Engine & Mobile Filtration

The Risks of Buying Counterfeit Engine Filtration Products

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

Exploring Engine Filtration Today and In the Future

Effective filtration is vital for the reliable and smooth operation of any engine. Complex logistics planning for transportation activities relies on equipment availability and trouble-free operation....
On June 23, 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

Bringing Tomorrow's Filtration Technology to the Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket

  Parker Racor are original equipment (OE) filtration partners to some of the biggest names in the commercial vehicle business. Now we’re using our world-leading expertise to bring positive change to...
On March 1, 2017

Troubleshooting Marine Gasoline Spin-on Filters with Clear Bowls

Parker Racor gasoline spin-on filters with clear plastic collection bowls have helped protect engines for over 30 years. During that time, gasoline formulations changed, and Racor has changed...
On December 22, 2016

Dealing with Condensation and Filtration Problems: A Guide for Diesel Boat Owners

Many boat owners have little choice but to store their boats for fairly long periods of time, such as over winter. Often, that can lead to two major problems – condensation, and fuel...
On December 20, 2016

What You Should Know About Boating Fuel System Maintenance

Spring will be here soon and it’s almost time to go boating! But let’s be safe boaters while we’re having fun. Prepare your boat properly and take the time to ensure all components are in...
On December 7, 2016

Advanced Fuel Filtration Solutions Support Team Aravi Truck Racing at Le Mans

Parker Racor continues its long-term support of Team Aravi truck racing with the supply of advanced fuel filtration solutions for 2016.  Parker Racor is proud to be one of the sponsors of the Aravi...
On October 19, 2016

Meeting ISO 4406 Cleanliness Standards with Diesel and Biodiesel Fuel

Diesel and Biodiesel fuels may leave a refinery clean, but fuel quality can vary at the time it is dispensed due to contamination accumulated during transport and storage. Operators and...
On September 19, 2016

Transportation Filtration: Fuel Filter Water Separator for Transit Bus

Keeping a transit bus fleet up and running is an ongoing challenge. Well-maintained buses that are properly tuned and adjusted tend to be cleaner, safer and consume less fuel than poorly...
On May 2, 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

Protect Your Diesel Engine Before It's Too Late

Many engine manufacturers encourage or require diesel fuel pre-filtration to be installed before the on-engine or final filters. Why more filters? Because pre-filtration can more than double the life...
On November 17, 2015

National WWII Museum PT305 Restoration Project Benefits from Filtration Donation

Recently, Parker was presented with the opportunity to partner with the National WWII Museum in New Orleans on their PT-305 Restoration Project. The goal of this project is to reclaim a PT boat...
On July 2, 2015

Moisture Contamination in Engine Lube and Hydraulic Oil

Water is one of the most common contaminants in a lubricating fluid system and also one of the most damaging. In lower temperatures, moisture or water in hydraulic systems can be a serious...
On June 5, 2015

Clearing the Air on Global Emissions Standards for Non-Road and Marine Diesel Engines

Global emissions standards for non-road and marine diesel engines continue to tighten and fuel filtration will continue to play an important role in meeting these new challenges. North...
On February 16, 2015

Clearing the Air on Global Emissions Standards for On-Road Diesel Engines

Global emissions standards for on-road diesel engines continue to tighten and fuel filtration will continue to play an important role in meeting these new challenges. North America, Europe, Japan...
On February 16, 2015

Racor SNAPP Fuel Filtration Specified for New OXE High Performance Diesel Outboard Engine

OXE, the world’s first high performance diesel outboard engine, is setting new standards for durability, fuel-efficiency and low emissions. In addition, the engine has been designed for ease...
On January 12, 2015

Water - A Diesel Engine's Worst Enemy

Water is commonly found in diesel fuel due to many factors including condensation in fuel tanks, improper handling and environmental conditions. To minimize the damaging effects, water should be...
On April 15, 2014

IFPE 2014 Showcases Innovative Products and Systems for Heavy-Duty Vehicle Design

The co-located IFPE and CONEXPO-CONAGG show, which occurs every three years in Las Vegas, Nevada, is among the largest tradeshows in the world. This year the international expo attracted...
On March 24, 2014

Natural Gas Engines for Heavy-Duty Applications

As fuel costs continue to rise and vehicle emissions standards grow increasingly stringent, many are turning to natural gas as an alternative to gasoline or diesel. Natural gas provides...
On February 10, 2014