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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Fluid Power Forum Examines New ISO Standard Set to Save Time and Money on Hydraulic Systems

Episode 54 of Fluid Power Forum, NFPA’s fluid power industry-focused podcast, is now live. This episode features Jason Nicholson, the TC 131/SC 8/WG 13 convenor for the International Standards Organization. Listen below to hear about the improved standard for calculating the derived displacement of hydraulic pumps and motors and the impact this advancement will have on time…

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Fluid Power Forum Explores Influence of Contamination Standards on Hydraulic Systems

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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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Contribute Your Engineering Expertise on Behalf of the Industry

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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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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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