Author Archives: Denise Husenica

fluid power standardization
Standardization development continues in the field of fluid power systems and components. TC 131 - the technical committee directly responsible for fluid power has 224 published ISO standards to date. There are 49 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were published this past month: Subcommittee 4 – Connectors (couplings) ISO/TS 18409:2018 Hydraulic fluid...

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fluid power standardization
Standardization development continues in the field of fluid power systems and components. TC 131 - the technical committee directly responsible for fluid power has 224 published ISO standards to date. There are 49 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were published this past month: Subcommittee 3 – Cylinders ISO 15552:2018 Pneumatic fluid power...

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fluid power standardization
Standardization development continues in the field of fluid power systems and components. TC 131, the technical committee directly responsible for fluid power, has 224 published ISO standards to date. There are 49 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were published in the past six months: Subcommittee 4 – Connectors (couplings) ISO 6162-2:2018 Hydraulic...

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Standards Development
Savannah, Georgia was the site of the spring 2018 U.S. Technical Advisory (TAG) to Subcommittee 4 - Connectors and Couplings meeting.  Over 30 committee members came together to continue the U.S. ISO standards development work on all things fluid power connectors-related. The subcommittee is currently working on 28 standards at various stages of development. The...

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fluid power standardization
The U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on contamination control met this past week in Ann Arbor, Michigan to continue its work on several filter-related ISO standards. The projects covered a variety of contamination topics, but two standards covering methods and calibration came to the forefront: Prior to the meeting, several committee members representing seven labs...

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ISO standards development meetings in Switzerland
The Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV) in Winterthur, Switzerland was the host of the fall TC 131 fluid power systems ISO standards development meetings. Two subcommittees (Connectors and Contamination Control) and 11 working groups met to further the developmental progress on new work item proposals, systematic reviews of published standards, interlaboratory testing to validate current...

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standards meetings in Nashville and Madison
Last week was a busy week for two of NFPA’s fluid power U.S. technical advisory groups (TAGs). Technical Committee 131’s Subcommittee Six (SC 6) on contamination/filters met in Madison, Wisconsin and Subcommittee Four (SC 4) on connectors/couplings met in Nashville, Tennessee to continue ISO standardization work. SC 6 Updates The focus of the filters subcommittee...

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U.S. TAG to TC 131/SC 6
The U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for contamination control (TC 131/SC 6) met in June to continue their ISO standardization work in fluid power filtration. More than 30 NFPA TAG and SAE filter test engineering experts attended the three-day long meeting. Both NFPA and non-NFPA members, representing many fluid power-related companies, were in attendance -...

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ISO/TC 131 Meetings in San Antonio
Working Groups in San Antonio SC 1/WG 2 - Vocabulary SC 1/WG 4 - Product properties and classifications SC 7/WG 3 - Design criteria for O-ring standard applications SC 7/WG 4 - Rotary shaft lip type seals SC 7 - Sealing Devices SC 8/WG 13 - Positive-displacement pumps, motors and integral transmissions – Method of...

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IFPE 2017 Standards Meetings
IFPE 2017 was the site of two standards development committee meetings this past March.  Members from NFPA and SAE came together to discuss current and future ISO standards projects in: Contamination control – filtration Connectors – port and fitting ends, flange port connectors, hydraulic and pneumatic quick-action couplings, test methods for fluid power hose assemblies, and other...

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