Fluid Power Resource Guide
Providing key fluid power information when you need it.
Please click on the fluid power resource links below to access these free, informative PDFs on various fluid power subjects.
CAN - Controller Area Network
CAN bus - A vehicle bus standard designed to allow microcontrollers and devices to communicate with each other within a vehicle without a host computer. CAN bus is a message-based protocol, designed specifically for automotive applications but now also used in other areas such as aerospace, maritime, industrial automation and medical equipment.
HMI - Human Machine Interface, where the operator interacts with a machine, typically via a flat-panel display
PLC - Programmable Logic Controller, the “brains” of a machine
SAE J1939 - Standard CAN communication for off-road machines
Telematics - The use of wireless devices to transmit data in real time back to a central system