assemble and test during the prototype phase of product development, Dynamic Structures relies on digital prototypes created in Inventor software as well as collaboration with Autodesk reseller and training partner IMAGINiT Technologies. www.empireds.com www.imaginit.ca www.autodesk.com www.design-engineering.com
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otion control applications are becoming increasing challenging with higher performance, lower weight requirements and increased functionality. Meeting these challenges often requires complex control algorithms, which require more expertise and longer development time. In addition, the software usually isnâ€™t tested until hardware prototypes are available which leads to many errors that require extensive re-coding. As a result, a new approach has evolved that combines machine design with motion control under a model-based design umbrella to reduce design and development time. In this approach, the mechanical engineer designs the mechanism in a CAD system, brings the mechanism into the model-based design environment and develops complex algorithms without writing code by dragging and dropping function blocks from a mechatronics toolkit. The engineer simulates the mechanism in the virtual environment. When the engineer is satisfied with the performance of the model, he or she downloads code to the motion controller and tests, measures and runs diagnostics in a real time operating system (RTOS) environment for continual retesting and adjustments. This approach enables improvements in machine design in the virtual environment to optimize machine performance in motion. A small team, or even an individual, can use it to design complex motion control applications in a fraction of the time and cost required by the traditional build and test methods. The traditional approach to developing complex control systems involves first writing text-based specifications that define the requirements for the control systems in as much detail as possible. These specifications are passed to control engineers who design a control strategy that is then implemented in C/C++ code. The control systems development process may be hindered by the difficulty of finding people who are experts in control systems algorithms and also proficient programmers. Itâ€™s also very easy to make, and very difficult to detect, mistakes in hand-written code, especially during the early phases of the development effort. Chances
are that the handwritten code may only make sense to the person who wrote it, which may create communications difficulties in larger projects. Building Blocks Model-based design approach, however, makes it possible to develop an executable specification that incorporates the key elements of the control logic and mechanical and electrical design. A system level model is defined using blocks that represent mathematical operations between input and output signals. For example, the model may contain a block representing a motor that takes a voltage input and converts it to an output torque. As the design process continues, additional detail can be added to increase the fidelity of the model, such as by adding noise in the voltage, temperature and magnetic saturation effects, etc. Engineers can further increase model fidelity by replacing approximate mathematical representations of the mechanical system with blocks that represent mechanical bodies and linkages translated automatically from the CAD file. Engineers can use the model to simulate the operation of the control system in software. This approach makes it possible to investigate a wide range of alternative design concepts without investing time and money in writing code or building hardware. Until recently, a limitation of model-based design has been that the pre-configured blocks used to construct the model were available only for standard control algorithms such as PIV and PID. This meant the technology could only be used on less sophisticated control systems. In addition, code could not be automatically generated for leading-edge hardware. More recently, graphical building blocks have been introduced that make it possible to model far more sophisticated control systems and download them to the RTOS environments used on the most advanced motion control systems. These standard function blocks reduce the need for specialized knowledge of software programming expertise, enabling mechanical engineers who understand the underlying application to take control of the design process. The function blocks have been optimized to provide efficient and predict-
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ncreasingly, as machines demands greater linear precision, the crossed roller bearing is becoming the bearing of choice. They work like ball bearing slides, except the bearings housed within the carriage are cylinder-shaped. The rollers crisscross each other at a 90° angle and move between the two parallel guides. The rollers are between “V” grooved raceways ground out of the guides. While the concept is simple, there are a number of not-so-obvious factors to consider when evaluating roller bearings. Load Capacity: Resin vs. Metal Cages Roller-to-rail contact is key to determining load capacity. Of course, rollers provide a larger contact area than ball bearings and, since the rollers usually do not recirculate, they are all carrying the load, which produces greater rigidity as well as higher load capacity than ball bearings. Resin cage retainers, such as in this linear guide, fit around the roller so the whole shape can be in contact with the load.
Load capacity also correlates with contact area. So, the amount of space between the rollers is a major factor, making as much as a 250% difference. Rollers in a resin cage can be closer together, affording at least a 30 to 58% increase of the contact area as compared to a metal cage. However, resin can have out-gas – causing problems in high vacuum environments. On the other hand, metal cages are less expensive and can be all stainless steel. Therefore they can be used in high temperature or medical applications where there is a lot of water and rust potential. Travel Length With crossed roller bearings, the whole rail assembly has to be twice as long as the stroke, because the rails move in opposite directions. (However, a few crossed roller linear guide products have recirculating crossed rollers that are not criss-crossed – having four circulations with opposite roller orientations.) With a resin cage, stroke length on a given length rail can be longer because the cage can be shorter for a given load. Wear For motion control applications with extremely fast acceleration March/April | 2010
and deceleration (at dimensions ranging from 30-600mm lengths and 2-12 mm rollers) endurance can be 150 million cycles. In crossed roller bearings, without anti-cage creep mechanisms, cage creep may necessitate the replacement of guides and readjustments. This affect often occurs as a result of high acceleration and uneven preloading, as well as orientation. Accuracy and Deflection Crossed rollers’ larger contact area provides consistently precise movement and nonrecirculation has less frictional resistance fluctuation making them extremely quiet and smooth. However, the crossed roller is less forgiving of mounting surface inaccuracies because of the linear bearing’s rigidity and the way that they are designed. Often, the bearings can be specified with mounting tables honed to exacting standards such as ultra precision, where 2 microns is the maximum allowable deflection. Fit/Interchangeability A cage prevents the wear of ball-to-ball or roller-to-roller contact. Whether metal, resin or some other material, the cage alters, somewhat, a crossed roller bearing’s dimensions. Also affecting interchangeability is the design of stoppers as well as the anti-creep mechanism. External anti-creep mechanisms often obviate interchangeability, making internal mechanisms are much more accommodating. Cage Creep In non-recirculating linear components, the retainer floats between the rails and can drift (or creep) from center position. Cage creep is damaging because every time it creeps, rolling elements are not rolling; instead, they are slipping and causing metal-to-metal wear. As the roller cage creeps away from center, it will begin to restrict the slide’s travel. It also will creep over time if a full stroke is not being used, especially when mounted vertically. If, after the retainer drifts, the full stroke is once again used, the retainer will hit the endstop of the rail and be forced to skid in order to center itself again. This action requires a strong motor and can damage the retainer, the rollers and the slideway. With higher preload, it is even more difficult and damaging to skid the cage back in place. www.design-engineering.com
Studs that roll into depressions in the raceway is one method for prevented cage creep
Anti-Cage Creep Mechanisms The term â€œanti-creepâ€? is used to describe the method of eliminating any slippage of the retainer holding the crossed rollers between the two V-grooved rails of the slideway. It can be used in any mounting direction and with lower momentum motors such as linear motors. Anti-creep devices include rack and pinion mechanism; an external attachment made of plastic gears outside of the rail; or a metal gear inside of the rail. One anti-cage creep mechanism, the Studroller, uses a roller with round balls studded around its surface. By placing studs in the center roller and machining a path along the rail, this retainer wonâ€™t slip. It also has the smoothest tracking motion and therefore is quieter. It is suitable for high acceleration, vertical mounting and uneven load distribution. Since the Studroller uses a ball bearing, as opposed to a gear or exterior control, its cost is almost half the cost of other anti-creep devices plus, there are no redesign costs to replace a standard slideway. DE www.nbcorporation.com
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16 IdeaGenerator Electrical Railway Quarter-Brick Modules TDK-Lambda has expanded its DC-DC converter line-up with the its CN-A Series that have a 60V to 160VDC input range. They are available with output voltages from 5V to 24VDC (adjustable ±10%) with output power ratings of 30W, 50W and 100W. Designed for harsh environments, the CN-A Series meets the shock and vibration requirements of IEC61373 Category 1 Class B, as well as the Japanese equivalent standard JIS E 4031. The baseplate-cooled power converters have standard pin-outs and provide full output power from -40 to +100°C, without deratings. All CN-A models have an input-to-output isolation of 3000VAC, are safety-approved to UL/CSA/EN60950-1 and carry the CE mark in accordance with the LV Directive. www.us.tdk-lambda.com/lp
Overload Relay Rockwell Automation announced the Allen Bradley Bulletin 193-EC5 E3 Plus solid-state overload relay that combines current and voltage protection with power monitoring and diagnostic capabilities. Communicating status and diagnostic information using DeviceNet communications with Rockwell Software RSEnergyMetrix software, 193-EC5 E3 Plus identifies motors contributing to the monthly peak demand and power factor line items on utility bills. In addition, the overload relay is equipped with DeviceLogix Intelligent Component Technology, providing basic digital control when a programmable controller is not available. The overload relay accommodates currents ranging from 0.4A to 860A, as well as currents up to 5,000A using external current transformers. www.rockwellautomation.com
Sensors Contrast Sensor Datalogic Automation released its TL46 sensor that, the company says, is the fastest on the market (up to 30kHz switching frequency). TL46-W has one set push-button, and two LEDs indicating the output status and sensor acquisition condition. The TL46-WL has three push-buttons, four LEDs signaling the output status, March/April | 2010
sensor acquisition condition and delay output activation. The TL46-WLF has a 4-digit display and features dynamic acquisition of the contrast mark and 30kHz switching frequency. TL46 sensors have additional features including definition and precision of the RGB emission, PNP/NPN configurable outputs, analog output and remote settings. Plus accessory lenses with 9 - 40 mm focal distance are available for all versions, as well as a high-resolution focusing lens and a PMMA plastic patentcovered lens suitable to food applications with standard 9mm focal distance. www.idec-ds.com.
Hygro-thermo Anemometer Omega announced its HHF144, a rotating vane hygro-thermometer anemometer providing accurate humidity, air velocity, and temperature measurements in harsh environments. The HHF144 measures from 5.0 to 95% RH and measures airflow in environments from -20 to 100 degrees Celsius (-4 to 212 degrees Fahrenheit ). The product features temperature sensor in the humidity probe standard, along with a minimum and maximum air speed feature and humidity measurements. Analog voltage output, communications options and NIST calibration are available. Applications include manufacturing, lab, computer rooms, environmental control, flow hood monitoring and other applications where precise air flow measurement is required. www.omega.com
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Lead Detectors Cal Sensors launched its IDA (Integrated Detector Assembly) lead selenide and lead sulfide high-sensitivity infrared detectors with integrated electronics enclosed within a hermetically sealed TO-8 package. IDA detectors enhance measurement dynamic range, resulting in greater low signal detection capability, while www.design-engineering.com
IdeaGenerator 17 reducing system costs and the overall sensor and peripheral electronics footprint by up to 50%. Covering the 1.0 to 5.5 μm infrared region, IDA detectors provide industry leading sensitivity of 1.5E10 Jones. IDA lead selenide (2.8 x 1010 cm Hz1/2 w-1 peak D*) and lead sulfide (1.5 x 1011 cm Hz1/2 w-1 peak D*) detectors are available in both 1mm and 2mm square sizes. The detectors come with integrated electronics in an industry standard T0-8 package and are available with a lead time of six to eight weeks. www.calsensors.com.
Bearings Bearing grease for turbines. SKF released its High Load Wide Temperature Bearing Grease LGBB 2, developed for wind turbine blade and yaw bearings. The bearings are subjected to high loads, temperatures varying from very low to medium (-40 ºC to 120 ºC) and very slow speeds including oscillating movements and standing-still conditions. The often static conditions in combination with vibrations can lead to false brinelling, where the lubricant is pushed away from between the contact surfaces resulting in corrosion. Additionally, the trend to install wind turbines offshore adds extra requirements for corrosion protection and low temperatures. This grease is based on refined synthetic base oil (PAO), and complex lithium thickener, which makes it most suitable for lubricating bearings operating in temperatures ranging from -40 °C up to 120 °C. www.skf.ca
Motion Control PROFINET Option Card Danfoss Drives introduced the VLT PROFINET MCA120 Option Card, expanding the Ethernet communication capabilities of the VLT AutomationDrive to PROFINET-based networks. This option card handles a single connection with an Actual Packet Interval down to 1 ms in both directions. Additionally, the MCA120 features a built-in web server for remote diagnostics and visual confirmation of basic drive parameters, as well as an e-mail notifier that can send an e-mail message to one or more recipients. Supported application protocols include PROFINET, HTTP and SMTP. The PROFINET Option Card also supports DHCP, FTP and TSC (Transparent Socket Channel) for access to drive configuration data and DCP (Discovery and Configuration Protocol) for making topology and neighborhood recognition and IP-address assertion. www.danfossdrives.com
Position Cylinder CROSS Manufacturing Inc. added the PDH Position Cylinder to its product line. Rated to 3000 PSI, the cylinder is available in 2.5" through 5" bore sizes. With a magnetostriction sensor, the PDH provides non-contact and absolute measurement with sensor resolution to 0.1mm and repeatability to +/-0.1mm. Output options include analog and digital - CANBus. All Sensor components (except for electrical connector) are embedded internally within the CROSS cylinder. www.crossmfg.com
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Boca Bearings introduced a line of industrial lubricants and coatings. The line features Kyodo Yushi greases appropriate for many applications such as Fanuc and Kawasaki industrial robots, vacuum applications and extreme temperatures environments, among others. In addition to the Kyodo Yushi product line, Boca Bearings is also offering the Kluber series of grease for high speed, high load and high heat applications. Similarly, the company offers DuPont’s Krytox grease, a fluorinated, aerospace grade grease. The company also offers coatings and solid lube options such as the Ultra Dry Lube (UDL) process, a modified (WS2) Tungsten Disulfide in lamellar form. www.bocabearings.com
Balluff introduced a line of EtherNet/IP machine mount I/O blocks that provide communication down to the sensors and actuators. The line includes twelve versions of machine-mount I/O blocks and an IP 67 unmanaged switch. IP addressing can be accomplished using BOOTP/ DHCP, through an IP67 IP Address Plug (IPAP), via a pushbutton display (100 series only), or web pages. Detachable for rapid module replacement, the IP Address Plug (IPAP) stores the module’s addressing information in a disconnect unit. Certified by ODVA, the I/O blocks operate up to 100 Mbit/s speeds. The Ethernet cordset attachment point uses a rugged metal threaded M12 D-coded port. www.balluff.com/us
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Icy Control Canadian-made robotic submarine helps Canada assert arctic sovereignty. By Treena Hein
f you felt a surge of national pride during the Olympics, here’s something new to root for: a made-in-Canada engineering marvel battling extreme arctic conditions, all in the name of protecting Canada’s sovereignty. In mid-March, a small robotic vehicle made by Port Coquitlam, BC- based International Submarine Engineering Ltd. (ISE) was flown up to farthest reaches of northeastern Canada, reassembled and released through a hole cut in the ice. Using multiband single-beam sonar, it’s collecting data on the contours of the seafloor, so that a digital terrain model can be created. Canada will use such data to submit a claim to the United Nations over a vast area of arctic territory by a 2013 deadline. The “Project Cornerstone” sub (and the twin spare) have cost Canadian taxpayers $5 million, a small percentage of the $90 million Canada has dedicated to the claim since 2004. ISE, however, has been in the game of underwater tech much longer than that. Since the mid-1970’s, it’s grown to become a member of an elite group of global high-tech submarine-makers. ISE has sold more than 250 vehicles in 20 countries, but this project is as challenging as any in the past. GPS can’t be used for navigation because of surface ice, so the sub uses temperature, depth and other sensors – in addition to its all-important programming – to control itself and navigate. “The sub is given a series of mission files with tasks,” says project manager Tristan Crees. “Some are geographic tasks—where it goes to one point and back or moves through a grid of an area—and some are nongeographic tasks, such as controlling payload sensors.” On Target The sub is gone for up to four days and 200 km at a time, nerve-wracking for ‘proud poppas’ such as Tristan. “Obviously, the engineering team is more comfortable with short missions and is very concerned with getting the vehicle back,” he smiles. “However, Natural Resources Canada and Defense Research Department Canada need a lot of data, which means taking more risks.” How ISE achieves complex control over a vehicle that will leave, collect data and return as directed has much to do with its Automatic Control Engine (ACE) software. The sub’s main March/April | 2010
In March, BC-based ISE’s Project Cornerstone robotic sub submerged beneath the polar ice cap to map the seafloor in support of Canada’s territorial claim to the arctic.
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Buyers’ Guide Contents 24 Fluid Power News
Festo Canada opens new contact centers Ontario fluid power companies merge • PTDA Canadian Conference to get makeover • IFPS Electronic Controls certification launched • •
28 The Future of Fluid Power
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30 Live Wire
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32 Fluid Power Roundtable ’10
Canada’s fluid power leaders discuss the challenges ahead and potential remedies for the industry.
