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Fluid power in the classroom

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Comment by Scott Malcolm on September 27, 2012 at 1:30am

I've also uploaded an album showing our hydraulic manifolds. For more info visit our website: www.

Comment by Scott Malcolm on September 27, 2012 at 1:27am

I've created a new photo album highlighting hydraulic power packs made by Related Fluid Power. Check it out and let me know what you think!

Comment by Paul J. Heney on May 10, 2011 at 11:35am

Hi Philip, welcome! Make sure you check out our site, too. There is a monthly eNewsletter there you can sign up for.

Comment by Philip H Behm on May 10, 2011 at 9:58am

Interested in Mobile Hydraulics

Comment by Kathie Zipp on April 4, 2011 at 1:30pm
FYI: HydroVision international conference coming up in July
Comment by Paul J. Heney on March 18, 2011 at 7:42pm

Great news from the NFPA on their new innovation awards:


Milwaukee—The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) has launched a fluid power technology award program for innovative engineers and technicians who are using fluid power to address their needs of their customers. Nominations are now being accepted for these NFPA Fluid Power Innovation Awards.

“As the trade association representing the entire fluid power supply chain, NFPA seeks to increase the visibility of hydraulics and pneumatics in our industry’s end use markets,” said NFPA executive director, Eric Lanke. “This program will provide cash awards and recognition for individuals using fluid power technology in innovative ways.”

Applicants must provide documentation of their innovation. An online application can be found here.

Engineers and technicians who have used fluid power to: Increase energy efficiency; Improve reliability; Reduce system size while maintaining or increasing power output; Reduce environmental impact; Improve and apply energy storage, recovery and redeployment capabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

The deadline for nominations is May 31, 2011, and winners will be notified no later than July 31, 2011. The winners will be selected by a judging committee consisting of members of the NFPA Marketing Committee. Membership in NFPA is not required. Full eligibility criteria and application materials are available online at

Comment by Kathie Zipp on January 20, 2011 at 9:42am
Here's a cool video concerning fluid power engineering to test wind turbines.
Comment by Kathie Zipp on January 12, 2011 at 8:04am
Simrit's youtube video shows the use of their seals in wind turbines, pretty cool
Comment by Paul J. Heney on December 16, 2010 at 8:27am

Eaton Corp. agrees to acquire Tuthill's Coupling Group: 
William R. VanArsdale, president of Eaton’s Hydraulics Group, says Tuthill "is a great fit with Eaton’s hydraulics business."

Comment by SRINIVAS S CHAMARTY on October 27, 2009 at 8:54am
Fluid circuit design analysis

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