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  • ISO/TC 131 Meetings in San Antonio
    07 2017 June

    NFPA Hosts 2017 Spring ISO/TC 131 Meetings

    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...

  • IFPE 2017 Standards Meetings
    11 2017 April

    U.S. Standards Technical Advisory Groups Convene During IFPE 2017

    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...

  • NFPA member news
    08 2017 March

    In Memoriam: Lexair Founder Passes Away

    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...

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

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  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Shortly after establishing a new process for determining positions of public advocacy for standardization initiatives (see this NFPA News post), the NFPA Board of Directors has adopted the association’s...

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In Memoriam Jim Morgan, NFPA’s Technical Director, CEO, and founder of ISO/TC 131 from 1965 – 1988 died on March 24, 2016 in Venice, Florida. He was 92 years old. Originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin, Morgan was...

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  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. As a result, our Board of Directors recently determined...

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As of December 31, 2015, John Berninger, Parker Hannifin retiree and consultant, has stepped down in his role as chairman of ISO/TC 131, Fluid Power Systems. Berninger had chaired the TC 131 development of ISO...

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The International Standards Organization (ISO) technical committee for fluid power (TC 131), along with 19 of its subcommittees and working groups, converged on Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Milan, Italy in October to foster standards...

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ISO and NFPA standards are available from a number of sources. Use these links to search for and purchase fluid power standards: American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Document Center Information Handling Service (IHS) International Organization...

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Okinawa, Japan was the site of the ISO/TC 131 – fluid power systems spring meeting cluster during the week of May 18, 2015.  Six subcommittees and working groups involved in fluid power vocabulary, pneumatic cylinders...

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The U. S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO/TC 131- fluid power systems has been working on a number of projects in May. Following is a sampling of current projects underway in the committees: Published...

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