Hoover Dam -- one of the most impressive engineering feats of the
20th century – generates hydroelectricity for millions of homes and
businesses across the Southwest, and it’s a constant challenge...
On January 7, 2019
The renewal of the entire ventilation system in the underground car
park serving the largest European business district, was not
limited to the simple replacement of filters and some...
On December 13, 2018
A massive engineering and design collaboration have brought the
vision of world-renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava Valls
to life in Lakeland, Florida. The new Innovation, Science...
On December 12, 2018
The quick, accurate, and inexpensive measurement of Trihalomethanes
(THMs) creates numerous opportunities to improve the water
treatment process. THM levels can be lowered throughout the
On October 31, 2018
Since 1997, Chvalis, a premier distributor of Parker Hannifin
based in the Czech Republic, has been focusing on the
development and construction of hydraulic systems for the needs of
On September 20, 2018
Modern Swiss-type lathes have evolved from simple screw machines to
high-precision, high-production machines and are now widely used
across many industries to completely machine small parts, even...
On July 24, 2018
Combining electronic and hydraulic technologies can add efficiency
and functionality to machinery and processes that use hydraulic
pressure to operate. The hydraulic power unit (HPU), a workhorse...
On July 16, 2018
In automotive manufacturing, in-plant operations managers,
maintenance, and service team members know that issues often arise
due to undocumented components and parts not being regularly
On March 27, 2018
Safety in your factory or test stands should always be a priority.
Anywhere high pressure or high velocity are at play, being able to
monitor the process and changing conditions, with accuracy,...
On March 1, 2018
Condition monitoring has a key role to play in every maintenance
programme and can be a valuable tool for optimising safety
standards, maximising operational efficiency, and enhancing
On January 17, 2018
With its high power density and flexible mounting capabilities,
permanent magnet direct drive servo motors like the Parker PM-DD
series have a proven track record in many manufacturing
On January 10, 2018
Identifying potential issues before they escalate into fully
developed problems offers obvious benefits in all industries, from
manufacturing to sea-based commercial shipping. Preventive
On January 4, 2018
Potable water systems, whether in water filtration, beverage
dispensing, life science, bottling or semiconductor are much more
than the sum of their individual parts. A thorough analysis of...
On December 13, 2017
Most people of a certain age have childhood memories of returning
beverage bottles to their neighborhood store and getting back their
deposit coins, which were usually just enough to invest in an...
On August 30, 2017
How do you eliminate a bottleneck in a food and beverage canning
plant? Apply good engineering design and use a variable
frequency drive solution. Beverage bottling or canning has always
On August 30, 2017
Taking steps to understand and control process variation is crucial
to biopharmaceutical manufacturers. The sentiment behind the old
adage, "the product is the process" can’t be dismissed. ...
On June 6, 2017
Snap open a bottle of soda or beer and you will see, hear
and feel the familiar fizz and bubbles. These sensations are the
result of carbon dioxide (CO2), a colorless, odorless,
On May 30, 2017
Originally manufactured for race and high-performance sports cars,
a front spoiler is integrated into the front bumper of a vehicle
and is aerodynamically designed to increase down-force — the...
On March 29, 2017
Air blowing activities consume almost half of all compressed air
used in beverage plants and can often become an unrecognized burden
on a business’s resources. One of the largest soft...
On December 1, 2016
During the winemaking process, it is critical that wine is
protected from contact with oxygen. The presence of oxygen promotes
the growth of yeast and aerobic bacteria, which can cause spoilage
On November 12, 2016