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  • ISO standards development meetings in Switzerland
    26 2017 October

    Fluid Power Standards Development Continues in Switzerland

    The Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV) in Winterthur, Switzerland was the host of the fall TC 131 fluid power systems ISO standards development meetings. Two subcommittees (Connectors and Contamination Control) and 11 working groups met...

  • standards meetings in Nashville and Madison
    21 2017 September

    Contamination, Connectors Groups Convene Prior to ISO Meetings

    Last week was a busy week for two of NFPA’s fluid power U.S. technical advisory groups (TAGs). Technical Committee 131’s Subcommittee Six (SC 6) on contamination/filters met in Madison, Wisconsin and Subcommittee Four (SC 4)...

  • Flat Walt at ISO meetings
    06 2017 July

    Flat Walt Learns Standards- A High School STEM Initiative

    When the workforce team traveled to Houston for the FIRST® Robotics Competition, we encountered many teams with creative branding and marketing ideas. One that stood out was the unique spin on “Flat Stanley,” a children’s...

The Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV) in Winterthur, Switzerland was the host of the fall TC 131 fluid power systems ISO standards development meetings. Two subcommittees (Connectors and Contamination Control) and 11 working groups met...

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Last week was a busy week for two of NFPA’s fluid power U.S. technical advisory groups (TAGs). Technical Committee 131’s Subcommittee Six (SC 6) on contamination/filters met in Madison, Wisconsin and Subcommittee Four (SC 4)...

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When the workforce team traveled to Houston for the FIRST® Robotics Competition, we encountered many teams with creative branding and marketing ideas. One that stood out was the unique spin on “Flat Stanley,” a children’s...

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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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NFPA member news

In Memoriam: Lexair Founder Passes Away

March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

In Memoriam Clifford Allen Jr. passed away on February 23, 2017 at the age of 90. He studied engineering in college and founded Lexair, Inc. in 1977, where he went on to be awarded 13...

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    by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO Utilizing a process for determining positions of public advocacy for standardization initiatives (see this NFPA News post), the NFPA Board of Directors has adopted the following position: “The...

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO   Utilizing a process for determining positions of public advocacy for standardization initiatives (see this NFPA News post), the NFPA Board of Directors has adopted the following position: “The...

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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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