Service Center Metals is proud to be a member of the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA). SCM produces extruded 6061-T6511 aluminum bar, Thunder Bar, for hydraulic manifold block applications used throughout the fluid power industry. Our Thunder Bar mechanical properties minimums of 48 ksi UTS and 43 ksi YS make it the highest strength manifold bar in the industry.
The NFPA was founded in 1953 and is the only trade Association focused exclusively on fluid power technology with members representing the entire fluid power supply chain. NFPA has grown to over 340 member companies with an ever-growing impact towards ensuring fluid power is the customer’s technology of choice.