Tag Archives: Standards

fluid power standardization
Due to the pandemic, ISO standards meetings were held in a virtual setting this year. In October, 15 working groups (representing over 100 fluid power engineers from Italy, Sweden, France, Germany, Turkey, United Kingdom, Japan, China, Portugal, and the United States) came together to further the advancement of ISO standards projects focused on accumulators, sealing...

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fluid power standardization
As the International Standards Organization (ISO) secretariat for Technical Committee (TC 131) – Fluid power, NFPA coordinates standardization work, both internationally at the ISO level and nationally at the technical advisory group level. NFPA is looking for cylinder engineers interested in participating in this work. Committee members view and download documents and reply to ballots...

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fluid power standardization
NFPA is looking for engineers interested in participating standards development activities as experts in ISO/TC 131 and/or the U.S. TAG to TC 131. One of the strengths of ISO standardization is that the standards are created by the people who need them. In the United States, 153 industry experts participate on 11 technical advisory groups (TAGs)...

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fluid power standardization
The fall ISO/TC 131 meetings were held in Milan, Italy from October 7 – 17, 2019. A record number of fluid power experts attended a combination of 17 subcommittee and/or working group meetings that focused on hydraulic and pneumatic quick-action couplings, o-rings, seals, contamination control/filters, cylinder mounting dimensions, component and system sound measurement, and water...

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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 35 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were recently published: Subcommittee 4 – Connectors ISO 6150:2018 Pneumatic fluid power — Cylindrical quick-action...

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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 224 published ISO standards to date.  There are 49 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were recently published: Subcommittee 3 – Cylinders ISO 6099:2018 Fluid power systems and components...

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fluid power standardization
Work continues in the ISO Technical Committee 131 – Fluid power systems, Subcommittee 6 – Contamination Control and in the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to this subcommittee to revise ISO 11171, Calibration of automatic particle counters for liquids. Round robin testing is being conducted in parallel with the revision to support NIST’s development of SRM 2806d...

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fluid power standardization
The U.S. Technical Advisory (TAG) to Subcommittee 4 – Connectors and Couplings recently met in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Thirty-two committee members came together to continue the U.S. ISO standards fluid power connectors-related development work. The committee members focused their efforts on the deliverables for the upcoming fall TC 131/SC 4 meetings in Frankfurt, Germany. In October,...

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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 224 published ISO standards to date. There are 49 standards currently under development. The following ISO standards were published this past month: Subcommittee 4 – Connectors (couplings) ISO 8434-1: 2018 Metallic tube...

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