Hydraulics Demonstrated to High School Students

On February 24, 2014, John Thornton, President of GS Hydraulics in Mukwonago, WI spoke to forty sophomores, juniors and seniors at New Berlin West Middle/High School. These students had just started classes in fluid power. John talked about the basics of  hydraulics/fluid power, engineering careers and salaries, and showed videos of how hydraulics is used. He interacted with the students by demonstrating hydraulics with a lifter. He stressed that engineering is a very creative career and one that uses problem solving on a daily basis.

If you are interested in learning more about NFPA’s involvement in educational programs contact Lynn Beyer at (414) 778-3364 or lbeyer@nfpa.com.

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