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Online Distributor of Pneumatic Parts

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 4/10/2019 to Pneumatics Products
Online Distributor of Pneumatic Parts

Imagine that you’re a technician who repairs pneumatic systems for a living. You’re regularly asked to swap worn parts out and make sure that everything attached to an air circuit is working properly. You notice that several valves or regulators are bad. After checking your supply stocks, you realize that the parts you have on hand aren’t compatible with the equipment you’re repairing.

7 Pneumatic Fittings and Air Lines

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 4/8/2019 to Pneumatics Utilizing Air Pressure
7 Pneumatic Fittings and Air Lines

Have you ever stopped to think about whether you’re using the best fittings or air lines for the type of pneumatic equipment you’ve got in your workshop? All fittings are not created equal. Some are better at certain jobs than others.

Top 5 Pneumatic Cylinders

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 3/20/2019 to Repairable Cylinders
Top 5 Pneumatic Cylinders

When was the last time you had your pneumatic cylinders checked out? Be completely honest with yourself. If you’re like most small business owners, then you haven’t found the time or money to do so. Even larger enterprise-level firms don’t check things nearly as often as they should.

8 Advantages of Pneumatic Systems

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 3/13/2019 to Pneumatics Improve Efficiency
8 Advantages of Pneumatic Systems

Pneumatic systems are loud and break down whenever the slightest amount of air leaks out of a circuit! You hear these kinds of complaints all the time, and there’s a good chance that you have some of these same preconceived notions. However, they’re only based on half-truths. In fact, pneumatic tools are quite reliable and provide a great deal of power in a relatively compact package.

Nevertheless, this kind of thinking has prevailed and continues to hold technicians back whether they’re doing construction or manufacturing.

Pneumatic vs. Hydraulic Systems: What is the Difference?

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 3/8/2019 to Hydraulics vs Pneumatics
Pneumatic vs. Hydraulic Systems: What is the Difference?
Overall, hydraulic linear actuators operate similarly to pneumatic ones. However, they don’t have anything to do with compressed air or gases. Rather, these components are powered by the movement of a non-compressible liquid flowing through hoses. The liquid is pushed through the line by way of a pump, which is usually powered by electricity or some other external energy source.

Compact Pneumatic Cylinders: Ultimate Buying Guide for 2019

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 1/30/2019 to Pneumatics and Engineering
Compact Pneumatic Cylinders: Ultimate Buying Guide for 2019
Compact pneumatic cylinders are used in a wide range of industrial systems. As a leading provider of all pneumatic equipment, SMC Pneumatics presents you with your complete 2019 guide to buying compact pneumatic cylinders.

Military Robots – Necessary or Frightening?

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 7/18/2016 to Military Robots
Military Robots – Necessary or Frightening?

Two questions: Are military robots necessary? And, should we fear them? With the recent use of a weaponized robot in Dallas, Tx., this topic has been forced into the spotlight again.

The Elon Musk Hyperloop Project. Are Pneumatic Trains Possible?

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 6/10/2016 to General Pneumatics Products
The Elon Musk Hyperloop Project. Are Pneumatic Trains Possible?
The Elon Musk Hyperloop project may well be one of the most challenging uses of pneumatics systems and technology ever. Do you think pneumatic trains are possible?

The State of Farming in California and How Pneumatics Improve Efficiency

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 5/18/2016 to Pneumatics for Food Packaging
The State of Farming in California and How Pneumatics Improve Efficiency
Farming has always been important to Californians. However, with a continuing drought, we need to discuss the
state of farming in California and how pneumatics can improve farming efficiency.

Men in Engineering Who Changed Our Lives

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 3/31/2016 to Men In Engineering
Men in Engineering Who Changed Our Lives
Can you name a few men in engineering whose ideas and inventions have changed our way of living for the better?

The Top 10 Engineering Feats Part II.. Voted by You!

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 2/15/2016 to Top 10 Engineering Feats
The Top 10 Engineering Feats Part II.. Voted by You!
In our last blog, we addressed 5 of the top 10 engineering feats. Here are the remaining top 5 engineering feats...

The Top 10 Engineering Feats Part I – Voted by You!

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 1/28/2016 to Top 10 Engineering Feats
The Top 10 Engineering Feats Part I – Voted by You!
The top 10 engineering feats of all time is an important topic of discussion. SMC Pneumatics USA discusses The Top 10 Engineering Feats Part I – Voted by You!

