Traditionally, DOT-rated compression and push-to-connect fittings
use American National Standard Taper Pipe Threads, referred to as
NPTF pipe threads. NPTF or pipe fittings feature tapered...
On June 16, 2018
Composite DOT-certified push-to-connect fittings are manufactured
with a polymer body and brass screw threads and holding mechanisms.
They utilize a collet to grip tubing, plus an elastomeric...
On June 15, 2018
From OEM component suppliers to heavy-duty truck manufacturers,
there are advantages of using cartridges in transportation
applications. Cartridges are used across many markets
On June 15, 2018
Over the past seven years, the water blast industry has witnessed
significant positive progress in many areas of operation, most
notably the area of safety. In September 2011, WJTA established a
On June 13, 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
The mining industry, known for its harsh and unforgiving
environments, demands reliable, high quality equipment to ensure
safety and efficiency. Longwall mining, which accounts for around
50% of total...
On May 24, 2018
Safety and performance are top considerations when using hydraulic
hose. To guarantee productivity and prevent potential hazards in
the work environment, proper installation is imperative. A safe
On May 17, 2018
In the fields of mobile technology and also in maritime and
industrial applications, there is a rising demand for system
solutions with the corresponding know-how, for the manufacture of
On May 9, 2018
Managing pressure classes, hose sizes and product uniformity in
different regions can be challenging for hydraulic system designers
at large, global OEM companies. ISO 18752 makes the process...
On May 1, 2018
Many fleet owners are turning to alternative fuels to reduce their
environmental footprint and decrease fueling costs. According to a
2016 Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking prepared by...
On April 24, 2018
While more traditional materials like aluminum, copper, and other
metals are recycled without difficulty at your local scrap-metal
dealer, there isn’t an equivalent hydraulic hose collection...
On March 28, 2018
Like many industrial markets, the heavy truck market utilizes brass
fittings for a variety of applications. With composite fittings
gaining traction in the arena, why do many truck OEMs continue...
On March 15, 2018
If you are in the northern U.S., you probably know the Groundhog
warned us about six more weeks of winter. Snowplow operators – you
can keep winter at bay (and prevent headaches) with...
On February 26, 2018
As we look back on 2017, increased demand contributed to technology
advancements and higher productivity across a range of industries
including oil and gas, power generation, life...
On January 20, 2018
Each summer, Parker engineering and business development experts
from around the world gather at the company’s headquarters in
Cleveland, Ohio to showcase their group’s portfolio of innovative
On December 16, 2017
Having potable water at our fingertips is something many of us take
for granted. For those in facility management, this can be a
significant challenge. Water pressure, temperature,...
On December 14, 2017
MegaBots’ Eagle Prime is a 16-foot-tall, internally piloted
humanoid fighting robot that battles on an epic-scale. MegaBots’
giant fighting robots are the brainchild of engineers Gui
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
When a customer asks me which fitting to use, I start by asking for
more details about the application. Some of the things I tell them
to consider are ease of installation, temperature, reusability,...
On September 19, 2017
Creating reliable and leak-free connections should always be a
primary goal for any hydraulic system. There are many different
types and styles of fittings from which to choose. Regardless of
On August 31, 2017