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The Fluid Power Journal and IFPS to Release 2013 Salary Survey. Visit www.fluidpowerjournal.com in January 2013 to participate! All responses will be anonymous and confidential.

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Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference Grows in Second Year A recap of this successful event. The conference provided attendees with many opportunities for education and networking.

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Conductor Face-Off: Hose versus Tube

Self-ClosIng Valves The use of self-closing valves offers the machine builder a very simple and effective multiple-size load-handling solution.

Hydraulic hose and tube are not interchangeable; they are different “tools” for different jobs.

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Striking Gold with compressed air training Training sessions make people more aware of lifecycle costing, the importance of maintenance, and the importance of minimizing leaks in the mine.

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Departments 04 Notable Words 06 Air Teaser 07 Economic Report 09 IFPS Certification Spotlight

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Publisher’s Note: The information provided in this publication is for informational purposes only. While all efforts have been taken to ensure the technical accuracy of the material enclosed, Fluid Power Journal is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, currency, or reliability of any information, statement, opinion, or advice contained in a third party’s material. Fluid Power Journal will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by reliance on information obtained in this publication.

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Notable Words Publisher Innovative Designs & Publishing, Inc. 3245 Freemansburg Avenue, Palmer, PA 18045-7118 Tel: 800-730-5904 or 610-923-0380 Fax: 610-923-0390 | Email: AskUs@ifps.org www.FluidPowerJournal.com

How I Got My First Job With IFPS Certification y fluid power journey began in September 1998. I was hired by a distributor in South Carolina and started in shipping and receiving plus counter sales. I never knew how many hose assemblies one person could build in a single day… Parker Hannifin was very involved with the IFPS and asked its distributor partners to get as many people as possible certified. We decided to tackle the Fluid Power Specialist certification, which had recently been split into the two tests we know today, Pneumatic and Hydraulic. Our management offered to pay a bonus for passing, so several guys started studying once a week. We also saw this as an opportunity to grow ourselves professionally, which in turn would grow our company. Several months of hard work later, we all passed. Fast forward to September 2003. At that point, I had a growing family that necessitated a higher-paying job. I found a posting from Gulf Controls Co. (GCC), LLC via Monster.com. GCC was looking for a territory manager for Central Florida, a job I felt qualified for, so I built a resume to post online. Monster allows just five words to describe your experience to a prospective employer. Realizing that “super-awesome, smart, cool guy” probably wouldn’t cut it, I chose four: Certified Fluid Power Specialist. Perfect—it fit the job requirements and provided something akin to a college degree: instant credibility. I flew down for an interview and was offered the job two weeks later. In December 2012, I started my 10th year with this company. People in the fluid power field would likely agree with the following: • Earning an IFPS accreditation isn’t easy. This speaks to the value the certification holds. Sissies need not apply. • Passing the exam proves a base understanding of the topic. If you’ve earned one and you meet anyone else who also has, you can instantly speak “fluid-ese” and have meaningful conversations. • Employers who request/require certification can trust they’re meeting people who know what they’re talking about. • Each certification’s benefit is this: It targets a specific and valuable skill set. It’s not a four-year college degree built to create a well-rounded person. This is a meaningful certification you can add to your resume with a short and dutiful study period. I would advise anyone looking to grow his or her marketability and professional life to consider earning a certification. There are many to choose from, so check out www.ifps.org to By Scott Gower, see what fits your job or skill-set best. Trust me when I tell you CFPS, Territory how valuable certification can be!

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Associate Publisher: Marc Mitchell Editor: Kristine Coblitz Technical Editor: Dan Helgerson, CFPS, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPJPP, CFPMT, CFPC&C Account Executive: Bob McKinney Art Director: Quynh Vo VP Operations: Lisa Prass Accounting: Donna Bachman, Debbie Clune Publishing Assistant: Sharron Sandmaier Operations Assistant: Tammy DeLong Circulation Manager: Andrea Karges International Fluid Power Society 1930 East Marlton Pike, Suite A-2, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003-2141 Tel: 856-489-8983 | Fax: 856-424-9248 Email: AskUs@ifps.org www.ifps.org 2013 Board of Directors President & Chairperson Mark Perry, CFPHS - Fitzsimmons Hydraulics Immediate Past President Patrick J. Maluso, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPMHM Western Hydrostatics, Inc. First Vice President Tom Blansett, CFPAI, CFPS, CFPIHT, CFPCC - Eaton Corporation Vice President Education Marti Wendel, CFPE, CFPS - The Paquin Company, Inc. Treasurer Dan Helgerson, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPMT, CFPSD Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc. Vice President Membership & Chapter Support Richard Bullers, CFPPS - SMC Corporation of America Vice President Certification Rance Herren, CFPECS, CFPSD, CFPMT - National Oilwell Varco Vice President Marketing & Public Relations Justin Sergeant, CFPS, CFPMHM - Western Integrated Technologies Vice President Educational Foundation Jimmy Simpson, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPMM Nusim Associates Fluid Power Consultant Directors-at-Large Mike Anderson, CFPS - Motion Industries, Inc. Bill Jordan, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPMHM, CFPMHT - Altec Industries Jose Garcia, CFPHS - Purdue University Jim Lane, CFPAI, CFPS - Motion Industries, Inc. Alan Niesen, CFPS, CFPIHM, CFPMHM - HFI Fluid Power Products D. Dean Houdeshell, PE, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPE, CFPS, CFPIHT, CFPMHT, CFPMHM - Sauer Danfoss Kenneth Dulinski, CFPAI, CFPECS, CFPHS, CFPMIH, CFPMMH Eaton Corporation Timothy White, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPMIH, CFPMMH, CFPMIP, CFPMT, CFPMM - The Boeing Company Jeff Kenney, CFPIHM, CFPMHM, CFPMHT - Coastal Hydraulics Scott Gower, CFPS - Gulf Controls Company, LLC Honorary Directors Robert Firth Raymond Hanley, CFPE/AI-Emeritus John Groot, CFPPS Robert Sheaf, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPE, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPMT, CFPMIP, CFPMMH, CFPMIH, CFPMM IFPS Staff Executive Director: Donna Pollander, ACA Certification Manager: Sue Tesauro Communications Manager: Adele Kayser Membership Coordinator: Sue Dyson Certification Coordinator: Connie Graham Administrative Assistant: Beth Borodziuk Bookkeeper: Diane McMahon Fluid Power Journal (ISSN# 1073-7898) is the official publication of the International Fluid Power Society published bi-monthly with four supplemental issues, including a Systems Integrator Directory, OffHighway Suppliers Directory, Tech Directory, and Manufacturers Directory, by Innovative Designs & Publishing, Inc., 3245 Freemansburg Avenue, Palmer, PA 18045-7118. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part of any material in this publication is acceptable with credit. Publishers

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Fluid Power Journal, in collaboration with the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS), is seeking participants to complete an online salary survey for 2013. Survey questions cover geographic location, educational background, work experience, and compensation rates (salary, bonuses, medical and 401K benefits, etc.). The information obtained from the responses will be compiled to provide a salary baseline resource for professionals in the fluid power industry. The online survey can be found by visiting www.fluidpowerjournal.com/salarysurvey. All responses and demographic information obtained will be anonymous and kept strictly confidential. Members from all levels of the fluid power industry are encouraged to participate.

The survey is open from January 2 through March 15, 2013. The results will be published in the May/June 2013 issue of Fluid Power Journal. Participants who provide an e-mail address with the survey will receive a PDF of the results directly.

