A history of hydraulics

October 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Oct2006, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p78
Trade Publication
The article provides historical accounts on hydraulic components in the U.S., particularly in the innovations made by Muncie Power Products in the 1930s. Trucks were smaller, simpler and less capable during the Great Depression. In 1935, the newly formed Muncie Parts Manufacturing Co. hired Hamer Shafer who run the company selling power take-offs.


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