Fluid Power Forum Episode 79: Pneumatic Vacuum Conveyors Deliver Just the Right Amount of Pet Food

This episode features Bill Fucich, a Senior Sales Engineer for Volkmann, a manufacturer of high-performance pneumatic vacuum conveyors. We recently saw an article in the trade press about their new line of enclosed pneumatic conveyors, used to transfer powders, pellets, and other bulk materials without risk of contamination, and we invited him into our forum…

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Episode 78: Pneumatic Cobots Create Repeatable Results for Crucial Industries

This episode features Jesse DeSanto, a National Product Development Manager for Cobots and Soft Robotics at SMC Corporation of America, and we invited him into our forum to learn about the pneumatic Cobots that are ensuring accurate and repeatable results in medical industry automation. Listen to Podcast Here This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people,…

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Episode 77: Electrification of Hydraulic Wheel Loaders Maintains Relevance of Fluid Power

This episode features Marty Christianson, the Market Manager for E-Mobility and AE Cooling Systems at HYDAC, and we invited him into our forum to learn more about E-Mobility and the electrification of off-highway hydraulic equipment.  Listen to Podcast Here This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry…

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Episode 76: Iowa State University’s Power Partner Status Benefits Students and Members

This episode features Brian Steward, a professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and Saxon Ryan, an assistant teaching professor, both at Iowa State University. On this episode, we invited them into our forum to learn more about ISU’s Power Partner University status and how it’s impacting their students and our members. Listen to Podcast Here…

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Episode 75: Smart Pneumatics Aid in Energy Consumption Reduction for Packaging Processes

This episode features Sandro Quintero, a Business Driver for Automation at Festo. We invited him to our forum to learn more about how Smart Pneumatics is reducing energy consumption in this key market. Listen to Podcast Here This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New…

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Episode 74: Fluid Power’s Unique Advantages Continue to Support Electric Truck Functions

This episode features D.J. O’Konek, the ESS Group Manager from Nott Company and Bob Grinstead, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer from Zeuss Electric Chassis. We invited them to our forum to learn about some of fluid power’s unique advantages to support electric truck functions. Listen to Podcast Here This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and…

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Episode 73: Innovative Hydraulic Applications in Aerospace

This episode features Tim Olthoff, the Chief Engineer for Parker Hannifin Aerospace in their Hydraulic Systems Division. We invited Tim into our forum to learn about some innovative applications of hydraulics in the aerospace market.  Listen to Podcast Here This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward.…

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NFPA to Award Research Supplements

Programs like the NFPA Research Supplement Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power,…

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Now Accepting Proposals for University Grants

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Programs like the University Fluid Power Grant Program is made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is committed to supporting university fluid power education and programs that train the…

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Promote Fluid Power Careers to University of Cincinnati Students March 24

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Programs like the Power Partner University Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. Fluid Power Careers Information Session March 24, 2021 | 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM CST  Virtual Event On…

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