Flow Control
A Dangerous Mix - How to Avoid and Handle Mixed-Pressure Connections
Mixing high- and medium-pressure fittings or incompatible parts makes systems unstable, inefficient and potentially dangerous. At worst, it can cause a potentially fatal explosion. At Parker,...
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It's Time to Recognise Integral Ended Connections on Instrument Manifolds
Securing leak-free connection of impulse lines to manifolds for applications that use differential pressure flowmeters is a subject that has taxed instrumentation engineers for more than a...
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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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Avoiding Corrosion Offshore
If you are an instrumentation engineer designing systems for offshore oil and gas platforms, you don’t need us to tell you about corrosion damage. It’s a huge and well-recognized problem, especially...
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Medium Pressure Safety - All Tubing is Not Created Equal
In industrial applications where high pressures (over 6,000 psi) are used, safety is of paramount importance. Even well below these pressures, precautions are needed to ensure a safe...
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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...
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Certified Natural Gas Vehicle and Fueling System Products
As we move into the future, the need for transportation is merging with society’s concerns about pollution, climate change, depletion of natural resources and the long-term sustainability of our...
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How to Avoid Boil-off Gas in Cryogenic Vessels
The space-saving benefits of storing gas in liquid form were recognised back in the 19th Century, but a practical, commercially viable solution for storing liquid gases did not come about until around...
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Why Double the Seals Has Double the Impact in Semiconductor Applications?
Graham Johnson, EMEA Product Manager for Parker Veriflo Ultra High Purity Fluoropolymer Valves, looks at the benefits of two point seal valves for semiconductor applications. The corrosive nature...
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Smart Work Truck: The Role of IoT in Building Smarter Work Solutions
Internet of Things is more than a buzzword. It’s something that is being felt in various parts of the industry today. It’s also something that when its building blocks are combined together lead to...
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​Fast-Fill Compressed Natural Gas Dispenser
To reduce their environmental footprint and decrease fuel costs, many fleet operators are turning to natural gas (NG) as an alternative to gasoline or diesel. Natural gas provides comparable...
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The Choice Between LNG and CNG as Transportation Fuel
Of the many transport fuel choices available today, none plays a more strategic role than natural gas in having an immediate and major positive economic and environmental impact. But of the two most...
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How New LNG and Natural Gas Fuel System Architecture is Advancing the ‘Golden Age of Gas’
Four years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) asked: “Are we entering the golden age of gas?” Today, the North American shale gas boom, expansion of LNG trade, and new LNG and natural gas...
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Instrumentation Solution Ideas – Delivered to Your Door
Keeping up to date with the instrumentation connection technology that helps you to do your job might seem onerous at times. Despite the omnipresent web, you may well be reluctant to click on...
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Parker Veriflo CNG Dispensers Support Cleveland's Transition to CNG Buses
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) in Cleveland, Ohio recently unveiled the first of 90 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses which will be added to its fleet this year, with 25...
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Ten Steps to Leak-free Connections in Oil and Gas Applications
Achieving a leak-free connection in offshore oil and gas environments is the Holy Grail for many piping and instrumentation engineers. But traditional hookups use a multitude of valves and fittings &...
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Improving Performance of Stream Switching Systems Under Low Air Conditions
As a user of analytical equipment such as process analyzers or gas chromatographs, are you affected by the vagaries of your compressed air supply? How often does a drop in its pressure affect...
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6 Trends in Robotics for the Life Sciences
There is no doubt that the Life Sciences industry is currently a dynamic environment.  For instance, changing market conditions have tasked life science OEMs with building their products using faster,...
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Process Control Technologies and Key Markets
Process control is the technology of regulating processes to provide stable and consistent output. Parker's strengths include process instrumentation, semiconductor, power generation, medical and...
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