Fluid Power Journal

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IFPS Membership – What Do You Make of It?

I am sometimes questioned about the IFPS logo on my shirt. Once I was asked if it was a symbol for some type of “secret society.” This gave me a chuckle and the opportunity for a short elevator speech, but it also gave me pause for thought. I happily explained that the International Fluid Power […]

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IFPS Certification is a Bright Idea

Have you ever wondered what happens when you flip on a light switch? Fluid power might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but electricity suppliers and transmission companies rely on equipment controlled by hydraulic and electronic systems to install and maintain our energy supply. Technical fluid power knowledge is paramount for the […]

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Wake-Up Call

If you are reading this article, you probably already know what fluid power is, how most of us ended up in this field, and how hard it is to find your replacement. For those of you not familiar with fluid power, it is many times referred to as the “hidden giant”—unmatched power density working behind […]

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Fluid Power Journal is the official publication of the International Fluid Power Society


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