For those Fluid Power Design Blog readers interested in learning more about hydraulic cylinders, look no further. I ran across this post by the folks at Aggressive Hydraulics and thought that the article might give basic system design answers to some of your common hydraulic cylinder issues. In the blog a video from the Science […]
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The next several blog posts are contributed by Philipp Wahl, Festo AG & Co. KG. Mr. Wahl introduces valve technologies, what we need to know about poppet valves, piston spool valves and the cartridge principle. He will also give us a valve selection aid to help us determine which valve type suits us best. Piston Spool Valves […]
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You may have seen it in your inbox already. Just this week we sent out the annual Communications Survey because it’s that time of year again. Time to start planning for another year. In order to understand how we can tweak our communications strategy to help us get you the information you need, we’d like to […]
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Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas received a fluid power lab grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation in 2014. With it they purchased three new trainers—one hydraulic based and two pneumatic based, and students in four classes are now using the completed lab for fluid power training. Each new learning system has a set of […]
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NFPA and IFPS shared an exhibit booth at the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Conference in Louisville, KY, October 27-30. The National FFA Organization remains committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Louisville was packed with 60,000 “Future Farmers” in their blue […]
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NFPA’s Toolkit is undergoing a minor update. The data range selection will now include January 2000 to December 2020. The tool will continue to allow users to automate time-consuming calculations, trend analysis and custom forecasting with simple point-and-click menu options to create graphs and hard data that can be easily transferred to other reports and presentations. What does an “Updated […]
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by Eric Lanke NFPA CEO I want to send special thanks out to Brent Archer and Proportion-Air for making the decision to join the Pascal Society at the Gold level. The Pascal Society is the annual giving society within the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation that is helping us meet the technology and workforce […]
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We send a lot of information your way. Some of it is directly useful to you. And some is more useful to others in your company. You are in the best position to determine how to manage the information we send, so ask yourself…does information from NFPA flow to all the places in your company […]
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Each week we publish a short company profile of an NFPA member as a way for us to highlight the diversity and strength of our industry. Today’s company is OEM Controls, Inc. OEM Controls, Inc., based in Shelton, CT, is a manufacturer of joysticks, electronic controls and complete control panel systems for the operation of electrohydraulic systems […]
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NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s update comes from Donaldson Company, Inc. Donaldson Company, Inc., a manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, announced the opening of new facilities earlier this month. These facilities include new distribution […]
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