36 The Cutting Edge
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38 Fluid Power Product Showcase Pneumatic and hydraulic product news
41 Fluid Power & Controls Product Index 42 Product Listings 50 Supplier Listings www.design-engineering.com
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Festo Canada opens contact centers
t a ceremony held in its Mississauga, ON headquarters, Festo Canada announced the opening of a new Regional Contact Center (RCC), which consolidates the company’s customer operations in Montreal, Quebec and St. Louis. As of March 4, 2010, all order tracking, quote requests, product support and technical assistance calls began routing through the center. The company says, the goal is to answer 80 percent of all incoming calls within the first 20 seconds by employing an automated call and document distribution system. On average, the company’s North American operations receive approximately 20,000 customer calls and 9,000 faxes and e-mails monthly. “We want to better serve our customers,” says contact center manager Greg James. “Festo customer service representation in both Canada and the U.S. has always been superlative, and the new RCC will allow us the opportunity to increase our efficiency.” In addition, the company says the RCC allows it to extend operating hours to 8a.m. to 8p.m. EST, increase service during North American holidays and centralize its product support team, including mechanical and electrical specialists. In addition to the Regional Contact Center, Festo also opened a new Customer Solutions Center that will provide a location for Canadian customers to examine how Festo’s custom solutions work via project simulation. “Every day, Festo is asked for solutions for electrical and mechanical enquires,” says Casey Samaroo, custom solutions March/April | 2010
manager for Festo. “Now, with the Customer Solutions Center, Canadian customers can partner up directly with Festo engineers on-site to replicate situations to determine the best workable solutions.” Automation solution opportunities include handling and positioning; custom component design and manufacture; assembly and kitting services; control cabinets; and air quality and energy auditing services. www.festo.ca
Ontario fluid power companies merge The Fluid Power House Group merged with Hydraflow Fluid Power Inc, to become Hydraflow-PumpTech Fluid Power, Inc. The merged company will be moving to a new 11,000 square foot facility to accommodate the enhanced business. Hydraflow Fluid Power was established in 2002 and has experienced significant growth in both its hydraulic sales and service. In 1994 PumpTech Hydraulics was founded and became one of the top hydraulic service and repair companies in Ontario. The merged company will have trained staff to sell, service and repair customers’ hydraulic equipment and a full service walk-in counter to serve point of sale customers. Included will be application support for pumps, valves, cylinders, motors, accessories, fittings, hose assemblies and direct access to its on site service department. www.hydraflowfp.com www.design-engineering.com
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26 FluidPower PTDA Canadian Conference to get makeover The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) announced that its 2010 Canadian Conference—scheduled for June 3-5, 2010, at the Marriot Montréal Chateau Champlain in Montréal, Québec—will be retooled to help attendees make more connections, work together more efficiently and continue innovating in the new economy. For example, the conference will feature an industry panel on distribution channel efficiencies made up of industry executives. Led by facilitator and former PTDA President Don Latham, the panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities for improving the distributor/manufacturer-supplier relationship. In addition, corporate planner Ryan Garrah will lead attendees through an interactive session on creativity followed by roundtable discussions. Pierre Marc Johnson, former premier of Quebec, will lead off the conference with a keynote on Free Trade. Currently serving as Chief Negotiator of the Québec Government of Canada for EU free trade negotiations, Johnson is of counsel to the offices of Heenan Blaikie where he acts as lead counsel in commercial negotiations, international partnerships and foreign investment ventures. In addition, Ken Wong of the Queen’s School of Business will address Marketing & Your Next BIG Thing on Friday
afternoon and Joe Ellers, author of The Sales Manager’s Handbook and The Best Distribution Sales Book Ever, will speak on sales management techniques. www.ptda.org/canadianconference
IFPS Electronic Controls Specialist certification officially launched The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) announced the official launch of its new Electronic Controls Specialist (CFPECS) certification. The certification is designed to review and test understanding, specification and application of the electronics used in the fluid power industry from simple sensors and limits to HMIs, controllers and networks. The certification includes a brief review of applicable pneumatic and hydraulic principles, as well as in-depth examples of the electronics for both mobile and industrial fluid power equipment. Certification requires successful completion of a three-hour written test. Testing began in March 2010. Presently, IFPS offers fourteen different certifications in total, covering diverse job descriptions within the industry including mechanic, technician, specialist and engineer. The IFPS has nearly 10,000 active certifications throughout the United States and in many countries around the world. www.ifps.org
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The Future of Fluid Power Research from U.S.-based fluid power center could realize significant gains in efficiency and help the industry find new markets.
ccording to Kim Stelson, director of the Center for of multi-actuator mobile hydraulic machines. Her research Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), hydrau- is focused on replacing the traditional single hydraulic pump lics and pneumatics is being challenged in the manufactur- controlled by directional valves with multiple smaller control ing sector. While still the clear leader in power density, fluid pumps paired with each actuator, thereby reducing system power components are gradually being replaced by tech- pressure-drop and allowing for energy regeneration. nologies that are more compact and efficient. As a conseHer work is at the heart of a high efficiency excavator, one quence, electronic components have encroached on fluid of four technology test beds the Center has in active developpower traditional domains, he says. ment. Stelson says that, through a number of different CCEFP “One clear example is in injection moulding machines, research efforts, a reasonable target would be a decrease of which have typically been hydraulic,” he says. “Over the 50 percent in energy consumption in heavy equipment—a years, electric components have improved and been gradu- number that could have implications for more than only the ally taking over the heart of that market.” mining and construction industries. “Some of the improvements we make will help fluid power “The fact is we don’t know how much energy goes into fluid become more competitive in power, nationally,” he says. “My manufacturing but I don’t see a way guess is that it’s about 4 percent of to turn around that trend,” he adds. the U.S.’s total energy production. “Instead, I think the industry should If we could save 2 percent of that be looking for new opportunities energy by making everything 50 rather than fight the old battles.” percent more efficient, it would The NSF-funded center Stelson mean saving about $40 billion in heads is looking to help the indusimported crude oil.” try compete and explore new The CCEFP’s other test bed markets by, as the name implies, projects could show similar energy improving the efficiency and saving benefits, Stelson adds. For shrinking the footprint of fluid example, the Center’s hydraulic power systems. hybrid project—through a comHeadquartered at the Univer- Developed at CCEFP member Perdue University, this high bination of regenerative breaking, sity of Minnesota, the CCEFP is a efficiency excavator design eliminates energy wasting control optimum engine loading and collective of seven U.S. universi- valves in favor of several small displacement pumps, each engine downsizing—has the ties, each with top researchers dedicated to individual actuators. potential to double passenger car chasing the next generation of fuel efficiency. fluid power technology. While many of the projects the Cen“The rule of thumb in the automotive industry is that if you ter’s researchers are working on sound academic, Stelson says save one unit of mass somewhere in the car, then overall savings the results will have significant, real world benefits. are three times as much,” he says. “Since fluid power has the For example, Paul Michael, principal investigator for the highest power to weight ratio of any technology, it is clearly Optimized Engineered Fluid project at the Georgia Institute superior if you need high power in a mobile package.” of Technology, is experimenting with polymer-enhanced While Stelson admits that the CCEFP’s efforts may not be fluids to increase the efficiency hydraulic systems. Stelson able to reverse the tend away from fluid power in some manuexplains that, while there have been dramatic improvements facturing sectors, he says its research is opening the way to in engine oil over the last few decades, hydraulic fluid has non-traditional markets, ranging from new diagnostic medicine remained largely the same. Considering that fluid temperatures techniques to replacing the inefficient and often unreliable gear in a hydraulic system can fluctuate by as much as +/- 20°C boxes with hydrostatic bearings in wind turbines. during its duty cycle, fluid viscosity is never at its optimum— “The reason we are able to realize these improvements, it’s always either too thick or too thin. The polymer additives I’m sorry to say, is that fluid power is so primitive—the conhelp slow the rate of change, resulting in an efficiency gain of trols haven’t been improved in decades,” Stelson adds. “But up to 15 percent, he says. it is because of this that the CCEFP has a possibility to make On a different front, Monika Ivantysynova of Purdue huge improvements.” University is looking at improving the power management www.ccefp.org March/April | 2010
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THE FIRST TRUE PROTECTION IN LINE-OF-SIGHT HYDRAULIC APPLICATIONS. A burst or pinhole leak in a hydraulic system can cause serious problems – especially for anything or anyone located within a three-foot line-of-sight. Personal injury. Fluid burns and injection. Fires and explosions. Electrical shock. Mechanical failure. Now, Gates has engineered the first sleeving system specifically designed to protect operators, equipment and the environment from the hazards of catastrophic hydraulic hose failure. The LifeGuard™ line-of-sight sleeving system (patent pending) provides containment of 6,000 psi bursts and 3,000 psi pinhole leaks at 212°F for up to five minutes. Escaping fluids are enclosed by the unique, doublelayer, incredibly strong LifeGuard sleeve. Fluids safely escape at hose ends via specially designed channel clamps, creating a noticeable spill for fast hose failure detection. The sleeving has MSHA flame-resistance approval. No other system provides this level of protection and safety. For more information, visit www.gates.com/lifeguard-oemoh
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Live Wire BC’s Live Line lessens hazard of electrical line work.
t’s a sobering fact that many of the support structures holding up the world’s electrical grid are nearing the end of their serviceable life. After 50 or so years, wooden electric poles and corresponding cross supports inevitably rot and need replacement. When they do, power company linemen get in an insolated bucket and are hoisted by a crane as much as 50 feet in the air to repair those structures. However, many times the equipment used to hold the energized electrical lines in place while the work is done is less than ideal, creating a potentially hazardous environment. “With electricity, you only get one mistake,” says Larry Ewert, product designer for Live Line Solutions, a manufacturer of insulated crane and digger derrick attachments for energized transmission and distribution line maintenance. “There have been fatalities using equipment that was inadequate. Our products help to keep linemen out of harms way.”
Live Line Solution’s Insulated Conductor Support Jibs (ICSJ) and LinePro HA keep linemen safe and increase productivity by incorporating radio-controlled, hydraulic-actuated articulation.
Among their products, the company’s PowerArm series of Insulated Conductor Support Jibs (ICSJ) temporary support energized ultra high voltage power lines to allow faster and safer insulator and tower replacement/relocation. In addition, the company’s LinePro HA aerial devices are configurable as a Live Line bucket truck/aerial platform device, an energized conductor support, pole setting vehicle and a material-handling crane. “We’ve used to use a multi-pin hole for the buckets and the supporting conductors,” Ewart says. “Linemen used to set the position on the ground, lift it up and hope they had the right angle. If they guessed wrong, they’d have to bring it all down and reset it, so it was time consuming.” A former vehicle technician with BC Hydro, Ewart recogMarch/April | 2010
The Helac rotary actuator’s sliding-spline concept produces output torque to 215,000 lb-in at 3000 psi.
nized the safety and productivity issues involved in the traditional multi-pin method and designed an improved aerial device that includes hydraulic actuation so the company’s bucket truck/aerial platform devices could be repositioned in the air, by radio control. According to Ewert, precise platform positioning without drift increases safety and allows for various degrees of articulation. For the hydraulic actuation, Live Line Solutions relies on Helac Corporation’s L30-215 helical rotary actuator, which is responsible for the articulation and boom positioning. Ewart says Helac’s actuators provide jib storage and quick deployment not previously available. “We can’t accomplish the same thing with cylinders because they’re too cumbersome,” he says. “Because we get the same articulation out of a compact package, the Helac actuator is more efficient for what we do.” The actuator functions as a rotating device, mounting bracket and bearing support. The large circular shaft flange with drilled and tapped bolt circle is used to attach the actuator to the jib boom. The characteristics of the helical rotary actuator make it ideal for this application. The L30 series offers high load carrying, high torque output, compact configurations and corrosion resistance in a cost-effective package with 180-degrees rotation. Its sliding-spline operating concept produces output torque to 215,000 lb-in at 3000 psi. At the same time, the actuator measures 23.6 inches with a 10 in housing diameter and weighs 790 lbs. Because the spline teeth remain engaged at all times, loads are equally distributed over the teeth, resulting in increased shock load resilience. Large integral nylon composition bearings support heavy radial, moment and thrust loads without additional external bearings. Sealing occurs against smooth cylindrical surfaces, effectively eliminating leakage and enabling selected positions to be held without drift. The helical rotary actuator assists Live Line’s aerial devices to be safer and much more efficient. The load holding capability allows for safety with either the aerial work platform or the insulated conductor support application. DE www.livelinesolutions.com www.helac.com www.design-engineering.com
Fluid Power Roundtable ’10
Canadian fluid power leaders discuss the challenges and potential remedies for the industry. DE: Has fluid power seen a decline in manufacturing over the last five years or is it simply experiencing the same fall off as any other technology due to the recession? Casey Samaroo, Customer Solutions Manager, Festo Canada: I think it is both of those factors. Certainly with the price coming down on electrical technology, you would expect to see a decline in f luid power technology. But the economic downturn is also responsible for a reduction in the business. Campbell Tourgis, Central Region Manager for Wainbee Limited: I would agree, but within Canada, it’s our experience that there has been a fundamental shift in where fluid power and even motion control applications are pertinent. So in addition to the economic downturn, it’s also due to the Asian and South American experience of companies looking to reduce labor costs. On the pneumatics side of our business, which has been replaced by other technologies like lower cost hydraulics and electro-mechanical, it’s the smaller and more labor intensive applications that have moved off shore. Samaroo/Festo: People have also become more aware of the total cost of ownership of pneumatic systems. It’s not just the cost of the actuators, for example, but also the cost of producing air and the inefficiencies that come with that. More and more companies are paying attention to how much air they are consuming.
“There are 73 million cars built on the planet every year and nobody knows what they are going to look like in 40 years. If you had hydraulics in there, it would certainly be a big gain for the industry.” Pat Jones, owner of Consolidated Fluid Power Training Ltd. and Technical Services Manager with Strictly Hydraulics
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Tourgis/Wainbee: And, as more companies are adopting the ISO 14001 standard, we see a lot more thought go into which hydraulic fluids are being selected. A lot of new and purportedly environmentally friendly hydraulic fluids are being developed, but they also add to the cost structure. DE: What are the major technical hurdles the fluid power industry needs to overcome? Dr. Richard Burton, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan: The change in technology that has to occur is an increase in hydraulic system efficiency. Properly designed hydraulic systems are pretty good, even given the inefficiencies associated with the pumps and the motors, etc. The trouble is we all end up throwing in a control valve or counter-balance valve or something, which reduces the efficiency of the system significantly. The new technology is looking at better ways to capture some of that energy over a longer period of time, either through accumulators or better designed circuits that can transfer energy from one part to another. That’s going to be very important because we are seeing improvements in efficiency on the electric side but we have to see the same improvements in the hydraulic side. Samaroo/Festo: For pneumatics, I don’t think it’s any one thing but a combination of little things. Because pneumatics was traditionally a really cheap technology, companies would oversize actuators, valves and everything on the pneumatic size of their design. We have to get back to engineering these components so they are properly sized, which would bring a reduction in air consumption. Also, using lower usage power coils on the values, for example 5 watt coils versus the traditional 20 or half amp coil. It’s also important to look at air system in plant to reduce losses. If you do all of that, you can bring the cost of pneumatic systems down significantly. Tourgis/Wainbee: To add to that, system design is most important right now. A big initiative in Europe is to reduce pressure requirements. The compressor only needs to run when it is relatively inefficient. Just like in hydraulics, there is a large part to play for clients in North America to look at www.design-engineering.com
FluidPower “Until universities realize the need for fluid power as an undergraduate subject on the same level as electrical drives, I’m afraid the education of engineers will be restricted to learning on the job.” Dr. Richard Burton, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan
their compressor system, have air audits performed to reduce leaks and then have a proper engineering scope to look at what they are trying to do. More power is no longer better. Burton/UofS: I think the issue of hydraulic fluids is very important. Years ago, there was a large thrust toward fire resistant fluids in mining industry in Western Canada, and there was work done on water-based and synthetic fluids. I think the challenge there was that you could get these environmentally friendly fluids but the biggest problem was the sealing: How do you make the seals compatible with the new fluids? I think that is something that is going to have to occur. Pat Jones, P.Eng., owner of Consolidated Fluid Power Training Ltd. and Technical Services Manager with Strictly Hydraulics: The big unknown is what the time frame will be for getting this research done and getting more efficient components into the design stream; we are still designing hydraulic systems today with components that are 30 years old. There is a lot of newer technology in proportional and servo control, for example, but the basic pumping systems are old technology in a lot of cases. There’s a need for more compact systems as well, especially when you look at the footprint of a hydraulic system plus a reservoir in a manufacturing facility compared to an electric drive with the same horse power. Samaroo/Festo: From a pneumatic point of view, there are many engineering tools that engineers can use but people still continue to use rule of thumb instead. If you look at a pneumatic cylinder, for example, there isn’t any significant cost increase up front to move from a size 50 mm to a 63 mm bore cylinder. However, when you look at what it will cost you down the road, then you start to see the costs really add up. From an overall big picture, the machine builder is trying to reduce his costs as much as possible but, at the end of the day, that machine will cost the end-user a lot more to operate. DE: From an education perspective, do the engineering departments in Canadian universities need to re-introduce fluid power to the curriculum or does the impetus need to come from industry first? Burton/UofS: There aren’t a lot of universities where student engineers are being taught fluid power. The University of Saskatchewan is one of the few universities in North America that has a full undergraduate course in hydraulics. It's the www.design-engineering.com
most popular elective in our program because students know that this is an applied area that they are going to be able to use when they go out to work. So it’s not a question of declining interest from engineering students; it’s just that many of them never had this type of education to begin with. Jones/Consolidated: If you take it a step further—to the graduate and PhD level where we need engineers to do the research to provide the new innovation—it’s not going to come if we don’t have an undergraduate program that’s universal across Canada. Burton/UofS: I agree. A number of years ago, a few people at Sun Hydraulics, through the ASME, tried to convince universities to integrate fluid power into the undergraduate program with some success. The seven universities involved in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, for example, are gradually integrating the subject into their undergraduate programs. It’s still a battle for them though, because they are competing with the traditional core courses, while fluid power is considered a stand-alone, application-type subject. Until universities realize the need for fluid power as an undergraduate subject on the same level as electrical drives, I’m afraid the education of engineers will be restricted to learning on the job. Tourgis/Wainbee: From the distributor standpoint, it’s a painful process to hire a student that you want to see grow within your organization but then have them come on with little to no practical application experience. The challenge is that computers are very sexy right now and fluid power isn’t. We need to find a way to spice it up so young talent wants to get into these courses. Jones/Consolidated: The National Fluid Power Association has a video that really speaks to that issue. I think that video needs to be put in front of department heads in mechanical engineering sections across Canada. They are really missing a key aspect of what hard-core mechanical engineering is. It’s a complicated thing to do fluid power design right, especially when you don’t have it as an undergraduate course. Burton/UofS: On the upside, there are a growing number of universities in Canada that have graduate programs in fluid power. The University of Manitoba, for example, has “To improve pneumatic system efficiency, clients need to look at their compressor systems, have air audits performed and then have a proper engineering scope to look at what they are trying to do. More power is no longer better.” Campbell Tourgis, Central Region Manager for Wainbee Limited
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People have become more aware of the total cost of ownership of pneumatic systems. It’s not just the cost of the actuators, for example, but also the cost of producing air and the inefficiencies that come with that. Casey Samaroo, Customer Solutions Manager, Festo Canada
a unique laboratory that integrates hydraulics, pneumatics and electronic controls. I think that is how it is going to have to develop: getting people in at a graduate level and then have those people offer electives. That's when you get the engineers interested. Another important component is having the equipment available for undergraduates and a lab for hands-on experience, because fluid power training can't be done virtually at a computer. Tourgis/Wainbee: It’s critical that students actually touch the product and know that it isn’t going to explode in their hands. There is too much focus on the theoretical and not enough on the application.
DE: What non-traditional markets should the fluid power industry be moving toward? Tourgis/Wainbee: Whereas mass manufacturing has gone, Canada still has a wealth of natural resources and fluid power has always had a positive roll to play there. Mobile hydraulics is one area, but all technologies still have room for growth. If you look at biometrics and life sciences, pneumatics can play a very large part in that as well. Burton/UofS: One thing that is going to have to grow is the integration of hydraulics and pneumatics with micro-computer systems. Asia, the Scandinavian countries and Europe in general have jumped ahead and North America has been trying to catch up. We have to keep pace and make all possible use of the benefits of the computer industry to make our systems better. Jones/Consolidated: There is also a lot of research being done in “green” energy. If fluid power can get a foothold in energy production or an automotive hybrid hydraulic drive, I think that is the way to move forward. There are 73 million cars built on the planet every year and nobody knows what they are going to look like in 40 years. If you had hydraulics in there, it would certainly be a big gain for the industry. DE
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The Cutting Edge Digital Displacement pump represents the latest in hydraulic technology. By Pat Jones, P. Eng.
new hydraulic pump and motor being manufactured by Artemis Intelligent Power Ltd. may well represent the cutting edge of hydraulic design. The Edinburgh, Scotland-based company has developed a microprocessor-controlled pump and motor which they call Digital Displacement® technology (DDT) that works on a similar principle as a variable valve timing (VVT) engine with inlet and exhaust valve control. If you are not familiar with this technology, it allows the engine’s computer control to optimize intake and exhaust timing—essentially the air flow characteristic of the engine— for different conditions (i.e. maximum torque or maximum fuel efficiency). Along with other advancements, this allows engines to be smaller, create more power and be more fuel-efficient. In a Digital Displacement® system, the cylinders are positioned radially around an eccentric with solenoid valving around the periphery.
