Fluid Power Journal

Success in Fluid Power 

By Lisa Debenedetto, CFPS, Sales Application Engineer Midwest USA, Argo-Hytos When I was asked to write this article, after the initial panic attack, I …

Powerful New Website Planned for IFPS

The International Fluid Power Society is planning to release its new website (www.IFPS.org) in the upcoming months. The new website offers improved navigation, …

Upcoming Accredited Instructor (AI) and Authorized Job Performance Proctor (AJPP) Workshops

October 15-18, 2018, in Auburn, Washington (near Seattle) The AI workshop assess instructional abilities and acquaints the participant with the IFPS …

If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, How Many Words is an “Animated” Picture Worth?

Visually seeing a circuit perform along with a description of operation can increase the comprehension of a particular component’s operation and its function …

Accepting the Challenges of Fluid Power

By Mohaned Shahin, CFPS, Account Manager, Parker Hannifin Corporation I believe that the early experience I had working with hydraulics, and failing, is a …

Certification Empowers Opportunity

Certification empowers individuals and companies with confidence, credibility and efficiency IFPS CERTIFICATION empowers fluid power distributors, …

Understanding The Characteristics of Pressure Regulators

Air regulators are pressure reducing valves. They keep the downstream pressure constant, regardless of fluctuations in either the upstream pressure or the rate …

Welcome to the Future of Fluid Power!

By DAN HELGERSON, CFPAI, CFPS, CFPMT, CFPECS, CFPSD After many years with little or no change in the components or approaches to the application of fluid …

Understanding the Application of Fluid Conditioning: The Effect of Contamination

Water: In hydraulic fluids, excess water can degrade the fluid and the system in numerous ways, even  though water may be present in small quantities. In …

2018 IFPS Spring Meeting Recap

Special thanks to the IFPS members who recently met in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to conduct the IFPS 2018 spring meeting. These dedicated members steer the …

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