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  • 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...

  • U.S. TAG to TC 131/SC 6
    28 2017 June

    Development of ISO Standards for Contamination Control Continues

    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...

  • 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...

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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  by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO Using 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: “The...

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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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  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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