Tag Archives: research

3D printing in fluid power
Episode 17 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Kirk Keithly of The ExOne Company, who talks about 3D printing applications as they relate to the fluid power industry. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be...

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March FPIC 2020
Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the recent NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference held at Lawrence Technological University drew an audience of over 60 attendees and featured industry speakers on the advanced sensor technologies for fluid power systems. The Detroit program included presentations from: The...

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Rod Seal Talk on Fluid Power Forum
Episode 16 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Chuck White of Hallite Seals, who has been studying the performance of rod seals in a variety of conditions, and plans to present some of his findings at IFPE 2020. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are...

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Survey
The Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is conducting a "Potential for Energy Efficiency Improvements for Off-Road Vehicles" study for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and would like input from industry regarding opportunities and barriers to increased off-road vehicle efficiency. To submit your input on the topic, please fill out this questionnaire and email your responses...

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Display of research project posters_CCEFP
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Registration is now open for the next CCEFP Summit, which will take place at the University of Minnesota, May 19-21, 2020. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2019. Topics include: Fluid Power Energy Conversion...

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World Fluid Power Summit
IFPE 2020 March 10-14, 2020 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada IFPE 2020 is not only set to offer opportunities for fluid power companies to show off their latest technologies to existing and potential customers, but will also provide opportunities for exhibitors and attendees alike to learn about the latest breakthroughs in fluid power research....

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Display of research project posters_CCEFP
The CCEFP Summit is a biannual meeting for the fluid power industry and academic researcher collaborators in the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. The Summit connects industry to university resources and talent through technical presentations, networking opportunities and facility tours of the host university. I attended this year to better connect with the...

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Programs like the NFPA Research Supplement Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently had the pleasure of attending the October 2019 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid...

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CCEFP Summit
Programs like the NFPA Research Supplement Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO I recently attended the June 2019 Summit of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) at Purdue...

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CCEFP Summit
Registration for the CCEFP Summit, scheduled for October 22-24, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is set to close on Friday, October 11. The event program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2018. Topics include energy conversion, storage, fluid power components, and surface modification....

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