You’re Invited: Engage with Prospective and Graduate Engineers at Purdue University

Last semester, NFPA sponsored two unique types of events at Purdue University. The first was a two session dinner series designed for admitted Black students and their families to connect with current students, alumni, and faculty from Purdue Polytechnic Institute, and envision themselves as Polytechnic students. Purdue shared with the families the next steps to…

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Did You Know? Best Practices Maximize the Energy Efficiency of Fluid Power Systems

2014 Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry

  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Well-designed and well-maintained fluid power systems can be very energy efficient. Unfortunately, many working fluid power systems are not well designed nor well maintained. Many technologies and best practices exist to maximize the energy efficiency of fluid power systems, including: Hydraulic systems: Eliminating parasitic losses Effective flow control Smart…

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