Fluid Power Forum Episode 86: Lowering Emissions in Turf Care Applications Through Hybrid-Electro Systems

Dave is a Technology Manager at Nott Company, a supplier of fluid power products and systems, industrial products and custom rubber fabrication including software and controls options to enhance performance and control of fluid power systems. Dave recently gave a presentation at one of our Quarterly Technology Conferences on lowering emission in turf care applications through…

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Fluid Power Forum Episode 83: IFPE Preview: Electrification of Hydraulic Solutions Using an ePTO

Chris is a Business Development Manager of Electrification for Parker Hannifin, a diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. Parker Hannifin will be exhibiting several hydraulic-electric hybrid systems for implement control in mobile applications at IFPE – the International…

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Fluid Power Forum Episode 82: IFPE Preview: Independent Electrohydraulic System Increases Efficiency and Reliability in Aerospace and Military Applications

Tom is a Design Engineer for Project Phoenix, a manufacturing company formed in 2014 as a research and development skunkworks project of Empire Southwest, one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in the world. Project Phoenix now holds dozens of granted domestic and international patents on its new Independent Electrohydraulic System technology. After eight years of…

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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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