Episode 8 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s new fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Alex West of IHS Markit, who presents about the readiness for and use of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in fluid power and industrial applications. The podcast builds upon his presentation at the 2019 Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC).
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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. The current schedule goes to the end of the year:
- November 25 | Only Fluid Power Can Take Rock-Steady Pictures of Deep Space Objects | Greg Gleason of Bosch Rexroth
- December 9 | Educational Experiences in Fluid Power | Spencer Tiegs
- December 23 | Only Fluid Power Can Automate the Ancient Craft of Cheesemaking | Gerson Henning of Emerson
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Mark your calendars for the NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Design and Specification Midway Reviews, happening in December and January. This is a fantastic opportunity for industry members to get engaged and connect with students. The reviews are 45-minute webinar presentations with 10 minutes of Q&A from the judges. During this review, students will showcase…