STAUFF Acquires Voswinkel

In hold, News by Dave Pumphrey

WALDWICK, NJ — STAUFF Group has acquired VOSWINKEL, one of the largest producers of quick release couplings for hydraulic systems in the world. Founded in Germany in 1928, VOSWINKEL also develops and produces a comprehensive range of hydraulic hose fittings – particularly for high-pressure applications – as well as custom-designed piping. VOSWINKEL equipment is primarily used for construction and agricultural machinery as well as for commercial vehicles. Pooling both companies’ business activities and merging the product ranges creates the opportunity of offering distributors, original equipment manufacturers and other customers an increasingly complete package of pipework components for fluid power applications …

What to Use–Hydraulic Tube or Hose?

In hold, News by STAUFF

Most hydraulic systems use tubes as well as hoses as they are exposed to different strains within the machine. The question about when a hose is preferable to a metal tube, and when a tube is the better option, often arises at the initial concept phase. Based on material provided by STAUFF UK and their own expertise and experience, Frank Herberg (STAUFF Product Manager) and Jochen Straub (STAUFF Application Engineer) were able to create the attached three-page technical article (focussing on the question when a hose is preferable to a metal tube and when a metal tube is the better option), that was published as …