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Increasing Awareness, Strengthening Our Industry

Increasing Awareness, Strengthening Our Industry

I would like to thank each and every member of the IFPS for making the Society what it is today. There is a bond of professional fellowship..

11/23/2014 with 0 Comments
Hold It Down

Hold It Down

Most of my previous articles have been about vacuum pick-and-place, which is the most common application in fluid power circles for vacuum..

11/19/2014 with 0 Comments
How to Keep Oil Dry and Clean in Challenging Environments

How to Keep Oil Dry and Clean in Challenging Environments

For several dozen years, subsea hydraulic systems have relied on air springs to serve as self-contained volume compensators. Now the same..

11/16/2014 with 0 Comments
Fluid Power Professionals and The Military

Fluid Power Professionals and The Military

G.I. Bill Information The IFPS is an approved organization by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide..

11/10/2014 with 0 Comments
Military Vehicle Driving Simulator Uses Synchronized Electro-Hydraulic Controls

Military Vehicle Driving Simulator Uses Synchronized Electro-Hydraulic Controls

A standard way of building motion simulators is to start with a Stewart platform. Stewart platforms enable movement with six degrees of..

11/09/2014 with 0 Comments
2014 IFPS Meeting – Charleston, SC

2014 IFPS Meeting – Charleston, SC

11/05/2014 with 0 Comments
Safety Locks Keep Opera Singing

Safety Locks Keep Opera Singing

As with all theater performances, the illusion of a reality on an opera stage must be preserved seamlessly and without visual distraction...

11/02/2014 with 0 Comments
Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

Repairing Hydraulic Servo Valves in Seismic Vibrator Trucks

Seismic vibrator trucks (aka “thumper trucks”) send shockwaves deep into the earth’s subsurface to locate untapped hydrocarbon..

10/26/2014 with 0 Comments

Fluid Power and Additive Manufacturing

By Eric Lanke, CEO, NFPA One of the biggest splashes at the recent IMTS show in Chicago was the 3-D printed car. In case you haven’t..

10/23/2014 with 0 Comments

NFPA Reaches Wide Audience at IMTS

NFPA participated in the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, Ill, on September 8-13, 2014. The IFPE Fluid Power..

10/23/2014 with 0 Comments
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