Fluid Power Journal

RG Group Names New Executives

RG Industries recently named two new members of its executive team. Steve Bennis was named CEO of RG Group, and Patrick Gross was announced as president and …

Test Your Skills: Understand the Application of Hydrostatic Systems

The typical hydrostatic transmission consists of a closed circuit where a pump provides flow to a hydraulic motor without the use of directional valves. The …

Spring Meeting Dates Changed

The International Fluid Power Society’s in-person spring meeting, previously scheduled May 4-7, has been rescheduled and will take place May 3-6 at the …

Update on the Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic Certification

The International Fluid Power Society expects to release an updated mobile hydraulic mechanic certification by the end of the year. The certification is …

A New Road to Hydraulic Specialist Certification

IFPS released the hydraulic specialist (HS) certification test, designed to be comprehensive, in 2017. The test benchmarks competencies showing that, as a …

The Certification Journey

Are you interested in certification but unclear on how to get started? Here are the steps to becoming a certified fluid power professional. 1. Select your …

Upcoming Web Seminars

Register at ifps.org/web-seminars Feb. 18: Testing Mobile Hydraulic Equipment: A Basic Overview Presented by Bradley Wagner, CFPAI, Manitowoc Cranes, Product …

IFPS Members-Only Benefits

Discounts Robust member perks program with local and national discounts, 1M+ redemption locations, and $4,500+ in per-member savings. Member forum. Study-group …

Test Your Skills: The Difference Between Isothermal and Adiabatic Conditions

Hydraulic accumulators use weights, springs, or gas pressure to generate the precharge force against the fluid that is stored for use in the system. …

Congratulations to our newly Certified Fluid Power Accredited Instructors (CFPAI) and Authorized Job Performance Proctors (AJPP)

Approved candidates hold at least one certification, conducted a preplanned presentation, and were evaluated by a panel of subject-matter experts and peers …

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