fluid power

By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Fluid power is a key contributor in the overall energy efficiency of various applications, such as hydraulic pumps with electric drives, intelligence-embedded valves, and even actuators and actuator controllers with electro-hydrostatic actuation (EHA) technology. Fluid power is known to have the highest power density when compared to other conventional power-transmission technologies. There […]

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Image source: Fluid Power Journal Fluid power has long been seen as a dependable contributor to the US economy and continues to be the technology of choice of various industries, according to the “Annual Report on the US Fluid Power Industry,” which was released by the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). Some […]

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Provided by more than 1,500 fluid power engineers in the nation, the nine-page report was released in October 2016. The report can be accessed through this link, after completing a registration form. Data included in the report covers insight on changes in the industry, regional compensation graphs, which has seen an overall industry increase of […]

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The video below offers an overview of the National Fluid Power Association’s Foundation’s programs and their impact on fluid power education and workforce development, as introduced during the 2016 Annual Conference. For a quick reference on the mission of NFPA, see the graph below.

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