Variable valve timing technology, when applied to a hydraulic pump, is a real advancement in a number of areas when compared to conventional pumps. In particular, a variable flow can be achieved from a fixed-displacement, constant-RPM pump and the design of the pump/motor has very low friction and leakage losses. Using a fixed displacement radial piston pump/motor design, DDT controls each individual piston’s inlet and outlet using high speed solenoid valves. A sensor on the shaft of the pump tells the microprocessor how to control the position of the shaft. The controller then determines which valve to open, when to open it and for how long based on output requirements. When low or no flow is required, an individual cylinder may have its inlet valve held open all the time, basically drawing fluid in and then pushing it back to the inlet. The amount of output flow from the pump is determined by how long the inlet valve is signalled to close, therefore allowing fluid to be pushed through the outlet valve and out of the pump. With the microprocessor control and fast acting valves, the response of the pump to changing flow/pressure requirements is much faster than conventional pumps. March/April | 2010
When used as a motor, a similar control exists for the inlet and outlet valves, except the inlet valve to the motor is controlled to only let in enough fluid for the desired motor speed. Full torque capability would be available instantaneously because the motor is a fixed displacement design. The key advantage of DDT is that, through the microprocessor control, there is complete flexibility on pump output flow and motor input flow, which eliminates throttling losses of conventional closed center-type systems. One pump can supply separate actuators. In multiple pump configuration circuits, the pump can supply several separate circuits, each having their own independent requirements with the output going to either a motor or cylinder.
When idling (left in the diagram) the fluid flows in and out around the low pressure valve. The high pressure valve remains closed and isolates the reciprocating cylinder from the high pressure fluid. When pumping (right), the microprocessor closes the low pressure valve to send fluid to the high pressure service.
A particularly interesting application of the technology is as way to increase gas millage. In 2008, the company created and tested a prototype hydraulic hybrid BMW 530i. The big advantage of a hybrid vehicle is the ability to quickly store braking energy in accumulators. Independent testing confirmed that the prototype got double the MPG in city driving compared the car’s regular six speed manual transmission. Overall, including highway driving, the prototype also produced approximately 30% less carbon dioxide. The obvious downside to this system is capital cost, but keeping in mind that this is a newer technology, then the more it is used the cheaper it will become and that will come with time. DE www.artemisip.com
Pat Jones is the technical services manager for Strictly Hydraulics. He has 25 years of hydraulics experience as a trainer, consultant, designer and troubleshooter. www.design-engineering.com
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FluidPower Three-Phase HVAC Compressor Softstarters
High Flow Proportional Valve
Carlo Gavazzi Automation launched its RSBT Series, a 3-phase soft-starting solution that optimizes current reduction for HVAC compressors. The series is equipped with an autoadaptive algorithm that reduces energy consumption each time compressor starts, by self-adjusting appropriate parameters. The RSBT Series main features also include softstarting of 3-phase compressors up to 15Hp; up to 32A maximum continuous current; rated 220 / 400VACrms; an optional external EMC/RFI filter; and optional external auxiliary relay alarm output. www.gavazzionline.com
The Precision Fluidics Division of Parker Hannifin released its VSO Max, a high flow proportional valve that provides flows greater than 200 slpm while consuming less than 2 watts of power. The valve can be used with operating inlet pressures of up to 60 psi, offers less than 20 msec response times and includes three standard control voltage ranges (5, 12, and 24 VDC). The compact 0.68" x 0.63" x 2.08" valve footprint features a manifold body and is oxygen service cleaned. www.parker.com
Air Service System Rexroth released its AS series Air Service System to provide optimum compressed air quality. In addition to standard functions, the series also allows for the integration of specific function requirements employing precision controllers, distributors, 3/2-way shut-off valves or filling valves. The AS series was developed as a family of products stretching from the AS2 series with thread connections G1/4 and G3/8 for the low flow range, to the AS5 series with thread connection G3/4 and G1 for the high flow range. The product family covers the working range of systems with nominal flow rates of up to 14,500 l/min. The AS series is ATEX-approved and can also be used in explosive areas up to zone 1 (gases) and 21 (dust). www.boschrexroth.ca
Modular Manifold Asahi/America, Inc. introduced its Series 9M Miniature Modular Technology, which allows for maximum fluid flow processing in a compact space. Series 9 components are combined and bolted down to a base plate to create easily replaced or configured manifolds. Series 9 components include diaphragm valves, ball valves, check valves, flow meters and regulators. Series 9 manifolds allow for a flexible layout best suited for laboratory systems, and semiconductor and pharmaceutical applications. All modules can be combined with or replaced by each other in all directions, and all paths can be represented on one level, reducing the risk of leakage. Series 9 MMT components are molded and machined from PVDF for durability and corrosion resistance. www.asahi-america.com March/April | 2010
Miniature Solenoid Valve ASCO Numatics has introduced the ASCO 411 Series miniature solenoid valve, which has been tested to exceed 500 million cycles in normal operating conditions. According to the company, the valveâ€™s flow rate has been increased by 12% to 15% over previous models, and the maximum operating pressure differential has been improved. The new valve family incorporates a smaller, lighter weight plastic body that achieves a 12% to 15% overall weight reduction when compared to stainless steel and brass-bodied valves. This makes the 411 Series a good choice for miniaturized and portable medical devices and pharmaceutical products. Lower power consumption means the valve also is suited for battery-powered applications. In addition, it is the only miniature solenoid valve that is fully compliant with RoHS regulations. www.asconumatics.com
Hydraulic Toolholder SCHUNK Inc. has redesigned its TENDO brand hydraulic toolholders to be able to clamp different types of cutting tools with cylindrical shanks directly in the toolholder. Torque transmission capacity has also been increased by up to 15%. The toolholders feature a steel sleeve surrounded by hydraulic fluid that performs the clamping of the cutting tool. When initializing the clamping process, an internal piston forces the hydraulic fluid into a cavity surrounding the steel sleeve. Cutting tools with different shanks are held with concentricity of less than 0.003 mm run-out. The clamping pressure displaces oil or grease into the TENDO groove in the clamping bore. Clamping areas remain dry and high torque transmission is guaranteed at all spindle speeds. The hydraulic system also absorbs vibrations inherent in the cutting or grinding processes. The results are high T.I.R. accuracy and repeatability of less than 3 microns (0.00012"). As an option, TENDO Hydraulic Toolholders are available with a radial length adjustment allowing micro-precise tool length adjustment to guarantee higher process performance. www.schunk.ca www.design-engineering.com
FluidPower High Pressure Pumps
ITT Corporation introduced the redesigned Flojet Triplex Series High Pressure Pumps. The product's three chamber configuration allows these self-priming pumps to operate at flow rates up to 1.4 GPM (5.3 LPM) and operating pressures of up to 150 PSI (10.3 Bar). They are built with co-injection mold diaphragm technology, which reduces potential leak paths, and can run dry for extended periods of time without damage. Enhancements include improved priming; stable bypass pressures from 120 PSI to 125 PSI (flow range from 0.3 GPM to 0.7 GPM) and increased pump life. www.flojet.com
Kurt Hydraulics has added a line of W-Style couplings compatible with most spiral, braided and industrial hoses to handle a wide range of hydraulic applications. Designed for non-skive SAE 100 R12 and all wire braided hose applications, the couplings are available in 562 different end types. They are available in sizes 4-32, non-skive all sizes of R12, non-skive 4SH 12-20 sizes and a full line of metrics. The W-style couplings feature corrosion resistant, ROHScompliant plating and are compatible with most model crimpers. Designed to eliminate leaks in hydraulic systems, the couplings are suited for both industrial and commercial applications. Field proven in vibration and shock conditions, they can handle subzero through high temperature applications. Kurt couplings meet SAE specifications and are quality manufactured in accordance with ISO 9002/QS 9000 quality processes and systems. www.kurthydraulics.com
DC Pump Thomas released its 309 Series WOB-L DC pump and compressor that is small, lightweight (5.1 lbs./2.3Kg) and corrosion resistant. Designed for automotive applications—including air suspension, air doors, air horns, air brakes and clutches, and fuel systems—the 309 Series meets radiated emission requirements and is RoHS compliant. The 309 Series also features oil-less operation, die-cast aluminium components, steel mounting brackets and isolators, all wetted aluminum parts, a stainless steel inlet valve and a thermally protected motor. It also provides up to 26.75 in.Hg (-904.1 mbar) and 160 psi (11 bar) of maximum intermittent pressure. In addition, the 309 Series has restart capability to maximum pressure. www.gd-thomas.com
Hydraulic Hose Eaton Corporation announced that select 1- and 2-wire braid and 4-spiral hose styles marketed as the new Weatherhead Diamond Advantage program have been re-engineered to provide higher working pressures and higher temperature ratings plus an abrasion resistance hose cover. Included are the Weatherhead H190, H280, H290, H430 and H245L, hose styles. The hoses also have an improved temperature rating of +260 F. Upgraded Weatherhead H190, H280, H290, and H245L hose styles meet and exceed Euro Norm SN/SC standards. The H430 4-spiral hose meets and exceeds EN 4SP pressures in sizes -8 through -16 and meets and exceeds SAE 100R12 standards in all sizes. www.eaton.com/hydraulics www.design-engineering.com
Hydraulic Actuators Honing System
Sunnen Products Company introduced its HTA actuator hone, the first all-electric machine for resurfacing and repair of actuators. The machine is available for 6-foot (2 m) and 12-foot (4 m) part lengths, with bore ID of 2.5 to 21 inches (63.5 – 533 mm) and maximum part OD of 24 inches (610 mm), and part weights to 4000 pounds (1818 kg). It includes Siemens drives and PLC-control with touch-screen HMI for setting all machine parameters, including stroke reversal point, spindle/stroking speeds and crosshatch angle calculation. The control features a load meter to determine areas of bore tightness, with capability for dwelling the tool in multiple areas to correct part geometry. Other advanced capabilities include automatic tool tensioning, set through the PLC. The HTA actuator hone is designed for resurfacing and repair work where light-duty stock removal up to 0.030 inches (0.76 mm) is needed to oversize deeply scratched actuator bores. It is designed for optimum performance with Sunnen ANR275 tooling and abrasives, sold with matching coolants and gauging as part of the machine package. An electronically controlled, 3-hp (2.24 kW), AC gear motor powers the spindle at 0-300 rpm, while the servo-driven stroking system has a speed range of 0 90 ft/min (27.4 m/min). www.sunnen.com March/April | 2010
We promote fluid power as both a technology and a career w New for 2010! The CFPA’s Canadian fluid power market survey allows members to benchmark their sales performance by providing valuable information about current hydraulic and pneumatic sales levels and trends. wThe CFPA is also active in the Industrial Careers Pathway initiative that encourages young people to choose careers in industrial distribution and to educate existing distributor staff about business issues in the industrial market. w In Edmonton, the CFPA has worked with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology to develop a new set of courses to meet the needs of the fluid power industry in that province. w The CFPA is a strong supporter of efforts by the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition to protect the manufacturing industry that is vital to the future of both our country and the association’s membership. w We hold regular meetings to keep our membership informed about developments in fluid power technology, key business issues and the economy as a whole.
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Product Index Accumulators, Bladder.............. 42 Accumulators, Diaphragm ........ 42 Accumulators, Non-separator .. 42 Accumulators, Piston ................ 42 Actuators, Electric ....................42 Actuators, Linear-electric ......... 42 Actuators, Linear-hydraulic ...... 42 Actuators, Linear-hydraulicservo ......................................... 42 Actuators, Manual..................... 42 Actuators, Rotary Hydraulic ..... 42 Actuators, Rotary Pneumatic ... 42 Actuators, Solenoid................... 42 Adaptors & Mounts, Pump ....... 42 Adaptors & Mounts, Motor ...... 42 After-coolers .............................. 42 Air Breathers .............................. 42 Air Compressor Oils ................... 42 Air Logic Devices........................ 42 Air Operated Hydraulic Pumps ......................................... 42 Bladders...................................... 42 Blow Guns .................................. 42 Blowers, Centrifugal ................. 42 Brakes, Hydraulic ....................... 42 Brakes, Pneumatic ..................... 42 Can Bus Systems......................... 42 Clamps, Hose & Tube & Pipe ..... 42 Closures, Caps & Plugs .............. 42 Clutches, Pneumatic Tension Control ....................... 42 Compressors, Air-diaphragm ... 42 Compressors, Air-oil-less .......... 42 Compressors, Air-reciprocating ....................... 42 Compressors, Air-rotary Vane .. 42 Compressors, Distribution Systems ............... 42 Contamination Control ............. 42 Connectors, Electric .................. 42 Controls, Electronic ................... 42 Controls, Electro-hydraulic ....... 42 Controllers, Electro-hydraulic .. 42 Controllers, Electro-pneumatic ................... 42 Controllers, Flow ....................... 42 Controllers, Hydrostatic Drive .. 42 Controllers, Motion ................... 42 Controllers, Programmable Logic ............... 42 Counters, Particle ...................... 43 Counters, Pneumatic ................. 43 Couplings, Air Self Sealing ....... 43 Couplings, Flexible Shaft .......... 43 Couplings, Fluid Self Sealing .... 43 Couplings, Oil Self Sealing........ 43 Couplings, Quick Disconnect.... 43 Couplings, Rotating Swivel ...... 43 Cylinder Accessories .................. 43 Cylinders, Adjustable Stroke .... 43 Cylinders, Air/ Oil....................... 43 Cylinders, Cable ......................... 43 Cylinders, Clamping .................. 43 Cylinders, Composite (Pneumatic & Hydraulic) ......... 43 Cylinders, Electro-hydraulic...... 43 Cylinders, Hydraulic................... 43 Cylinders, Metric........................ 43 Cylinders, Miniature .................. 43 Cylinders, Mill ............................ 43 Cylinders, Pneumatic ................. 43 Cylinders, Rodless ......................44 Dampers, Hydraulic ...................44 Data Acquisition Systems..........44 Die Lifters, Pneumatic ...............44 Dryers, Air-absorptive ...............44 Dryers, Air-adsorptive ...............44 Dryers, Air-chemical ..................44 Dryers, Air-refrigerant ..............44 Electrical Panels .........................44 Enclosures...................................44 End Effectors..............................44 Fasteners ....................................44 Filter Carts ..................................44 Filter Regulator Lubricator (Frl) ...........................44
Filters, Compressed Air .............44 Filters, Exhaust Air ....................44 Filters, Flanged ..........................44 Filters, Hydraulic ........................44 Filters, Pneumatic ......................44 Filtration Systems ......................44 Fittings, Flanged ........................44 Fittings, Hose & Tube ................44 Fittings, Metric Hose & Tube ....44 Fittings, Pipe ..............................44 Fittings, Push-ins .......................44 Flanges, Hydraulic .....................44 Flanges, Threaded & Welded ...44 Fluoroelastomer ........................44 Flow Meters ...............................44 Flow Restrictors .........................44 Flushing, Oil Systems .................44 Gaskets & Materials ...................44 Gauges, Digital ..........................44 Gauges, Flow.............................. 45 Gauges, Fluid Level ................... 45 Gauges, Oil Level ....................... 45 Gauges, Pressure ....................... 45 Gauges, Temperature ............... 45 Gauges, Vacuum ........................ 45 Gear Drives ................................. 45 Grippers, Hydraulic.................... 45 Grippers, Pneumatic.................. 45 Grippers, Vacuum (Cups & Pads) ........................... 45 Heat Exchangers, Air-cooled .... 45 Heat Exchangers, Air/oil Cooled ........................... 45 Heat Exchangers, Water-cooled ........................... 45 Heat Exchangers, Aluminium-finned ................... 45 Heat Exchangers, Copper- Finned ........................ 45 Heat Exchangers, Steel-finned . 45 Heaters, Coolant........................ 45 Heaters, Hydraulic Fluid............ 45 Heaters, Oil ................................ 45 Hose, Air ..................................... 45 Hose, Air Reels ........................... 45 Hose, Flexible Metal .................. 45 Hose, Hydraulic .......................... 45 Hose, Self-Storing ...................... 45 Hydraulic Fluids, Environmental ......................... 45 Hydraulic Fluids, Fire Resistant............................ 45 Hydraulic Hose Assemblies ....... 45 Hydraulic Integrated Circuits ... 45 Hydraulic Power Units ............... 45 Hydraulic Valve Components ... 45 Hydrostatic Drive Components ............................. 45 Indexing Tables, Rotary Pneumatic .................... 45 Intensifiers, Continuous Action ....................................... 45 Intensifiers, Single Action ........ 45 Intensifiers, Variable Displacement ........................... 45 Leak Detectors ........................... 45 Load Cells ................................... 45 Lubricators, Pneumatic ............. 45 Lubrication Devices ................... 46 Lubrication Systems .................. 46 Manifolds, Hydraulic ................. 46 Manifolds, Pneumatic ............... 46 Meters, Positive Displacement . 46 Metric Tube Adapter .................46 Mobile Coolers...........................46 Monitor Systems ........................ 46 Motors, Electric With Pump Flange Mount .......................... 46 Motors, Electro-hydraulic Stepping ................................... 46 Motors, Hydraulic ...................... 46 Motors, Metric ........................... 46 Motors, Pneumatic .................... 46 Mufflers, Pneumatic.................. 46 Nozzles ....................................... 46 O Rings ....................................... 46
Oil Coolers .................................. 46 Packings, Braided ...................... 46 Packings, Cup ............................. 46 Packings, Diaphragm & Sheet ..46 Packings, Gasket ........................ 46 Packings, Leather ...................... 46 Packings, Synthetic .................... 46 Packings, U-rings ....................... 46 Packings, V-rings ....................... 46 Piston Rods ................................. 46 Piston Rings, Metal ................... 46 Piston Rings, Non Metallic........ 46 Port Plugs ................................... 46 Power Steering Components & Assemblies ............................ 46 Power Take Offs ........................ 46 Power Units & Systems .............. 46 Pressure Gauge Protectors Snubbers................................... 46 Pressure Switches ...................... 46 Pressure Transmitters ................ 46 Pump Adaptors .......................... 46 Pump Housings .......................... 46 Pumps, Centrifugal.................... 46 Pumps, Diaphragm .................... 46 Pumps, Fixed Displacement ...... 46 Pumps, High Pressure ................ 46 Pumps, Hydraulic ....................... 46 Pumps, Hydraulic Hand ............. 47 Pumps, Hydraulic Heat .............. 47 Pumps, Metering ....................... 47 Pumps, Piston............................. 47 Pumps, Pneumatic ..................... 47 Pumps, Pneumatic Driven ......... 47 Pumps, Reciprocating ............... 47 Pumps, Rotary ............................ 47 Pumps, Rotary Positive Displacement ........................... 47 Pumps, Vacuum ......................... 47 Pumps, Variable Displacement ............ 47 Pumps, Water............................. 47 Receivers, Pneumatic ................ 47 Regulators, Hydraulic ................ 47 Regulators, Pneumatic .............. 47 Regulators, Vacuum .................. 47 Reservoir Accessories ................ 47 Reservoir Tanks .......................... 47 Rings, Backup ............................. 47 Rings, Piston............................... 47 Rings, Wear ................................ 47 Rings, Wiper............................... 47 Sealants ...................................... 47 Sealants, Thread ........................ 47 Seals, Fittings ............................. 47 Seals, General ............................ 47 Seals, Kits.................................... 47 Seals, Mechanical ...................... 47 Seals, O-ring-Elastomeric ......... 47 Seals, O-ring-metallic................ 47 Seals, O-ring-Plastomeric ......... 47 Seals, Oil ..................................... 47 Seals, Rubber Hydraulic ............ 47 Seals, Rubber Diaphragm ......... 47 Sensors........................................ 47 Sensors, Displacement .............. 47 Sensors, Pressure ....................... 47 Sensors, Ultrasonic Fluid Level . 47 Shafting ...................................... 47 Shims ........................................... 47 Shock Absorbers ........................ 47 Silencers & Mufflers .................. 47 Sleeves, Boots ............................ 47 Slides, Pneumatic....................... 47 Software, Fluid Power Component Selection ............. 47 Software, Fluid Power System Design ....................................... 47 Solenoid Valves, General Purpose ...................... 47 Solenoid Valves, Proportional.. 47 Springs, Air ................................. 48 Strainers/ Diffusers .................... 48 Suppressors, Hydraulic .............. 48 Switches, Fluid Level ................. 48 Switches, Pressure ..................... 48
Switches, Temperature ............. 48 Swivels Joints, Hydraulic ........... 48 Swivel Joints, Pneumatic........... 48 Tachometers/stroboscopes ....... 48 Tape ............................................ 48 Test Equipment, Hydraulic........ 48 Test Equipment, Pneumatic...... 48 Testing Instruments................... 48 Thread Protectors ...................... 48 Transducers, Electro-pneumatic ................... 48 Transducers, Pressure ................ 48 Transmissions, Hydrostatic ....... 48 Transmitters, Signal................... 48 Tube Fabricating ........................ 48 Tube/hose Cleaning Equipment................ 48 Tubing, Aluminium.................... 48 Tubing, Copper .......................... 48 Tubing, Plastic ............................ 48 Tubing, Rubber .......................... 48 Tubing, Stainless Steel .............. 48 Tubing, Steel .............................. 48 Tubing & Hose............................ 48 Unions, Rotating........................ 48 Vacuum Cups.............................. 48 Valve Circuits.............................. 48 Valve Spools, Directional Control Hydraulic .................... 48 Valves Air, Check........................ 48 Valves Air, Circuit Logic Control ............... 48 Valves Air, Deceleration ............ 48 Valves Air, Directional ............... 48 Valves Air, Drive ......................... 48 Valves Air, Flow Control ............ 48 Valves Air, Pilot Operated ........ 48 Valves Air, Quick Exhaust Dumping................................... 48 Valves Air, Relief ........................ 48 Valves Air, Sequence ................. 48 Valves Air, Shuttle ..................... 49 Valves Air, Solenoid Valves Air, Time Delay................................ 49 Valves, Ball ................................. 49 Valves, Bleed .............................. 49 Valves, Butterfly ........................ 49 Valves, Check ............................. 49 Valves, Gate ............................... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Air Bleed ....... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Check Pilot Operated ......................... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Counterbalance ....................... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Deceleration ............................ 49 Valves Hydraulic, Directional ... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Flow Control............................. 49 Valves Hydraulic, Flow Dividers............................ 49 Valves Hydraulic, Miniature...... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Mobile .......... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Pilot Operated ......................... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Plastic Diaphragm ............................... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Pressure Control...................................... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Pressure Reducing................................... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Proportional............................. 49 Valves Hydraulic, Relief Unloading................................. 49 Valves Hydraulic, Sequence ...... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Servo ............. 49 Valves Hydraulic, Shuttle .......... 49 Valves Hydraulic, Surge Damping ................................... 49 Valves Pneumatic, Miniature.... 49 Valves, Metering........................ 49 Valves, Plugs............................... 49 Valves, Stop ................................ 49 Valves, Water ............................. 49
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42 ProductListings ACCUMULATORS, BLADDER Canimex Inc. Controlled Motion Inc. HAWE Hydraulics Higginson Equipment Sales Hydac Corporation Hydraflow-Pumptech Fluid Power Inc. Hydro Leduc Hypower Systems Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd International Fluid Power MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Nippon Accumulator Co. Ltd. Norcan Fluid Power Parker Hannifin Canada Stauff Canada Ltd Techserv Total Solutions Inc. Wainbee Limited ACCUMULATORS, DIAPHRAGM Hydac Corporation Hydro Leduc Nippon Accumulator Co. Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Wainbee Limited ACCUMULATORS, NON-SEPARATOR Nippon Accumulator Co. Ltd. ACCUMULATORS, PISTON Controlled Motion Inc. Higginson Equipment Sales Hydro Leduc Nippon Accumulator Co. Ltd. Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Ram Industries Inc. The Oilgear Company Wainbee Limited ACTUATORS, ELECTRIC Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. GF Piping Systems Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inc. McRae Engineering Equipment Limited Parker Hannifin Canada Serapid, Inc. SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. Wainbee Limited ACTUATORS, LINEAR-ELECTRIC Cowper Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inc.
Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada PQ Systems Ltd. Rotator Products Ltd. Sempress Pneumatics Serapid, Inc. Wainbee Limited ACTUATORS, LINEAR-HYDRAULIC Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hypower Systems L&W Hydramotion Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada Ram Industries Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited ACTUATORS, LINEAR-HYDRAULIC-SERVO Control Enterprises Inc. (C.E.I.) Eastern Fluid Power Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited ACTUATORS, ROTARY HYDRAULIC Control Enterprises Inc. (C.E.I.) Eastern Fluid Power Inc. Fabco-Air Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Helac Corporation Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems Moog Flo-Tork Parker Hannifin Canada Seal Master Corporation Sempress Pneumatics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited ACTUATORS, MANUAL Val-Matic Valve VL Motion Systems Inc. Zero-Max ACTUATORS, ROTARY PNEUMATIC Fabco-Air Inc. GF Piping Systems Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems McRae Engineering Equipment Limited Moog Flo-Tork Numatics Ltd. Omega Parker Hannifin Canada
“REDUCED ENERGY COSTS” OETIKER Pneumatic Swing Couplings allow unrestricted full ﬂow with safe, quick connection or disconnection under pressure.
For compressed air supply lines to pneumatic tools and automation equipment. Can be used with lines carrying low viscosity ﬂuids and gases. OETIKER Swing Couplings perform well with standard industrial interchange plugs.
Features • Ergonomic design • Superior sealing • Ease of operation • Long service life
For more information please contact Oetiker, Inc. at: Tel. +1 989 635 7678 n e-mail: email@example.com Certiﬁed: ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001
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Sempress Pneumatics SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. Wainbee Limited ACTUATORS, SOLENOID Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. McRae Engineering Equipment Limited Omega Sempress Pneumatics Stauff Canada Ltd Wainbee Limited ADAPTORS & MOUNTS, PUMP BSF, Inc. Hypower Systems Stauff Canada Ltd Zero-Max ADAPTORS & MOUNTS, MOTOR BSF, Inc. Hypower Systems Wittenstein (formerly Alpha Gear Drives) Zero-Max AFTER-COOLERS McRae Engineering Equipment Limited Numatics Ltd. AIR BREATHERS Argo-Hytos Inc. Beach Filter Products Inc. Climax Compagnie Filtration Products Corp. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Internormen Technology MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada Wainbee Limited AIR COMPRESSOR OILS Coilhose Pneumatics Wainbee Limited AIR LOGIC DEVICES Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Fabco-Air Inc. Higginson Equipment Sales Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited AIR OPERATED HYDRAULIC PUMPS HAWE Hydraulics Wainbee Limited BLADDERS Higginson Equipment Sales International Fluid Power Parker Hannifin Canada Stauff Canada Ltd BLOW GUNS CEJN Industrial Corp. Coilhose Pneumatics Exair Corporation Parker Hannifin Canada Reid Supply Company TOPRING Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited BLOWERS, CENTRIFUGAL McRae Engineering Equipment Limited ProSpec Technologies Inc. Spencer Turbine Wainbee Limited BRAKES, HYDRAULIC Dellner Brakes AB Higginson Equipment Sales Hydraflow-Pumptech Fluid Power Inc. Hypower Systems MICO, Incorporated Pinnacle Systems, Inc. Rotator Products Ltd. Seal Master Corporation Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited BRAKES, PNEUMATIC Higginson Equipment Sales Numatics Ltd. Seal Master Corporation Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited CAN BUS SYSTEMS Flo Draulic HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada CLAMPS, HOSE & TUBE & PIPE Controlled Motion Inc. NewAge Industries Inc. Oetiker Inc. Reid Supply Company RYCO Hydraulics Seal Master Corporation Techserv Total Solutions Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited
CLOSURES, CAPS & PLUGS Caplugs Cords Canada Limited Daemar Inc. Stauff Canada Ltd CLUTCHES, PNEUMATIC TENSION CONTROL Zero-Max COMPRESSORS, AIR-DIAPHRAGM Wainbee Limited COMPRESSORS, AIR-OIL-LESS Nash, A Gardner Denver Product Wainbee Limited COMPRESSORS, AIR-RECIPROCATING Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd Wainbee Limited COMPRESSORS, AIR-ROTARY VANE Wainbee Limited COMPRESSORS, DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS TOPRING CONTAMINATION CONTROL Argo-Hytos Inc. Checkfluid Inc. Hypower Systems Hy-Pro Filtration MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada CONNECTORS, ELECTRIC Aircraft Appliances & Equipment Ltd Amphenol Industrial Operations Aries Electronics Bal Seal Engineering Inc. CONTROLS, ELECTRONIC Exair Corporation HAWE Hydraulics HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. Omega Parker Hannifin Canada Pinnacle Systems, Inc. The Oilgear Company Webster Instruments Weiss Instruments Inc. CONTROLS, ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC Fluid Power Sales, Inc. HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Hypower Systems Parker Hannifin Canada Pinnacle Systems, Inc. CONTROLLERS, ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC Flo Draulic HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Hypower Systems Norcan Fluid Power Parker Hannifin Canada Pinnacle Systems, Inc. PQ Systems Ltd. Wainbee Limited CONTROLLERS, ELECTRO-PNEUMATIC Burkert Contromatic Inc. HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada Pinnacle Systems, Inc. Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited CONTROLLERS, FLOW GF Piping Systems HAWE Hydraulics Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Parker Hannifin Canada Webster Instruments CONTROLLERS, HYDROSTATIC DRIVE Hypower Systems Parker Hannifin Canada Poclain Hydraulics CONTROLLERS, MOTION Ace Controls Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Cowper Inc. Davis Controls Ltd. Enertrols Inc. HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Lynch Fluid Controls Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. Numatics Ltd. Omega Parker Hannifin Canada Pinnacle Systems, Inc. Serapid, Inc. Wainbee Limited Watson-Marlow Pumps Group CONTROLLERS, PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC Davis Controls Ltd. HAWE Hydraulics Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. Omega Parker Hannifin Canada
ProductListings COUNTERS, PARTICLE Argo-Hytos Inc. Hypower Systems Internormen Technology MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Parker Hannifin Canada Wainbee Limited COUNTERS, PNEUMATIC Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Wainbee Limited COUPLINGS, AIR SELF SEALING CEJN Industrial Corp. Staubli Corp COUPLINGS, FLEXIBLE SHAFT BSF, Inc. Higginson Equipment Sales International Fluid Power John Crane Canada Inc. KTR Corporation Reid Supply Company Rotator Products Ltd. Wittenstein (formerly Alpha Gear Drives) Zero-Max COUPLINGS, FLUID SELF SEALING Battlefield International Inc. CEJN Industrial Corp. Rotator Products Ltd. Snap-Tite Inc Staubli Corp COUPLINGS, OIL SELF SEALING Battlefield International Inc. CEJN Industrial Corp. Snap-Tite Inc Staubli Corp COUPLINGS, QUICK DISCONNECT Battlefield International Inc. CEJN Industrial Corp. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Coilhose Pneumatics Gates Canada Inc. Hypower Systems John Crane Canada Inc. Numatics Ltd. Oetiker Inc. Omega Rotator Products Ltd. Rubberline Products Ltd.
RYCO Hydraulics Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd Snap-Tite Inc Staubli Corp TOPRING Wittenstein (formerly Alpha Gear Drives) Zero-Max COUPLINGS, ROTATING SWIVEL Hypower Systems Scott Rotary Seals Staubli Corp CYLINDER ACCESSORIES Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hercules Sealing Products Canada L&W Hydramotion Inc. Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, ADJUSTABLE STROKE Air-Hydraulics Inc. Battlefield International Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Fabco-Air Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. L&W Hydramotion Inc. Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Ram Industries Inc. Sempress Pneumatics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, AIR/ OIL Air-Hydraulics Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Fabco-Air Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hypower Systems L&W Hydramotion Inc. Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Ram Industries Inc. REO Group Sempress Pneumatics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc.
Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, CABLE Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited CYLINDERS, CLAMPING Air-Hydraulics Inc. Fabco-Air Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. L&W Hydramotion Inc. Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Reid Supply Company Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, COMPOSITE (PNEUMATIC & HYDRAULIC) Air-Hydraulics Inc. Eastern Fluid Power Inc. Fabco-Air Inc. L&W Hydramotion Inc. Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Ram Industries Inc. REO Group Sempress Pneumatics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC Eastern Fluid Power Inc. Hypower Systems Parker Hannifin Canada PQ Systems Ltd. Wainbee Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, HYDRAULIC Air-Hydraulics Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Controlled Motion Inc. Eastern Fluid Power Inc. Fabco-Air Inc. Fluid Power Sales, Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Gir Del Hydraulic
Helac Corporation Hercules Sealing Products Canada Higginson Equipment Sales Hydraflow-Pumptech Fluid Power Inc. Hypower Systems Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd KYB America LLC L&W Hydramotion Inc. Motion Canada Norcan Fluid Power Parker Hannifin Canada Ram Industries Inc. Reid Supply Company REO Group Rubberline Products Ltd. Taylor Devices Inc. Techserv Total Solutions Inc. The Oilgear Company Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, METRIC Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, MINIATURE Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Fabco-Air Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited CYLINDERS, MILL Parker Hannifin Canada Ram Industries Inc. Wainbee Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, PNEUMATIC Air-Hydraulics Inc. Battlefield International Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Controlled Motion Inc. Cowper Inc.
Air & Hydraulic Cylinders Made in Canada ith over 60 years experience along with extensive R&D, our heavy duty design of NFPA style cylinders are well known for long life in the severest of environments. We also manufacture custom designs and repair all makes of tie rod cylinders.
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Fabco-Air Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hi-Tech Controls Higginson Equipment Sales Hydraflow-Pumptech Fluid Power Inc. Hypower Systems L&W Hydramotion Inc. Motion Canada Parker Hannifin Canada Ram Industries Inc. Reid Supply Company REO Group Rubberline Products Ltd. Sempress Pneumatics Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. TOPRING Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited Yates Industries Inc. CYLINDERS, RODLESS Controlled Motion Inc. Cowper Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hypower Systems Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited DAMPERS, HYDRAULIC Ace Controls Inc. Enertrols Inc. Ram Industries Inc. Rotator Products Ltd. Taylor Devices Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Hypower Systems Omega Webster Instruments DIE LIFTERS, PNEUMATIC Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. DRYERS, AIR-ABSORPTIVE Beach Filter Products Inc. Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Wainbee Limited
DRYERS, AIR-ADSORPTIVE Beach Filter Products Inc. Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd Wainbee Limited DRYERS, AIR-CHEMICAL Wainbee Limited DRYERS, AIR-REFRIGERANT Berg Chilling Systems Inc. Higginson Equipment Sales LA-MAN Corporation Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd Wainbee Limited ELECTRICAL PANELS Aircraft Appliances & Equipment Ltd Burkert Contromatic Inc. Flo Draulic ENCLOSURES Aitech Defense Systems Omega END EFFECTORS Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Wainbee Limited FASTENERS Daemar Oetiker Inc. Reid Supply Company FILTER CARTS Beach Filter Products Inc. Checkfluid Inc. Gir Del Hydraulic Hypower Systems Hy-Pro Filtration Internormen Technology MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada Wainbee Limited FILTER REGULATOR LUBRICATOR (FRL) ASCO Valve Canada Checker Industrial Ltd Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Coilhose Pneumatics Controlled Motion Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales Humphrey Automation Inc. Hypower Systems Motion Canada Numatics Ltd.
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Parker Hannifin Canada Rubberline Products Ltd. Sempress Pneumatics Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd TOPRING Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FILTERS, COMPRESSED AIR Air Logic Beach Filter Products Inc. Davis Controls Ltd. Exair Corporation Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. LA-MAN Corporation McRae Engineering Equipment Limited Numatics Ltd. Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited FILTERS, EXHAUST AIR Aircraft Appliances & Equipment Ltd McRae Engineering Equipment Limited Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited FILTERS, FLANGED Filtration Products Corp. Internormen Technology MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada Wainbee Limited FILTERS, HYDRAULIC Aircraft Appliances & Equipment Ltd Argo-Hytos Inc. Beach Filter Products Inc. Canimex Inc. Checker Industrial Ltd Controlled Motion Inc. Filtration Products Corp. Fluid Power Sales, Inc. Gir Del Hydraulic Hydac Corporation Hypower Systems Hy-Pro Filtration Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd Internormen Technology Lenz Inc. Lynch Fluid Controls Motion Canada MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Norcan Fluid Power Parker Hannifin Canada RYCO Hydraulics Techserv Total Solutions Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FILTERS, PNEUMATIC Air Logic Aircraft Appliances & Equipment Ltd Beach Filter Products Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Coilhose Pneumatics Cowper Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Humphrey Automation Inc. Hypower Systems LA-MAN Corporation MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FILTRATION SYSTEMS Aircraft Appliances & Equipment Ltd Argo-Hytos Inc. Beach Filter Products Inc. Davis Controls Ltd. Gir Del Hydraulic Hypower Systems Hy-Pro Filtration Internormen Technology MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Parker Hannifin Canada Wainbee Limited FITTINGS, FLANGED Adaconn International Fluid Power Main Manufacturing Products Inc. NewAge Industries Inc. Numatics Ltd. RYCO Hydraulics Spencer Turbine Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FITTINGS, HOSE & TUBE Adaconn Beswick Engineering Co Inc.
