This video clip is an excerpt from NFPA's "Fluid Power: A Force for Change" half-hour TV program. The full video, viewable at, is a fascinating exploration of the fluid power industry and its positive effects on our current and future society, as well as the promise it holds for a rising generation of young engineers looking for exciting and socially-responsible careers. Fluid power — hydraulics and pneumatics — is one of our most reliable technologies, and its advancement will have transformative effects on our world and society.

Access this 1-minute, 40-second video by clicking on the link below.