Milwaukee Regional Meeting Presentations Announced

The 2016 NFPA Milwaukee Regional Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, September 27 at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, will feature two experts from the industry with experience and solid information regarding important challenges that fluid power users may encounter.

“The Value of Leak Testing in Preventing Hydraulic Fluid Leaks” will be presented by Thomas Braun of Fastest, Inc., and “Contamination Control and Clean Hydraulic Hose Assembly Procedures” will be presented by Bruce Riley of Ultra Clean Technologies Corp.  Both topics and presentations illustrate the strides the industry has taken in advancing the reliability and performance of fluid power systems.

In addition, all attendees are welcome to tour the MSOE Fluid Power Lab at the end of the meeting program.  There is still time to register!  NFPA Regional Meetings are always free and open to NFPA members and guests.  For more information, including a list of who has already registered, click here.  Questions, contact Leslie Miller at 414-778-3369 or

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