In more exciting news this week, The National Fluid Power Association’s Education and Technology Foundation announced that it has launched a new annual giving society to increase support for fluid power education and research. Named after Blaise Pascal, the French mathematician, physicist and inventor whose famous law describes the fundamental principle that gives fluid power its […]
National Fluid Power Association
Next week, hundreds of members of the fluid power industry will gather at Chicago’s Westin North Shore for the National Fluid Power Association’s Industry and Economic Outlook Conference (IEOC). Considered by many to be the industry’s most popular annual event, it will be held Monday, August 11 to Wednesday, August 13. It will offer hard data, critical […]
Three new technical documents have recently been published and are now available from the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA): Fluid power connectors and associated components – Nominal outside diameters of tubes and nominal hose sizes; Pneumatic fluid power – Cylinders – Single-rod short-stroke cylinders, 1 000 kPa (10 bar) series, bores from 20 mm to 100 mm; and Hydraulic fluid power – Pressure switches – Mounting surfaces (second edition).
The latest data published by the National Fluid Power Association shows industry shipments of fluid power products for September 2011 increased 16.7% compared to September 2010, and decreased 6.0% compared to last month.