Tag Archives: hydraulics

Steering wheel of hybrid car
Episode 41 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Aldo Toscano, President of Marzocchi Pumps. Listen below to hear about the important role low-noise gear pumps play in automotive technology. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes...

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Technology graphic
Episode 40 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Dr. Eric Barth, an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University. Listen below to hear about his new servo pump, developed to advance hydraulically actuated soft robotics technology. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications...

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farm machine
Episode 34 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Simon Nielsen of Danfoss Power Solutions. Listen below to learn about the unique relationship between fluid power and electrification and its impact on the hydraulic powertrains of mobile equipment. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that...

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subsea rov launch
Episode 32 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Brian Wheeless of IC Fluid Power. Listen below to learn about pressure intensifiers and their ability to adapt to evolving conditions and improve system efficiency. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry...

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Episode 28 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Scott Betzen of Poclain Hydraulics and Daniel Skelton of Terra Drive Systems (TDS). The duo provides insight into their work with hydraulic all-wheel-drive for on-highway vehicles and the impact it continues to make on the market. Here's a sample of what...

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Rod Seal Talk on Fluid Power Forum
Episode 16 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Chuck White of Hallite Seals, who has been studying the performance of rod seals in a variety of conditions, and plans to present some of his findings at IFPE 2020. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are...

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The entire NFPA staff recently attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s “Introduction to Hydraulics for Industry Professionals” led by Dr. Medhat Khalil, the Director of Professional Education & Research Development. The course was held at NFPA member GS Global Resource’s headquarters in Mukwonago, Wisconsin. The one-day seminar introduced hydraulic systems from the basic concepts to...

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Stats Deep Dive
NFPA’s Industry & Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC) delivers a variety of industry expert-identified indicators for the fluid power industry every year. Whether short-term leading indicators, long-term leading indicators, or coincident indicators, attendees always walk away from this event with quite a few options. But before attendees apply these new resources back at the office, I...

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Stats Deep Dive
For over 50 years, NFPA manufacturer members have contributed monthly data to the  Confidential Shipment Statistics (CSS) program to get the aggregated industry results for tracking the latest market trends in pneumatic, industrial hydraulic, and mobile hydraulic products. That same market data also offers insights into your own company’s performance against the rest of the industry. While...

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Stats Fact of the Week
Stats Fact of the Week: Week of November 7, 2018 Growth and decline trends for segments of the fluid power industry is something that fluid power manufacturers consistently seek to increase business intelligence and improve strategic planning. While NFPA performs numerous types of analysis on multiple data sources to assist members in gathering this type...

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