Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference

November 27-29, 2012
Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Rosemont, IL

hosted by the
International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), the
FPDA Motion and Control Network (FPDA), and the
National Fluid Power Association (NFPA)

                                 

 

Conference Schedule and Presentations
 
 Tuesday, November 27, 2012
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Welcome Reception and Networking    
   
 Wednesday, November 28, 2012    
7:30 am to 8:30 am Breakfast Served    
8:15 am to 9:00 am Opening Remarks
Pat Maluso, IFPS President / Western Hydrostatics

Estimating the Impact (Energy, Emissions and Economics) of the U.S. Fluid Power Industry
Lonnie Love, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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9:00 am to 10:15 am Round Table Discussions: Sharing Information to Solve Real World Problems    
10:15 am to 10:30 am Coffee break    
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Breakthrough Presentations: Products and Practices for Increasing Energy Efficiency    
Room A - Pneumatic    
 
  • Measuring Energy Usage at System and Component Level
    Panelists: John Berninger, Parker Hannifin; Rod Smith, Compressed Air Best Practices; Bill Scales, Scales Industrial Technologies; Aleksandr Shmushkin, SMC Corporation of America
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  Room B - Hydraulic    
 
  • Cartridge Valve and Manifold Technologies
    Kevin Cochran, Sun Hydraulics Corporation
  • Secondary Control of Hydrostatic Transmissions
    Michael Teuteberg, Bosch Rexroth
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  Room C - Hydraulic    
 
  • New Energy Saving Technologies for the Mobile Equipment Industry
    Panelists: Bryan Nelson, Caterpillar Inc.; Jeff Herrin, Sauer Danfoss; Steven Zumbusch, Eaton Corporation; Paul Michael, Milwaukee School of Engineering
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12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Networking lunch    
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Workshops: Designing, Building and Maintaining Energy Efficient Machines with Fluid Power    
  Room A - Pneumatic    
 
  • Designing and Building a Machine for Energy Efficiency (and Convincing the Customer That It’s Worth It!)
    Terry Zarnowsky, Schneider Packaging Equipment Company
  • When Is It More Efficient to Use Electric Actuators and When Are Pneumatics Better?
    Gil Guajardo, Bimba Manufacturing Company
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  Room B - Hydraulic    
 
  • Methods and Tools to Identify, Analyze, Compare and Reduce Energy Losses in Industrial Hydraulic Systems
    Paul Smith, Eaton Corporation
  • Variable Frequency Drives as Pump Prime Movers
    Gerd Scheffel; Parker Hannifin
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  Room C - Hydraulic    
 
  • Fan Drives in Mobile Hydraulic Systems
    Matt Kronlage, Turolla Open Circuit Gear (Member of the Sauer-Danfoss Group)
  • Cost Savings With Hydro-mechanical Transmissions
    Michael Cronin, Caterpillar, Inc.
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4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Round Table Discussion "Round-Up"   PDF
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm Reception and Dinner    
       
 Thursday, November 29, 2012       
7:30 am to 8:30 am Breakfast Served    
8:30 am to 12:30 pm Interactive Workshops: Applying Practical Techniques for Energy Efficient Fluid Power Systems    
  Room A - Pneumatic    
 
  • Tricks to Using the Least Amount of Air
    Jon Jensen, John Martin, David Hackleman, Christine Latham, and Aleks Shmushkin; SMC Corporation of America
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  Room B - Hydraulic    
  •  Applying Present Technologies and Practical Techniques for Developing Energy Efficient Hydraulic Systems
    Ernie Parker, Hennepin Technical College
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  Room C - Hydraulic    
 
  • How to Demonstrate the Return on Investment Energy Efficient Design
    Dan Helgerson, Cascade Steel Rolling Mills; Steven Zumbusch, Eaton Corporation 
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12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch Served    
       
THE FUTURE OF ENERGY EFFICIENT FLUID POWER
An afternoon program designed to inform and engage conference participants in a discussion about the future direction of energy efficient fluid power.
   
12:50 pm to 1:00 pm Opening Remarks
Eric Lanke, NFPA CEO
   
1:00 pm to 1:20 pm Research Directions and Projects from the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)
Kim Stelson, Director, CCEFP
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1:20 pm to 1:40 pm Additive and Emerging Manufacturing Technologies and Their Impact of Fluid Power Components and Systems
Lonnie Love, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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1:40 pm to 2:20 pm Future Technology Focus – Displacement Control Actuation
Presenter: Monika Ivantysynova, Purdue University
Panel: Jeff Herrin, Sauer-Danfoss; Joe Pfaff, HUSCO International
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2:20 pm to 2:30 pm Introduction of Breakout Discussions
Eric Lanke, NFPA CEO
   
2:30 pm to 2:40 pm Break    
2:40 pm to 3:40 pm Breakout Discussions: Market Needs and New Technologies    
  Room A - Pneumatic
Discussion Leaders: Jon Jensen, SMC Corporation of America; Eric Barth, Vanderbilt University
   
  Room B - Industrial Hydraulic
Discussion Leaders: Kim Stelson, CCEFP; Liz Victor, MOOG Inc.
   
Room C - Mobile Hydraulic
Discussion Leaders: Monika Ivantysynova, Purdue University; Chris Beaudin, Caterpillar
   
3:40 pm to 3:50 pm Break    
3:50 pm to 4:20 pm Reports from Discussion Groups   PDF
4:20 pm to 4:30 pm Closing Remarks
Eric Lanke, NFPA CEO