Why Is My Ball Valve Making That Noise?

Why is My Ball Valve Making that Noise?

  • May 23, 2016

...That's an easy answer! It's because you're using your ball valve to throttle your flow. Ball valves are designed for one thing: to turn flow off and on. In fact, the ball inside the valve that does the work is…

Documented Savings And Distributor Partners

Documented Savings and Distributor Partners

  • May 18, 2016

Ever feel as though you aren't getting all you want from your distributors? Is your budget taking a beating each month due to the rising costs of the products you buy? Maybe it's time to take a deeper look into…

Bearing Current Protection For AC Motors With VFDs

Bearing Current Protection for AC Motors with VFDs

  • May 16, 2016

All bearings are subject to wear and damage, and the bearings inside of your AC induction motor are no exception. But are you aware of the fact that there is a potential electrical cause for bearing damage in a motor?…

Controlling Bearing Failure In Contaminated Environments

Controlling Bearing Failure in Contaminated Environments

  • May 12, 2016

Bearings in clean environments operate under very clean grease or highly-filtered oil lubrication, and will eventually fail due to subsurface origin-type fatigue if installed properly. Bearings subjected to contaminated environments fail due to surface origin-type fatigue. Cleaner steel has been…

How Automation Can Improve Your Job Performance

How Automation Can Improve Your Job Performance

  • May 9, 2016

We're now well into the twenty-first century! Everything is moving at the speed of light, and if you fall behind, you risk being left behind permanently. Automation is an ever-expanding cloud of technological advancements, which helps keep everyone up to…

How Important Is Filtration In A Hydraulic System?

How Important is Filtration in a Hydraulic System?

  • May 2, 2016

In a hydraulic system, fluid performs four basic functions: It creates force and motion as flow is converted to pressure. By inhabiting the space between metal surfaces, the fluid forms a seal which provides a pressure barrier and helps exclude…

When To Use Push To Connect Hose

When to Use Push to Connect Hose

  • April 25, 2016

One of the greatest advancements in hose technology, push to connect air, water and oil hose and fittings, was developed over thirty years ago. This hose style employs the simple finger trap technology to hold a hose onto a barb…