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The U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for contamination control (TC 131/SC 6) met in June to continue their ISO standardization work in fluid power filtration. More than 30 NFPA TAG and SAE filter test engineering...

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ISO/TC 131 Meetings in San Antonio

NFPA Hosts 2017 Spring ISO/TC 131 Meetings

June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Working Groups in San Antonio SC 1/WG 2 – Vocabulary SC 1/WG 4 – Product properties and classifications SC 7/WG 3 – Design criteria for O-ring standard applications SC 7/WG 4 – Rotary shaft lip...

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IFPE 2017 was the site of two standards development committee meetings this past March.  Members from NFPA and SAE came together to discuss current and future ISO standards projects in: Contamination control – filtration Connectors – port...

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Fall has been a busy time for the ISO/TC 131 – fluid power systems working groups.  Forty-seven delegates representing the U.S. and other international member bodies around the globe met in October in Frankfurt, Germany...

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Standards development committee members from NFPA, ARPM, and SAE came together recently in downtown Indianapolis to discuss all things connectors – port and fitting ends, flange port connectors, hydraulic and pneumatic quick-action couplings, test methods for fluid power hose...

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Thirty-one members of the U.S. technical advisory group (TAG) on filtration standards met in Minneapolis last week to discuss hydraulics, fuel, lube oil, and air filtration test standards related to fluid power and automotive engines. Members...

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Fluid power experts from around the globe recently gathered at the University of Science and Technology in Wrocław, Poland. They discussed fluid power related ISO standard issues in the following subcommittees and working groups: Fluid...

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Education Roadmap road to horizon

NFPA Visits SafeWay Hydraulics

May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

While in Minneapolis, MN last month to attend the NFPA Regional Meeting, Eric Lanke, Lynn Beyer and I had the opportunity to drive up to St. Paul to visit longtime NFPA member company SafeWay Hydraulics,...

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In my role as NFPA OEM marketing manager I follow many different authors on the topics of pneumatics and hydraulics.  When I find an article that relates to some of the blogs we talk about...

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In their final blog on this topic, Festo Corporation continues to focus on reducing the operational costs of pneumatic systems and discusses how users can get more throughput while using less energy. Everyone wins; the...

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