Fluid Power Journal

Transforming Our Thinking: What in the World is a VDT?

Ok, let me see a show of hands. How many of you are familiar with a turbocharger? Now keep the hands up so we can count. I see the NASCAR group is responding …

Then and Now: Looking Back/Forward 25 Years

By Dan Helgerson, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPSD, CFPMT, CFPCC A careful look at the last 25 years in the fluid power industry reveals both exciting and …

Transforming Our Thinking About: Energy Units and the Cost of Control

By Dan Helgerson, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPSD, CFPMT, CFPCC I had a friend in college who lived in the city and was accustomed to driving aggressively in …

Transforming Our Thinking About: Energy Units

By Dan Helgerson, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPSD, CFPMT, CFPCC We are taught to think of fluid power in terms of flow and pressure; flow is for velocity and …

Then and Now: Energy Awareness

By Dan Helgerson, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPSD, CFPMT, CFPCC In 1994, I visited an injection molding plant in Claremont, New Hampshire. The facility had …

Filler Filter/Breathers

By Dan Helgerson, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPSD, CFPMT, CFPCC, CFPSOS LLC I once worked at a blow-molding facility with 16 hydraulic power units. The units …

Digital Displacement Pumps

By Dan Helgerson, CFPS, CFPAI, CFPJPP, CFPSD, CFPMT, Perisseuma Energy There seems to be a lot of excitement about the emerging technology surrounding the …

Updated and Released!

The IFPS Math for Certification booklet is very popular among individuals preparing to take an IFPS certification test, and Volume 2 promises to be even more …

Transforming Applications

Fluid power has become a vital component in our ability to perform work: it harvests our crops, takes our waste to the landfill, moves the landing gear, …

Transformation Complete

Fluid power has become a vital component in our ability to perform work: it harvests our crops, takes our waste to the landfill, moves the landing gear, …

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