Galvanic corrosion (also known as bimetallic corrosion or
dissimilar metal corrosion) is the breakdown of metallic surfaces
as a result of the difference in electrical potential of adjacent
On April 24, 2019
In an industrial manufacturing environment, t-slot framing is often
used for workstations, machine guarding, enclosures, tables, carts
and more. When you have your initial idea for building with...
On April 11, 2019
Mobile equipment manufacturers are always striving to get the most
out of their machines without overburdening the system with costly
and complex mechanics. Moreover, performance expectations are...
On April 4, 2019
One of the longest running Parker Motion and Control Laboratories
(PMCL) is supported by the Mechanical Engineering Department at the
University of Akron (UA). It was established more than 25 years...
On April 3, 2019
For more than 100 years, the car has simply been used as a device
for transporting a driver and passengers from point A to point B at
speed with minimum effort. With the introduction of
On March 19, 2019
Honeycomb air ventilation panels are used in applications where
superior electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding must be
incorporated with heat dissipation in the form of airflow. Every
On March 14, 2019
To ensure optimum machine safety, design engineers need a solid
understanding of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and how to
comply with required safety levels. A safety exhaust valve
On March 12, 2019
As the defense industry continues to push the boundaries on
advanced electronic systems and state-of-the-art communication
devices, the requirements governing these programs must follow
On February 28, 2019
The demand for aluminium has been on a relentless growth track,
driven by the needs of many and diverse industries in established
and rapidly developing regions of the world. The introduction of
On February 27, 2019
The world of thermal interface materials continues to evolve as the
cooling requirements for applications in the automotive, consumer,
medical and aerospace markets continue to demand lower prices...
On February 7, 2019
Fundamental design checkpoints of new products generally focus
on the designs of mechanical, electrical and software systems. On
the whole, EMI/EMC design falls by the wayside for many...
On January 31, 2019
There are a variety of thermal pads and gap fillers to choose from
-- so many choices that it can become so overwhelming. How can you
decide what's best for your application? And how does quality...
On January 24, 2019
2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the
company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end
of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
On January 15, 2019
As the case is across many sectors, electronics systems are the
primary drivers of innovation in today‘s agricultural industry.
However, those working in this sector may have noticed that any
On January 9, 2019
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
In a world of constant technological advances, the photonics
industry is seeing rapid growth with no signs of a slow-down.
Photonics is the branch of technology concerned with the properties
On January 4, 2019
We’re rounding up the most popular posts of the year on the Parker
Chomerics EMI shielding blog in an effort to bid adieu to 2018 and
give you our most useful, popular content in one spot. Keep...
On December 26, 2018
The ever-changing industrial Internet of Things has revolutionized
the traditional landscape and business model of the construction
machinery industry. Domestic and foreign parts and service
On December 14, 2018
You’ve probably heard a bit about microwave absorbers and how they
are used to reduce or absorb the energy that is present in a
microwave. But what are they exactly? And how do they
work? Go ahead,...
On December 12, 2018
Check valves are commonly applied to a variety of load-holding
applications that are found, for example, in mobile equipment in
mining, construction, or forestry. Typical thread in cartridge
On December 3, 2018