Fluid Power Forum Explores Groundbreaking Research Regarding Incorporation of Electrification in Hydraulic Off-Road Equipment

Episode 61 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Kanok Boriboonsomsin of UC Riverside. Listen below to hear the exclusive discussion about UC Riverside’s yet-to-be-published research on the readiness of off-highway hydraulic equipment to incorporate electric power as their prime mover. This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies…

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NFPA Awards Eleven Fluid Power Research Supplements

The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is actively working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power. One of the ways it does this is by supporting academic researchers in fluid power. This helps to engage current and build the careers of future university faculty who are and will be in a position…

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Fluid Power Presentation Featured in World Ag Expo Seminar Lineup

Part of NFPA’s mission is to provide opportunities and resources for its members to promote the unique strengths and inherent advantages offered by modern fluid power technology. To this end, a new education program strategy targeting trade shows in key customer markets is set to add to our existing menu of programs and help further…

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NFPA Publishes 2021 Update to Fluid Power Technology Roadmap


A new publication, the 2021 NFPA Technology Roadmap: Improving the Design, Manufacture and Function of Fluid Power Components and Systems, has been published by the National Fluid Power Association. Copies can be downloaded after a brief registration process from the following website: https://www.nfpa.com/home/industry-stats/NFPA-Technology-Roadmap.htm   The purpose of the Roadmap is to provide NFPA member companies…

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Full Agenda for June NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference Available

June 2021 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Quarterly ConferenceJune 3, 2021 | 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM (Central Time)Register Here by May 31 A full agenda for the June 3 Virtual NFPA/FPIC Quarterly Conference on Advanced Software and Smart Tools for Fluid Power Component and System Design, Simulation and Optimization is now available. The conference, which will take place online via the…

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Fluid Power Forum Explores Capabilities of Agricultural Cobot Designed with Hydraulic Harvesting System


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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