In the world of semiconductor manufacturing, performance
requirements are driving circuit sizes smaller and smaller, causing
increased sensitivity to wafer defects. In parallel, the number...
On June 14, 2018
It’s not an exaggeration to say oil is the lifeblood of all
machines. Commercial fleet vehicles, heavy machinery and
large-scale power generation equipment all rely on clean engine oil
On May 24, 2018
Two things are equally important for reliable performance of an
O-ring seal: the right size and the right material. Parker’s new
O-Ring Selector is an engineering design tool that enables users...
On May 17, 2018
Pneumatics have always played an important role in achieving
maximised productivity for manufacturing automation applications
and the technology is constantly evolving to solve engineering
On April 19, 2018
Amidst the growing concern of the environmental impact of
plastic waste, the World Health Organization has launched
plans to investigate the potential hazards to health posed by
On April 6, 2018
The latest generation of smart sensors for actuators are able to
share information with the controller, typically via technologies
such as IO-Link. They can also receive commands and...
On March 15, 2018
Two things are equally important for the reliable performance of an
O-Ring seal: the right size and the right material. Parker’s new
O-Ring Selector is an engineering tool that enables users to...
On February 28, 2018
The use of industrial networks to make sensors and actuators more
intelligent has become common across modern factory environments,
and the use of continuous position sensing is a pathway to
On February 20, 2018
Many factors must be considered when determining which linear
actuator to use in an application. Besides technical specifications
such as speed, acceleration and payload, there’s another...
On January 25, 2018
Machinery and moving equipment is a vital element in all areas of
modern automated industry, but what happens when the atmosphere in
the working environment is potentially explosive? All
On January 23, 2018
Condensate pots play a key role in maximising the accuracy of
differential pressure flow measurement on steam or vapour
applications. When installed correctly, these simple devices can
On January 17, 2018
Today, ultra-pure water is a primary concern for operators of new
and existing combined cycle power generation plants. Whether you
are an EPC engineer designing a new power plant or an...
On January 10, 2018
2017 saw economic growth accelerate and the indicators suggest that
trend will continue. This puts productivity initiatives high on the
list of manufacturers, keen on taking full advantage of...
On January 4, 2018
The O-Ring & Engineered Seals Division is now offering a rapid
prototype program for solid and hollow spliced O-rings that
will reduce lead times on small orders to improve sample and trial
On December 20, 2017
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
The utilization of suitable materials based on specialized
engineering and manufacturing know-how makes it possible to
integrate several parts and/or functions in a single assembly
component. In many...
On November 6, 2017
Whatever the engine, proper filtration is paramount to reliable and
efficient system operation. To stay competitive, automotive and
truck original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and design...
On November 3, 2017
Frequently, our team in Applications Engineering receives a
question along these lines: “Is your compound E0740 peroxide
cured?” Usually, these questions are asked because an end customer
On November 2, 2017
Reducing the environmental impact of operating a passenger car has
long been a request from the environmental community, and that
demand continues to spread. But how can something as small as a
On October 24, 2017
In an effort to improve worker safety, the United States
Occupational Health and Safety Association (OSHA) has issued a
Final Rule to limit occupational exposure to respirable crystalline
On October 23, 2017