Fluid Power Forum Explores Benefits of 3D Printing Hydraulic Components

Episode 65 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Valeria Tirelli and Alberto Tacconelli of Aidro. Listen below to hear how their company is utilizing additive manufacturing to create more efficient hydraulic components in less time than traditional components manufacturing.

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.

  • January 31 | “Innovative Solution Boosts Efficiency of Hydraulic Systems in Refuse Vehicles” | Russ Farrell of HED Controls
  • February 14 | “Digital Pneumatics Improve Speed and Reliability of Food Packaging Process” | Daniella Gonzalez-Olgren of Festo
  • February 28 | “Specialty Rod and Piston Equips Almond Harvester for Rigorous Conditions” | Daniel Strati of Hydrolico

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