Checker Industrial Ltd Checkfluid Inc. Climax Compagnie Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Coilhose Pneumatics Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd Main Manufacturing Products Inc. NewAge Industries Inc. Oetiker Inc. Rubberline Products Ltd. RYCO Hydraulics TOPRING Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FITTINGS, METRIC HOSE & TUBE Beswick Engineering Co Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Fluid Line Products, Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Lenz Inc. Main Manufacturing Products Inc. RYCO Hydraulics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FITTINGS, PIPE Beswick Engineering Co Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Fabricated Plastics Limited Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Lenz Inc. Main Manufacturing Products Inc. Oetiker Inc. RYCO Hydraulics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FITTINGS, PUSH-INS Beswick Engineering Co Inc. Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Humphrey Automation Inc. Motion Canada RYCO Hydraulics SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. TOPRING Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FLANGES, HYDRAULIC BSF, Inc. Gates Canada Inc. International Fluid Power Main Manufacturing Products Inc. REO Group RYCO Hydraulics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FLANGES, THREADED & WELDED Filtration Products Corp. International Fluid Power Main Manufacturing Products Inc. MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. RYCO Hydraulics Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited FLUOROELASTOMER Hercules Sealing Products Canada FLOW METERS Burkert Contromatic Inc. Climax Compagnie Davis Controls Ltd. Exair Corporation Hypower Systems Max Machinery Inc. Omega Racine Flow Meter Group Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Watson-Marlow Pumps Group Webster Instruments FLOW RESTRICTORS Air Logic Beswick Engineering Co Inc. HAWE Hydraulics Wainbee Limited FLUSHING, OIL SYSTEMS Argo-Hytos Inc. Internormen Technology GASKETS & MATERIALS C.W. Marsh Company Dura-Bar Seal Master Corporation Trelleborg Sealing Solutions GAUGES, DIGITAL Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems Numatics Ltd. Omega
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Rubberline Products Ltd. RYCO Hydraulics Seal Master Corporation Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited HOSE, SELF-STORING CEJN Industrial Corp. TOPRING HYDRAULIC FLUIDS, ENVIRONMENTAL Wainbee Limited HYDRAULIC FLUIDS, FIRE RESISTANT Wainbee Limited HYDRAULIC HOSE ASSEMBLIES CEJN Industrial Corp. Checker Industrial Ltd RYCO Hydraulics Staubli Corp Techserv Total Solutions Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited HYDRAULIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITS Argo-Hytos Inc. Hypower Systems Parker Hannifin Canada Pinnacle Systems, Inc. PQ Systems Ltd. HYDRAULIC POWER UNITS Argo-Hytos Inc. Checker Industrial Ltd Dellner Brakes AB Eastern Fluid Power Inc. Gir Del Hydraulic HAWE Hydraulics Hydraflow-Pumptech Fluid Power Inc. Hypower Systems Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd Motion Canada Norcan Fluid Power Parker Hannifin Canada REO Group Techserv Total Solutions Inc. The Oilgear Company Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited HYDRAULIC VALVE COMPONENTS Argo-Hytos Inc.
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Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales Parker Hannifin Canada Scott Rotary Seals Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited METERS, POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT Max Machinery Inc. Oil-Rite Corp Omega Watson-Marlow Pumps Group Webster Instruments METRIC TUBE ADAPTER Checker Industrial Ltd Climax Compagnie RYCO Hydraulics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited MOBILE COOLERS Berg Chilling Systems Inc. Blissfield Manufacturing Co. Norcan Fluid Power MONITOR SYSTEMS Hydac Corporation Internormen Technology Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited MOTORS, ELECTRIC WITH PUMP FLANGE MOUNT Lafert North America Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. Rotator Products Ltd. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Watson-Marlow Pumps Group MOTORS, ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC STEPPING Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inc. Omega Parker Hannifin Canada Wainbee Limited MOTORS, HYDRAULIC Canimex Inc. Fluid Power Sales, Inc. Gir Del Hydraulic Helac Corporation Hydraflow-Pumptech Fluid Power Inc. Hydro Leduc Hypower Systems Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd International Fluid Power
Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.) Inc. KYB America LLC MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Norcan Fluid Power Parker Hannifin Canada Poclain Hydraulics The Oilgear Company Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited MOTORS, METRIC Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited Wittenstein (formerly Alpha Gear Drives) MOTORS, PNEUMATIC Omega Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics MUFFLERS, PNEUMATIC Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems Parker Hannifin Canada Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited NOZZLES Exair Corporation O RINGS Daemar Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hercules Sealing Products Canada Hi-Tech Seals Inc. John Crane Canada Inc. Omega Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited OIL COOLERS Berg Chilling Systems Inc. Blissfield Manufacturing Co. Hydac Corporation Hypower Systems Internormen Technology Wainbee Limited PACKINGS, BRAIDED Daemar Hi-Tech Seals Inc. John Crane Canada Inc. PACKINGS, CUP C.W. Marsh Company Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hercules Sealing Products Canada Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. PACKINGS, DIAPHRAGM & SHEET Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. PACKINGS, GASKET C.W. Marsh Company Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. John Crane Canada Inc. PACKINGS, LEATHER C.W. Marsh Company Hercules Sealing Products Canada PACKINGS, SYNTHETIC Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Thordon Bearings Inc. PACKINGS, U-RINGS C.W. Marsh Company Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hercules Sealing Products Canada Thordon Bearings Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. PACKINGS, V-RINGS C.W. Marsh Company Daemar Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hercules Sealing Products Canada Thordon Bearings Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. PISTON RODS Biddle Precision Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. PISTON RINGS, METAL Hercules Sealing Products Canada PISTON RINGS, NON METALLIC Hercules Sealing Products Canada PORT PLUGS Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. RYCO Hydraulics Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited POWER STEERING COMPONENTS & ASSEMBLIES Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited
POWER TAKE OFFS Flo Draulic POWER UNITS & SYSTEMS Air-Hydraulics Inc. Argo-Hytos Inc. Flo Draulic HAWE Hydraulics Hydac Corporation Hypower Systems REO Group Techserv Total Solutions Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited PRESSURE GAUGE PROTECTORS - SNUBBERS Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Webster Instruments Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited Winters Instruments PRESSURE SWITCHES Air Logic ASCO Valve Canada Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems International Fluid Power MICO, Incorporated MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega PQ Systems Ltd. Sempress Pneumatics Sensortechnics, Inc. Switching Solutions Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments Winters Instruments PRESSURE TRANSMITTERS ASCO Valve Canada Burkert Contromatic Inc. Flo Draulic Hypower Systems Lenz Inc. Omega Sensortechnics, Inc. Switching Solutions Inc. Webster Instruments Winters Instruments PUMP ADAPTORS BSF, Inc. ProSpec Technologies Inc. Rotator Products Ltd. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Zero-Max PUMP HOUSINGS BSF, Inc. PUMPS, CENTRIFUGAL Lafert North America Omega ProSpec Technologies Inc. PUMPS, DIAPHRAGM Omega ProSpec Technologies Inc. Techserv Total Solutions Inc. PUMPS, FIXED DISPLACEMENT Gir Del Hydraulic HAWE Hydraulics Hydro Leduc Hypower Systems International Fluid Power KYB America LLC Motion Canada Omega ProSpec Technologies Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited PUMPS, HIGH PRESSURE HAWE Hydraulics Hydro Leduc International Fluid Power Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.) Inc. ProSpec Technologies Inc. Snap-Tite Inc The Oilgear Company Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Watson-Marlow Pumps Group PUMPS, HYDRAULIC Biddle Precision Canimex Inc. Controlled Motion Inc. Gir Del Hydraulic Hydraflow-Pumptech Fluid Power Inc. Hydro Leduc Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd
ProductListings International Fluid Power Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.) Inc. Lynch Fluid Controls MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Norcan Fluid Power Poclain Hydraulics Snap-Tite Inc Techserv Total Solutions Inc. The Oilgear Company Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited PUMPS, HYDRAULIC HAND Battlefield International Inc. Hypower Systems Snap-Tite Inc Webster Instruments PUMPS, HYDRAULIC HEAT Eastern Fluid Power Inc. PUMPS, METERING Battlefield International Inc. Omega Watson-Marlow Pumps Group PUMPS, PISTON Canimex Inc. Hydro Leduc Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.) Inc. The Oilgear Company Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited PUMPS, PNEUMATIC Climax Compagnie Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Wainbee Limited PUMPS, PNEUMATIC DRIVEN Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Wainbee Limited PUMPS, RECIPROCATING & ROTARY Wainbee Limited PUMPS, ROTARY POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT Higginson Equipment Sales ProSpec Technologies Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments PUMPS, VACUUM Exair Corporation Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. McRae Engineering Equipment Limited Nash, A Gardner Denver Product Omega Sempress Pneumatics Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd Wainbee Limited PUMPS, VARIABLE DISPLACEMENT HAWE Hydraulics Hydro Leduc Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.) Inc. Motion Canada Poclain Hydraulics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited PUMPS, WATER Omega ProSpec Technologies Inc. Watson-Marlow Pumps Group RECEIVERS, PNEUMATIC Blissfield Manufacturing Co. Coilhose Pneumatics REGULATORS, HYDRAULIC Eastern Fluid Power Inc. Hypower Systems Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited REGULATORS, PNEUMATIC Air Logic Beswick Engineering Co Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Cowper Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hi-Tech Controls Humphrey Automation Inc. Hypower Systems Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited REGULATORS, VACUUM Higginson Equipment Sales Sempress Pneumatics RESERVOIR ACCESSORIES Argo-Hytos Inc. Checkfluid Inc. Filtration Products Corp.
Gir Del Hydraulic Hydac Corporation Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Lenz Inc. MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited RESERVOIR TANKS Blissfield Manufacturing Co. Filtration Products Corp. Higginson Equipment Sales Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. RINGS, BACKUP Bal Seal Engineering Inc. C.W. Marsh Company Hercules Sealing Products Canada Hi-Tech Seals Inc. RINGS, PISTON Hercules Sealing Products Canada RINGS, WEAR & WIPER Hercules Sealing Products Canada Hi-Tech Seals Inc. SEALANTS X-Pando Products Company SEALANTS, THREAD X-Pando Products Company SEALS, FITTINGS Bal Seal Engineering Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hercules Sealing Products Canada Seal Master Corporation Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited SEALS, GENERAL Bal Seal Engineering Inc. Hercules Sealing Products Canada Hi-Tech Seals Inc. John Crane Canada Inc. Seal Master Corporation Thordon Bearings Inc. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SEALS, KITS Daemar Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hercules Sealing Products Canada Hi-Tech Seals Inc. Seal Master Corporation Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited SEALS, MECHANICAL Bal Seal Engineering Inc. C.W. Marsh Company Daemar John Crane Canada Inc. Seal Master Corporation Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SEALS, O-RING-ELASTOMERIC Daemar Hercules Sealing Products Canada Hi-Tech Seals Inc. International Fluid Power John Crane Canada Inc. Seal Master Corporation Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SEALS, O-RING-METALLIC Daemar John Crane Canada Inc. Seal Master Corporation Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Williams Fluidair Corporation Limited SEALS, O-RING-PLASTOMERIC Hercules Sealing Products Canada Seal Master Corporation Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SEALS, OIL Bal Seal Engineering Inc. C.W. Marsh Company Daemar Flaretite Hercules Sealing Products Canada John Crane Canada Inc. Seal Master Corporation Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SEALS, RUBBER HYDRAULIC Hercules Sealing Products Canada Hi-Tech Seals Inc. Seal Master Corporation Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SEALS, RUBBER DIAPHRAGM Seal Master Corporation Trelleborg Sealing Solutions SENSORS Advanced Control Technology, Inc.
Aircraft Appliances & Equipment Ltd American Aerospace Control Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. DWM Associates Inc. Flo Draulic Hydac Corporation Lynch Fluid Controls MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Pinnacle Systems, Inc. PQ Systems Ltd. Racine Flow Meter Group Sensortechnics, Inc. Switching Solutions Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Webster Instruments Weiss Instruments Inc. Wittenstein (formerly Alpha Gear Drives) SENSORS, DISPLACEMENT Omega SENSORS, PRESSURE Advanced Control Technology, Inc. Air Logic ASCO Valve Canada Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. GF Piping Systems MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Pressure Systems Sensortechnics, Inc. Stauff Canada Ltd Switching Solutions Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Inc. Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments Weiss Instruments Inc. SENSORS, ULTRASONIC FLUID LEVEL Burkert Contromatic Inc. Davis Controls Ltd. Omega Sensortechnics, Inc. Wainbee Limited SHAFTING BSF, Inc. SHIMS Daemar
SHOCK ABSORBERS Ace Controls Inc. Biddle Precision BSF, Inc. Enertrols Inc. Higginson Equipment Sales Reid Supply Company Rosta Inc. Rotator Products Ltd. Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd Taylor Devices Inc. SILENCERS & MUFFLERS Automatic Valve Corp Exair Corporation Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales SLIDES, PNEUMATIC Clippard Instrument Laboratory Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales Sempress Pneumatics SOFTWARE, FLUID POWER COMPONENT SELECTION Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. SOLENOID VALVES, GENERAL PURPOSE AAA Products International Argo-Hytos Inc. Automatic Valve Corp Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Compressor Valve Canada Ltd. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Lexair Inc. Omega Rubberline Products Ltd. Sempress Pneumatics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited SOLENOID VALVES, PROPORTIONAL Argo-Hytos Inc. Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Compressor Valve Canada Ltd. Fluid Power Sales, Inc. Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems Kawasaki Precision Machinery
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Omega Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited SPRINGS, AIR Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd Taylor Devices Inc. Wainbee Limited STRAINERS/ DIFFUSERS Aircraft Appliances & Equip. Filtration Products Corp. International Fluid Power Lenz Inc. MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Stauff Canada Ltd Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited SUPPRESSORS, HYDRAULIC BSF, Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery SWITCHES, FLUID LEVEL Advanced Control Technology, Burkert Contromatic Inc. International Fluid Power MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Numatics Ltd. Omega Stauff Canada Ltd Switching Solutions Inc. Wainbee Limited SWITCHES, PRESSURE Advanced Control Technology, Air Logic ASCO Valve Canada Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. International Fluid Power MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Sempress Pneumatics Sensortechnics, Inc. SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. Switching Solutions Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments Winters Instruments SWITCHES, TEMPERATURE Advanced Control Technology, ASCO Valve Canada Burkert Contromatic Inc. Higginson Equipment Sales International Fluid Power MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Switching Solutions Inc. Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments SWIVELS JOINTS, HYDRAULIC Climax Compagnie Higginson Equipment Sales Scott Rotary Seals Wainbee Limited SWIVEL JOINTS, PNEUMATIC Higginson Equipment Sales Scott Rotary Seals Wainbee Limited TACHOMETERS/ STROBOSCOPES Aircraft Appliances & Equip. Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. Omega Webster Instruments TEST EQUIPMENT, HYDRAULIC CEJN Industrial Corp. Hypower Systems Max Machinery Inc. MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Racine Flow Meter Group Stauff Canada Ltd Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments Williams Fluidair Corporation TEST EQUIPMENT, PNEUMATIC Aircraft Appliances & Equip. Racine Flow Meter Group Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments TESTING INSTRUMENTS Exair Corporation Omega Racine Flow Meter Group Weiss Instruments Inc. THRUSTERS, LINEAR Cowper Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. TRANSDUCERS, ELECTROPNEUMATIC Omega Pressure Systems
TRANSDUCERS, PRESSURE Davis Controls Ltd. Hypower Systems MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega PQ Systems Ltd. Pressure Systems Sensortechnics, Inc. Stauff Canada Ltd Switching Solutions Inc. Webster Instruments TRANSMISSIONS, HYDROSTATIC Flo Draulic Hypower Systems Poclain Hydraulics TRANSMITTERS, SIGNAL Omega TUBE FABRICATING Blissfield Manufacturing Co. Checker Industrial Ltd Checkfluid Inc. Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd NewAge Industries Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Williams Fluidair Corporation TUBE/HOSE CLEANING EQUIPMENT Toro Hydraulic & Machinery TUBING, ALUMINIUM Spencer Turbine TUBING, COPPER Clippard Instrument Laboratory Williams Fluidair Corporation TUBING, PLASTIC Checkfluid Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Coilhose Pneumatics Higginson Equipment Sales Humphrey Automation Inc. NewAge Industries Inc. Omega Williams Fluidair Corporation TUBING, RUBBER NewAge Industries Inc. Seal Master Corporation TUBING, STAINLESS STEEL NewAge Industries Inc. Omega Snap-Tite Inc Spencer Turbine Williams Fluidair Corporation TUBING, STEEL Arcelor Mittal Tubular Products BSF, Inc. Omega Spencer Turbine Stauff Canada Ltd Williams Fluidair Corporation TUBING & HOSE Clippard Instrument Laboratory Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hi-Tech Controls NewAge Industries Inc. RYCO Hydraulics Seal Master Corporation Stauff Canada Ltd Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Watson-Marlow Pumps Group Williams Fluidair Corporation UNIONS, ROTATING Higginson Equipment Sales VACUUM CUPS Exair Corporation Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Humphrey Automation Inc. Reid Supply Company Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited VALVE CIRCUITS Poclain Hydraulics PQ Systems Ltd. Wainbee Limited VALVE SPOOLS, DIRECTIONAL CONTROL HYDRAULIC Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Lexair Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, CHECK Air Logic Automatic Valve Corp Beswick Engineering Co Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Compressor Valve Canada Ltd. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd.
Hi-Tech Controls Higginson Equipment Sales Lexair Inc. NGT Specialty Valves Numatics Ltd. Sempress Pneumatics Val-Matic Valve Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, CIRCUIT LOGIC CONTROL Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, DECELERATION Clippard Instrument Laboratory Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, DIRECTIONAL AAA Products International Automatic Valve Corp Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Cowper Inc. Higginson Equipment Sales Humphrey Automation Inc. Hypower Systems Lexair Inc. Motion Canada Omega Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Rubberline Products Ltd. Sempress Pneumatics SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments VALVES AIR, DRIVE Omega Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, FLOW CONTROL Air Logic ASCO Valve Canada Automatic Valve Corp Beswick Engineering Co Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Compressor Valve Canada Ltd. Hi-Tech Controls Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems NGT Specialty Valves Omega Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Scott Rotary Seals Sempress Pneumatics SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. Val-Matic Valve Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, PILOT OPERATED AAA Products International Air Logic Automatic Valve Corp Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Compressor Valve Canada Ltd. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hi-Tech Controls Higginson Equipment Sales Lexair Inc. NGT Specialty Valves Rubberline Products Ltd. Sempress Pneumatics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, QUICK EXHAUST DUMPING Automatic Valve Corp Clippard Instrument Laboratory Higginson Equipment Sales Humphrey Automation Inc. Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, RELIEF Air Logic Beswick Engineering Co Inc. Fluid Line Products, Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Higginson Equipment Sales Omega Sempress Pneumatics Val-Matic Valve Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, SEQUENCE Air Logic Clippard Instrument Laboratory Scott Rotary Seals Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, SHUTTLE Clippard Instrument Laboratory Higginson Equipment Sales Lexair Inc.
