Make Your Hotel Reservations for FPIRC 2015


  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Hotel reservations are now be accepted by the Radisson Blu in downtown Chicago for the next Fluid Power Innovation and Research Conference (FPIRC), October 14-16, 2015. FPIRC, co-sponsored by NFPA and the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, is the premier conference for fluid power industry and academic…

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Additive Manufacturing Applications for Fluid Power?

ORNL Manufacturing Demonstration Facility

by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO I got a good look at some possible additive manufacturing applications for fluid power on my recent tour of the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) for additive manufacturing at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. Our friends at the CCEFP helped arrange the tour on the tail end of the…

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