Hybrid MEMS Proportional Valve Prototype Operational

The fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) have continued to progress, and all ten of the newly funded projects were presented at the CCEFP Industry-University Summit in April 2017. The Hybrid MEMS Proportional Valve project was presented by Nathan Hagstrom, a graduate research assistant at the University…

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Which Valve Type Suits You Best?

This blog is the last in a series of blog posts contributed by Philipp Wahl, Festo AG & Co. KG. In this series Mr. Wahl introduced valve technologies, what we need to know about poppet valves, piston spool valves and the cartridge principle.  Today he is giving us a valve selection aid to help us…

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Why choose a Soft-Sealing System on a Piston?

Poppet valves, piston spool valves and the cartridge principle — what you need to know This blog is the next in a series of blog posts contributed by Philipp Wahl, Festo AG & Co. KG. Mr. Wahl introduces valve technologies, what we need to know about poppet valves, piston spool valves and the cartridge principle.…

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