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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...

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Two NFPA Standards are Withdrawn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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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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