Fluid Power Journal

Compressed Air System Designs Begin with the Demands

The purpose of an assessment of an existing compressed air system or the design of a new one is to establish sustainable best practices for maximizing the …

The Negative Effects of Over-Pressurization

Power transmission in a hydraulic system is a product of flow and pressure. It follows that the power rating of a hydraulic pump or actuator is a product of …

Don’t Choke!

One of the more confusing aspects of vacuum pick-and-place systems is vacuum flow. Flow in a vacuum system, like any other fluid power project involving …

Profile: Engrenage Provincial Inc.

An Interview with Maxime Moisan, ing., MASc., CFPS, Director of Training What makes your company stand out in the industry? The scope of our services, our …

IMTS 2016

Third Largest Show for Registration and Exhibit Space, also Showcased Highest Number of Exhibitors in History The International Manufacturing Technology Show …

The Basics of Variable-Displacement Pump Controls

If you are operating a vane or gear pump, in most cases the controls are fairly simple. The pump is either loaded (doing work) or unloaded (all flow going …

Meet the Staff of the IFPS

Advancing Knowledge and Certification of Fluid Power Professionals Started working for the IFPS: I started working in the fluid power industry in 1994 when I …

The IFPS Announces 2017 President

The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) is pleased to announce Richard Bullers, CFPPS, SMC Corp. of America, who was elected the 57th president of IFPS …

IFPS Fluid Power Engineer Certification

All Certified Professional Engineers or degree equivalent (Bachelor of Science from ABET-recognized university) may apply for this certification. Additional …

IFPS Fluid Power System Designer

Fluid Power System Designer is an expanded credential focusing on advanced, system-level hydraulic, pneumatic, and electronic controls expertise along with …

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