International Fluid Power Experts Meet Virtually to Continue ISO Standards Development

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October was a busy month for ISO/TC 131, Fluid power systems. A total of 16 subcommittees and working groups met throughout the month. Over 100 fluid power engineers from Italy, Sweden, France, Germany, Turkey, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Japan, Sweden, China, Portugal and the United States came together to further the advancement of ISO standards.…

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Development of ISO Standards Continues for Contamination Control, Connectors, and Terms and Symbols Committees

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The U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) for contamination control (TC 131/SC 6), connectors (TC 131/SC 4) and terms and symbols (SC 1/WG 2) met recently to continue the ISO standardization work in fluid power systems. More than 30 NFPA TAG and SAE connector and filter test engineering experts attended in-person or virtually. Both NFPA and…

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INFLUENCE the global conversation in the standards development process.DISCOVER breakthroughs in fluid power technology.ENGAGE with important fluid power stakeholders and decision makers.JOIN the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to Technical Committee 131 – Fluid Power Systems As the International Standards Organization (ISO) secretariat for Technical Committee (TC 131) – Fluid power, NFPA coordinates standardization work, both internationally at the ISO…

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Fluid Power Experts Continue Standards Development Virtually in 2021

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ISO and Technical Advisory Group committee meetings continue to be held virtually this year. The TC 131 spring meetings wrapped up with 10 working groups (representing over 100 fluid power engineers from Italy, Sweden, France, Germany, Turkey, United Kingdom, Japan, Sweden, China, Portugal, and the United States) coming together to further the advancement of ISO…

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2021 Rings in with New U.S TC 131 Leadership

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NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from ISO/TC 131 Standards Development. As the International Standards Organization (ISO) secretariat for Technical Committee (TC 131) – Fluid power systems, NFPA coordinates standardization work, both internationally at…

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Cylinder Experts Needed for Fluid Power Standards Development

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As the International Standards Organization (ISO) secretariat for Technical Committee (TC 131) – Fluid power, NFPA coordinates standardization work, both internationally at the ISO level and nationally at the technical advisory group level. NFPA is looking for cylinder engineers interested in participating in this work. Committee members view and download documents and reply to ballots…

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ISO/TC 131 Fluid Power Systems Meets in Milan, Italy

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The fall ISO/TC 131 meetings were held in Milan, Italy from October 7 – 17, 2019. A record number of fluid power experts attended a combination of 17 subcommittee and/or working group meetings that focused on hydraulic and pneumatic quick-action couplings, o-rings, seals, contamination control/filters, cylinder mounting dimensions, component and system sound measurement, and water…

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U.S. Technical Advisory Groups Hold Fall Meetings

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September has been a busy month for the fluid power U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs). Forty-one committee members from the U.S. TAG to Subcommittee 4 – Connectors and Couplings came together the week of September 10 in Louisville, Kentucky and 23 committee members of the U.S. TAG to Subcommittee 6 – Contamination control reconvened the week…

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Contamination Control Standards Development Group Meets in Florida

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Twenty-eight committee members of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to Subcommittee 6 – Contamination control reconvened the week of June 10 in St. Augustine, Florida. The focus of the meeting was on deliverables for the October 2019 TC 131/SC 6 meetings in Milan, Italy where U.S. experts will meet with worldwide engineering counterparts. Work continues…

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