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SmartFluidPower participated in SMAU 2023, an important event in Italy about innovation and startups, in which various protagonists of innovation come into contact through events created specifically to encourage connections among all the realities. The days 18 and 19 of…

In this article we retrace the Fluid Power market data, starting from the pre-pandemic situation of 2020, up to some projections for the future. In 2019, after years of strong growth, the Fluid Power sector in Italy experienced a setback.…

In the hydraulic servo-cylinders design, the circumferential grooves are used in order to reduce the effect of the locking force.  This force arises as a consequence to the distribution of pressure around the piston, when both an eccentric position, caused…

SmartFluidPower participated in ‘Cambiamenti OFF 2022’, a meeting dedicated to innovative startups looking for partners and investors. Startups, innovative companies and entrepreneurs met with CNA on June 28, at the Loris Malaguzzi International Center in Reggio Emilia. During the morning,…

Hydraulic manifolds are used to realize compact circuit layouts, but may introduce a high pressure drop in the system. In fact, their design is optimized more for achieving minimum size and weight than for reducing pressure losses.  This work studies…

Read the full interview  The goal is to offer the world of Fluid Power a simple and cost effective tool that simplifies the design process, allowing companies to verify and evaluate the functionality and performance of their systems before the…

Hydraulic servo cylinders are widely used in versatile industrial applications such as machine tools, test rigs for any kind of components, industrial robots, autonomous manufacturing systems and special applications in laboratories. In general, they are typically used whenever a smooth…

SmartFluidPower was a candidate  for the prize GoBeyond 2021, a call for ideas for organizations  who focus on a more sustainable future or the digital transformation of the country. GoBeyond is a competition organized by the Sisal Group, with the…

OpenModelica Workshop is an annual one-day conference at the University of Linköping, Sweden. On this occasion, OpenModelica users and developers present the latest research projects and industrial applications, using the software in the most advanced and performing way The conference is…

In this paper, a 0D fluid dynamic model of a vane pump used to refill tanks with fuel is presented. The model is entirely developed in OpenModelica environment, where SmartFluidPower have created specific libraries of elements suitable for the physical…