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,...
On July 9, 2019
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...
On April 18, 2019
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
On April 9, 2019
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,
On February 5, 2018
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...
On August 31, 2017
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.
On June 12, 2017
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...
On April 21, 2017
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
On February 21, 2017
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...
On October 20, 2016
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...
On May 16, 2016
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...
On April 29, 2016
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
On November 3, 2015
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...
On October 29, 2015
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...
On August 17, 2015
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,
On June 18, 2015
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
On August 4, 2014
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...
On December 10, 2013
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
On December 3, 2013
Process control is the technology of regulating processes to
provide stable and consistent output. Parker strengths include
process instrumentation, semiconductor, power generation, medical
On July 1, 2013