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air teaser Winner from last teaser: Matthew Smith CFPPS VOX Printing Oklahoma City, OK Answered Correctly

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Cylinders are 2" x 10" x 1" • Supply Pressure is 100 PSI Question: What is the highest pressure that the gages A & B will see without any shock loading or any inefficiency?

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John Woolridge Sunsource Shakopee, IL

Richard Throop CFPAI, CFPAJPP, CFPS, CFPMM, CFPMT Neff Engineering Flint, MI Ronald Arreola CFPS Hydraforce, Inc. Lincolnshire, IL

Stuart Johanson Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park, MN

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David Chatterton CFPS, CFPECS SMC Corporation Chicago, IL

George Fling CFPS Dallas, TX Bernie Mendoza CFPS Sauer-Danfoss Ames, IA Leon Cuhel CFPS North American Hydraulics, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA

Sheet Metal Shear previous Problem Convert a manually operated sheet metal shear to operate on pneumatics. Looking at the diagram, how much would a person have to weigh, standing on the bar, to develop the same force as is produced by the two cylinders? Assume 100% efficiency.

Two cylinders 2 x 12 x 5/8" 100 psi

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Solution Moment equations are used to find the moment of a force or what one could call “torque.” This is a force multiplied by a perpendicular distance. Here we have a pair of cylinders pushing down at 75 degrees. I think the easiest way to calculate this using “shop math” is to take the force of the two cylinders and multiply by the sine of 75 degrees. A = D x D x 0.7854 and F = PA. Therefore, 2 x 2 x 0.7854 = 3.14 sq. in. Using F = PA, 3.14 x 100 = 314 lbs of force for each cylinder. Two cylinders = 628 lbs. Now we need to know what the equivalent force would be if the cylinder were pushed perpendicular to the bar. If you calculated the sine of 75 degrees, you get 0.9659, which means you will have 96.59% of the 628 lbs pushing straight down. 628 x sine of 75 = 606.6 lbs. Writing the moment equations, you can say that 606.6 lbs. x 20 inches of leverage is equal to the weight of a person x 24 inches. (606.6 x 20 / 24 = 505.5 pounds.) Without rounding off any of the answers until the end, you should get 505.76 pounds. If the shear is designed for a 250-lb person, one could reduce the air pressure to get the same results. The teaser is posted on the IFPS website (www.ifps.org) and also printed in the Fluid Power Journal. Submit your information via the website, or fax it to 856-424-9248 attn: Donna Pollander. Those who submit the correct answer before the deadline will have their names printed in the Society Page newsletter and in Fluid Power Journal. The winners will also be entered into a drawing for a special gift.

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Global Manufacturing Economic Update

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) represents small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. For more information, visit www.nam.org.

By Chad Moutray, Chief Economist, National Association of Manufacturers

(December 7, 2012) - The global economy remains fragile, but there have been some positive signs during the past month. China’s economy began to expand (albeit marginally) for the first time in 13 months, with overall activity accelerating. Other countries also improved last month, even if some of them continue to have a Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) value below 50—the threshold for contraction. The JPMorgan Global Manufacturing PMI rose from 48.8 to 49.7, or near neutral in terms of manufacturing behavior. Sales and employment appear to have stabilized even in Europe, which remains mired in fiscal and economic challenges. The Eurozone is in a recession, with real GDP lower in two consecutive quarters (down by 0.1% in the third quarter), but several countries saw improvements. At the same time, the North American market appears to be decelerating. Other nations are concerned about our nation’s ability to avert the fiscal cliff. This is especially "...worries about true with our closthe fiscal cliff and est trading partners softer new orders in North America. have negatively Canada and Mexico impacted industrial continue to expand, production but at a slower pace. Real GDP in Canand business ada eased to 0.6% confidence." growth during the third quarter, and its PMI dropped from 51.4 to 50.4. In Mexico, real GDP also weakened, decelerating to 4.4%, with the slower pace largely the result of weakening demand for manufacturing exports. Of course, the dominant player in North America is the United States, and worries about the fiscal cliff and softer new orders have negatively impacted industrial production and business confidence. Hurricane Sandy has also been a factor. The latest NAM/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers illustrates how diminished optimism has reduced hiring and capital spending plans. Despite major headwinds, U.S. exports continue to be a strength for the macroeconomy and for manufacturers. Net exports provided a positive contribution to real GDP growth during the third quarter, and year-to-date manufactured goods exports through September were 6.1% higher relative to the same time period in 2011 on a non-seasonally-adjusted basis. While this represents a significant slowdown, it is nonetheless impressive given global weaknesses. Moreover, more than 40% of manufacturers in the

NAM/IndustryWeek survey said that increasing international sales were a primary driver of growth for their businesses, and those firms that expected growing exports were more optimistic in their outlook than those that were not.

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‰ 2. The crimp diameter should be measured A. after all skiving B. across the center ridges C. measure half way between flats D. from the first to the last closest to the hose E. subtract the least diameter from the greatest to find average

‰ 1. Orientation tolerance of offset elbow ends is A. depends on the hose diameter B. +/- 2% For pressures in excess of 3,000 psi C. +/- 5% for crimped assemblies D. +/- 3 degrees if assembly 24 inches or less E. +/- 5 degrees if less than 24 inches

‰ 3. What is the recommended flow rate for a return line? A. 1.22 m/s B. 2.11 m/s C. 3.05 m/s D. 5.03 m/s E. 7.62 m/s

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he International Fluid Power Society is the only organization that provides comprehensive technical certification offerings for all professionals in the fluid power and motion control industry. IFPS defines a Connector and Conductor professional as one who fabricates, assembles, and tests hose and assemblies. The success or failure of any fluid power system depends on four factors: design, installation, start-up (commissioning), and maintenance. Hose and tube assemblies are a vital consideration in each of these factors as well as system and operating personnel safety. All Connector & Conductor certifications require a three (3)-hour written and a three (3)-hour job performance (hands-on) test. The recommendations in the IFPS Connector & Conductor study manual are not applicable to automotive hydraulic/pneumatic brake and power steering assemblies or aerospace equipment.

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Focus on Training: By Ron Marshall, Compressed Air Challenge Employees of New Gold’s New Afton copper/silver/gold mine, located just west of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, have recently completed an intensive round of Compressed Air Challenge (CAC) and in-house compressed air efficiency training. The awareness raised by these seminars has already led to significant improvements to their system efficiency and achieved some significant cost reductions for the mine. These efforts were initiated by Andrew Cooper, an energy specialist hired through special support from BC Hydro’s Power Smart program as an energy manager. Future projects are expected to gain even more power savings and make improvements to the reliability and stability of their compressed air system.

Striking Gold i with Compressed Air Training

nspired by CAC’s one-day Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems webinar and continuing through the two-day Advance Management of Compressed Air Systems course, key employees of New Afton mine have gained a new appreciation of the high costs of compressed air. Andrew Cooper decided since the majority of employees deal with compressed air in one way, shape, or form, it was important to create awareness around its use. He started by inviting all employees to a 30-minute compressed air awareness training session one small group at a time. To date, approximately 300 people have been through this training. The short training course was designed to be more of an awareness session rather than training. Andrew wanted to make it informal, so he did not use any slides. The objectives were to • create awareness around why compressed air is so expensive • promote discussion around the uses of compressed air • create awareness about the compressed air management initiatives New Gold is undertaking From these employees, a narrower cross-functional group of 20 people were selected to do the CAC Fundamentals of Compressed Air webinar. This group was made up of employees from mechanical and electrical maintenance, engineering, mine operations, processing, IT, and purchasing as it was felt it was important for people across all functions of the organization to be aware of compressed air efficiency. In addition to this, to further enhance compressed air knowledge, 13 New Gold employees attended the Advanced Management of Compressed Air course.

