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Frequently Asked Questions About Seal-Lok for CNG Fittings

Seal-Lok for CNG Fittings and Adapters provide reliable natural gas fuel conveyance in CNG applications with an O-ring face seal design that incorporates an elastomeric seal compound made of...
On December 2, 2019

Answers to Your In-Service Rubber Properties Questions

Are you uncertain of what to look for when comparing material data reports for various elastomers?  Ever wonder about the impact a seal’s durometer has in the application? Have you asked, ‘What...
On November 21, 2019

Ten Frequently Asked Questions You Should Know About PTOs

A Power Take-Off, or PTO, gives a truck versatility beyond its usual function of providing transportation for materials. It directs power to the auxiliary equipment to perform work at the site and/or...
On November 19, 2019

HVACR Tech Tip: Top 5 FAQs About Thermostatic Expansion Valves (TEVs)

Not everyone is familiar with all the intricacies of HVACR as we are at Parker Sporlan and that’s okay. Whenever you have questions, you can always contact our world class Technical Support team or...
On September 11, 2019

Why Should I Change My Compressed Air Filter Element?

Often nicknamed manufacturing’s fourth utility alongside electricity, gas and water, compressed air is used in over 90% of the world’s manufacturing facilities. As with the other utilities, it is a...
On May 28, 2019

The 10 Most Common Questions About ZoomLock® Flame-Free Refrigerant Fittings

With the introduction of ZoomLock Flame-Free Refrigerant Fittings we have come across many people in the HVACR industry that have questions about using it. So here we answer the 10 most...
On September 11, 2018

Do You Know How Extreme Cold Affects Your Hydraulic Hose Properties?

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

Compound Cure System: How Much Does It Matter?

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 specifies...
On November 2, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions About Using a Hydrogen Generator

Hydrogen is commonly used as a fuel gas, reaction gas, and carrier gas in gas chromatography applications. Hydrogen gas generators are a safe, cost-effective alternative to using high pressure...
On February 27, 2017

34 Frequently Asked Questions on the Smart Service Tool Kit

With our recent introduction of the Smart Service Tool Kit, there have been many questions asked and answered. Let's review the ones pertaining to buying and general details here:   Q1: When will the...
On August 3, 2016

New O-Ring eHandbook Provides a Premier User Experience

Parker Hannifin Corporation is launching a new, interactive digital reference guide to enhance and broaden the customer reach of the existing Parker O-Ring Handbook. For more than 50 years, the...
On October 20, 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

8 FAQs on Drying Electrical Cabinets with an Air Dryer

In many wet processing industries such as pulp and paper, metal manufacturing, and food processing, Nema 4x (stainless steel water-tight) cabinets are needed to keep the sensitive electronics inside...
On June 29, 2015

Get Rid of Stick-slip Trouble With These Tips

The stick-slip phenomenon, also known as the slip-stick phenomenon or simply stick-slip, is "the spontaneous jerking motion that can occur while two objects are sliding over each other."  In the area...
On June 24, 2013