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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...

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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The second edition of the International Standard for assessing the reliability of pneumatic pressure regulators, ISO 19973-4:2014, was published in March 2014. The standard provides test procedures for assessing the reliability of pneumatic pressure regulators...

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Two ISO draft International Standards related to cylinders have been circulated for ballot: ISO/DIS 4393 (basic series of piston strokes for fluid power cylinders [revision of ISO 4393:1978]) – U.S. TAG ballot closes 2014-05-12. ISO/DIS...

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The ISO working group on accumulators is developing an ISO document for requirements, especially for performance, for gas-loaded accumulators (ISO/TS 16920). The intention of the project is to create a single document to replace the...

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Standards Development

Standards Development Activity for April

April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

  A proposal to revise ISO 11943:1999 (methods of calibration and validation of on-line automatic particle-counting systems) is out for ballot.  The U.S. TAG ballot to determine the USA vote closes 2014-04-09. ISO/FDIS 7241-1 (hydraulic quick-action...

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February Standards Update

January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest progress on International Standards Doc # Name Stage/Close Date Impact Contamination control ISO 3723:1976 Hydraulic filter element end load test International Standard circulated to the U.S. TAG to ISO/TC 131/SC 6 for systematic...

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The Latest Progress on International Standards

January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Doc # Name Stage/Close Date Impact Cylinders ISO 3320: 2013 Metric fluid power cylinder bores, piston rod diameters and area ratios Third edition of International Standard published 2013-12-01, superseding ISO 3320:1987 and ISO 7181:1991. Provides...

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Do you want to be sure that the fluid power graphical symbols you use every day are the latest and most accurate?  The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) offers subscriptions to its graphical symbols collections...

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