Posts Tagged: innovation

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 »

Portable Hydraulic Filter Cart

Advanced Fluid Systems recently completed a filter cart modification, which will be used as a portable, add-on filtration system for a customer with several hydraulic systems. The unit contains its own pump-motor group so that it can be used when a hydraulic system is idle, or when transferring fluid from one area to another. Designed to the… Read more »

Advanced Fluid Systems is an Authorized AVENTICS Distributor

Aventics Products

Did you know that AFS is a AVENTICS distributor? It’s been a year since Advanced Fluid Systems began engineering solutions using and selling AVENTICS products. Formally Bosch Rexroth Pneumatics, AVENTICS has taken a highly-regarded line of products and made it better. In early 2014 an investment group purchased the pneumatic unit of Bosch Rexroth. The… Read more »


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