Episode 74: Fluid Power’s Unique Advantages Continue to Support Electric Truck Functions

This episode features D.J. O’Konek, the ESS Group Manager from Nott Company and Bob Grinstead, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer from Zeuss Electric Chassis. We invited them to our forum to learn about some of fluid power’s unique advantages to support electric truck functions.

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This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released every other Monday. 

June 6 | Smart Pneumatics Aid in Energy Consumption Reduction for Packaging Processes | Sandro Quintero of Festo

June 20 | Iowa State University’s Power Partner Status Benefits Students and Members | Brian Steward and Saxon Ryan of Iowa State University of HYDAC

July 4 | Electrification of Hydraulic Wheel Loaders Maintains Relevance of Fluid Power | Marty Christianson of HYDAC


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