Optimize Your Moog Valve Performance

An Opportunity to Update Your Process with The Best Valve in The Market – For First Time or Existing Moog Customers The Moog Return-To-Productivity Program gives customers who may rely on older or obsolete valves a higher level of maintenance and repair at a value price. This program provides excellent value for new customers who… Read more »

Engineering Support within a Third World Nation

Hydraulic systems aboard dredges were in poor operating condition. In late 2013 Ellicott Dredges committed to supplying dredging equipment to the Bangladesh Water Development Board. This was in response to the Bangladesh Government’s master plan to rebuild and improve its waterways. Bangladesh is a great delta formed by the alluvial deposits of the three mighty Himalayan Rivers:… Read more »

Using Pneumatics to control Hydraulics

Safety and speed of pneumatic operation with the accuracy and controllability of hydraulics. Air controlled hydraulic pressure control valve uses an external pneumatic pressure control signal to proportionally and/or remotely control hydraulic pressure. Air controlled pressure controls provide the same function/performance as hydro-mechanical or electro-mechanical controls, but are adjusted by a controlled air pressure rather… Read more »

Vertically Mounted Lubrication Unit

High pressure (hydrostatic) lubrication for a trunnion bearing Trunnion bearings are very specialized bearing mechanisms. Sometimes, a shaft not only has to rotate, but the assembly connected to the shaft has to rotate as well. Other times, the shaft (trunnion) has to be free to move around in circular motions. A specially designed bearing allows for… Read more »

Configure Hard-to-Reach Hydraulic Valves with a Smartphone

The Problem: Imagine the challenges of an offshore dredging operation: floating in a sea of corrosive liquid; isolated and basically self-contained; and with the hydraulic systems located in a dark, noisy, hot, cramped engine room far from the equipment it controls. These are conditions Woodworth “Woody” Draughon and Assistant Captain Scott Evans face while running… Read more »

ISO Certification Announcement

Advanced Fluid Systems, Inc. Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification Advanced Fluid Systems is proud to announce that we are now ISO 9001:2015 certified. To become ISO 9001:2015 certified, Advanced Fluid Systems underwent an evaluation process that included: quality management system development, a management system documentation review, pre-audit, initial assessment, and clearance of non-conformances, all of which… Read more »

Patrick Ryan Joins the AFS Team

Advanced Fluid Systems would like to welcome our newest Sales Engineer, servicing the Connecticut, Lower New York and Long Island areas. Patrick is a Mechanical Engineer who joins AFS from Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. where he served as a Product Engineer where he managed all engineering activities for all layout hand tools including levels,… Read more »