Tag Archives: standards development

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 currently under development. The following ISO standards were published this past month: Subcommittee 4 – Connectors (couplings) ISO 6164:2018 Hydraulic fluid power...

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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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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/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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Standards Development
  by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   Utilizing a process for determining positions of public advocacy for standardization initiatives (see this NFPA News post), the NFPA Board of Directors has adopted the following position: “The fluid power industry needs a standardized way to measure the energy consumption and efficiency of fluid power components and systems....

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Fall has been a busy time for the ISO/TC 131 - fluid power systems working groups.  Forty-seven delegates representing the U.S. and other international member bodies around the globe met in October in Frankfurt, Germany and in November in Milan, Italy (pictured above) to further the work of hydraulic and pneumatic standards development.  The discussions revealed...

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