How to Measure a Hydraulic Cylinder

IBT’s fluid power team is often asked what information is needed to replace a hydraulic cylinder. In this article, we will address that exact concern, walk you through measuring the size of your hydraulic cylinder, and provide the information needed to replace your cylinder. Hydraulic Cylinder Identification Before we get too deep into measuring the […]

Ask These Questions—to Get the Right Process Pump

Need a new process pump?  David Brown, a Product Specialist at IBT Industrial Solutions, recommends giving as much info as you can when ordering—to avoid getting the wrong pump. Avoid Expensive Mistakes “There are many different types of process pumps,” Brown said.  “We sell at least 12 different types, plus all the accessories.  You can […]

Improve Safety With New SPX Hydraulic Equipment

Learn more about IBT’s Hydraulic Training “Hydraulics are actually very safe,” said Kevin Bowlen, a District Sales Manager for SPX Hydraulic Technologies, which manufactures and distributes a wide range of 10,000 psi hydraulic products and high-force tools.  “The key is making sure they are used correctly.” Danger of Complacency Bowlen not only helps companies find […]