Fluid Power Journal

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Fluid Power Industrial Consortium (FPIC)

The new Fluid Power Industrial Consortium at MSOE provides educational and networking opportunities for members of the fluid power industry in a non-compete …

Storage Receivers: Wet or Dry?

By Ron Marshall for the Compressed Air Challenge A common question asked when compressed air systems are being installed is where to locate the storage …

Offshore Technology Conference 2017

May 1-4, 2017 • NRG Park, Houston, TX The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance …

Select The Right Hydraulic Component Using Hydraulic Pump & Motor ISO Standards

By Jose M. Garcia Bravo, Ph.D., CFPS The International Standards Organization (ISO) helps hydraulic pump and motor users, manufacturers, and researchers …

Off-Road Diesel Mandate Exposes Need: Cleaner Fuel

By Aaron Keck and Rob Sabo, HYDAC New diesel engines used in off-road equipment for construction, agriculture, and power generation must be “Tier 4” …

2017 Electronics Q&A

Gary Gotting works in product management for Sun Hydraulics Corp. He has more than 35 years of experience in the fluid power and electro-hydraulics industry …

2017 IFPS Spring Meeting

Special thanks to the 35+ IFPS members who recently met in Orlando, Fla., to conduct the 2017 Spring Meeting. These dedicated members steer the Board of …

Vote for Your Favorite Photo Now!

Thank you to all participants who have entered the photo contest. It’s time to vote for the People’s Choice Award. You and your family/friends can vote …

2017 Off-Highway Directory Downloads

Download our 2017 Directory Listing and Product Matrix below. Click on the images for a PDF

2017 Salary Survey

The Fluid Power Journal, in collaboration with the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), established an online salary survey for 2017 in order to create a …

Mounting Requirements of Hydraulic Swivels

There’s more to the mounting requirements of a hydraulic swivel than meets the eye. Mounting rigidity and swivel torque are important design considerations, …

Psst…Your Compressor Is Trying to Tell You Something

If you’ve ever been in your industrial plant during a shutdown, you probably noticed that your compressed air system was trying to send you a message. That …

Industry Profile: New PIRTEK Location Aims at Hydraulic, Pneumatic Customer Base on Space Coast

Residents of Florida’s Space Coast can still occasionally see an Atlas rocket roar off the launch pad at Cape Canaveral and crease the sky—and with …

Transforming Applications

Fluid power has become a vital component in our ability to perform work: it harvests our crops, takes our waste to the landfill, moves the landing gear, …

Fluid Power Vocabulary ISO 5598

By John F. Berninger, CFPE, past chair of ISO TC 131 (2003-2015) Have you ever had a conversation about pressure in a fluid power system only to realize that …

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