ProductListings 49 Omega Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, SOLENOID AAA Products International ASCO Valve Canada Automatic Valve Corp Battlefield International Inc. Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hi-Tech Controls Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems NGT Specialty Valves Omega Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Sempress Pneumatics Skeans Eng & Mach Ltd Wainbee Limited VALVES AIR, TIME DELAY Burkert Contromatic Inc. Sempress Pneumatics Wainbee Limited VALVES, BALL Beswick Engineering Co Inc. Compressor Valve Canada Ltd. Fluid Transfer Div., Lee Ind. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. GF Piping Systems Higginson Equipment Sales Hydac Corporation Hypower Systems Inserta Products Inc. Lenz Inc. MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Stauff Canada Ltd Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Val-Matic Valve Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation VALVES, BLEED Checkfluid Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Fluid Transfer Div., Lee Ind. Higginson Equipment Sales International Fluid Power Omega Wainbee Limited VALVES, BUTTERFLY GF Piping Systems Val-Matic Valve Wainbee Limited VALVES, CHECK Air Logic Clippard Instrument Laboratory Compressor Valve Canada Ltd. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Hi-Tech Controls Higginson Equipment Sales Hypower Systems Inserta Products Inc. International Fluid Power MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Sempress Pneumatics Snap-Tite Inc Stauff Canada Ltd Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Val-Matic Valve Wainbee Limited Williams Fluidair Corporation VALVES, GATE Hypower Systems VALVES HYDRAULIC, AIR BLEED Checkfluid Inc. International Fluid Power Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, CHECK PILOT OPERATED Fluid Line Products, Inc. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, COUNTERBALANCE Argo-Hytos Inc. Fluid Line Products, Inc. International Fluid Power Kawasaki Precision Machinery Lynch Fluid Controls Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, DECELERATION International Fluid Power Kawasaki Precision Machinery Wainbee Limited
VALVES HYDRAULIC, DIRECTIONAL Argo-Hytos Inc. Canimex Inc. Controlled Motion Inc. HAWE Hydraulics Higginson Equipment Sales HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Humphrey Automation Inc. Hydac Corporation Hydraflow-Pumptech Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd International Fluid Power Kawasaki Precision Machinery KYB America LLC Lexair Inc. Lynch Fluid Controls MICO, Incorporated Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Techserv Total Solutions Inc. The Oilgear Company Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments Williams Fluidair Corporation VALVES HYDRAULIC, FLOW CONTROL Argo-Hytos Inc. HAWE Hydraulics Higginson Equipment Sales Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power MICO, Incorporated MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Poclain Hydraulics Scott Rotary Seals Snap-Tite Inc Stauff Canada Ltd Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments Williams Fluidair Corporation VALVES HYDRAULIC, FLOW DIVIDERS Argo-Hytos Inc. Checker Industrial Ltd Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power MICO, Incorporated Poclain Hydraulics Snap-Tite Inc Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments VALVES HYDRAULIC, MINIATURE MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, MOBILE Canimex Inc. Fluid Line Products, Inc. Fluid Power Sales, Inc. Gir Del Hydraulic Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems Kawasaki Precision Machinery Lynch Fluid Controls MICO, Incorporated Poclain Hydraulics Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments VALVES HYDRAULIC, PILOT OPERATED Argo-Hytos Inc. Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Kawasaki Precision Machinery Lexair Inc. MICO, Incorporated Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, PLASTIC DIAPHRAGM Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, PRESSURE CONTROL Argo-Hytos Inc. Fluid Line Products, Inc. HAWE Hydraulics Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power MICO, Incorporated
Norcan Fluid Power Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, PRESSURE REDUCING Argo-Hytos Inc. HAWE Hydraulics HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Lynch Fluid Controls Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, PROPORTIONAL Argo-Hytos Inc. Checker Industrial Ltd Control Enterprises Inc. (C.E.I.) Fluid Line Products, Inc. HAWE Hydraulics HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc. Hydraflow-Pumptech Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems Hyseco Fluid Systems Ltd Kawasaki Precision Machinery Lynch Fluid Controls Norcan Fluid Power Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, RELIEF UNLOADING Argo-Hytos Inc. Fluid Line Products, Inc. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power MICO, Incorporated Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, SEQUENCE Argo-Hytos Inc. Hypower Systems International Fluid Power Scott Rotary Seals Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, SERVO Control Enterprises Inc. (C.E.I.) Fluid Power Sales, Inc. Hypower Systems Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, SHUTTLE Argo-Hytos Inc. Fluid Line Products, Inc. Hydraforce, Inc. Hypower Systems Lexair Inc. Toro Hydraulic & Machinery Wainbee Limited VALVES HYDRAULIC, SURGE DAMPING International Fluid Power Wainbee Limited VALVES, METERING Climax Compagnie Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. MP Filtri (Canada) Inc. Omega Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Wainbee Limited Webster Instruments VALVES, PLUGS Biddle Precision Val-Matic Valve Wainbee Limited VALVES PNEUMATIC, MINIATURE Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory Compressor Valve Canada Ltd. Cowper Inc. Geo. T. White Co. Ltd. Omega Peter Paul Electronics Co, Inc. Sempress Pneumatics SMC Pneumatics (CDA) Ltd. Wainbee Limited VALVES, STOP Nippon Accumulator Co. Ltd. VALVES, WATER ASCO Valve Canada Burkert Contromatic Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory GF Piping Systems Lexair Inc. Omega Val-Matic Valve VL Motion Systems Inc.
TORO HYDRAULIC offers the most popular brands, hydraulic components PLUS superior sales & service Hydraulic Pumps, Valves, Motors, Cylinders Hydrostatic Transmission Pumps • Variable, fixed, displacement Pumps and Motors • Staffa Motors and Rotary • Gearboxes & Torque Converters • Hydraulic Cylinders, Pumps, Power Units, Winches • Custom built machines • On site repair, troubleshooting, installation • Hydraulic Tube bending • Hoses and Fittings • •
1415 Bonhill Road, Unit #15, Mississauga ON, L5T 1R2 (CANADA) Tel: 905.565.8887 Fax: 905.565.5788 Emergency Services: 416.720.7319 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.torohyd.com
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50 SupplierListings AAA PRODUCTS INTL.
ASCO VALVE CANADA
7114 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas, TX, 75235 USA Tel: 214-357-3851 Fax: 214-357-7223 Email: email@example.com Web: www.aaaproducts.com Distributors: Berendsen Fluid Power, Winnipeg, MB; Saskatoon, SK; St. Laurent QC; Stoney Creek, ON; Markham, ON; Dartmouth, NS; Edmonton, AB; Delta, BC; Higginson Equipment, Burlington, ON; Producto Diemakers, Vaughan, ON
ACE CONTROLS INC. Manufacturer
23435 Industrial Park Dr. Farmington Hills, MI, 48335 USA Tel: 248-476-0213 Fax: 248-476-2470 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.acecontrols.com Distributors: Cowper, Markham, ON; London, ON; Kingston, ON; St. John, NB; Lachine, QC; Peerless Engineering Sales, Prince George, BC; Burnaby, BC; Edmonton, AB; Vickers Warnick Ltd, Stoney Creek, ON; Waterloo, ON; Mississauga, ON
538 Township Line Road Blue Bell, PA, 19422 USA Tel: 215-643-1900 Fax: 215-643-4017 Email: sales @adaconn.com Web: www.adaconn.com Distributors: Berendsen Fluid Power, Scarborough, ON; HyPower, Saskatoon, SK; Kinecor, Lachine, QC; Wainbee Ltd., Mississauga, ON
ADVANCED CONTROL TECHNOLOGY, INC. Manufacturer
7050 East County Road 101 Shakopee, MN, 55379 USA Tel: 952-882-0000 Fax: 952-943-9849 Email: email@example.com Web: www.actsensors.com
AIR LOGIC Manufacturer
5102 Douglas Ave Racine, WI, 53402 USA Tel: 262-639-9035 Fax: 262-639-5996 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.air-logic.com Distributors: Cowper Inc, Lachine, QC; Peerless Engineering Sales Ltd, Burnaby, BC
AIRCRAFT APPLIANCES & EQUIPMENT LTD. Manufacturer & Distributor
150 East Dr Brampton, ON, L6T 1C1 Tel: 905-791-1666 Fax: 905-791-7218 Email: email@example.com Web: www.aaeltd.com
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545 Hupp Avenue Jackson, MI, 49204 USA Tel: 517-787-9444 Fax: 517-787-7585 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.airhydraulics.com
AITECH DEFENSE SYSTEMS Manufacturer
PO Box 160, 17 Airport Rd. Brantford, ON, N3T 5M8 Tel: 519-758-2700 Fax: 519-758-5540 Email: email@example.com Web: www.ascovalve.ca Branches: Mineville, NS; St. Laurent, QC
AUTODESK CANADA INC.
19756 Prairie Street Chatsworth, CA, 91311 USA Tel: 888-248-3248 Fax: 818-718-9787 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.rugged.com
Manufacturer & Distributor
AMERICAN AEROSPACE CONTROL
AUTOMATIC VALVE CORP.
570 Smith Street Farmingdale, NY, 11735 USA Tel: 631-694-5100 Fax: 631-694-6739 Email: email@example.com Web: www.a-a-c.com
AMPHENOL INDUSTRIAL OPERATIONS Manufacturer
40-60 Delaware Avenue Sidney, NY, 13838-1395 USA Tel: 800-678-1395 Fax: 607-563-5157 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.amphenol-industrial.com
API HEAT TRANSFER Manufacturer
2777 Walden Avenue Buffalo, NY, 14225 USA Tel: 716-684-6700 Fax: 716-684-2155 Email: email@example.com Web: www.apiheattransfer.com
ARCELOR MITTAL TUBULAR PRODUCTS Manufacturer
132 West Main Street Shelby, OH, 44875 USA Tel: 800-345-8823 Fax: 800-552-9943 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.arcelormittal.com/tubular Branches: Brampton, ON; Woodstock, ON
210 King St. E. Toronto, ON, M5A 1J7 Tel: 416-874-8370 Fax: 416-874-8386 Web: www.autodesk.ca
41144 Vincenti Ct, Novi, MI, 48375-1922 USA Tel: 248-474-6700 Fax: 248-474-6732 Email: email@example.com Web: www.automaticvalve.com Distributors: Nopak Canada, Waterloo, ON
BAL SEAL ENGINEERING INC. Manufacturer & Distributor 19650 Pauling Foothill Ranch, CA, 92610 USA Tel: 949-460-2100 Fax: 949-460-2300 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.balseal.com
BATTLEFIELD INTL. INC. Manufacturer
1664 Kohler Road Cayuga, ON, N0A 1E0 Tel: 905-772-3000 Fax: 905-772-3099 Email: email@example.com Web: www.battlefield.biz Distributors: Across Canada
BEACH FILTER PRODUCTS INC. Manufacturer
7682 Glenville Rd Glen Rock, PA, 17327 USA Tel: 717-235-1136 Fax: 717-235-4858 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.beachfilters.com Distributors: CDA Danamic, Toronto, ON; Weir Canada, Mississauga, ON
BERENDSEN FLUID POWER
ARGO-HYTOS INC. Manufacturer
1835 North Research Dr. Bowling Green, OH, 43402 USA Tel: 419-353-6070 Fax: 419-354-3496 Email: email@example.com Web: www.argo-hytos.com Distributors: Check website
ARIES ELECTRONICS Manufacturer
2609 Bartram Road Bristol, PA, 19007-6810 USA Tel: 215-781-9956 Fax: 215-781-9845 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.arieselec.com
Manufacturer & Distributor
35A Ironside Cres. (H.O. in Tulsa, OK USA) Scarborough, ON, M1X 1G5 Canada Tel: 416-335-5557 Fax: 416-335-8844 Email: email@example.com Web: www.bfpna.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Vancouver, BC; Winnipeg, MB; Dartmouth, NS; London, ON; Markham Tech Center, ON; Stoney Creek, ON; Sudbury, ON; Timmins, ON; Montreal, QC; Saskatoon, SK Manufacturers: Auburn Gear; Barksdale; Donaldson; Eaton/Cutler-Hammer; EatonVickers; Mico; Oil Air; Sauer-Danfoss; Thermal Transfer
SupplierListings 51 BERG CHILLING SYSTEMS INC. Manufacturer
C.W. MARSH COMPANY Manufacturer
51 Nantucket Blvd. Scarborough, ON, M1P 2N5 Tel: 416-755-2221 Fax: 416-755-3874 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.berg-group.com
1385 Hudson St Muskegon, MI, 49441 USA Tel: 231-722-3781 Fax: 231-728-8283 Email: email@example.com Web: www.cwmarsh.com
BESWICK ENGINEERING CO. INC.
284 Ocean Rd Greenland, NH, 03840-2442 USA Tel: 603-433-1188 Fax: 603-433-3313 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.beswick.com
CANIMEX INC. 285 St Georges St Drummondville, QC, J2C 4H3 Tel: 819-477-1335 Fax: 819-477-2908 Email: email@example.com Web: www.canimex.com Manufacturers: Borelli; Casappa; Ciocca; FinnRotor; Hystar; M&S Hydraulic; Saip; Walvoil
CEJN INDUSTRIAL CORP. Manufacturer
4 Snowberry Court Caledon, ON, L7K 0B5 Tel: 519-927-0566 Fax: 519-927-0567 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.cejn.com
BIDDLE PRECISION Manufacturer
701 S Main St Sheridan, IN, 46069 USA Tel: 317-758-4451 Fax: 317-758-5260 Email: email@example.com Web: www.bpcinc.biz
BIMBA MANUFACTURING CO. Manufacturer
25150 S. Governors Hwy Monee, IL, 60466 USA Tel: 708-534-8544 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.bimba.com Distributors: Cowper Inc, Lachine, QC; CPI Automation Ltd, Mississauga, ON; Skeans Eng. & Mach. Ltd, Coquitlam, BC
BLISSFIELD MFG. CO. Manufacturer
626 Depot St Blissfield, MI, 49228 USA Tel: 517-486-2121 Fax: 517-486-2129 Email: email@example.com Web: www.blissfield.com
BOSCH REXROTH CANADA Manufacturer
490 Prince Charles Drive South Welland, ON, L3B 5X7 Canada Tel: 905-735-0510 Fax: 905-735-5646 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.boschrexroth.ca Branches: Saguenay; Edmonton, AB; Burnaby, BC; Fredericton, NB; Dartmouth, NS; Burlington, ON; Welland, ON; Longueuil, QC; Saskatoon, SK
BSF, INC. Manufacturer & Distributor P.O. Box 459 Vandalia, OH, 45377 USA Tel: 937-890-6121 Fax: 937-890-0974 Email: email@example.com Web: www.bsfinc.net
BURKERT CONTROMATIC INC. Manufacturer
5002 South Service Road Burlington, ON, L7L 5Y7 Tel: 905-632-3033 Fax: 905-632-3833 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.burkert.ca Distributors: Across Canada
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52 SupplierListings CHECKER INDUSTRIAL LTD. Manufacturer & Distributor
3345 Wyandotte St E Windsor, ON, N8Y 4S2 Tel: 519-258-2022 Fax: 519-258-2832 Email: email@example.com Web: www.checkerindustrial.com Branches: Newcastle, ON
CONTROLLED MOTION INC. #101-7562 Progress Way Delta, BC, V4G 1E9 Tel: 604-940-8770 Fax: 604-940-8733 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.controlledmotion.com Manufacturers: CKD Pneumatics; Miller Fluid Power; Nachi Hydraulics; Prince Hydraulics; Snap-Tite; Stauff; Sterling Parker; Tobul Accumulators
CORDS CANADA LTD. Manufacturer Manufacturer
4096 Meadowbrook Dr. London, ON, N6L 1G4 Tel: 866-652-8728 Fax: 519-652-0392 Email: email@example.com Web: www.checkfluid.com
CLIMAX COMPAGNIE Distributor
16883 boul. Hymus Kirkland, QC, H9H 3L4 Tel: 514-426-2243 Fax: 514-426-7126 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.climaxcompany.com Manufacturers: Alemite LLC; Bijur Lubricating Corp.; Marsh Bellofray; Oil Rite; Parker Hannifin; The irpatric Group; Trico Mfg; Vogel Lube
62 Densley Avenue Toronto, ON, M6M 5E1 Tel: 416-242-6811 Fax: 416-242-6819 Email: email@example.com Web: www.cordscanada.com
COWPER INC. Distributor
677-7th Avenue Lachine, QC, H8S 3A1 Tel: 514-637-6746 Fax: 514-637-5055 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.cowper.ca Branches: Saint John, NB; Kingston, ON; London, ON; Markham, ON Manufacturers: Ace Controls; Bimba Mfg.; Camozzi; Exair; Firestone Industrial; Norgren; Tol-O-Matic; TRD Mfg.
CLIPPARD INSTRUMENT LABORATORY INC.
CROSS MFG INC.
7390 Colerain Ave Cincinnati, OH, 45239 USA Tel: 513-521-4261 Fax: 513-521-4464 Email: email@example.com Web: www.clippard.com Distributors: Wainbee Ltd., Mississauga, ON
COILHOSE PNEUMATICS Manufacturer
19 Kimberly Road East Brunswick, NJ, 08816 USA Tel: 732-390-8480 Fax: 732-390-9693 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.coilhose.com Distributors: CFA Industries Inc., Aurora, ON
COMPRESSOR VALVE CDA LTD. Manufacturer & Distributor
P.O. Box 7, Station R Toronto, ON, M49 3Z3 Tel: 416-422-4325 Fax: 416-422-4570 Email: email@example.com Web: www.compressorvalvesus.com
CONTROL ENTERPRISES INC. Manufacturer
40124 Hwy. 49 Oakhurst, CA, 93644 USA Tel: 559-683-2044 Fax: 559-683-8666 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.ceivalve.com Distributors: Norcan Fluid Power Ltd.; Unitek Controle, Chambly, QC
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11011 King St. Suite #210 Overland Park, KS, 67552 USA Tel: 913-451-1233 Email: email@example.com Web: www.crossmfg.com Distributors: Berendsen Fluid Power, Saskatoon, SK; Scarborough, ON; Edmonton, AB; Borland Distributors, Portage La Prairie, MB; Century Vallen, Saskatoon, SK; Kelowna, BC; Lethbridge, AB; Edmonton, AB; Gir Del Hydraulic Services, Edmonton, AB; Hydraulique Martin Inc., Ste. Eulalie, QC; Hypower Systems - Delta, Delta, BC; Saskatoon, SK; Kamloops, BC; Kinecor, Rouyn-Noranda, QC; Lachine, QC; Charlottetown, PE; Yellowknife, NT; Dartmouth, NS; Surrey, BC; Calgary, AB; Lifco Hydraulics, St Catharines, ON; Motion Industries, Lachine, QC; North Bay, ON; Burlington, ON; Calgary, AB; Winnipeg, MB; Straight-McKay Ltd., New Glasgow, NF; TSC Stores, London, ON
1129 W. Fairview Ave Carthage, MO, 64836 USA Tel: 417-358-6136 Fax: 417-358-8629 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.cycloindex.com
Distributor 861 Cranberry Crt Oakville, ON, L6L 6J7 Tel: 905-847-6500, 800-387-7115 Fax: 905-847-6943 Email: email@example.com Web: www.daemar.com Branches: Edmonton, AB; Delta, BC; Dorval, QC Manufacturers Represented: Caplugs; DMR; JM Clipper; Kalrez; Keystock; Mubea; RotorClamp; Rotor-Clip; Shim Stock; Spirolox
DAVIS CONTROLS LTD. Distributor
2200 Bristol Circle Oakville, ON, L6H 5R3 Tel: 905-829-2000 Fax: 905-829-2630 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.daviscontrols.com Branches: Sarnia; Vancouver, BC; Calgary, ON; Montreal, QC Manufacturers: Acromag; Baldor; Balston; Danfoss Drives; Emco; Flowline; Gems Sensors; LS Industrial Systems; Wago
DELLNER BRAKES AB Manufacturer & Distributor
172 Queens River Dr West Kingston, RI, 02892 USA Tel: 401-515-4657 Fax: 401-515-4542 Email: email@example.com Web: www.dellner-brakes.com Distributors: BDI Canada; Mississauga, ON
Manufacturer 1800 West Lake Shore Drive Woodstock, IL, 60098 USA Tel: 800-227-6455 Fax: 815-338-1549 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.dura-bar.com Distributors: Earie M. Jorgensen Co., Edmonton, AB; Laval, QC; Mississauga, ON; North Bay, ON; Encore Metals, Edmonton, AB; Delta, BC; Calgary, AB; Winnipeg, MB; Team Tube Ltd., Milton, ON; Coquitlam, BC; Edmonton, AB; Calgary, AB; Laval, QC; A.M. Castle & Co., Edmonton, AB; Saskatoon, SK; Selkirk, MB; Mississauga, ON; Pointe Claire, QC
DWM ASSOCIATES INC. Distributor
1901 Route 130 North Brunswick, NJ, 08902 USA Tel: 732-940-4400 Fax: 732-940-4445 Email: email@example.com Web: www.dwmai.com Manufacturers: GFS mblt Germany; Heraeus Sensor Technology
EASTERN FLUID POWER INC. Manufacturer & Distributor
1120 Clyde Court, Unit 4 Kingston, ON, K7P 2E4 Tel: 613-384-8884 Fax: 613-384-8887 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.easternfluidpower.com
SupplierListings 53 ENERTROLS INC.
