Tag Archives: podcast

garbage truck
Episode 33 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Kevin Vanderslice of ifm efector, Inc. Listen below to hear about the various implementations of IoT-powered sensor and control technology and its valuable impact on the monitoring of machine conditions. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications...

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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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Crane lifts materials
Episode 31 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Jeff Watts and Kyle Capello of Bucher Hydraulics. Listen below to hear the two discuss the potential for improving pump and motor efficiency to keep hydraulics competitive. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO As our Board chair Ray Chambers recently communicated, the NFPA Board of Directors met virtually in late June 2020 for its annual strategic retreat. Among other topics of focus, the Board reviewed the program successes NFPA achieved in its 2019-20 fiscal year. In this post, I would like to...

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Episode 30 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Bill Haley of FORCE America, Inc., who is chair of NFPA’s Tech School Education Committee. Listen below to hear Bill discuss the success of the Fast Track program and why it’s so important to offer tech school options to students. This...

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Excavators lined up
Episode 29 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Simon Yardley and Ben Holter of Husco. The duo explains the process of automating the grading function on excavators and the impact this new technology has on workforce training and task efficiency. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and...

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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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Episode 26 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Marcus Herrera of HYDAC Corporation, who shares his insight on the future of autonomous hydraulic solutions. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released every other Monday....

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Purdue University
Episode 25 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features José Garcia Bravo of Purdue University who explains the benefits of the Power Partner designation and the impact it’s had on the Purdue campus. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward....

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Wind farm
Episode 24 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Anthony Maiolo of Schroeder Industries, who breaks down the technology, applications and benefits of sensors in hydraulic systems. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released every...

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