Fast Track to Fluid Power Creating New Fluid Power Experts at Triton College: Fluid Power Forum Episode 72 Now Live

The new podcast episode is now live. Listen to it here.

Antigone Sharris is Chair and Full Time Faculty in the Engineering Technology Department of Triton College in River Grove, Illinois. Triton College is a Hub School is NFPA’s Fast Track to Fluid Power program, a workforce development initiative designed to create stronger connections between technical colleges, industry partners, and local teachers by engaging multiple education levels in the communities across the country. We invited Antigone into our forum to learn more about Triton’s Fast Track Hub status and the students and educators that are helping to shape the future of 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 released every other Monday. View the schedule for upcoming episodes below.

  • May 9 | Innovative Hydraulic Applications in Aerospace |Tim Olthoff of Parker Hannifin
  • May 23 | Fluid Power’s Unique Advantages Continue to Support Electric Truck Functions |Bob Grinstead and DJ O’Konek of Zeus Electric Chassis and Nott Company
  • June 6 | Smart Pneumatics Aid in Energy Consumption Reduction for Packaging Processes | Sandro Quintero of Festo

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Find and share more interesting fluid power technologies and unique applications using #onlyfluidpowercan on Twitter and follow podcast and other fluid power industry-related updates at @TheNFPA.

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