Tag Archives: energy efficient

Although the Tech Blog has focused on pneumatic technology over the past several weeks, the following resource made its way across my desk - I found it too good to not share.  I hope that you find the information useful in your quest for the best possible solution to your design needs. -- Denise Rockhill,...

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Hosted by Professor Monika Ivantysynova from Purdue University's Maha Lab, the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power's (CCEFP) Industry Engagement Committee (IEC) met during the first week of June to hear about the progress of sponsored research projects.  This was a great opportunity for the 40+ IEC committee members to learn about the progress...

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Project 2C.2: Advanced Strain Energy Accumulator
Produced by the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), this series of bi-weekly webcasts highlights fluid power research progress and educational topics relevant to the fluid power industry. The webcasts are held on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 pm Eastern/12:00 pm Central. The summer schedule is set and includes overviews of a variety of research topics...

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Standards Development
The U. S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/TC 131- fluid power systems has been working on a number of projects in May. Following is a sampling of current projects underway in the committees: Published Standards ISO 3723:2015 — Hydraulic fluid power — Filter elements — Method for end load test - In hydraulic fluid power systems, power is transmitted...

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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awarded a teaching grant to support a team of students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign compete in the Chainless Challenge
NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awarded a teaching grant to support a team of students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that exposed them to fluid power design, applications and technology through a capstone design project that required them to develop a fluid powered bicycle to compete in the Parker Hannifin sponsored Chainless Challenge....

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Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)
    By Brad Bohlmann CCEFP Sustainability Director [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n April 27, representatives from Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI), Dr. Tomoyuki Akashi, Principal Engineer and Eisuke Matsuzaki from SHI's Technology Research Center, visited the University of Minnesota to meet with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) staff and researchers. The purpose of SHI's visit...

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CCEFP Alumni Johathan Slightam
The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)—the network of fluid power research laboratories, academic faculty, graduate and undergraduate students at seven universities—is making a difference when it comes to preparing a better educated workforce for the fluid power industry. The CCEFP has created a 500% increase in the number of fluid power focused...

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[dropcap]P[/dropcap]rofessor and Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) Director, Kim A. Stelson, hosted by Eric Barth, CCEFP Co-Deputy Director and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, a CCEFP university, was the invited guest speaker at Vanderbilt’s Mechanical Engineering Departmental Seminar. Over 50 engineering faculty and graduate students attended.  It is a standard...

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by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO The Industry Engagement Committee (IEC) of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) is part of the industry oversight structure that NFPA has helped put in place to make sure that the research strategy and projects conducted by the CCEFP serve the long-term needs of the fluid power...

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Fluid Power Research Webcast Series
This series of bi-weekly webcasts highlights research progress and educational topics relevant to the fluid power industry. Produced by the [Engineering Research] Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), the Webcasts are held on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 pm Eastern/12:00 pm Central. Here are the next seven on the schedule: 3/11/2015 ♦  Guest Speaker...

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