Episode 48 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Jim Hoenle of MFP Automation Engineering. Listen below to hear about his team’s rehabilitation of a hydraulic bridge in Milwaukee and what it takes to lift a million pounds of concrete and steel straight into the air.
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.
- June 7 | “Contamination Standard Prevents Machine Failure and Boosts Cost Savings” with Ivan Sheffield and Barry Verdegan of Des-Case and Cummins
- June 21 | “Digitalization Makes Hydraulic Hose Crimping Easy” with Cindy Cookson of Gates
- July 5 | Aleks Egelja and Jeff Kuehn of Caterpillar
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The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) has entered into a partnership agreement with UKI Media & Events to convene and co-locate an advanced hydraulics conference for off-highway vehicle and fluid power engineers at iVT EXPO, to be held August 21-22, 2024, in Chicago, IL. iVT EXPO is an annual exposition for the off-highway vehicle design…
There is still time to register for April’s Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge Final Competitions. We need industry attendees to judge all aspects of the final competitions: the races, final presentations and vehicle design reviews. Industry attendees also participate in exclusive networking opportunities to recruit the next generation of talented engineers. Please register by March 1st.…
A new series of quarterly forecast updates from Oxford Economics is now available on the NFPA website at Global Industry Forecasts. These reports cover the global economy, as well as regional and country developments, and some detailed global industry forecasts. Oxford predicts a slow first half of 2024 with US industrial output being particularly stagnate.…