Cooper felt to be sustainable, energy management and efficiency should not be dependent on one person, but should be what is typically done by all employees on a day-to-day basis, as part of what good employees do at New Gold. His theory is that the more people with the awareness and knowledge about compressed air efficiency, the better it is for the company as a whole.

Cost of Compressed Air

A recent audit done on the mine’s compressed air system for the underground compressed air supply only estimated the electrical cost at about $315,000 per year. This did not include two 50-hp compressors at a batch plant, the 250-hp compressor a contractor had connected up to supply its surface jet-creting machine, or the various smaller compressors dotted around site. One could safely estimate that compressed air was costing the company approximately $400,000 per year. And there were three new 350-hp compressors soon to be commissioned in the new mill. A typical compressed air efficiency effort can gain savings in the range of 20% to 30% with very affordable project costs; in this case the potential savings were in the $80,000 to $120,000 per year range. The audit found that the underground compressed air system had one 300-hp compressor in a bad location underground in warm, dusty air. This makes for a high-maintenance, inefficient machine. And due to the large distances between the various compressors, they do not “talk” to each other and control themselves independently. This poor control results in uncoordinated compressor operation and drives the operating costs higher.


Since the training, numerous people have reported fixing leaks and making system improvements. Cooper feels that little things like this prove that even basic awareness training can pay dividends. He indicated he now has hundreds of pairs of eyes looking for compressed air waste. The compressed air training has stressed the high cost of compressed air leaks and the importance of making repair part of normal maintenance. As a result, New Gold has launched Fig. 1: New Gold’s Leak Tag a special leak tag-and-repair proBoard raises awareness by gram. BC Hydro supplied leaktaking a prominent position in their facility. tag boards (Fig. 1), New Gold had leak-tag cards made up, and special coding was set up for the computerized maintenance sysAlthough there is a huge volume of pipe tem to process and sort air leak notifications. feeding underground, there are no storage When asked to sum up the most important receivers at the compressor or various critical things learned about compressed air in the loads to protect against large demand surges training, Andew Cooper listed four: from high compressed air demand equip• The importance of up-front compressed ment. It therefore takes quite a while for the air system design to save time and monvarious compressors, spaced as far as 4-km ey down the line apart, to react to a big demand from a piece • Calculations for the proper application of equipment. This is likely why the one 300of storage receivers to deal with short hp compressor was installed underground. duration and high CFM applications As a result of the new knowledge of com• The need for constant diligent monitorpressed air systems, some excellent action has ing and maintenance of compressed air been initiated. Funded by the BC Hydro Power systems Smart program, a local consultant is doing a • The importance of control compressors feasibility study on relocating all compresto match plant demand rather than letsors feeding the underground air system to a ting them run constantly. centralized location and, if possible, installing “Companies like New Gold know that to receivers at strategic locations underground. prosper in a competitive worldwide market, Significant savings are expected. every cost must be managed. Compressed air Cooper feels the training has helped and its associated costs were rarely managed with their long-term compressed air sysin the past, but now you can,” said Jeff Yarnall, tem plans. All employees are more aware New Gold’s compressed air instructor and a of what to look for in terms of inefficiencies Level 2 instructor with Compressed Air Chaland of what is required when redesigning or lenge. “Training offered by the Compressed upgrading a compressed air system. CrossAir Challenge helps to stimulate awareness functional training has made people more and action. New Gold is a company that has aware of lifecycle costing, the importance of gotten serious about compressed air and has maintenance, and the importance of minisent several people to both CAC classes. I mizing leaks in the mine. expect great things from them in the coming One example is where an electrician who year. Remember, you can dig gold out of the had been through the basic awareness trainground or you can create it by managing your ing discovered an always-open ½" blow-down compressed air system wisely.” valve on a contractor’s 250-hp compressor receiver. Because of the training, he For more information: approached the contractor and notified the Learn about the high cost of your compressed energy manager. The drain was open because air and how to optimize your system by readthe air was too wet. Further investigation ing the Best Practices for Compressed Air Systems found that the solenoid valve on the oil/water manual and by signing up for one of CAC’s Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems web-edition separator after the compressor after-cooler seminars. Contact info@compressedairchallenge. was not working. This was repaired, and a org or visit www.compressedairchallenge.org. no-loss drain was purchased for the receiver.

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er component manufacturers, distributors, and system integrators, showcasing innovative approaches and emerging technologies in energy-efficient fluid power design and maintenance • facilitated roundtable discussions, where peers shared specific challenges associated with their industry and applications, and received expert advice from the facilitators The conference also explored the future of energy-efficient fluid power with presentations from Dr. Lonnie Love of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and author of the DOE-funded industry study of total energy consumption of all fluid power systems in the United States. Representing somewhere between 2% and 3% of our nation’s energy usage, Dr. Love helped conference attendees understand the huge potential impact that energy-efficient improvements in fluid power system design and maintenance can have in terms of money saved and reduced emissions. Dr. Kim Stelson of the University of Minnesota and Dr. Monika Ivantysynova of

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Purdue University also made presentations on several research breakthroughs at the Center of Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) that will translate into more energy-efficient products and technologies in the future. A complete list of EEHPC presentations and handouts are available for download at: http:// www.nfpa.com/events/eehpc_schedule.htm. Overall, the second-annual EEHPC was another great success. It served as a unique education opportunity for energy efficiency, as well as a springboard for further cooperation among industry associations and related stakeholders.  

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Develop an unforgettable greeting. When you introduce yourself, don’t just say your name and job title. Instead, start by describing the benefits of what you do for clients. A financial planner says, “I help rich people sleep at night.” One of my responses is, “I make conventions and sales meetings more exciting.” Almost invariably, my new friend has to ask, “How do you do that?” Immediately, I get to market myself: “You know how companies have meetings that are supposed to be stimulating, but they’re often dull and boring? Well, I present practical ideas in an entertaining way so people stay awake, have a good time, and get the company’s message. My name is Patricia Fripp, and I’m a professional speaker.” People remember the vivid pictures you create in their minds more than the words you say.

Eight Ways to Be Memorable at Networking Events by Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE

here is no point going anywhere if people don’t remember you were there! Networking is an important part of building your business and developing good social contacts. However, if you go to business events and no one remembers you afterward, what was the point in attending? Such contacts only work if you make yourself memorable. Happily, this doesn’t mean you have to be bizarrely dressed or loud and boisterous. My professional life is spent helping professionals speak more effectively to large and small groups. It never ceases to amaze me how many talented and well-educated people attend networking events, yet overlook their big chance to be memorable by developing a mini-presentation for audiences of one to five. All speaking is public speaking. Outside the privacy of your own home, you are speaking in public, regardless of the size of your audience. Here are some strategies that let you walk into a room with quiet self-assurance, confident that people will enjoy meeting you and will recall you afterwards:

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Greet everyone. Don’t ignore people you recognize if you’ve forgotten their name. Smile and ask a provocative question like, “What is the most exciting thing that has happened to you since we last met?” or “What is your greatest recent success?” or “What are you most looking forward to?” And never be afraid to say, “The last time we met, we had such a great conversation. Will you remind me what your name is?” Bestselling author Susan RoAne tells people, “Forgive me for forgetting your name. Since I passed forty, it’s hard to remember my own.”

