Fluid Power Journal

Test Your Skills: Size a Rotary Actuator

Rotary actuators are used to provide a partial rotation or pivoting action to a component where the space available is not practical for a cylinder and …

Nominate Now for Fluid Power Hall of Fame

IFPS is accepting nominations for its 2021 Fluid Power Hall of Fame awards. The Hall of Fame acknowledges individuals who have made significant contributions …

Date Changed for IFPS Spring Meeting

The date for the in-person spring meeting of the International Fluid Power Society has been changed. The meeting is now scheduled for May 4-7. The location …

Make Your Team Stronger

IFPS Corporate Commitment Packages help your bottom line with significant savings and offers opportunities for improved safety, improved reliability, greater …

Test Your Skills: Understand the Application of Regenerative Circuits

Regeneration is a general term that describes what happens when exhausting hydraulic fluid from the rod side of an actuator is directed back into the pressure …

Train-the-Trainer Workshop

Looking to improve your instructor skills? Interested in becoming an IFPS Accredited Instructor? Consider the Train-the-Trainer Workshop, a two-day virtual …

IFPS Welcomes Two New Board Members

Steve Bogush, CFPHS, CFPAI/AJPP, district sales manager at Poclain Hydraulics, was elected director-at-large at the 2020 virtual annual meeting. He will take …

IFPS Announces 2021 Officers

The International Fluid Power Society is pleased to announce that Rocky Phoenix, CFPMMH, was elected 2021 president and chair during the IFPS annual meeting. …

IFPS Charts 2021 Projects

IFPS held its 2020 annual meeting virtually on Sept. 25. The board of directors approved a number of projects by the education, marketing, membership and …

Test Your Skills: Electric Flow Control Devices

Flow control valves influence actuator speeds in a fluid power system. Increasing or decreasing the opening to flow at a throttling point adjusts the flow to …

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