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Is IFPS Certification Right For You?

Is IFPS Certification Right For You?

How safe are my employees? How efficient and reliable are my systems? What is my competitive advantage? Am I certifiable; are my employees?..

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Modern Technology behind Historical Wall

Modern Technology behind Historical Wall

Bolshoi Theater Boasts Extremely Flexible Stage Technology Before the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow could reopen, six years of complex..

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Sizing Tubes for Hydraulic Systems

Sizing Tubes for Hydraulic Systems

Tubing must meet two requirements: The inside diameter must be large enough to provide the flow area needed to assure that fluid velocity..

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2013 Salary Survey Results

2013 Salary Survey Results

Fluid Power Journal, in collaboration with the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), established an online salary survey for 2013 in..

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A New Spin On An Old Idea

A New Spin On An Old Idea

I am going to go out on a limb to make a suggestion. Now, for me, this is not all that unusual. I have been described as someone who thinks..

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Motion Control Technology Advances Aid Precision Automotive Manufacturing

Motion Control Technology Advances Aid Precision Automotive Manufacturing

Sometimes it’s not enough to simply close the control loop. Traditional control algorithms rely on eliminating an error between what is..

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Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback

Position feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders have used one of three traditional technologies:  magnetostrictive,..

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Vacuum Hose and Fittings

Vacuum Hose and Fittings

Most applications involving vacuum pick-and-place components utilize small-diameter hose and tubing—the same hose and tubing used on..

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Establishing a Fluid Power Program at Alfred State College

Establishing a Fluid Power Program at Alfred State College

A Case Study of IFPS Certification in Post-Secondary Education Alfred State College is a state university of New York College of Technology..

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Keys to Peer Leadership: An Unlikely Source

Keys to Peer Leadership: An Unlikely Source

As a small business CEO observed a window washer at the Atlanta airport one day, she asked what she thought to be a straightforward..

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