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2016 Systems Integrator Directory Listing and Matrix

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Valve Positioners Offer Improved Control Valve Performance

Valve positioners have changed the way actuated control valves respond within a process control loop. By adding either a pneumatic or electro-pneumatic …

Hydraulics are Fun!

Eaton’s Event Introduces 27 Minority Students to Hydraulics Training and Career Paths Eaton sponsored the second-annual “Hydraulics are Fun!” event …

6 Surprising Capabilities of Modern Hydraulics

Anyone gaining only a superfluous familiarity with fluid technology can easily underestimate the performance and intelligence of modern hydraulics. Who would …

You Can Influence the Fluid Power Industry with Chapter Outreach

By Scott Gower, CFPS Talking to others about oneself is natural. Explaining one’s career in fluid power to the Average Joe is often complex, and the …

Utilization of Sensitive Compliant Lightweight Robot Arms for Hydraulic Valve Assembly

Today’s industrial robots are well-fitted for the needs of mass production. They can perform repetitive tasks with high performance within a well-structured …

2015 IFPS Annual Meeting

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IFPS Pathways to Success

To keep pace with the broad and ever-changing needs of industry, the International Fluid Power Society provides many specific and complementary certifications …

Storage of Pneumatic & Vacuum Components

The primary materials (excluding electronics) in industrial pneumatic and vacuum components subject to degradation under adverse conditions are the elastomers …

Gestamp North America: Learning, Development, and Certification for a Global Industry

Gestamp’s strength as a global organization relies upon its people’s values and professional skills. We encourage continuous learning through networking …

The IFPS and the Military

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

Eaton Brings Together Distributors, Customers, and End Users at Annual Distributor Meeting

In September, Eaton’s Hydraulics Group hosted its 2015 Eaton Distributor Meeting, or EDM, welcoming more than 1,000 distributors, original equipment …

Utility Construction Industry Gathers at “The Demo Expo”

ICUEE 2015 – the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition – set a new show record as the largest ever with more than 18,000 registered …

Simulating a Piezoelectric-Actuated Hydraulic Pump Design

Hydraulic pumps are often the focus of automotive engineers attempting to reduce energy losses. For example, power steering systems have progressed from purely …

Company Profile: Hydraquip

A Certification Success Story What makes Hydraquip stand out in the fluid power industry? One of the unique things we have done is segregate our business into …

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