18 episodes

The Fluid Power Forum Podcast gives you what you need to stay up to date on the industry and technology trends moving fluid power forward. Be inspired by new technologies and the thought leaders putting them to practical use. Listening is guaranteed to make you a smarter professional, regardless of your position in your company. The show is hosted by Eric Lanke, President/CEO of the National Fluid Power Association. Engage with the show on Twitter and LinkedIn - @NFPAPodcast

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The Fluid Power Forum Podcast gives you what you need to stay up to date on the industry and technology trends moving fluid power forward. Be inspired by new technologies and the thought leaders putting them to practical use. Listening is guaranteed to make you a smarter professional, regardless of your position in your company. The show is hosted by Eric Lanke, President/CEO of the National Fluid Power Association. Engage with the show on Twitter and LinkedIn - @NFPAPodcast

    Using IoT to Grow Your Aftermarket Parts Business

    Using IoT to Grow Your Aftermarket Parts Business

    Adam Livesay is the co-founder of Elevat -- a Seattle-based Industrial IoT company focused on connecting the Industrial World. Adam recently presented at one of NFPA’s Regional Conferences on “Using IoT to Grow Your Aftermarket Parts Business,” and we invited him into our forum to learn more about that opportunity and other possible IoT applications for the fluid power industry.

    • 29 min
    3D Printing Applications for the Fluid Power Industry

    3D Printing Applications for the Fluid Power Industry

    Kirk Keithly is a Technical Applications Director at The ExOne Company – a global leader in industrial 3D printing systems. 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, continues to make technological advances, so we invited Kirk into our forum to learn more about that technology and its possible applications in the fluid power industry.

    Connect with Kirk Keithly via email at Kirk.Keithly@exone.com 

    Connect with the host Eric Lanke at elanke@nfpa.com or on Twitter @ericlanke

    • 32 min
    Choosing the Right Rod Seal for Your Hydraulic Application | Chuck White

    Choosing the Right Rod Seal for Your Hydraulic Application | Chuck White

    Chuck White is a Business Development Manager at Hallite Seals – a leading manufacturer and distributor of hydraulic seals, high-performance gaskets, rubber and other plastic parts. Chuck has been studying the performance of rod seals in a variety of conditions, and plans to present some of his finding at the IFPE tradeshow, coming up in March 2020. We invited him into the Forum to get some key insights into this essential component in many hydraulic systems.

    • 36 min
    Human-powered Fluid Power Vehicles | Jen Wisniewski

    Human-powered Fluid Power Vehicles | Jen Wisniewski

    Jen Wisniewski is a recent graduate of Cleveland State University. As a college senior, she participated on the winning team in NFPA’s Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge. This is the program that allows engineering schools from across the country to participate in a unique competition – one that requires students to design and build a human-powered, fluid power vehicle.

    Connect with the host Eric Lanke at elanke@nfpa.com or on Twitter @ericlanke.

    • 33 min
    Only fluid power can operate heavy equipment on the ocean floor | Alexandre Orth

    Only fluid power can operate heavy equipment on the ocean floor | Alexandre Orth

    Alexandre Orth is the Senior Sales Manager for Marine and Subsea Technologies in the Industrial Hydraulics business unit of Bosch Rexroth. Subsea is one of the harshest environments that fluid power operates in, and so we invited him into our forum to learn more about the unique systems that he helps build for these applications.

    Connect with Alex email at alexandre.orth@boschrexroth.de 

    Connect with the host Eric Lanke at elanke@nfpa.com or on Twitter @ericlanke

    • 34 min
    IoT-Driven Relationships Between Fluid Power Suppliers and Customers | Jon Prescott

    IoT-Driven Relationships Between Fluid Power Suppliers and Customers | Jon Prescott

    Jon Prescott is a co-founder and CEO of Scante.net – a company that helps manufacturers and suppliers provide IoT driven apps to their customers. He recently presented on disruptive ideas for the IoT driven customer experience at an NFPA Regional Conference in Milwaukee, and we invited him into our Forum to learn more about those disruptions and how companies in the fluid power industry can take better advantage of them.

    Connect with Jon Prescott via email at jon.prescott@scante.net

    • 34 min

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