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Overcome any shyness. Much of the value of networking events can be lost if you allow yourself to focus on being unassuming or fundamentally shy. For many people, mingling with a room full of strangers can be an unpleasant or even scary experience. Focus on the benefits of meeting exciting new contacts and learning new information instead of any butterflies in your stomach. Until you’ve gained confidence, a good way to do this is to offer to volunteer for a job that requires interacting with other attendees, such as volunteering to be a greeter. A greeter stands at the entrance with a label on their nametag denoting them as “Greeter.” They have a specific job: “How do you do? I’m Chris Carter. Welcome to the Chamber mixer. Is this your first event? Please find your name tag; the food is in the next room, and our program will start in thirty minutes.” Soon you will start feeling like the host of the party. You’ve met many new people and will get cheery nods of recognition throughout the event, making it


easy to stop and talk later. When you focus on helping others feel comfortable, you are not thinking about being shy!

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Travel with your own PR agent. This is a powerful technique that maximizes your networking. Form a duo with a professional friend. When you arrive, alternately separate and come together, talking-up each other’s strengths and expertise. Suppose you and Fred are secret partners. As Fred walks up, you say to the person you’ve been talking to, “Jack, I’d like you to meet our sales manager Fred. Fred has taught me nearly everything I know about sales and our product line. In the sixteen years at our company, there has never been a sales contest he has not won.” Then, Fred can say, “Well, Jane is being very generous. It’s true; I’ve been with our company for sixteen years, and Jane has been here for only six months and has brought in more new business in six months than any other person in the 53-year history of our firm. Thank goodness I’m now the sales manager can’t compete. She is FPJ 2013 and Systems Directory FINAL.pdf

About the Author Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE, a keynote speaker, executive speech coach, and sales presentation skills expert, works with organizations and individuals who realize they gain a competitive edge through powerful, persuasive, presentation skills. She is past president of the National Speakers Association. Contact her at www. Fripp.com, (415) 753-6556, @PFripp, or PFripp@ix.netcom.com.

going to overshadow the rest of us. Her ability to listen to clients’ needs gives her a competitive edge.” When you do this, you’re saying about each other exactly what you would love your prospects to know, but modesty prevents you from telling them. Also, by saying something interesting, memorable, or funny, you become objects of interest to your listeners. Imagine the next day when they go to work and talk about the networking event they attended. They will repeat your funny lines, making themselves an object of interest. Any time you can make people feel good about themselves, are very10:01 likely AM to remember you! 1they1/4/13

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These are all positive, pleasant, easy ways to be memorable. Get the most out of your networking time and energy by making yourself worth remembering!

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ifps executive profile When and where did your career in the fluid power industry start, and how was it a stepping-stone to where you are today?

‰ It started when I was a master student at Purdue. I did not know anything about fluid power, but I soon realized how important this field of engineering is for all of us. I started working on a project involving water hydraulics, and ever since, I have developed a passion for this topic. This passion led me to the academic path I am on now.

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Jose Garcia, CFPHS, is an assistant professor in the College of Technology at Purdue University, where he teaches courses for the mechanical engineering technology department and performs applied research in the fields of fluid power technology, tribology, and alternative energy. Dr. Garcia is a member of the 2013 IFPS Board of Directors.

‰ One of the moments I remember is my first conference presentation as a graduate student. I was quite impressed that so many people could be genuinely interested in my talk; they were asking questions and making insightful comments. What do you feel is the most important achievement in the fluid power industry?

‰ In my opinion, the integration of fluid power and electronics is quite a significant achievement. This achievement has allowed the fluid power industry to go further and be

relevant in today’s technology. I dream of the day when we have miniature robots, orthopedic, and orthotic implants powered by some kind of hydraulic or pneumatic device. How and why did you get involved in the IFPS?

‰ I was invited to one of the annual meetings. I felt it was an important event because the people there really cared about fluid power and were interested in making this industry succeed and go beyond its present state. Why do you feel the IFPS is important?

‰ I see the IFPS as an agent for promoting networking opportunities for people working in the fluid power industry. Whether you are in sales, R&D, management, academia, or any other function, as a professional you need to interact with colleagues in your field if you want to advance in your career. IFPS not only provides those opportunities to network with peers, but also encourages its members to be involved and to stay current. It does so through the various certification programs, education programs, annual meetings, and conferences. How has your involvement with the IFPS helped your career?

‰ I have met people who have become collaborators or indirect sponsors of my projects. I have also enjoyed attending conferences, like the Energy Efficient Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conference. I have also benefited from the certification program because it allows me to stay current and attain recognition for my experience in fluid power.

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‰ I feel there are a number of applications yet to be explored, particularly in fields like medicine and renewable energy. I believe the fluid power industry has the capability and the opportunity to be used where other technologies can’t. Fluid power components are power dense, relatively inexpensive, and very reliable, making them ideal for compact applications that require forces and speeds other technologies cannot achieve. I think we will see more hydraulic hybrid vehicles in cities. Perhaps we will also see some renewable energy machines start using fluid power as a way to transform, control, and transmit power. If this vision is true, then fluid power component manufacturers will have to start producing new pumps, motors, and valves capable of achieving new operating conditions that are far different than those seen in typical mobile or industrial applications.


Product review Analytical Electronic Valves Ë The new Analytical Series “A-E” electronic pneumatic valves utilize a patented valve system, and are available in 2-way or 3-way, normally closed or fully ported. With a low power consumption of only 0.67 watts, a response time of 5 to 10 milliseconds, and voltages of 6, 12, or 24 VDC, the new valves offer unlimited flexibility in design. Special materials, manufacturing, and assembly processes make this valve suitable for applications where internal cleanliness, bubble-tight operation, and long life are imperative. Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc.

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In-line Mounted Return-Suction Filters Ê The E 068/E 088 series of return-suction filters has now been expanded by a new series with two sizes that, due to comparable dimensions and interfaces, easily replaces common spin-on filters while improving functionality. An ECO2 (Ecological + Economical) return-suction filter can replace the suction filter, in addition to the return filter, resulting in a reduction in maintenance points. Only the contaminated filter element is changed during maintenance, whereas the filter housing is designed for the service life of the machine.

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Steering Controls and Hydraulic Orbital Motors ‰ Young Powertech, Inc. is now supplying steering controls and hydraulic orbital motors for steering and net applications on boats up and down the Chesapeake Bay. The motors used are the YMPH spool valve distribution type with the following characteristics: displacement: [in/ rev] [2.18~24.41]; maximum operation pressure: 2,400 psi; speed range: 30~879 rpm; and maximum output power: [HP] [27]. The hydraulic steering control unit (SCU) series 101-1, 2, 3 has a compact structure. Its mounting data is in line with the international standard. The series is widely used in the steering control system of low-speed vehicles, such as forklifts, tractors, combine harvesters, construction machinery, road-building machinery, marine rudders, etc. It can obtain more output steering force by inputting less force with smooth, flexible, and reliable operation. www.youngpowertech.com

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Thank you to our generous supporters FPEF is supported entirely through tax-deductible, charitable donations from fluid power industry manufacturers, distributors, supporters, and benefactors. Without this support, none of the FPEF programs would be possible. So we would like to take this time to thank our generous supporters. Platinum ($10,000 +) The Mackey Foundation (2011) International Fluid Power Society (2011, 2012) Diamond ($2,500 - $9,999) Norgren (2011, 2012) SunSource (2012) Gold ($1,000 - $2,499) Brand Hydraulics Co., Inc. (2011, 2012) HAWE Hydraulics (2012) Hydra Tech, Inc. (2012) JEM Technical Marketing Co., Inc. (2011, 2012) The Kaas Family (2011) The Knotts Company (2011) MAIN Manufacturing Products (2011, 2012) Parker Hannifin Corp./Parker Hannifin Foundation (2011, 2012) Schroeder Industries (2011) Stauff Corporation (2011) SunSource (2011) Wojanis Supply Company, Inc. (2011) Womack Machine Supply Co. (2011, 2012)

