Fluid Power Journal

What is Fluid Power?

Challenging Conventional Thinking By Andrew Smulski, President, Fluid Conveyance, Danfoss Power Solutions. If you were asked to envision a fluid power …

Technician to President: Jeff Hodges Becomes the 64th of IFPS

Welcoming a new era, Hodges brings 29 years of experience in the Fluid Power Industry. By Jeff Hodges. I was awestruck and honored when I was asked to be the …

Let’s Get Together

By Scott Sardina, PE, CFPS, CFPECS. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford The …

Hybrid Learning

By Donna Pollander, ACA, CEO, International Fluid Power Society. The IFPS has recently unveiled an innovative hybrid training initiative, and I’d like to …

Enhancing Sustainability by Maximizing Fluid Power Efficiency

By John Sander, Vice President of Research & Development, Lubrication Engineers, Inc. It is common for organizations today to try to maintain a balance …

You Don’t Use Everything You Learn in School

By Justin Fluegel, Research and Development Engineer. Recently my son and I discussed his potential obsolescence as Artificial Intelligence (AI) eliminates …

Ergonomics Improve Filtration System Safety, Reduce Operator Strain

By Wim Callaert, Senior Product Manager, Eaton Technologies GmbH, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. Ergonomics plays an important role in optimizing the design of …

Fluid Power, Resolute as Gold

By Ian J. Ford, Sr., Product Manager. “Two weeks to slow the spread.” “Essential workers only.” How can we forget such phrases? The U.S. economy was …

Passion for Pascal

By Janis Adams, Editor, Fluid Power Journal. The history of hydraulics has a long, winding and illustrious flow, as I am coming to understand in my new …

Fluid Power is Dead

By Rance Herren, Founder, Fluid Power SME. If a headline like this in a fluid power magazine does not grab your attention, I’m not sure what will. But if …