Sealing can often be a frustrating challenge when dealing with flow
batteries. Determining what materials are compatible with certain
chemistries or developing a profile that provides optimal...
On September 19, 2018
Over the last several years, the trend in the oil and gas market
has been the near constant decrease in oil prices. As prices
continue to drop, companies must find ways to remain profitable...
On September 18, 2018
One of the largest pressure pumping companies, (as measured by
horsepower) worldwide was having problems coming up with a way to
track hydraulic hose assembly history on their coil tubing and
On August 14, 2018
Compressed air is one of the most critical and expensive utilities
in any manufacturing facility. That said, maintenance and
monitoring of this crucial system are largely ignored. When it is
On August 9, 2018
Most people enjoy theme parks as a place to get away from work, but
for those in the hydraulics industry, they are a place to
demonstrate their expertise. Behind many of the rides that make
On August 8, 2018
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and
high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic
hoses. Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges
below -57 °C...
On July 19, 2018
As the craft beer sector continues to grow, mainstream beer sales
continue to decline. Beer production in Europe has been in decline
since the 1970s, and with more and more drinkers demanding a...
On July 17, 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
Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division has developed critical
fuel-vent and line static dissipating tubes in collaboration with
OEM customers to safeguard today’s modern composite aircraft from
On July 10, 2018
Brewers who wish to reach their sustainability goals - and produce
more stable, fresher beer - should consider embracing a technology
which is changing the face of the brewing industry. New...
On July 8, 2018
Modified atmosphere packaging is now a prerequisite for many food
products, extending shelf life, appearance and taste by preventing
or retarding spoilage mechanisms. Quite simply, modified...
On July 5, 2018
The competitive landscape, combined with government regulations,
are driving technology in today's automotive market for improved
efficiency and fuel economy. Any incremental improvement in...
On July 3, 2018
Cleaning air conditioner condenser and evaporator coils is a basic
need for proper system maintenance. In fact, it is probably the
number one performed maintenance task by air conditioning...
On July 2, 2018
For some customers, it's the ultimate white noise. For most,
however, the incessant droning experienced in an aircraft cabin is
not just annoying, it’s a potential health hazard. According
On June 29, 2018
The advancements in hydraulics and variable speed drives (VSD) were
running in parallel for many years but on opposite sides of the
fence from each other in solving paper converting...
On June 29, 2018
Any of us who have driven a vehicle knows from experience certain
mechanical issues produce symptoms that can be detected by our
senses of touch and hearing. Vibrations felt in the steering wheel
On June 26, 2018
Last year, PwC found that 85 percent of U.S. manufacturers are
already delivering, or planning to deliver, products with IoT
capabilities. Considering the promise of IoT, this should come as
On June 19, 2018
Any trip to the supermarket will demonstrate just how popular
healthy dairy products are – products which are low in fats, salts,
sugars and preservatives. This trend has driven the growth of
On May 30, 2018
Inefficient energy allocation, heat generation and noise are
typical concerns among facility engineers in manufacturing
environments. Parker’s new variable speed drive solution, called
On May 17, 2018
Some of the world’s largest breweries have recently reported a
decline in sales as they have admittedly failed to amend their
brand portfolio to meet consumer trends. Sterile filtration could
On May 16, 2018