Fluid Power Journal

2019 Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Excels at Case Western Reserve University

By Lynn Beyer, Vice President of Workforce Development Programs, National Fluid Power Robotics Challenge winner. Noah won the $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per …

The Role Of Robotics And Cylinders In The Fluid Power Industry

By Bud Haver, President, and Chadwick Conte, Senior Marketing Strategist, Peninsular Cylinders When you hear the term “automation” your mind immediately …

LVDT Position Sensors Enable Next-Gen Hydraulics and Robotics Working in Extreme Environments

By Mike Marciante, Business Development Manager, NewTek Sensor Solutions Hydraulic and robotic systems are performing more often in areas with temperature, …

NFPA Announces 2018 Robotics Challenge Winner

Jacob Barnes of Orcutt, California, is the winner of the 2018 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship, which awards him $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years) …

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 …

Utilization of Sensitive Compliant Lightweight Robot Arms for Hydraulic Valve Assembly

Today’s industrial robots are well-fitted for the needs of mass production. They can perform repetitive tasks with high performance within a well-structured …

“Queens for a Day” – Junior FIRST LEGO League Team Welcomed at White House

Eight-year-old Natalie Hurley joined Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr.FLL) to “build with LEGO” and “meet cool people.” What she got was so much more. Last …

FIRST® RECYCLE RUSHSM 2015 Robotics Game Unveiled

Inventor and FIRST® Founder Dean Kamen launched the 2015 FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) season with the kickoff of a new robotics game called RECYCLE …

“Spare Parts” Movie Debuts in Theaters Featuring Robots Built by FIRST Teams

The stars are aligning for science and engineering as a new movie starring Jamie Lee Curtis, George Lopez, Carlos PenaVega, and Marisa Tomei about a …

Partnering for a Strong Workforce

Did you know that NFPA has developed a Roadmap to Building a Strong Workforce? It outlines a number of ways NFPA members can help: Be a guest speaker at a …

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