Episode 29 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Simon Yardley and Ben Holter of Husco. The duo explains the process of automating the grading function on excavators and the impact this new technology has on workforce training and task efficiency.
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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. View the schedule for upcoming episodes below.
- September 14 | “Increasing Student Participation in Fluid Power via the Fast Track Program” | Bill Haley of FORCE America, Inc.
- September 28 | “Pump and Motor Advancements Solve Inefficiency Issues and Keep Hydraulics Competitive” | Jeff Watts and Kyle Capello of Bucher Hydraulics
- October 12 | “Using Pressure Intensifiers to Improve Hydraulic System Output” | Brian Wheeless of IC Fluid Power
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NFPA supports student organizations at universities with annual stipend funding to help students learn about fluid power while they work on educational and technical projects. Currently for the 2023-24 academic year, there are 19 universities from across the country participating: If you are looking to get involved with these Fluid Power Clubs, see below for…
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…