Category Archives: Standards

Salt Lake City
The U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on contamination control to continued development of several fluid power filter-related ISO standards and interlaboratory tests at its recent meetings in Salt Lake City. Three projects in particular came to the forefront: Work continues in the revision of ISO 11171, Calibration of automatic particle counters for liquids. A round robin is going...

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TC131 ISO Standards Development meetings, London, May 2018
A series of fluid power systems ISO standards development meetings were recently held in London. Along with an all-experts meeting, two subcommittees (product testing and control products) and 12 working groups met to further the developmental progress on current projects, systematic reviews of published standards, and to discuss possible new areas of work within the...

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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 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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fluid power standardization
Since its founding, the NFPA and the fluid power industry have recognized the value of standards development to simplify the use of fluid power and help assure fluid power system integrity and safety. NFPA continues to serve as the focal point in representing U.S. interests in international standards development as the TC 131 fluid power...

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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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