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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...

This is the second article in a series to keep our members better informed about Standards development and to also report on the progress of this energy efficiency initiative as it relates to ISO Standards....

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Standards Development

Two NFPA Standards are Withdrawn

November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the NFPA Technical Board meeting this past spring, a number of NFPA standards underwent five-year reviews. One of the reviews was NFPA/T3.28.9 R1-1989 (R2009), Fluid power systems and products – Moving parts fluid controls...

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In October, the British Fluid Power Association hosted the annual ISO Technical Committee 131 – Fluid Power Standards development meetings at the British Standards Institute (BSI) headquarters in London, United Kingdom.  Sixteen separate subcommittee and...

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World Standards Week

NFPA Participates in World Standards Day

October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week, NFPA was in Washington DC to participate in World Standards Day.  Denise Rockhill, NFPA’s staff liaison for Standards development, attended the ANSI business meeting and participated in the ANSI organizational member forum. John...

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World Standards Week

U.S. Celebrates World Standards Day

September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Standardization has long been an important engine for innovation and economic growth. As the world transitions to a truly global economy, standards have taken on special significance, helping to assure that organizations everywhere can compete...

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This is the first article in a series being written in NFPA News to keep our members better informed about Standards development and to also report on the progress of this energy efficiency initiative as...

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ISO 7241:2014 which specifies the interface dimensions and basic performance requirements for two series of hydraulic quick-action couplings has recently been published. This Standard provides users of hydraulic components with a standardized method to help...

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Standards Development activity for July 2014

August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

A number of ISO draft International Standards related to connectors,  cylinders, and contamination control have been circulated for ballot.  Two new working drafts (WD) are currently being considered by their respective U. S. TAG committees:...

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The U. S. Technical Advisory Group (U.S. TAG) to ISO/TC 131 provides input and promotes U.S. interests in the development of the International Standards Organization (ISO) standards for fluid power products and systems. NFPA administers the...

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NFPA would like to thank ISO/TC 131/SC 6/WG 2 convener Dr. Leonard Bensch (retired Pall Corp.), ISO/TC 131/SC 6/WG 1 convener Michael Day (retired Pall Corp., U.K.) and secretary to ISO Technical Committee 131 and...

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