23435 Industrial Park Dr. Farmington Hills, MI, 48335 USA Tel: 734-595-4500 Fax: 734-595-6410 Email: email@example.com Web: www.enertrols.com Distributors: Numatics Ltd, London, ON; Pneumatics, Nova Scotia
Manufacturer & Distributor
5300 Explorer Drive Mississauga, ON, L4W 5G4 Tel: 877-463-3786 Fax: 877-393-3786 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.festo.ca Branches: Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Richmond, BC; Moncton, NB; Montreal, QC; Quebec, QC
Manufacturer & Distributor 11510 Goldcoast Dr. Cincinnati, OH, 45249-1621 USA Tel: 513-671-3322 Fax: 513-671-3363 Email: email@example.com Web: www.exair.com
FILTRATION PRODUCTS CORP. Manufacturer
FABCO-AIR INC. Manufacturer
3716 NE 49th Rd Gainesville, FL, 32609 USA Tel: 352-373-3578 Fax: 352-375-8024 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.fabco-air.com Branches: See our website Distributors: Air & Hyd Supplies, Toronto, ON; Higginson Equipment Sales, Burlington, ON; Sempress Canada Inc, Mississauga, ON
FABRICATED PLASTICS LTD. Manufacturer
2175 Teston Rd Maple, ON, L6A 1T3 Canada Tel: 905-832-8161 Fax: 905-832-2111 Email: email@example.com Web: www.fabricatedplastics.com
18151 Territorial Road Dayton, 55447 USA Tel: 763-428-6415 Fax: 763-428-8659 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.filtrationproducts.com Distributors: Continental Hydraulics, Montreal, QC; Tauren Intl, Edmonton, AB
FLARETITE INC. Manufacturer
2284 Golden Pond Ct. Fenton, MI, 48430 USA Tel: 810-750-4140 Fax: 810-629-4988 Email: email@example.com Web: www.flaretite.com Distributors: IPM Hose, Ajax, ON
45 Sinclair Avenue Georgetown, ON, L7G 4X4 Tel: 905-702-9456 Fax: 905-702-9457 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.flodraulic.com Branches: Windsor, ON Manufacturers: Danfoss; Eckerle; Hetronic; HydroControl; Linde; Parker; Roquet; SauerDanfoss
FLUID LINE PRODUCTS, INC. Manufacturer
PO Box 1000 Willoughby, OH, 44096 USA Tel: 440-946-9470 Fax: 440-946-9472 Web: www.fluidline.com
FLUID POWER SALES, INC. Manufacturer & Distributor
8257 Loop Rd Baldwinsville, NY, 13027 USA Tel: 315-638-7111 Fax: 315-638-7117 Email: email@example.com Web: www.fluidpowersales.com Branches: Dorchester, ON; Richmond Hill, ON Manufacturers: CPV Mfg; Dynex; Haldex; Hartmann Controls; Hydraforce; Vonberg Valve; Wandfluh; Yuken
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SupplierListings FLUID TRANSFER DIV., LEE INDUSTRIES INC. Manufacturer
P.O. Box 471 Philipsburg, PA, 16866 USA Tel: 814-342-0902 Fax: 814-342-5660 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.fluidtransfervalves.com
GATES CANADA INC.
HELAC CORPORATION Manufacturer
225 Battersby Ave Enumclaw, WA, 98022 USA Tel: 360-825-1601 Fax: 360-825-1603 Email: email@example.com Web: www.helac.com
HERCULES SEALING PRODUCTS CANADA
225 Henry St, Building 8 Brantford, ON, N3S 7R4 Canada Tel: 519-759-4141 Fax: 519-759-4567 Web: www.gates.com
GEO. T. WHITE CO. LTD. Distributor
1665 Turner Road Windsor, ON, N8W 3J8 Tel: 519-256-2331 Fax: 519-256-6311 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.piablabvacs.com Branches: Burlington, ON Manufacturers: BTM Corporation; End of Arm Tooling; PIAB Vacuum Products; Robohand/ CPI/Destaco; Tog-L-Loc
GF PIPING SYSTEMS
30 Saunders Rd Barrie, ON, L4N 9A8 Tel: 1-800-665-7325 Fax: 1-800-565-6990 Email: email@example.com Web: www.herculescn.com Branches: Dorval, QC; Manufacturers: Dichtomatik; SKF Polyseal; The Simrit Group; Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
HIGGINSON EQUIPMENT SALES Manufacturer & Distributor
1330 Sutton Dr. Burlington, ON, L7R 3Z4 Tel: 905-335-2211, 877-225-5437 Fax: 905-335-8756 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manufacturer & Distributor
2 Baker Road Brampton, ON, L6T 4E3 Tel: 905-792-8005 Fax: 905-792-6667 Email: email@example.com Web: www.gfpiping.ca
14853 E. Hinsdale Avenue Centennial, CO, 80112-4280 Tel: 303-680-5159 Fax: 303-680-5344 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hitechcontrols.com Manufacturers: Camozzi
GIR DEL HYDRAULIC
HI-TECH SEALS INC.
15304 131 Ave Edmonton, AB, T5V 0A1 Canada Tel: 780-483-1060 Fax: 780-487-7281 Email: email@example.com Web: www.girdel.com Manufacturers: Hydac; Hydraforce; ParkerCommercial; Parker Denison; Parker Motion & Control; Parker Volvo; Wandfluh; White
9211-41 Avenue Edmonton, AB, T6E 6R5 Tel: 780-485-8529 Fax: 780-434-5866 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hitechseals.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Newmarket, ON; Boucherville, QC Manufacturers: DuPont Genuine Viton; Paulstra; Quadrant; SKF-Polyseals
GOODYEAR ENGINEERED PRODUCTS CANADA INC. Manufacturer
450 Kipling Ave. Etobicoke, ON, M8Z 5E1 Tel: 416-201-4300 Fax: 416-253-3000 Web: www.hydraulics.goodyear.com Branches: St. Albert, AB; Montreal, QC
HAWE HYDRAULICS Manufacturer
9009-K Perminter Woods Drive Charlotte, NC, 28216 USA Tel: 704-509-1599 Fax: 704-509-6302 Email: email@example.com Web: www.hawehydraulics.com
HAYDON KERK MOTION SOLUTIONS INC. Manufacturer
1500 Meriden Rd. Waterbury, CT, 06705 USA Tel: 203-756-7441 Fax: 203-756-8724 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.haydonkerk.com
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HLS HARD-LINE SOLUTIONS INC. Manufacturer
53 Main Street Dowling, ON, P0M 1R0 Tel: 705-855-1310 Fax: 705-855-9463 Email: email@example.com Web: www.hard-line.com
HUMPHREY AUTOMATION INC. Distributor
570 Alden Rd, Unit #10 Markham, ON, L3R 8N5 Tel: 905-479-3633 Fax: 905-479-3755 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.humphreyautomation.ca
HYDRAFLOW-PUMPTECH FLUID POWER INC. Distributor
Unit 2, 421 Rowntree Dairy Rd Vaughan, ON, L4L 8H1 Canada Tel: 905-856-9994 Fax: 905-856-9924 Email: email@example.com Web: www.hydraflowpumptech.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Red Deer, AB; Richmond, BC Distributors: Various Manufacturers: Argo-Hytos; Braden; Bucher Hydraulics; Daman Products; Eskridge Inc.; Hedland; Hydraforce; Kawasaki Hydraulics/ Staffa; Moog Flo-Tork; Oilair; Oilgear Company; Omnex Controls; Permco; Ramsey Switch; Spotton Cylinders; SPX Stone Hydraulics; Starcyl; White Hydraulics Inc.
HYDRAFORCE, INC. Manufacturer
500 Barclay Blvd Lincolnshire, IL, 60069 USA Tel: 847-793-2300 Fax: 847-793-0086 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hydraforce.com Distributors: Fluid Power Sales, Dorchester, ON; Midwest Hydraulic CS, Winnipeg, MB; PQ Systems, Burnaby, BC; The Fluid Power House, London, ON
HYDRO LEDUC Manufacturer
BP 9 Azerailles, F-54122 Tel: +33 3 83 76 77 40 Fax: +33 3 83 75 21 58 Email: email@example.com Web: www.hydroleduc.com Distributors: Drive Products; Edmonton, AB; Mississauga, ON; Hydrolico Intl.; Laval, QC
8616 - 18th Street Edmonton, AB, T6P 1K5 Tel: 780-464-5528 Fax: 780-449-5080 Email: RussL@aitcanada.com Web: www.hypower.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Fort McMurray; Grande Prairie; Parksville, BC; Prince George; Vancouver/Delta; Winnipeg, MB; Prince Albert, SK; Regina, SK; Saskatoon, SK Manufacturers: Bimba Mfg.; Eaton Hydraulics; Enerpac; Graco; Kawasaki; Norgren; Pall; Poclain Hydraulics
HYDAC CORPORATION Manufacturer
14 Federal Road Welland, ON, L3B 3P2 Canada Tel: 905-714-9322 Fax: 905-714-4664 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hydac.ca Branches: Edmonton; Montreal
12955 Ford Drive Fishers, IN, 46038 USA Tel: 317-849-3535 Fax: 317-849-9201 Email: email@example.com Web: www.hyprofiltration.com
Fluid Contamination Under Control with ... Innovative Products, Support & Solutions
SVR Soluble Varnish Removal. Prevents and removes lube oil varnish preventing servo valve failure and unit trip. VUD Vacuum dehydrator removes free, emulsiﬁed & dissolved water to < 20 ppm from oil up to ISO 680 ISO codes < 14/13/11.
Filter assemblies up to 8700 psi. High ﬂow in-tank return & duplex ﬁlters for hydraulic, lube oil & diesel applications.
Electrostatic ECR restores phosphate ester removing sub-micron particles. Improve air release, resistivity, stop thermal degradation.
DFE rated glass media ﬁlter element upgrades yield lower ISO codes (βx[c] > 1000), extend component & bearing life. All series available in Non-spark and water removal media.
Dedicated FSL Gearbox Filtration Systems Maintain Cleanliness, Extend Gearbox Life
ICB Dry Ion acid scavenging elements remove acid and dissolved metals, eliminate gels & deposits.
COT Turbine Oil Coalescer rapidly removes free & emulsiﬁed water to < 150 ppm, ISO < 14/13/11. Filter carts for hydraulic & lube up to ISO 680.
Make Hy-Pro a part of your lube team and arm yourself with tools and industry expertise to maximize your hydraulic & lube assets.
ISO 9001 Certiﬁed Made In U.S.A. www.hyproﬁltration.com
56 SupplierListings Company Profile HyPOWER Systems, Western Canadaâ€™s Premiere Fluid Power Company, has over 35 years of experience in the distribution of hydraulic, pneumatic, filtration and lubrication components and systems. Customer Service is the heart of HyPOWER's corporate philosophy. Whether you are looking for an off the shelf product or a custom designed solution, HyPOWER can fulfill your needs. HyPOWER's full range of product lines, access to 11 full service locations across Western Canada, and relationships with all the key suppliers, will ensure you get the right product at the right time. Service HyPOWER's full service shops are ready when you need them. We have the personnel and equipment to repair and test pumps, motors, cylinders and valves on short notice. Strategically located with mobile equipment bays allows HyPOWER to service all types of industries and markets. HyPOWER shops are certified Eaton Service Centres.
HYSECO FLUID SYSTEMS LTD
Unit #1, 7399 River Rd. Delta, BC, V4G 1B2 Tel: 604-940-8865 Fax: 604-940-8802 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.hyseco.com Manufacturers: Anchor; Curtiss Wright; Daman; Enerpac; KYB; Magnaloy; Marzocchi; Parker
122 Anchor Road Michigan City, IN, 46360 USA Tel: 219-872-9100 Fax: 219-872-9150 Email: email@example.com Web: www.ktrcorp.com Distributors: Ontario Drive & Gear Ltd., New Hamburg, ON
Manufacturer & Distributor
INSERTA PRODUCTS INC. Manufacturer
538 Township Line Road Blue Bell, PA, 19422 USA Tel: 215-643-0192 Fax: 215-643-4017 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.inserta.com Distributors: Berendsen Fluid Power, Scarborough, ON; HyPower, Saskatoon, SK; Kinecor Inc., Lachine, QC; Wainbee Ltd., Mississauga, ON
INTERNATIONAL FLUID POWER Manufacturer
4600 Garand Montreal, QC, H4R 2A2 Tel: 800-363-8446 Fax: 514-335-3272 Email: email@example.com Web: www.intlfpa.com
INTERNORMEN TECHNOLOGY Manufacturer & Distributor
If it's on-site work that needs to be done, HyPOWER has field service technicians available with the necessary equipment to get the job done.
Friedensstrasse 41 Altlussheim, 68804 Germany Tel: 496-205-2094 Fax: 496-205-2094 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.internormen.com
Markets Served With facilities located across Western Canada, HyPOWER Systems supports the steel, mining, forestry, agriculture, oil and gas, food processing, power generation, pulp and paper, and transportation industries, to name a few.
JOHN CRANE CANADA INC.
Why Choose Us? Realizing that total value is much more than just products, HyPOWER Systems offers a range of value-added technical services, second to none in the industry. System Inspection and Repair, Component Repair & Testing, System Design and Manufacturing, Cylinder Repair Honing and Testing, Product and Systems Oriented Training, Capital and MRO Project Expertise, Corporate Account Management, Lubrication System install and Repair, and Technical Services offerings are just a few of the many reasons to choose HyPOWER.
Manufacturer & Distributor
423 Green Rd Stoney Creek, ON, L8E 3A1 Tel: 905-662-6191 Fax: 905-662-1564 Email: email@example.com Web: www.johncrane.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Winnipeg, MB; Dartmouth, NS; Sarnia, ON; Cap-Rouge, QC; St Laurent, QC
KAMAN INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD. Distributor
746 Chester Road, Annacis Business Park New Westminster, BC, V3M 6J1 Tel: 604-523-2350 Fax: 604-526-4773 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.kamandirect.com Branches: Cranbrook, BC; Prince George, BC; Sparwood, BC; Surrey, BC; Terrace, BC; Mississauga, ON; Manufacturers: NSK Canada Inc.; Renold Canada; Rexnord Canada LP; Ringball; Schaeffler Canada; SKF Canada Limited; Timken Canada LP; Veyance Canada
KAWASAKI PRECISION MACHINERY (U.S.A.) INC. Manufacturer
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5080 36th Street Grand Rapids, MI, 49512 USA Tel: 616-949-6500 Fax: 616-975-3103 Email: email@example.com Web: kawasakipmd.com
KYB AMERICA LLC Manufacturer
140 North Mitchell Court Addison, IL, 60101 USA Tel: 630-620-5555 Fax: 630-620-8133 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.kyb.com
L&W HYDRAMOTION INC. Manufacturer
Unit 5, 661 Welham Rd Barrie, ON, L4N 0B7 Canada Tel: 705-733-3252 Fax: 866-218-2034 Email: email@example.com Web: www.lwhydramotion.com
LAFERT NORTH AMERICA Distributor
5620 Kennedy Road Mississauga, ON, L4Z 2A9 Tel: 800-661-6413 Fax: 905-629-2852 Web: www.lafertna.com Distributors: Continental Electric, Edmonton, AB; MEP Inc., Anjou, QC Manufacturers Represented: Sacemi; Siti
LA-MAN CORPORATION Manufacturer
4400 Eastport Pkwy. Port Orange, FL, 32127 USA Tel: 800-348-2463, 386-304-0411 Fax: 888-905-2626 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.laman.com Distributors: Flo-Crest Equip., Winnipeg, MB; Kaman Industrial Technologies Ltd., New Westminster, BC; Morrell Controls Canada, Windsor, ON; Morton Industrial Sales, Oldcastle, ON; Praxair Products Inc., Regina, SK; Tymatic Controls, Burlington, ON
LENZ INCORPORATED Manufacturer
P.O. Box 1044 Dayton, OH, 45401 USA Tel: 937-277-9364 Fax: 937-277-6516 Email: email@example.com Web: www.lenzinc.com
LEXAIR INC. Manufacturer
2025 Mercer Rd Lexington, KY, 40514 USA Tel: 859-255-5001 Fax: 859-255-6656 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.lexairinc.com Distributors: CAN-ACT Cylinders & Controls, Delta, BC; Integrated Pneumatics, St. John, NB; Pneumatic Industrial Equip, Mississauga, ON; Pneutech Industrial Equipment, Kitimat, BC; Montreal, QC; Lachine, QC; Sempress Cda Mississauga, ON; Universal Air Hydraulic, Nisku, AB
LYNCH FLUID CONTROLS Manufacturer & Distributor
1799 Argentia Road Mississauga, ON, L5N 3A2 Tel: 905-363-2400 Fax: 905-363-1191 Email: email@example.com Web: www.lynch.ca Distributors: For list visit www.lynch.ca Manufacturers: Atos Spa; Sun Hydraulics
SupplierListings 57 MAIN MANUFACTURING PRODUCTS INC.
Manufacturer & Distributor 3181 Tri-Park Drive Grand Blanc, MI, 48439 USA Tel: 800-521-7918 Fax: 810-953-1385 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.mainmfg.com Branches: Aurora, ON
MASTER BOND INC. Manufacturer
154 Hobast St. Hackersade, NJ, 07601 USA Tel: 201-343-8983 Fax: 201-343-2132 Email: email@example.com Web: www.mast-erbond.com
MAX MACHINERY INC. Manufacturer
33A Healdsburg Ave. Healdsburg, CA, 95448 USA Tel: 707-433-2662 Fax: 707-433-1818 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.maxmachinery.com Distributors: Cancoppas, Mississauga, ON; Flotech Controls, Regina, SK
MAXON PRECISION MOTORS INC Manufacturer
101 Waldron Rd Fall River, MA, 02720 USA Tel: 508-677-0520 Fax: 508-677-0530 Email: email@example.com Web: www.maxonmotorusa.com Distributors: Electromate, Woodbridge, ON
MCRAE ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT LIMITED Distributor
57 Atomic Avenue Etobicoke, ON, M8Z 5K8 Tel: 416-255-7878 Fax: 416-255-7680 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.mcraeeng.com Manufacturers: Elmo-Rietschle Blowers; Gardner Denver (Hoffman); M.A. Stewart Valves; Nibco Valves; Swep Plate Heat Exchangers; Tranter Inc.; Unitorq Actuators; Universal Silencers & Filters
MICO, INCORPORATED Manufacturer
P.O. Box 8118, 1911 Lee Blvd North Mankato, MN, 56003 USA Tel: 507-625-6426 Fax: 507-625-3212 Email: email@example.com Web: www.mico.com Distributors: Berendsen Fluid Power, Scarborough, ON; Edmonton Brake & Clutch, Edmonton, AB; Fort Gary Industries, Winnipeg, MB; Hypower, Delta, BC; Kinecor, Nisku, AB; Superior Industrial Frictions, Edmonton, AB; TECTRAN, Mississauga, ON; The Fluid Power House, Lively, ON; Traction Div. of UAP, Montreal, QC
MOOG FLO-TORK Manufacturer
P.O. Box 68, 1701 N Main St. Orrville, OH, 44667 USA Tel: 330-682-0010 Fax: 330-683-6857 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.flo-tork.moog.com
Dont let Contamination Create a Crisis!
