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  • Cross References Made Easy with Online Conversations Tools from Air-Way

    Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    At Air-Way Global Manufacturing, we make it as easy as possible to find the right part with the perfect fit for your industry application and equipment requirements. Learn how we’ve taken steps to streamline the process, making your search a snap.

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  • What Hydraulic Fittings are Ideal for Food Processing Facilities?

    Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    Hydraulic fittings must meet stringent sanitary and aseptic standards within food and beverage processing facilities to keep production and assembly lines moving. Highly corrosive environments, extreme temperatures and submersive settings are all common components of a food processing facility and many hydraulic fitting materials are not engineered to withstand such harsh environments. So, when it comes down to it, what kind of food-grade fitting is best?

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  • What's the Difference Between AN and JIC Fittings & Where Does Air-Way "Fit" In?

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    In the hydraulics industry, JIC and AN fittings are terms thrown around and searched for online interchangeably. But, are they? Are JIC and AN hydraulic fittings the same thing? And if not, what's the difference? Air-Way digs in.

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  • Announcing Our 2017 Employees of the Year

    Monday, February 19, 2018

    We are incredibly proud to announce the 2017 Air-Way Global Manufacturing Employees of the Year! These three members of the Air-Way staff, each based in a separate manufacturing facility, all have something in common. They are dedicated, dependable, and have earned the respect of their peers through consistent follow through and initiative. Please join us in congratulating this year’s Air-Way Employee of the Year award recipients.

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  • 3 Major Signs of Hydraulic System Failure

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    Part 1 of our 2-part series focused on the most common reasons behind hydraulic system failure, touching on fluid contamination, heat-aging, abrasion, and insertion depth. Now, let’s move past the causes and focus on the signs and symptoms.

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  • 4 Reasons Behind Hydraulic System Failure

    Friday, November 3, 2017

    Even the strongest, most resilient hydraulic systems fail from time to time, and there can be 100 explanations behind it. Many of these failures are preventable if conditions are monitored appropriately, and a pro-active rather than reactive stance is taken to hydraulic system maintenance.

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  • Avoid Hydraulic Leaks & Contamination Before Fittings Are Even Installed

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    Believe it or not, hydraulic system leaking and contamination can happen at any time, even with freshly installed hydraulic fittings. While fittings and hoses are leak-free by design, when a leak or material contamination does occur, it becomes a major manufacturing issue, escalating in expense and lost production time quickly.

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  • FLARE-O Fittings: Precise Fittings for Precise Applications

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Our FLARE-O product line provides a leak free solution for very precise areas on a piece of equipment or machinery. With the addition of an elastomeric O-Ring positioned in a strategic area of the sealing boundaries, hydraulic leaks vanish. A drop-in replacement for SAE 37 Degree Flared Tube Fittings, the elastomeric O-Ring on the FLARE-O hydraulic fitting product line provides the tightest seal available on the market.

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  • Changing Market Demands Drive Increase in US Domestic Inventory & Production Capabilities

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    Changing market demands from OEM Manufacturers and product engineers require more domestic US support and regional in-sourcing than ever before. We are adapting and continue to add more US domestic manufacturing capacity and inventory to serve our customers.

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  • What Straight Threads Do I Need?

    Monday, August 14, 2017

    Threads are complex, and these simple designation techniques are just the tip of the iceberg. Keep in mind, these procedures should only be used to identify a thread, not for thread inspection. However, following these simple guidelines will get you on the right track to identifying the threads you already have or need.

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