Four New Fluid Power Standards Published

fluid power standardization

Standardization development continues in the field of fluid power systems and components. TC 131 — the technical committee directly responsible for fluid power — has 229 published ISO standards to date. There are 36 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were recently published:

Subcommittee 1 – Terms and symbols
ISO 18582-2:2018
Fluid power — Specification of reference dictionary — Part 2: Definitions of classes and properties of pneumatics

Subcommittee 6 – Contamination control
ISO 16889:2008/Amd 1:2018
Hydraulic fluid power — Filters — Multi-pass method for evaluating filtration performance of a filter element — Amendment 1

Subcommittee 7 – Sealing devices
ISO 16589-1:2011/Amd 1:2018
Rotary shaft lip-type seals incorporating thermoplastic sealing elements — Part 1: Nominal dimensions and tolerances — Amendment 1

Subcommittee 9 – Installations and systems
ISO/TR 22165:2018
Pneumatic fluid power — Application notes for the improvement of the energy efficiency of pneumatic systems

Questions about fluid power standards? Interested in getting involved standards? Visit NFPA’s website or contact Denise Husenica at dhusenica@nfpa.com.