Silver ($500 - $999) Applied Industrial Technologies (2012) Caterpillar, Inc. (2011) HUSCO International (2011) Hydac Technology Corporation (2011, 2012) The Kaas Family (2012) Kraft Fluid Systems (2011) Livingston & Haven, Inc. (2012) Motion Industries, Inc. (2011, 2012) Numatic Engineering (2011) Pacific PowerTech, LLC (2011) Robert & Marie Kraft (2011, 2012) Schroeder Industries (2012) Stauff Corporation (2012) TECO Pneumatic, Inc. (2011, 2012) The Oilgear Company (2012) Valin Corporation (2012) Yates Industries, Inc. (2011) Bronze ($250 - $499) Air Logic (2012) ControlAir, Inc. (2012) Fluid Power Sales Inc. (2011, 2012) The Groot Family Foundation, Inc. (2011) Gulf Controls Company (2012)

Hercules Fluid Power Group (2012) Hydrotech, Inc. (2011) Innotek Corporation (2012) Livingston & Haven, Inc. (2011) Morrell, Inc. (2012) Price Engineering Co., Inc. (2011, 2012) Poclain Hydraulics, Inc. (2011) Remanco Hydraulics, Inc.--Super Swivels (2012) RHM Fluid Power (2012) Southwest Controls (2012) Sun Hydraulics Corporation (2012) Marti Wendel (2011, 2012) Zinga Industries, Inc. (2012) Patrons ($100 - $249) Allenair Corporation (2011, 2012) Hercules Fluid Power Group (2011) FCI Automation (2011, 2012) John Henry Foster - Minnesota (2011, 2012) Mr. Dan Helgerson (2012) Hydrotech, Inc. (2012) Mr. and Mrs. J. Jensen (2011) Mosier Fluid Power of Ohio (2011, 2012) Mr. and Mrs. Mark Perry (2012)

Pneumadyne, Inc. (2011) Prince Manufacturing (2011, 2012) R M Wright Co., Inc. (2011, 2012) Ronald and Judy Hickmann (2011) Triad Technologies, LLC (2011, 2012) Webster Instruments (2012) Friends ($1 - $99) Mr. Thomas Tallone (2011) Mr. Robert Kuna (2012) Memorial Donations SunSource - In Memory of William Jerdee (2012) Wojanis Supply Company, Inc. - In Memory of James R. Wojanis (2012) Marti Wendel - In Memory of Tina Lanney (2011) Yates Industries, Inc. - In Memory of William Henry Yates, II (2011, 2012) Liz Rehfus - In Memory of Sophie Nagohosian (2012)

Take the opportunity today to help support education in the field of fluid power and its associated technologies in motion control by making a donation. Visit www.fpef.org.

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1A Total Safety Aalborg Instruments Accumulators, Inc. Ace Controls, Inc. Acqiris Adaconn Adsens Technology Advance Hydraulics Advanced Control Technology Inc. Advanced Fluid Systems, Inc., Royersford, PA Advanced Fluid Systems, Inc., York, PA Aggressive Hydraulics Inc Air Engineering & Supply Air-Hydraulic Systems Air Hydraulics Air Logic Airline Hydraulics Airmo, Inc. Airtec Pneumatics, Inc. Air-Way Manufacturing Company Allen-Orton, LLC Allen Hydraulics Alliance Plastics Allied Fluid Conditioners Almo Manifold & Tool Co Alpha Laval Alumi-Tec Inc. American Centrifugal American Chemical Technologies, Inc. American Cylinder Co., Inc. Ametek APT Ametek - Factory Automation Amphenol Industrial Operations Anchor Lamina Andersen Fittings Anderson Metals Corp. Inc. Anver Corp. API Heat Transfer Applied Assembly Services Applied Industrial Technologies Argo-Hytos Inc. Ark-Plas Products, Inc. ASA Hydraulik ASCO Numatics Ashcroft Inc. ASI, Inc. Atlas Copco Compressors Inc. Atos Systems Inc. Attica Hydraulic Exchange Corp. AutomationDirect Automation Products, Inc. - Dynatrol® Div. Automation Systems Interconnect AW-Lake Company Axiomatic Technologies Corporation B&R Industries, Inc. Bailey International Corporation Baldwin Filters Balluff, Inc. Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. Barker Air & Hydraulics Inc. Behco, Inc. Behringer Corp. Bell & Gossett BellowsTech, LLC Benford Tools, LLC - dba www.barbmaster.com Beswick Engineering Bifold FluidPower Bimba Manufacturing Company Birmingham Hydraulics Inc. Boker’s, Inc. Bondioli and Pavesi Bosch Rexroth Corporation, Pneumatics Brand Hydraulics Bray Controls, Div of Bray Int’l Inc. Brennan Industries Inc. Brenner - Fiedler & Associates Brevini USA Briggs Co., The BSF Inc. Buhler Technologies LLC Burkert Fluid Control Systems Canfield Connector Canimex Inc. Caplugs Carolina Fluid Components Cat Pumps CDP Fastener Group, Inc. Cejn Industrial Corp. Central IL Mfg. Co. - Cim-Tek Certified Power, Inc. CheckFluid Inc. Clippard Instrument Laboratory, Inc. Colonial Seal Company Command Controls Corp. Comoso the Hose Authority Complete Hydraulics, Inc. Concentric Rockford Inc. Connector Specialists, Inc. Continental Hydraulics Inc. ControlAir Inc. Control Enterprises, Inc. (C.E.I.) Controlled Motion Inc. Controlled Motion Solutions, Inc. Cooper Instruments & Systems CPV Manufacturing, Inc. Crest Rubber Company Cross Fluid Power Cross Mfg., Inc. CS Unitec, Inc. Cunningham Fluid Power, Inc. Custom Control Sensors Inc.

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By Brendan Casey HydraulicSupermarket.com

