The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, now in it’s 5th year, has been a nice success story for the fluid power industry. Funded in part by the National Science Foundation, the Center has among its goals the research and development of efficient components, compact power supplies, and compact energy storage.
The NFPA booth at IFPE will serve as a gathering place for NFPA members and other attendees. NFPA members are invited to conduct small, informal meetings with their industry colleagues and customers in the booth.
A high efficiency excavator, one of four test beds being developed through the research program of the NSF-funded CCEFP, will be among the highlights at the Center’s booth at IFPE 2011.
Eaton Corp. today announced that Egon Lechner has been named solutions architect for the Hydraulics Group.
Altair Engineering has selected Parker Hannifin’s series hybrid hydraulic drive system for its BUSolutions project. The system will enable the new advanced bus platform to achieve 45-70% increased fuel economy over average diesel powertrains and more than double the fuel economy improvement of hybrid-electrics.
Bosch Rexroth was honored recently at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas for its involvement in the creation of the Bosch Rexroth-R.C. Womack Fluid Power Laboratory.