Tag Archives: ISO Standards

fluid power standardization
The U.S. Technical Advisory (TAG) to Subcommittee 4 – Connectors and Couplings recently met in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Thirty-two committee members came together to continue the U.S. ISO standards fluid power connectors-related development work. The committee members focused their efforts on the deliverables for the upcoming fall TC 131/SC 4 meetings in Frankfurt, Germany. In October,...

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Standards development committee members from NFPA, ARPM, and SAE came together recently in downtown Indianapolis to discuss all things connectors - port and fitting ends, flange port connectors, hydraulic and pneumatic quick-action couplings, test methods for fluid power hose assemblies, and other connector-related products and components. Twenty-one committee members (both NFPA and non-NFPA members) represented the connector industry, including...

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Fluid power experts from around the globe recently gathered at the University of Science and Technology in Wrocław, Poland. They discussed fluid power related ISO standard issues in the following subcommittees and working groups: Fluid power terms and symbols Sealing devices Product testing Control products (valves) Pneumatic systems Reliability of pneumatic components Twenty-seven engineering experts representing...

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ISO/TC 131 Meetings in San Antonio
As of December 31, 2015, John Berninger, Parker Hannifin retiree and consultant, has stepped down in his role as chairman of ISO/TC 131, Fluid Power Systems. Berninger had chaired the TC 131 development of ISO Standards for the past 12 years. The NFPA Board of Directors will thank Berninger for his dedication to the fluid...

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Standards Development
ISO and NFPA standards are available from a number of sources. Use these links to search for and purchase fluid power standards: American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Document Center Information Handling Service (IHS) International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO standards only Sai Global Tech Street Following is the list of fluid power ISO standards that...

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In just three short weeks the ISO/TC 131 spring meeting cluster of subcommittees and working groups for vocabulary, pneumatic cylinders, pneumatic control products, treatment of air, pneumatic component reliability and design criteria for O-ring standard applications will convene at the Okinawa Jichikaikan (Okinawa Pref. Municipal Center) in Japan. The U.S.A. delegation of engineering experts, led...

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Standards Development
The U. S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/TC 131- fluid power systems has been working on a number of new projects that will eventually become published ISO Standards. Following is a sampling of current projects underway in the committees: Committee Draft of ISO 3968 - Hydraulic fluid power — Filters — Evaluation of differential pressure versus...

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Cummins Filtration Madison Wisconsin
  By Eric Lanke NFPA CEO My travels recently took me to Madison, WI, so I decided to swing by Cummins Filtration in a little town outside of Madison called Stoughton. Barry Verdegan was my host, who has been involved in fluid power standards for a long time, and is now the chair of the...

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ISO/TC 131 Meetings in San Antonio
Along with performing systematic reviews on existing fluid power related ISO Standards, The U. S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) has been working on a number of ISO draft International Standards projects related to contamination control, pneumatic control products and sealing devices: ISO 21018-4 - Hydraulic fluid power — Monitoring the level of particulate contamination in...

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The U. S. Technical Advisory Group (U.S. TAG) to ISO/TC 131 provides input and promotes U.S. interests in the development of the International Standards Organization (ISO) standards for fluid power products and systems. NFPA administers the U.S. TAG on behalf of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The membership of the U.S. TAG is made...

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