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hat do lifting chains, bladder-type accumulators, and hydraulic ‰ Tube Is Cool hoses all have in common? Well, they typically have only one Hydraulic tube has some compelling advantages of its own. One of mode of failure—and that’s catastrophic. One minute they’re these is its superior heat transfer, especially if it’s painted! working as they should and the next thing you know, they’ve failed. One aspect of heat transfer is thermal radiation. The total radiation Oh sure, hoses can leak from around their ferrules and show obvifrom an object is the sum of its reflection, emissivity, and transmission ous signs of abrasion, both of which are early warning signs that a of heat through the object. change-out would be prudent. But even under When hydraulic tube is painted, it reducthese conditions, estimating their remaining es its reflectance and increases its emissivhydraulic hose service life is virtually impossible. ity, enabling better heat rejection as this case study1 illustrates: and tube are not ‰ The Trouble With Hose An industrial hydraulic installation was Beyond the fact that their service life is finite originally designed to operate at 1,200 psi and interchangeable; they and difficult to estimate, other disadvantages at a maximum operating temperature of 120°F of hydraulic hoses when compared to tube (49°C). Zinc di-chromate-coated steel tube are different “tools” for include the following: distributes fluid from a 600-liter reservoir to • They expand and stretch under pressure. different jobs. the various stations around the plant. Over the This flexing requires extra volume and years, the system had been added to (without adds to machine cycle time. any increase in installed cooling capacity) to • They typically have a limited operating temperature range. the point were it was now overheating in the summer months. • Their requirement for regular replacement makes them a source Because the system operated satisfactorily for 10 months of the year, of contaminant ingression. management did not want to spend the money necessary to upgrade • They are expensive. the cooling system. So one of the maintenance guys on staff, who was Despite the above disadvantages, hoses are a necessary feature of familiar with the thermal radiation theory described above, suggested most hydraulic systems. This is because the alternative conductor— painting the hydraulic system’s tubing. tube—cannot be used under the following conditions: Before proceeding, the maintenance team did a test. They applied • There is limited space (particularly in mobile hydraulics). electrical tape to two of the hydraulic tubes, and using an infrared • There is relative movement between machine components and camera, they measured the difference in temperature between the superstructure. taped and untaped areas. They found the taped areas on the tubes • Noise and vibration need to be suppressed. were 7°F (4°C) cooler than the untaped areas. However, hose is often substituted for tube when it’s not necessary. This gave the maintenance team the confidence to proceed with the This is because a hose assembly can usually be fabricated much faster idea. Because the rest of the hydraulic system was painted flat white, than a tube assembly. And the additional labor cost required to fabricate the tubing was painted the same color. and install a tube can make hose appear to be the cheaper solution. And the result? A week and 12 cans of spray paint later, the system But this belies the fact that the same hose may need to be replaced was running 10°F (5.5°C) cooler. This might not sound like much, but many times over the life of the machine. This false economy is simithe end result meant that the hydraulic system could now operate lar to buying the machine itself on initial capital outlay alone, without through the two hottest months of the year without overheating. It considering its total life-of-ownership cost. also meant the need to increase installed cooling capacity was at least deferred, if not eliminated.

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‰ 80/20 Hose Maintenance Despite the superior reliability of tube, for reasons already explained, hoses are a necessary feature of most hydraulic machines. And unlike tube, hoses are a maintenance item—a maintenance item that usually gives no warning of impending failure. So in a condition-based maintenance environment, how can hydraulic hose replacement be proactively managed? Well, there are two considerations to keep in mind: the downtime cost of in-service hose failures and NOT treating all hoses equally. Consider this example: A couple of years ago, I worked with a mining client whose ad-hoc replacement of hoses that failed in service on their hydraulic shovels had resulted in machine availability falling to as low as 65%. In their case, when a multi-million dollar shovel stops, so does a multi-million dollar fleet of haul trucks. Downtime is a major cost. So they implemented a hydraulic hose replacement program. This involved changing out every hose on the machine every 18 months. So whenever a shovel was down for planned maintenance, a portion of the hoses were changed-out, beginning with the oldest first. And it worked. Machine availability was soon returned to above 90%. Of course, large diameter, multi-spiral, hydraulic hoses aren’t cheap. But hose expense paled to insignificance when compared to the cost of the downtime it prevented. So by any economic measure, the hose replacement program was a great success. But it did have a fundamental flaw: It was treating all hoses the same. And it was highly unlikely that each hose on the machine was equally responsible for an equal proportion of the in-service failures and downtime.

So I advised my client to study the historical data and explained that he should expect to find that a relatively small percentage of hoses were responsible for the majority of the in-service failures and downtime. In fact, the available data revealed less than 20% of the hoses on the machine were responsible for nearly 90% of the failures. Armed with this information, the hose replacement program was optimized to reduce unnecessary hose change-outs. In summary, hydraulic hose and tube are not interchangeable; they are different “tools” for different jobs. The benefits of hose, which make it a necessary feature of most hydraulic machines, come at a cost. It has a finite service life and usually gives no warning of failure. This makes it a difficult maintenance item to manage. For these reasons, hose should only be used where tube cannot.

About the Author Brendan Casey is the founder of HydraulicSupermarket.com and the author of Insider Secrets to Hydraulics, Preventing Hydraulic Failures, Hydraulics Made Easy, Advanced Hydraulic Control, and The Definitive Guide to Hydraulic Troubleshooting. A fluid power specialist with an MBA, he has more than 20 years experience in the design, maintenance, and repair of mobile and industrial hydraulic equipment. Visit his website: www.HydraulicSupermarket.com.

Reference: 1. Hays, D., “Little Things Mean A Lot In Manufacturing,” Hydraulics & Pneumatics, May 2009, pp 38-41.

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SelfClos�ng Valves In most vacuum-handling applications, the end-of-arm tool (EOAT) is designed specifically for the product being handled by the automated material-handling device, such as a robot or pick-and-place machine. This allows for a very simple selection and installation of the necessary vacuum components, such as cups, vacuum-generation device (venturi or pump), and associated equipment, such as filtration and vacuum sensors.

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leakage will occur (cup rows 5 & 6 in this example) in this common vacuum source system. Therefore, the complete vacuum system level will be decreased to such a point as to make the EOAT ineffective in handling the smaller footprint load. Of course this can be overcome by a vacuum pump with excessive flow capacity that can compensate for leakage, but that is energy and cost prohibitive, particularly on very large vacuum heads. To overcome this, many machine builders implement individual vacuum generation for each vacuum cup, as shown in Fig. 3. This is very effective when handling differentsize loads, but the disadvantages are numerous, including high total energy consumption for operating individual vacuum generators (venturi), increased filtration maintenance for each venturi, increased interconnecting pipework for compressed air supply lines, a more complicated and certainly untidy installation, and typically an increased overall machine noise level. An alternative method for picking up multiple-size loads is to use a self-closing valve, which “senses” excessive vacuum flow (leakage) and then automatically closes to isolate a cup from the remainder of the common system if that cup does not seal against a load. Fig. 4 shows a valve of this nature in unassembled component form and assembled. The body (a) houses three components: spring (b), sealing ball (c), and adjustment screw (d). A common misunderstanding of this type of valve is that users refer to it as a “check valve.” This is not a check valve. A check valve or non-return valve allows flow in only one direction. This self-closing valve can flow in both directions to allow release of the part being handled when the vacuum power is turned off. The cutaway shown in Fig. 5 shows how the valve works. The state on the left is when the vacuum is turned off or when a cup has sealed properly against the load to be lifted. The ball is pushed down against the adjustment screw (d) (not shown in the cutaway), and air is allowed to pass by the ball. If the cup does

