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Components used by engineers and manufacturers that are concerned with machinery and tooling. Includes fasteners, springs, seals and gaskets, pumps, valves, fluid power and hydraulics, pneumatics, filtration and process hardware.


Data sheet: HS-Series quick-release couplings from Dixon Group Europe download

Dixon Group EuropeWed, 29 Jul 2015

This data sheet presents the features and specifications of the HS-Series ISO-B steam interchange quick-release couplings from Dixon Group Europe.

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Technical article: why industry needs to redefine solids filtration in process water downloadweblink

Industrial Purification SystemsTue, 12 May 2015

Steve Cupples, managing director of Industrial Purification Systems (IPS), together with John A Lewis, microbiologist and group director of Waterman Environmental Group, and Chris Mutch, managing director of M & S Water Services and M & S Water Services (Envirotec), discuss why industry is still prepared to accept a poor quality of process water filtration, the risks of not doing so and why advanced media filtration technology is the answer. 

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Technical article: Teflon shaft seals for gear pumps and motors downloadweblink

JBJ Techniques Tue, 12 May 2015

Hydraulic motors and pumps are used in a variety of environments. These environments can be damaging to shaft seals due to dirt particles penetrating the shaft sealing area. This will begin to erode the elastomer, altering the shaft surface finish in the sealing area, and seal failure will eventually occur. Replacing the seal requires removing the pump/motor, disassembling and repairing it and reinstallation. The result? Significant system downtime increasing operating expense.

Contactless jetting

White paper: contactless jetting improves lubrication speed and accuracy downloadweblink

IntertronicsThu, 7 May 2015

According to Peter Swanson, managing director at Intertronics, the lubrication of mechanical and electromechanical assemblies should be a precise science, with applied material volume and placement accuracy critical to effectiveness. No one expects the control buttons in their car to leave grease on their fingers. Operators of precision equipment do not expect to find their parts contaminated by lubrication from the bearings.

Technical article: coupling, flange and thread information from Dixon Group Europe download

Dixon Group EuropeThu, 9 Apr 2015

According to Dixon Group Europe, it is important to identify the threads required before ordering couplings. Identifying threads can sometimes be the most difficult and frustrating part of coupling selection. However, without the right combination of threads, you may not provide a functional or safe connection.