drop of oil

Episode 49 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Ivan Sheffield of Des-Case and Barry Verdegan of 11171 Solutions LLC. Listen below to hear about the influence of ISO particle-counting contamination standards on the performance and longevity of hydraulic systems. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and…

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Apples

Episode 46 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Stavros Vougioukas and Dennis Sadowski of UC Davis. Listen below to hear about their hydraulically actuated agricultural cobot which improves fruit harvesting efficiency by automatically raising and lowering human pickers. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique…

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Researchers

Episode 45 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Tim Kerrigan of MSOE’s Fluid Power Institute (FPI). Listen below to hear how the FPI is preparing its student staff members for the fluid power workforce. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving…

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NFPA News

By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO One of NFPA’s core strategic objectives is to provide our members with opportunities and resources to promote the unique strengths and inherent advantages offered by modern fluid power technology. There are a lot of ways for members to get engaged in our programs dedicated to advancing this objective. As we’ve…

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Episode 44 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Dan Baker of York Precision Machining & Hydraulics. Listen below to hear about the need for increased safety measures in industrial and mobile settings and how devices, like the Bear-Loc®, address those concerns in hydraulic systems. This fluid power industry-focused…

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Dairy factory

Episode 43 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Carl Lorentzen and Soren Rasmussen of Green Hydraulic Power. Listen below to hear about the major differences a variable speed drive can make in industrial hydraulic power units. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that…

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Episode 42 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Mike Guelker, a Product Manager at Festo. Listen below to hear what makes pneumatic grippers crucial to industrial applications and beyond. Listen to the Podcast This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the…

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Steering wheel of hybrid car

Episode 41 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Aldo Toscano, President of Marzocchi Pumps. Listen below to hear about the important role low-noise gear pumps play in automotive technology. Listen to the Podcast This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the…

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Episode 40 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Dr. Eric Barth, an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University. Listen below to hear about his new servo pump, developed to advance hydraulically actuated soft robotics technology. Listen to the Podcast This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people,…

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