Fittings
The Must-Have Connection to Power Your Data Center Cooling
We’re in the midst of our own gold rush of sorts. Rather than fleeing to California in search of prosperity through extraordinary and precious assets, businesses are looking above to achieve...
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Subsystems are Critical to OEM Instrumentation Design
Life science instruments in the medical, analytical and diagnostics fields vary widely by technology and design. But one thing they all have in common is the complexity of their fluidic circuits....
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The Importance of Reliable Thermal Management in the Marine Industry
Reliable cooling is a decisive factor for production, particularly in the marine industry. It is responsible for ensuring adequate temperatures in the turbine, the electronics racks and on the...
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Not All O-ring Face Seal Fittings Are Created Equal
Stretch your mind back to the early 1980s… the first analog cell phone was released by Motorola measuring roughly 12 inches long, personal media players were bulky, playing only cassettes or CDs, and...
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Replacement of Air Conditioning Hoses Made Simple
Air conditioning lines are one of the most critical components in an A/C system. They work as the central hub to deliver both gas and liquid refrigerant throughout the system. For a variety of...
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How to Choose the Right Quick Coupling
When selecting the right coupling, the frequency of hose connection and disconnection is a major factor in the type of coupler that should be used. For example, at workstations where pneumatic...
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Why Choose Single Ferrule Tube Fittings for Vibration Protection and Temperature Cycling
Industrial settings with strenuous applications, such as thermal cycling and vibration, are recognised as some of the toughest environments for tube fittings. In all cases, such applications demand...
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Instant Fittings for Drinking Water Require KTW Certification
Drinking water is one of the most controlled food products. The materials of products in contact with drinking water can generate impurities and microbial growth. This makes a significant health risk...
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Three Key Benefits of Using Non-Spill Quick Couplings
Quick couplings allow fluid lines to be quickly and easily connected and disconnected without the need for tools. Non-spill or dry break couplings are a specific type of connector designed...
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Seal-Lok ORFS CNG Fittings Pass On-Vehicle Fire Safety Test
Plentiful in North America and relatively inexpensive, natural gas produces 30 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than gasoline or diesel, making it an ideal alternative fuel for a diverse range...
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Screw-to-Connect Couplings Make Hard Work Easier
Hard working excavators, tunnel boring, mining, oil field and forestry equipment use a variety of tool attachments. This allows them to be versatile for a multitude of activities, all necessary to...
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Five Things You Need to Know to Implement Condition Monitoring
A history lesson isn’t necessary to know manufacturing has evolved over time. From the advent of mechanics to the electrification of factories for mass production to equipping production lines...
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When Seconds Matter Firefighters Entrust SCBA Equipment to Stay Safe
The PASS (Personal Alert Safety System) alarm sounds. Smoke and flames engulf the area. Your breathing air supply is quickly diminishing. Evading the fiery scene is not an option. In this crucial...
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Parker Awarded the Esteemed IATF Certification 16949:2016
  We are pleased to announce that Parker Low Pressure Connector Europe Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has been awarded the new...
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Hydraulic Traction Drive Systems Modernize Railway Vehicles
Since 1997, Chvalis, a premier distributor of Parker Hannifin based in the Czech Republic, has been focusing on the development and construction of hydraulic systems for the needs of general industry...
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Proper Assembly Steps for 37° Flare Fittings Using the Flats Method
Properly assembling your fitting connections help to ensure that your systems install and stay leak-free. This is why we have started a series of assembly posts/videos featuring the proper assembly of...
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Proper Assembly Steps for Parallel Thread Adjustable Style Port End Fittings
Properly assembling your fitting connections help to ensure that your systems install and stay leak-free. This is why we have started a series of assembly posts/videos featuring the proper assembly of...
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Assembly Instructions for Ensuring Leak-Free O-ring Face Seal Fittings
No matter what type of port, tube or hose ends your fittings have, it's important to know and use the proper assembly and installation steps. Today we are talking about O-ring Face Seal (ORFS)...
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Key Cold Weather Design Factors for Connector Technology in Rail
Cold weather may force designers to reconsider the usual technical choices regarding rolling stock systems. Combining ergonomics of use, a cost-effective approach and technical performance are...
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Six Reasons Why the EO-2 Is the Most Reliable Fitting for Rail
The reliability of every component is significant for the design engineer of modern railway vehicles if they are to function smoothly in the long term. The EO-2 fitting has been extremely reliable for...
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