Tag Archives: research

NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
Whether you missed the June 2020 NFPA/FPIC Conference or attended but wish to review the content, the recordings from the event are now available to all NFPA members. The conference, which focused on using precision engineering to improve fluid power systems, featured insights from three industry leaders. Attendees, who participated in record numbers, said they found the...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
With the June 4 NFPA/FPIC Conference quickly approaching, you may be curious about what the virtual version of this event will look like in terms of interactivity. During previous conferences, attendees had the opportunity to interact and connect with the presenters as well as each other. Despite no networking meals, name tags or exchange of business cards, the half-day...

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NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference
June 2020 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference June 4, 2020 | 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Central Time) Register Here by June 2nd A full agenda for the June 4 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference on precision manufacturing and its effects on fluid power systems is now available. The conference, which will take place online via Zoom,...

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Digital displacement
Episode 21 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Chris Williamson of Danfoss, who explains the unique benefits digital displacement hydraulic pumps can have on off-highway vehicle efficiency. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released...

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Automation in construction
Episode 19 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features John O’Neill of Danfoss, who explains the impact automation has had on the fluid power systems in off-highway vehicles. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released...

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NFPA News
Episode 17 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Kirk Keithly of The ExOne Company, who talks about 3D printing applications as they relate to the fluid power industry. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies, and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be...

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March FPIC 2020
Presented through a combined effort of NFPA and the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC) of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the recent NFPA/FPIC Regional Conference held at Lawrence Technological University drew an audience of over 60 attendees and featured industry speakers on the advanced sensor technologies for fluid power systems. The Detroit program included presentations from: The...

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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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Survey
The Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is conducting a "Potential for Energy Efficiency Improvements for Off-Road Vehicles" study for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and would like input from industry regarding opportunities and barriers to increased off-road vehicle efficiency. To submit your input on the topic, please fill out this questionnaire and email your responses...

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Display of research project posters_CCEFP
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Registration is now open for the next CCEFP Summit, which will take place at the University of Minnesota, May 19-21, 2020. The program features the latest developments in fluid power research projects, including projects awarded research supplements from the NFPA Foundation in 2019. Topics include: Fluid Power Energy Conversion...

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