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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...

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U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 131/SC 4 (Connectors and similar products and components) chair Phil Robinson, Parker Hannifin Corp., and vice chair Jim Miller, Deere & Company, have recently retired. NFPA would like to thank each...

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Since November 2013, an ad hoc group of the U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 131 for Fluid Power Systems has been meeting by teleconference to discuss the feasibility of creating Standards for determining power consumption of components within...

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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Two NFPA Standards are Withdrawn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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