Chemical Handling

Metallurgy Makes or Breaks Tube Fittings

For over forty years, Parker has the lead the development of the chemical hardening process ideal for ferrules designed to grip and seal stainless steel tubing. The process is called Suparcase. This...
On September 29, 2017

Convoluted Tubing: Flexible Tubing for Tight Spaces

PTFE convoluted tubing is used when customers need a very flexible tube that can withstand constant flexing, for high-temperature fluid handling applications and for applications where other wires and...
On August 31, 2017

Four Ways to Use Hose in a Wet Method Silica Dust Suppression System

If the excitement of the construction industry takes your breath away, congratulations! You’re in the right business. But construction workers may have shortness of breath for a far more serious...
On August 1, 2017

Use a Metal Seal for Those High Temperature or High Pressure Situations!

Parker Hannifin Engineered Materials Group has developed a wide variety of metal seals which can be formed or machined. A metal seal is a highly engineered sealing solution which provides...
On June 22, 2017

The Importance of Natural Gas Product Certifications

To stay at the forefront of the competitive transportation markets, fleet managers are turning to alternative fuels that meet the environmental and economic needs of today and in the future.  Natural...
On June 12, 2017

The Love-Hate Relationship Between Hydraulic Hose and Chemical Compatibility

Chemical compatibility in regards to hydraulic hose can be complicated, however it is necessary for the performance and hose life. When selecting a hose, you must consider the chemical compatibility...
On June 7, 2017

New 20,000 psi Coupler Takes Offshore Drilling Operations Deeper

Withstanding the high pressures of deepwater reservoirs has been a challenge for offshore drilling operations limited by the capabilities of their equipment. Going after deep reservoirs with higher...
On April 27, 2017

Certified Natural Gas Vehicle and Fueling System Products

As we move into the future, the need for transportation is merging with society’s concerns about pollution, climate change, depletion of natural resources and the long-term sustainability of our...
On April 21, 2017

Hydraulic Hose 101: Fast Facts

Hydraulic hose is more complicated than it seems. There are many factors that go into designing, manufacturing, and testing high-quality hydraulic hoses. At Parker Hannifin Hose Products Division, we...
On March 30, 2017

8 Simple Tips for Maintaining and Replacing Your Mast Hose

Does your mast hose look like this? Employees often overlook hoses during routine maintenance checks for material handling equipment, which inevitably leads to machine down time and lost...
On March 20, 2017

Modular Seal Kit for Pneumatic Cylinders Covers All Kinds of Applications

Parker Prädifa offers a large number of combined pneumatic seals and wipers for the open groove of the EU system. By installing the right type of seal, a wide range of applications can be covered with...
On February 8, 2017

Why Nitrogen Is Better than Argon for Wine Production

A question often asked in the wine and grape industry is: which is better for wine production, nitrogen or argon? Both are inert gases at room temperature, and both are used for blanketing wine...
On December 6, 2016

Solenoid Valve Selection for Harsh Outdoor Applications

Wherever water, chemical mixtures, oil and gases are transported through pipes, solenoid valves are instrumental in remotely or automatically controlling the flow and transfer of fluids. But...
On October 4, 2016

Going to Extremes: A Closer Look at Hydraulic Hoses

For many industrial and mobile applications, hydraulic hoses need to withstand extreme conditions, including aggressive liquids, scorching to freezing temperatures and ultra-high pressure. Do you have...
On September 15, 2016

3 Global Trends Driving Seal Innovation in the Automotive Industry

Faster, Better, Stronger Sealing There are three global trends driving innovation in the automotive industry: the desire to drive farther and release fewer emissions from every unit of fuel, the need...
On July 19, 2016

Bunker Quality: Why Changes to ISO 8217 Increase the Need for Condition Monitoring

Compared to their land equivalents, marine engines have to shoulder a much heavier burden. With highly capricious and volatile weather that can vary from Arctic cold to equatorial heat, the...
On April 12, 2016

Equipment Winterization Techniques

In recent years, the number of large-scale oil and gas processing plants sited in remote locations such as the Arctic regions has increased significantly. As well as exceptionally low...
On November 6, 2015

How to Choose the Right Fluid Power Hose

When you order hose from Parker Hannifin, remember S.T.A.M.P. and you won't forget any information. Before you specify your next hose for that important application, use our Size,...
On August 6, 2015

Top Frequently Asked Questions About Nitrogen Generators

An on-site nitrogen generator produces pure nitrogen from standard compressed air, replacing the need for a delivered supply in the form of high pressure cylinders, liquid mini tanks or bulk...
On June 30, 2015

Modified Atmosphere Packaging with a Nitrogen Generator

Today, the food industry faces demands for all types of produce, from exotic tropical fruits to the staple diet of bread, rice and potatoes, to be available all year round in “just...
On June 25, 2015