Fluid Power Journal

Working Under Pressure

An Introduction to Fluid Power I’ve created a Powerpoint presentation to help demonstrate the “push” in fluid power. Click HERE to download …

Kidney Loop

We are in the Fluid Power business.  We are convinced that Fluid Power is the right choice for transferring energy in this specific application.  We know …

Profile: Rocky Phoenix, CFPMHM, CFPMHT

How did you get started in the fluid power industry? I moved to Northern Nevada to be in a rural setting after living in Seattle, Wash., for 35 years. A chance …

NFPA Releases Annual Report on U.S. Fluid Power Industry

Presentation Available for Member Use In an attempt to raise the profile of the fluid power industry in the general public and public policy arena, NFPA has …

Quads and the Fluid Power Systems Conference

When I first heard the word “quadrillion,” I thought it was a fictitious number like “gazillion” or “bazillion,” but it turns out to be a real …

So, You Say You Want to Make a Difference

One of the most rewarding things that ever happened to me in the field of fluid power was when a high school student spoke to me after a two-hour pneumatic …

Fluid Power Industry Reviews, Selects Research Projects for CCEFP

One of the most common questions I get about the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) is how they pick which research projects to fund. It’s …

Underwrite a Scholarship

You can help keep the fluid power industry supplied with young professionals by becoming a scholarship underwriter. The Foundation’s trustees receive and …

Robotics: The Only High School Sport Where Every Kid Can Go Pro

FIRST® Builds Momentum for Robotics as Official Extracurricular Sports Activity; Texas Joins Growing List of States to Sanction Robotics Program as Official …

You Made the Mess; Now You Clean It Up!

Now, don’t laugh, but I once designed a hydraulic system for automatically cleaning horse stalls using the energy from the movement of the waiting horse. I …

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