Holiday Manufacturing: Tips to Prepare for the Busiest Time of Year

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 11/23/2015 to Holiday Manufacturing
Holiday Manufacturing: Tips to Prepare for the Busiest Time of Year
The busiest time of the year is here for manufacturing companies and SMC Pneumatics USA is sharing tips to ensure your holiday manufacturing goes smoothly.

SMC Pneumatics USA Employee of the Month: Amy Ellis

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 10/29/2015 to SMC Pneumatics USA
SMC Pneumatics USA Employee of the Month: Amy Ellis
SMC Pneumatics USA/Orange Coast Pneumatics, would like to announce the October Employee of the Month, Amy Ellis.

I Look Like an Engineer Campaign Brings Awareness for Women in STEM

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 10/28/2015 to I Look LIke An Engineer
I Look Like an Engineer Campaign Brings Awareness for Women in STEM

The “I Look Like An Engineer” campaign is changing the perception of women in STEM fields. SMC Pneumatics USA is on board..are you?

Rising from the Depths: A Piece of the HMS Hood Rises Again With the Help of Pneumatics

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 9/17/2015 to HMS Hood
Rising from the Depths: A Piece of the HMS Hood Rises Again With the Help of Pneumatics
A Battleship, a Private Yacht, and a Momentous Use of Pneumatics in Wet Environments. SMC Pneumatics USA talks about the raising of the HMS Hood's bell.

Women in STEM: How Do We Promote And Keep Women In STEM Fields?

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 8/4/2015 to SMC Pneumatics USA
Women in STEM: How Do We Promote And Keep Women In STEM Fields?
STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. If America is to create and keep an economy that leads the nations in these fields, women need to be active participants. So, how do we promote and keep women in STEM fields? Keep reading...


Women In STEM Fields Who Changed Our World Forever

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 8/4/2015 to Women Inventors
Women In STEM Fields Who Changed Our World Forever
Women inventors have been inventing devices that affect all of us in our daily lives.
SMC Pneumatics USA takes us on a look at some of those amazing women in STEM fields. Keep reading...


Made In The USA: Why It’s Time To Bring Manufacturing Back To The U.S.

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 6/26/2015 to Robotics for Manufacturing
Made In The USA: Why It’s Time To Bring Manufacturing Back To The U.S.
Made in the USA! SMC Pneumatics USA, powered by Orange Coast Pneumatics, talks about why it's time to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Manufacturing the Technology of the Future

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 5/27/2015 to Manufacturing Technology
Manufacturing the Technology of the Future
When it comes to technology and how it impacts our lives, manufacturing technology plays a big part.

How Will the Medical Device Tax Affect Medical Device Manufacturing?

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 4/24/2015 to Medical Device Manufacturing
How Will the Medical Device Tax Affect Medical Device Manufacturing?
How Will the Medical Device Tax Affect Medical Device Manufacturing? SMC Pneumatics USA discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Demand Increasing for Mechanical, Robotics Engineers

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 3/11/2015 to Engineering Growth
Demand Increasing for Mechanical, Robotics Engineers
SMC Pneumatics USA, powered by Orange Coast Pneumatics, says pneumatics is an essential part of the manufacturing of robots.

SMC Pneumatics USA Looks At Students, STEM and MakeMIT

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 2/13/2015 to General Pneumatics Products
SMC Pneumatics USA Looks At Students, STEM and MakeMIT
SMC Pneumatics USA, powered by Orange Coast Pneumatics, takes a look at Students, STEM and MakeMIT

Hydraulics vs. Pneumatics. What is the difference?

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 1/20/2015 to Basic Pneumatics
Hydraulics vs. Pneumatics. What is the difference?

SMC Pneumatics USA, powered by Orange Coast Pneumatics, talks about the difference between hydraulics and pneumatics.

Repairable Vs. Non-Repairable Cylinders. Which Should You Choose?

Posted by SMC Pneumatics USA- Orange Coast Pneumatics on 12/15/2014 to Repairable Cylinders
Repairable Vs. Non-Repairable Cylinders. Which Should You Choose?
SMC Pneumatics USA, powered by Orange Coast Pneumatics, talks about the difference between repairable cylinders and non-repairable cylinders.
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