The 1976 release of the motion picture King Kong relied heavily on electrohydraulics. Here is our coverage from the April 1977 issue, which details some major challenges and solutions that are just as relevant today as the were more than 40 years...
Even after a hydraulic system is carefully filled and flushed, huge amounts of air are ‘mysteriously’ generated during subsequent operation of the system. This article explains the source of this air.
Two Lockheed engineers developed a new type air extractor to overcome a problem that had bugged the steering damping unit on the F-104 aircraft for years.
Very small amounts of free air, entrained air and (more elusive and less well known) dissolved air can change considerably the characteristics of a system.
10-speed power take-offs, flow meters, and digital pressure switches comprise this week's product gallery.
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