1450 Meyerside Dr., Suite 305 Mississauga, ON, L5T 2N5 Tel: 800-526-9328 Fax: 905-696-9308 Web: www.motionindustries.com Manufacturers: Bosch Rexroth; Char-Lynn; Eaton; SMC; Vickers
MP FILTRI (CANADA) INC.
70–80% of all failures on hydraulic systems + up to 45% of all bearing failures are due to contaminants in the hydraulic fluid.
380 Four Valley Drive Concord, ON, L4K 5Z1 Tel: 905-303-1369 Fax: 905-303-7256 Email: email@example.com Web: www.mpfiltricanada.com
MYOSTAT MOTION CONTROL INC Manufacturer & Distributor
17817 Leslie Street, #43 Newmarket, ON, L3Y 8C6 Tel: 905-836-4441 Fax: 905-836-1214 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.coolmuscle.com Distributors: Redline Inc., Pointe Claire, QC Manufacturers: CGI Inc; Hephast Seiko; Muscle Corp.; Reliance Precision Mechatronics; Zipp Planetary Gears
NASH, A GARDNER DENVER PRODUCT Manufacturer & Distributor
9 Trefoil Dr Trumbull, CT, 06611 USA Tel: 203-459-3900 Fax: 203-459-3988 Email: email@example.com Web: www.gardnerdenver.com Distributors: Austin & Denholm Industrial Sales, Calgary, AB & Delta, BC; S A McLernon Inc, Montreal, ON
NEWAGE INDUSTRIES INC.
The complete range of contamination monitoring products
145 James Way Southampton, PA, 18966 USA Tel: 215-526-2300 Fax: 215-526-2190 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.newageindustries.com
NGT SPECIALTY VALVES
When contamination is the problem, we have the solution.
PO Box 5223 Elm Grove, WI, 53122-5223 USA Tel: 262-782-6125 Fax: 262-782-0197 Email: email@example.com Web: www.ngtvalves.com Distributors: Air Hydraulic Supplies, Scarborough, ON; CPI Automation, Kitchener, ON
MP FILTRI CANADA Inc. Tel
+1 .905 - 303 -1 369
+1 .905 - 303 -725 6
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58 SupplierListings NIPPON ACCUMULATOR CO. Manufacturer
415 Nishikubo Shimizu, Shizuoka, 424-0038 Japan Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.nacol.co.jp Distributors: Grand River Sls, Guelph, ON
NORCAN FLUID POWER Distributor
603 15th Ave. Nisku, AB, T9E 7M6 Tel: 780-955-7450 Fax: 780-955-7451 Email: email@example.com Web: www.norcanfluidpower.com Branches: Richmond, BC; Saskatoon, SK Manufacturers: ASA Hydraulik; Brevini; MP Filtri; Oil Air; Parker Denison; PTI Technologies; Rineer; Sauer Danfoss
NUMATICS LTD. Manufacturer & Distributor
363 Sovereign Rd London, ON, N6M 1A3 Tel: 519-452-1777 Fax: 519-452-3995 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.numatics.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Surrey, BC; Mineville, NS; St Laurent, QC
6317 Euclid Street Marlette, MI, 48453 USA Tel: 989-635-3621 Fax: 989-635-2157 Email: email@example.com Web: www.oetiker.com Branches: Alliston, ON
OIL-RITE CORP. Manufacturer
PO Box 1207 Manitowoc, WI, 54221-1207 USA Tel: 920-682-6173 Fax: 920-682-7699 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.oilrite.com Distributors: Climax Ltd., Kirkland, QC; Higginson Equipment Sales, Burlington, ON; Howard Marten, Pickering, ON; Lubrification Quebec, St. Augustine de Desmaures, QC
Fax: 905-693-4290 Email: email@example.com Web: www.parker.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Dorval, QC Distributors: Please see distributor locator at www.parker.com
PETER PAUL ELECTRONICS Manufacturer
480 John Downey Dr New Britain, CT, 06051 USA Tel: 860-229-4884 Fax: 860-223-1734 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.peterpaul.com Distributors: Sempress Canada Inc, Mississauga, ON; Universal Air Hydraulic, AB
PINNACLE SYSTEMS, INC. Manufacturer
P.O. Box 9305 Pittsburgh, PA, 15225 USA Tel: 412-262-3950 Fax: 412-262-4055 Email: email@example.com Web: www.pinnaclesystems.com Distributors: Metal Form Prod, Pickering, ON
POCLAIN HYDRAULICS Manufacturer
P.O. Box 801, 1300 Grandview Parkway Sturtevant, WI, 53177 USA Tel: 262-321-0676 Fax: 262-321-0703 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.poclain-hydraulics.com Distributors: Hypower Systems, Saskatoon; Regina; Winnipeg; Campbell River; Prince George; Kamloops; Delta; Grande Prairie; Edmonton; Calgary; Pneutech-Rousseau Controls, Beauport; Lachine; Etobicoke; Sunsource, Mississauga
PQ SYSTEMS LTD. Distributor
A2-5279 Stillcreek Ave Burnaby, BC, V5C 5V1 Canada Tel: 604-299-0022 Fax: 604-299-8453 Email: email@example.com Web: www.pqsystemsltd.com Manufacturers: Delta Computer Systems; Exlar; Hydraforce; Lenze-Actech; Moog; MTS-Sensors; Ross Controls; Yamaha
PRESSURE COMPONENTS INC. Manufacturer & Distributor
5101 Naiman Parkway Solon, OH, 44139 USA Tel: 440-349-4020 Fax: 440-349-3653 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.pressurecomponents.com Distributors: National Hose, Scarborough, ON; Western Gauge, Calgary, AB
PRESSURE SYSTEMS Manufacturer Manufacturer
976 Bergar Laval, QC H7L 5A1 Tel: 514-856-6928 Fax: 514-856-6886 Email: email@example.com Web: www.omega.ca
PARKER HANNIFIN CANADA Manufacturer
160 Chisholm Drive Milton, ON, L9T 3G9 Tel: 905-693-3000
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34 Research Drive Hampton, VA, 23666 USA Tel: 757-865-1243 Fax: 757-865-8744 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.pressuresystems.com
PROSPEC TECHNOLOGIES INC. Manufacturer & Distributor 3235 Wharton Way Mississauga, ON, L4X 2B6 Tel: 905-629-3100 Fax: 905-629-3500 Email: email@example.com Web: www.prospectech.com
SupplierListings 59 RACINE FLOW METER GROUP Manufacturer
RENUM HYDRAULICS LTD. Manufacturer & Distributor
200 Wilkinson Road #11-12 Brampton, ON, L6T 4M4 Tel: 905-457-6754 Fax: 905-457-1656 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.renumhydraulics.com Manufacturers Represented: EDI; Marzocchi; Misselli; Oilcontrol; Omal; OMFB; OT Pumps; Vivolo
8635 Washington Avenue Racine, WI, 53406 USA Tel: 262-639-6770 Fax: 262-639-2267 Email: email@example.com Web: www.racinefed.com/flow
RAM INDUSTRIES INC.
REO GROUP Manufacturer
18475 Sherwood Detroit, MI, 48234 USA Tel: 313-891-2244 Fax: 313-891-2324 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.reogroup.com
P.O. Box 5007, 33 York Rd E Yorkton, SK, S3N 3Z4 Tel: 877-799-1005 Fax: 306-786-2651 Email: email@example.com Web: www.ramindustries.com
81 Bleams Rd., P.O. Box 336 Kitchener, ON, N2C 2G2 Tel: 519-894-0400 Fax: 519-894-3602 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.rubberline.com Manufacturers: Asco; Gates; Habasit; Hansen; Humphrey; Kuriyama; Norgren; Winters Instrumentation
Manufacturer & Distributor
2265 Black Creek Road Muskegon, MI, 49444 USA Tel: 800-253-0421 Fax: 800-438-1145 Email: email@example.com Web: www.reidsupply.com Manufacturers: 80/20; Avibank Mfg.; De-StaCo; Dimco - Gray; SMC Corp.; Southco; Thomson Industries; Vlier
RUBBERLINE PRODUCTS LTD.
REID SUPPLY COMPANY
Branches: Pierrefonds, QC Manufacturers: Dilskwimmers; Eaton; Hycomp; Johnson Power; Magnetek; R&M Material HDLG; Revland; Ringfeder
6-12 Douglas Road Uxbridge, ON, L0P 1S9 Tel: 905-852-1929 Fax: 905-852-1861 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.rostainc.com
ROTATOR PRODUCTS LTD. Distributor
Unit #8, 101 Innovation Dr Woodbridge, ON, L4H 0S3 Canada Tel: 905-856-2653 Fax: 905-856-3407 Email: email@example.com Page 1 Web: www.rotatorproducts.com
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Renum Hydraulics Your Source for... Power Packs which deliver exceptional performance
– 0.25 to 15 hp. – tanks 0.5 to 18 gallons – vertical and horizontal orientation
Since the combinations of Pumps, Valves, Tanks and other components are too numerous to describe, we invite you to contact us for a solution that both fits your budget and the application.
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SupplierListings SCOTT ROTARY SEALS Manufacturer
4775 Route 16 Hinsdale, NY, 14743 USA Tel: (716) 557-2362 Fax: (716) 557-8613 Email: email@example.com Web: www.scottrotaryseals.com Distributors: BL Valve Process, Montreal, QC
SEAL MASTER CORPORATION
368 Martinel Drive Kent, Ohio 44240 USA Tel: 330-673-8410 Fax: 330-673-8242 Web: www.sealmaster.com
SEMPRESS PNEUMATICS Distributor
SERAPID, INC. Manufacturer
5400 18 Mile Road Sterling Heights, MI, 48314 USA Tel: 586-274-0774 Fax: 586-274-0775 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.serapid.com
SKEANS ENG & MACH LTD. Manufacturer
1900 Brigantine Drive Coquitlam, BC, V3K 7B5 Tel: 604-777-4247 Fax: 604-777-1900 Email: email@example.com Web: www.skeans.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Prince George, BC; Winnipeg, MB Manufacturers: Bimba Mfg/TRD; Enidine; Galland Henning Nopak; Hansen; Mac Valves; PHD; Piab; Wilkerson
SKF CANADA LTD. Manufacturer
3580A Wolfedale Rd Mississauga, ON, L5C 2V6 Tel: 905-949-2324 Fax: 905-949-1944 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.sempress.ca Manufacturers: Coval; E2; Fabco-Air; Globe Benelux; Lexair; Peter Paul; SPX-Fenner; W.C. Branham
40 Executive Court Toronto, ON, M1S 4N4 Tel: 416-299-2833 Email: email@example.com Web: www.skf.ca Branches: Vancouver, BC; Montreal, QC
2715 Bristol Circle #2 Oakville, ON, L6H 6X5 Tel: 800-762-7621 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.smcpneumatics.ca Branches: Vancouver, BC; Windsor, ON; Montreal, QC Manufacturers: Zaytran
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SMC PNEUMATICS (CDA) LTD. Manufacturer & Distributor
SNAP-TITE INC. Manufacturer
8325 Hessinger Dr. Erie, PA, 16509 USA Tel: 814-860-5700 Fax: 814-866-7748 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.snap-tite.com Distributors: Fides Marketing, Beaconsfield, QC
SPENCER TURBINE Manufacturer
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PO Box 189, 201 Parkway West Duncan, SC, 29334 USA Tel: 864-433-1980 Fax: 864-486-5495 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.staubli.com Distributors: CAN-ACT Cylinders & Controls Inc, Delta, BC; Crothers, Robert Associates Ltd, Scarborough, ON
STAUFF CANADA Manufacturer
866 Milner Ave. Scarborough, ON, M1B 5N7 Tel: 416-282-4608 Fax: 416-282-3039 Email: email@example.com Web: www.stauffusa.com Distributors: Kinecor Inc., Nisku, AB; TRC Hydraulics Ltd., Dieppe, NB; Wainbee Limited, Mississauga, ON Manufacturers Represented: Eaton Fluid Connections; Kracht GmbH
SWITCHING SOLUTIONS INC. Manufacturer
380 Four Valley Drive Concord, ON, L4K 5Z1 Tel: 905-303-8700 Fax: 905-303-7256 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.switchingssi.com Distributors: MP Filtri Canada, Concord, ON
TAYLOR DEVICES INC. Manufacturer
90 Taylor Dr, Box 748 North Tonawanda, NY, 14120-0748 USA Tel: 716-694-0800 Fax: 716-695-6015 Email: email@example.com Web: www.taylordevices.com Distributors: Teratec Inc., Oakville, ON
TECHSERV TOTAL SOLUTIONS INC. (Formerly National Hydraulics) Manufacturer & Distributor 1531 Creditstone Road Vaughan, ON, L4K 5V6 Tel: 905-760-9163
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THE OILGEAR COMPANY 2300 S. 51 Street Milwaukee, WI, 53219 USA Tel: 414-327-1700 Fax: 414-327-0532 Email: email@example.com Web: www.oilgear.com Branches: Ajax, ON Distributors: Beta Fluid Power, Sault Ste. Marie, ON; Control Flow Hydraulics, Edmonton, AB; Hydraflow - Pumptec, Concord, ON; Indumo Hydraulics, St. Laurent, QC; Peerless Engineering, Prince Albert, SK; Prince George, BC; Burnaby, BC
THORDON BEARINGS INC. Manufacturer
3225 Mainway Burlington, ON, L7M 1A6 Tel: 905-335-1440 Fax: 905-335-4033 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.thordonbearings.com
TIW WESTERN INC. Manufacturer
7770-44th Street SE Calgary, AB, T2C 2L5 Tel: 403-279-8310 Fax: 403-279-0120 Email: email@example.com Web: www.tiwwestern.com
895 blvd Industriel Granby, QC, J2J 1A6 Tel: 450-375-1828 Fax: 450-375-1408 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.topring.com
VL MOTION SYSTEMS INC. Manufacturer & Distributor
212 Wyecroft Rd., Unit 23 Oakville, ON, L6K 3T9 Tel: 905-842-0244 Fax: 905-845-3009 Email: email@example.com Web: www.mastergear.ca Manufacturers Represented: Bonfiglioli; Danfoss-Bauer; Eberhard Bauer; Mastergear
WATSON-MARLOW PUMPS GROUP Manufacturer
37 Upton Drive Wilmington, MA, 01887 USA Tel: 800-282-8823 Fax: 978-658-0041 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.watson-marlow.com
WEBSTER INSTRUMENTS Manufacturer
1290 E Waterford Ave Milwaukee, WI, 53235 USA Tel: 1-800-932-8378 Fax: 414-769-6591 Email: email@example.com Web: www.webster-inst.com
Manufacturer & Distributor
5789 Coopers Ave Mississauga, ON, L4Z 3S6 Tel: 905-568-1700 Fax: 905-568-0083 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.wainbee.com Branches: Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Prince George, BC; Vancouver, BC; Winnipeg, MB; Halifax, NS; Kitchener, ON; North Bay, ON; Montreal, QC; Quebec, QC; Saguenay, QC; Saskatoon, SK; Manufacturers: AC Tech; BuTech; Chicago Pneumatic; Clippard; Cooper Power Tools; Desoutter; De-Sta-Co; Durant; Gast Manufacturing; Haskel; Hypneumat; Jun-Air; Lenze; Lynch; Parker Hannifin; Proportion Air; Titan; Vuotecnica; Weber
WEISS INSTRUMENTS INC. Manufacturer
905 Waverly Avenue Holtsville, NY, 11742 USA Tel: 631-207-1200 Fax: 631-207-0900 Email: email@example.com Web: www.weissinstruments.com Distributors: Steam Specialty Sales Ltd, Scarborough, ON; Walmar Mech. Sales, Ottawa, ON
METRIC HYDRAULIC PIPING PRODUCTS
TORO HYDRAULIC & MACHINERY INC.
Manufacturer & Distributor
15-1415 Bonhill Rd Mississauga, ON, L5T 1R2 Tel: 905-565-8887 Fax: 905-565-5788 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.torohyd.com Manufacturers: Yuken (Japan)
TRELLEBORG SEALING SOLUTIONS Manufacturer
2531 Bremer Road Fort Wayne, IN, 46803 USA Tel: 260-749-9631 Fax: 260-749-4844 Email: email@example.com Web: www.tss.trelleborg.com/us Branches: Etobicoke, ON
VAL-MATIC VALVE Manufacturer
905 Riverside Drive Elmhurst, IL, 60126 USA Tel: 630-941-7600 Fax: 630-941-8042 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.valmatic.com
BUILD US INTO YOUR DESIGN Williams Fluidair proudly announces its exclusive Canadian distributorship of VOSS Fluid Power. A leader in metric hydraulic piping product distribution and manufacturing in Canada for over 35 years, Williams Fluidair stocks 40 product lines including steel and stainless steel tubing, tube fittings, hose fittings and assemblies, pressure test fittings, tube supports, in-line valves, threaded adapters, benders and tube working tools. For those needing custom parts, our manufacturing division provides CNC turning and machining of custom hydraulic fittings, adapters, manifolds and more in steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass and nylon. 905.831.3222 email@example.com
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X-PANDO PRODUCTS COMPANY
Manufacturer & Distributor
1018 Salk Rd Pickering, ON, L1W 3C5 Tel: 905-831-3222 Fax: 905-831-3284 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.williamsfluidair.com Manufacturers: Benteler Steel & Tube; Custom Actuator; Enerpac/Powerteam; Gates Hydraulics; Pitanco Gauges; RSB Tube Clamps; SSP Adapters; Voss GmbH
500 Southard St. Trenton, NJ, 08638 USA Tel: 609-394-0150 Fax: 609-989-4847 Email: email@example.com Web: www.xpando.com Distributors: Cimco Refrigeration, Toronto, ON; Crane Supply, Ottawa, ON; Drennan Refrigeration, London, ON; Fix-Air, Laval, QC; J.L. Wilson & Sons, Toronto, ON; Refrigeration Components, Brantford, ON; Refrigeration Supply, Burnaby, BC; Refri-Ozone, Granby, QC; Western Plumbing & Heating, Dartmouth, NS
YATES INDUSTRIES INC. Manufacturer
23050 Industrial Drive East St Clair Shores, MI, 48080 USA Tel: 586-778-7680 Fax: 586-778-6565 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.yatesind.com
13200 6th Ave N Plymouth, MN, 55441 USA Tel: 800-533-1731 Fax: 763-546-8260 Email: email@example.com Web: www.zero-max.com Distributors: Mechanical Sales Co, Mississauga, ON
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