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not seal on the load and is leaking, this excessive air flow “pushes” the sealing ball against a conical seat, isolating that single cup from the rest of the system. This condition is shown on the right in Fig. 5. This allows the remaining cups in contact with the load to gain full system vacuum. The assembly in Fig. 6 shows these self-closing valves installed in a common vacuum source lifting head that uses 12 rows of vacuum cups. Rows 7-12 are NOT sealing on the load, and therefore, the associated valve on each cup is CLOSED. The valves attached to the cups sealed on the load (rows 1 through 6) remain open. This particular type of self-closing valve is also adjustable to allow more or less flow to close the valve. This is a useful feature if the load being handled is porous or indeed the cups that the self-closing valve is attached to are very large. The actual air volume inside a large cup could actually close a valve of the nonadjustment type, even if it is sealed against the load. The adjustment screw (d) can be screwed OUTWARDS to allow for excessive air flow and screwed INWARDS when used on very small vacuum cups. As in most vacuum-handling applications, there are many methods used to obtain the same end result. However, the use of self-closing valves offers the machine builder a very simple and effective multiplesize load-handling solution. This article is intended as a general guide and as with any industrial application involving machinery choice, independent professional advice should be sought to ensure correct selection and installation.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 8:30AM - 04:30 PM FPEF Meeting Wednesday, February 27, 2013 8:00AM - 9:00AM Strategic Planning Committee Meeting 9:00AM - 12:00N Certification Committee Meeting 12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch 1:00PM - 2:00PM Certification Committee Meeting (cont) 2:00PM - 4:30PM Education Committee Meeting 6:00PM - 7:30PM Welcome Reception Thursday, February 28, 2013 8:00AM - 9:30AM Membership Committee Meeting 9:30AM - 12:00PM Marketing Committee Meeting 12:00PM - 1:30PM Lunch (on own) 1:30PM - 3:00PM Finance Committee Meeting 3:00PM - 4:00PM FPEF Follow Up Meeting 6:30PM - 9:00PM Dinner Friday, March 1, 2013 8:00AM - 11:00AM Board of Directors Meeting 11:00AM - 12:00PM Strategic Planning Committee Follow Up 01:00 PM Optional Tour Saturday, March 2, 2013 8:00AM - 04:00 PM Technical Workshop (separate registration)

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Certified Fluid Power Pneumatic Technician

‰ CFPMM Certified Fluid Power Master Mechanic (Must obtain CFPIHM, CFPMHM, & CFPPM)

‰ CFPIHM Certified Fluid Power Industrial Hydraulic Mechanic

‰ CFPMHM Certified Fluid Power Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic

‰ CFPPM Certified Fluid Power Pneumatic Mechanic

‰ CFPMIH Certified Fluid Power Master of Industrial Hydraulics (Must obtain CFPIHM, CFPIHT, & CFPCC)

‰ CFPMMH Certified Fluid Power Master of Mobile Hydraulics (Must obtain CFPMHM, CFPMHT, & CFPCC)

‰ CFPMIP Certified Fluid Power Master of Industrial Pneumatics (Must obtain CFPPM, CFPPT, & CFPCC)

‰ CFPCC Certified Fluid Power Connector & Conductor

‰ CFPSD Fluid Power System Designer


IFPS

Face-To-Face In The New Year n today’s plugged-in world, there is something to be said about face-to-face interaction. Get together with professionals in your area by joining or starting an IFPS chapter. Many of our active chapters conduct face-to-face dinner meetings where technical information is exchanged and tours of local iFpS facilities are conducted. Chapters also support and work hands-on with youth competitions. No chapter in your area? No problem! Download a Start-up-Guide from www.ifps.org. If you still have questions, please e-mail askus@ifps.org.

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What you need to kno to start an w and do d run a suc cessful IFP S Chapter .

Event Calendar Visit www.ifps.org for registration information.

Meetings and Conferences IFPS 2013 Spring

IFPS 2013 Annual

Energy Efficient

IFPE 2014

IFPE 2014 Annual

Meeting

Meeting

Hydraulics and

March 4-8, 2014

Meeting

February 27 - March 2,

September 25 - 28,

Pneumatics

Las Vegas, NV

September 24-27, 2014

2013

2013

Conference

San Antonio, TX

Buffalo, NY

November 26-28, 2013

Certification Review Training

Location: tbd

Chicago, IL

Connector & Conductor (CC) Review w/ Job Performance Test • Review and testing offered through CFC-Solar, Inc. Fairfield OH / May 14-16, 2013 • Review and testing offered through Pirtek USA Rockledge, FL / February 26-28, 2013 • Review and testing offered through Eaton Corp. March 26-27, 2013 / Maumee, OH June 25-26, 2013 / Maumee, OH

Hydraulic Specialist (HS) Certification Review • Distance Learning Review Sessions offered through CFC-Solar, Inc. Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 classes available. • Review and testing offered through CFC-Solar, Inc. Fairfield, OH / April 29-30, 2013 Fairfield, OH / December 2-3, 2013 • Review and testing offered through Eaton Corp. March 12-14, 2013 / Eden Prairie, MN June 11-13, 2013 / Eden Prairie, MN November 19-21, 2013 / Eden Prairie, MN

Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic (MHM) Review w/ Job Performance Test • Review and testing offered through CFC-Solar, Inc. Fairfield, OH / May 6-9, 2013 Fairfield, OH / October 7-10, 2013

Pneumatic Specialist (PS) Certification Review • Distance Learning Review Sessions offered through CFC-Solar, Inc. Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 classes available.

Industrial Hydraulic Mechanic (IHM) Review w/ Job Performance Test • Review and testing offered through CFC-Solar, Inc. Fairfield, OH / April 22-25, 2013 Fairfield, OH / August 13-16, 2013

Electronic Controls Specialist (ECS) • Review and testing offered through CFC-Solar, Inc. Fairfield, OH / April 2-5, 2013 Fairfield, OH / September 16-19, 2013

Job Performance Review With Job Performance Test (Mechanic & Technician) • Review and testing offered through CFC-Solar, Inc. Fairfield, OH / Review: April 8-9, 2013 Orlando, FL / Review: April 18-19, 2013

Web Seminars “Building Sustainable Efficient Pneumatic Machines” February 7, 2013, 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. (Eastern) Jon Jensen, CFPAI, SMC Corp. of America

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IFPS Certification Testing Locations I

ndividuals wishing to take any IFPS written certification tests are able to select from approximately 325 convenient locations across the United States and Canada. The IFPS is able to offer these locations through its affiliation with The Consortium of College Testing Centers (CCTC) provided by National College Testing Association (NCTA).  

To register for an IFPS written certification test: 1. Fill out an IFPS certification test application including your desired location by visiting www.ifps.org. 2.  Submit your application with payment to IFPS headquarters. 3.  Upon receipt of your application, you will be e-mailed instructions. Testing dates for any locations listed below are as follows: February 2013 Tuesday, 2/5 Thursday, 2/21

March 2013 Tuesday, 3/5 Thursday, 3/21

April 2013 Tuesday, 4/2 Thursday, 4/18

may 2013 Tuesday, 5/7 Thursday, 5/16

june 2013 Tuesday, 6/4 Thursday, 6/20

july 2013 Tuesday, 7/2 Thursday, 7/18

august 2013 Tuesday, 8/6 Thursday, 8/15

If you have any questions, please call IFPS headquarters at 800-308-6005 or e-mail Connie Graham at cgraham@ifps.org.

