Fluid Power Journal

Graphical Standard 1219

By Gary Baumgardner, principle engineer at Parker Hannifin Corp., TC 131 chairman We use or are guided by graphical symbols every day of our lives. Stop signs …

The ISO Organization and How the Fluid Power Industry is Included

ISO is the international organization where standards are approved for use in many areas of technology and management. ISO does not write any of the standards; …

NFPA’s Role in Fluid Power Standardization Advocacy

by Eric Lanke, NFPA CEO Standards development is a key activity that contributes to the fulfillment of NFPA’s mission to strengthen the fluid power industry. …

Ergonomic Lifting Made Easier with Vacuum Technology

Apart from being backbreaking work, the lifting of heavy objects can so easily end in disaster. According to the laws of physics, the gravitational potential …

New Test Method Raises Performance Standard for Rod Wipers in Hydraulic Systems

Dirt ingression is a major cause of hydraulic system inefficiency, degradation, and failure. Although superior filtration systems exist and are used to limit …

Specifying Pneumatic Cylinders – Part 2

Air cylinders are offered in a variety of industry standards. Within these standards, air cylinders come in an assortment of shapes, sizes, and types, as well …

Specifying Pneumatic Cylinders – Part 1

Air cylinders are offered in a variety of industry standards. Within these standards, air cylinders come in an assortment of shapes, sizes, and types, as well …

Standardizing Energy Measurement for Fluid Power Systems

By Eric Lanke, CEO, NFPA The following article was written for NFPA’s Power2Move blog–a site created for those interested in knowing more about new …

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