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Florida Southern College Lakeland, FL

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DELAWARE Delaware State University Dover, DE

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Southeast Community College Lincoln, NE

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Texas A&M International University Laredo, TX

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Schoolcraft College Livonia, MI

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Mercer County Community College West Windsor, NJ

HACC Gettysburg Campus Gettysburg, PA

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NEW MEXICO Eastern New Mexico University Portales, NM

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NEVADA College of Southern Nevada Charleston Campus Las Vegas, NV College of Southern Nevada Cheyenne Campus North Las Vegas, NV

Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY OHIO Central Ohio Tech College OSU-Newark | Newark, OH

MONTANA Montana State University Bozeman, MT

The University of Toledo Toledo, OH

Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, NC Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, NC Mount Olive College Mount Olive, NC North Carolina Central University Durham, NC The University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC NORTH DAKOTA Bismarck State College Bismarck, ND North Dakota State University Fargo, ND NEBRASKA Bellevue University Bellevue, NE

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Midlands Technical College Columbia, SC

Weatherford College Weatherford, TX

Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College Orangeburg, SC

UTAH Brigham Young University Provo, UT

Piedmont Technical College Greenwood, SC

Davis Applied Technology College Kaysville, UT

Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg, SC

Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City, UT

Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort, SC

Utah Valley State College Orem, UT

Trident Technical College Charleston, SC

TENNESSEE East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN

The Ohio State University Columbus, OH

University of Houston Houston, TX

Victoria College Victoria, TX

Franklin University Columbus, OH

University of Mississippi University, MS

Tyler Jr. College Tyler, TX

Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway, SC

York Technical College Rock Hill, SC

Rhodes State College Lima, OH

NORTH CAROLINA East Carolina University Greenville, NC

SOUTH CAROLINA Coastal Carolina University Conway, SC

Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH

Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS

The University of Montana Missoula, MT

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Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX

VIRGINIA Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA WASHINGTON Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA Olympic College Bremerton, WA

Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN

Western Washington University Bellingham, WA

Southern Adventist University Collegedale, TN

WISCONSIN Lakeshore Technical College Cleveland, WI

Tennessee State University Nashville, TN The University of Memphis Memphis, TN Walters State Community College Morristown, TN TEXAS Abilene Christian University Abilene, TX Austin Community College Austin, TX Eastfield College Mesquite, TX

Marian University of Fond du Lac Fond du Lac, WI University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI WYOMING University of Wyoming Laramie, WY CANADA Lethbridge College Lethbridge, AB Canada

El Paso Community College El Paso, TX

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology Saskatchewan, Canada

Grayson County College Denison, TX

Thompson Rivers University Kamloops, BC Canada

Clackamas Community College Oregon City, OR

Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont, TX

Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR

Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX

Portland State University Portland, OR

Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX

RCC-SOU Higher Education Center Medford, OR

Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX

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IFPS

newly certified professionals Monty Anderson, S, HS, PS Brigham Young University

Justin Black, PM The Boeing Company

Daniel Brubaker, MHM, Alcoa Mill Products, Inc.

Linh Ba, HS

Bryan Bland, MM The Boeing Company

Andrew Baker, S, HS, PS Brigham Young University

Daniel Bryner, S, HS, PS Brigham Young University

Jeff Blettner, MHM Altec Industries, Inc.

Leonard Busch, IHT TRC Hydraulics, Inc.

David Bodossian, HS Robert Bent, MHM Strictly Hydraulics Inc. Joshua Bernardin, HS Eaton Corporation Mike Birschbach, HS John Henry Foster Co

Stuart Boydston, HS Greg Brewster, MHM American Electric Power Co. Michael Brissett, MHM Altec Industries, Inc.

Brent Crowther, S, HS, PS Brigham Young University Robert Detmer, Jr., PM The Boeing Company

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Hussein Fadhl, S, HS Bimba Manufacturing Company Jose Goas, S, PS Daniel Griffin, HS John Henry Foster Co. Caleb Gunderson, S, HS, PS Brigham Young University Jeff Hall, HS John Henry Foster Co Steve Harnish, MHM Alcoa Mill Products, Inc.

Eric Lausch, PM The Boeing Company

Stefanie Schwalbe, MHM Altec Industries, Inc.

Bryan Lemke, MHM Altec Industries, Inc.

Ryan Shaughnessy, HS Eaton Corporation

Erik Lindstrom, HS Brigham Young University Rob Luker, HS Eaton Corporation Robert Lundeen, PM The Boeing Company Terry Madgwick, IHM

Conrad Hoover, HS John Henry Foster Co

Jared Malet, PM The Boeing Company

Anna Horst, MHM Altec Industries, Inc.

Tyson Neuhaus, S, PS, MFCP Inc.

Mark Horvath, MHM Alcoa Mill Products, Inc.

Thomas O’Donnell, IHM

Sam Hulse, PS Brigham Young University Don Jarzenbeck, HS Beckwood Press Brian Jenkins, IHM Dwight Johnson, MHM Altec Industries, Inc. Keith Kingsbury, HS Eaton Corporation Dillon LaFaver, HS John Henry Foster Co Eric Larson, MHM Altec Industries, Inc.

Michael Perez, S, HS, PS Brigham Young University Plamen Petkov, MHM Altec Industries, Inc. Timothy Petrishen, MHM Altec Industries, Inc. Zachary Ramsay, MHM Altec Industries, Inc. Andrew Rice, MHM Alcoa Mill Products, Inc. Trey Rudroff, MHM Altec Industries, Inc. Chris Schroer, PS ASCO Numatics

Russel Shute, PM The Boeing Company Mark Smolarski, MHM, Alcoa Mill Products, Inc. Zach Stranz, HS Beckwood Press S. Mikel Todisman, HS John Henry Foster Co Christian Trivelli, PM, The Boeing Company Ralph Valencia, CC Hydraulic Sales & Service, Inc. Mark Ward, PM The Boeing Company Kevin Watts, MHM Altec Industries, Inc. Nathan West, S, HS, PS, Brigham Young University Regan Wilson, HS John Henry Foster Co Robert Zane, HS Messier-Dowty, Inc. Michael Ziegler, S, PS, Vesuvius USA


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Which edition would you like to receive?  Print  Digital  Both 1. Do you specify, select or influence the purchase of components & systems, on new or existing machinery? 03  Yes 04  No. If yes, which technologies? (check all that apply) 05  Hydraulic 06  Pneumatic 09  None of These 07  Vacuum 08  Electronic Controls 2. What is your primary job title? (check only one) 10  Administration: Chairman, Pres., V.P., Sec., Tres., G.M., Owner, Bus. Mgr., Dir., etc. 11  Plant Operations: VP of Mfg/ Oper/ Prod., Plant Mgr./ Dir. Mgr., Supv./ Supt./ Foreman/ Safety Dir., etc. 12  Engineering: V.P. Eng., Eng., Des. Eng., Dir. of Eng., Staff Spec., Chief Eng., Senior Eng., Maint/Prod. Eng., etc. 13  Technical: Chief Tech., Fluid Power Tech., etc. 14  Mechanical: Chief Master Mech., Master Mech., Fluid Power Mech., etc. 15  Purchasing: VP/Dir. of Purch., Procurement Mgr., Buyer, Purch., etc. 16  Other: (please specify)______________________________________ 3. Number of employees at this location? A  1-19 B  20-49 C  50-99 E  250-499 F  500-999 G  1000+

D  100-249

(View a sample of our paperless digital edition at www.fluidpowerjournal.com) 4. What is the primary business activity at this location? In the Fluid Power Industry Outside the Fluid Power Industry 56  Manufacturer 57  Distributor 58  Education 59  Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) 60  End User of Fluid Power Products 61  Other: (please specify)______________________________________ 5. Which of the following best describes your market focus? A  Aerospace A  Marine & Offshore Equipment B  Agricultural Machinery B  Material Handling Equipment C  Automotive C  Mining Machinery D  Civil Engineering D  Packaging Machinery E  Cranes E  Plastic Machinery F  Drills & Drilling Equip. F  Presses & Foundry G  Flame Cutting/Welding Equip. G  Railroad Machinery H  Food Machinery H  Road Construct/Maint. Equip. I  Forestry I  Simulators & Test Equipment J  Furnaces J  Snow Vehicles, Ski Lifts K  Gas & Oilfield Machinery K  Steel Plants & Rolling Mills L  Heavy Construction & Equip. L  Truck & Bus Industry M  Military Vehicles M  Textile Machinery N  Construction & Utility Equip. N  Woodworking Machines O  Machine Tools O  Other (specify)_____________ P  Government Related P  Fluid Power Industry

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