Fluid and Gas Handling
No More Spills! 8 Reasons Why You Need a New Oil Change Process | Infographic
A routine oil change is anything but routine. Fleet engines and industrial machinery pose a variety of challenges that make conventional oil changes time-consuming, messy and hazardous for the...
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New Measuring Device Supports Predictive Maintenance in Construction
Predictive maintenance is essential to maintaining the value and the long-term, reliable function of expensive machinery and systems. This can be easier said than done. Systems, equipment,...
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An Easy, Safe, Single Connection Solution for Multiple Hydraulic Lines
OEMs that produce machinery for such industries as agriculture, oil and gas and construction invest heavily in the development of products that are rugged, reliable and easy to maintain....
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Leaking Ports? Troubleshooting for SAE J1926 and ISO 6149 Ports
Wondering why your existing SAE J1926/ISO11926 or ISO 6149 ports are leaking? We receive this question quite a bit. It’s important to know what to investigate when looking for the problem. In...
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Dripless Connectors Critical in Data Centers Cooling Efficiency
The heat is on in the data center industry as engineers and managers develop and operate increasingly powerful information technology equipment and the estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created...
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Spatial Allowance for Fittings in Fluid and Gas Systems
We frequently get calls from our customers who find themselves in the late stages of development and have an unexpected complication with their design which requires our help. They are...
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Install Transair Snap Ring Fittings in 10 Easy Steps
Snap rings fittings are unique to Parker's Transair® Aluminum Pipe System. Found on the 2" (50mm) and 2-1/2" (63mm), a snap ring fitting requires two holes at the end of the pipe to secure the snap...
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Critical Systems and Components for Ventilator Manufacturing
Today, the demand for life-saving ventilators is challenging medical equipment manufacturers’ production capacity and supply chains around the world to perform at levels well beyond...
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Redefining Working Under Pressure with Screw-to-Connect Couplings
The performance of heavy equipment and machinery is dependent on the reliability of every component. Whether in the factory or out in the field, the failure of a single mechanical element...
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Supporting Medical Device Manufacturing With Business Critical Parts
For medical device manufacturers, it is now more important than ever to operate at the highest capacity in order to increase the supply of essential equipment used for patient care.   COVID-19 is...
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The Route to Reliability - How to Specify the Right Product for Transport Safety and Performance
One of the biggest challenges faced by transport managers is how to decide exactly which product you require to meet your needs. It all depends on what your vehicles are running on and carrying;...
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IoT Solutions for Reliability Engineers
If you are a reliability engineer you are responsible for guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintain equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety /security systems. You are...
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Your Basic Guide to Parker Non-Spill Quick Couplings
Quick connections for high-pressure, hydraulic applications have evolved immensely over time to satisfy new processes and operational needs. As industries advance their capabilities, the demand grows...
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Second Day with Fittings: Common Terms and Definitions
In our first post, we covered the first day basics - in a fittings 101 article. Now you’re on day two of the job and you at least know what fitting is - a great start. However, you are now...
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Good Vibrations? Not in the Automotive Industry
Vibrations might be inherent for industrial machinery, but in an automotive production plant, this could mean faulty products coming down the assembly line, leading to costly rework translating...
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How to Eliminate Water & Vacuum Leaks Between the Brine Valve and Brine Tank
Since the advent of the semi-automatic water conditioning control valve followed by the automatic control valve, a common weakness has been the brine tubing connections between the brine valve and the...
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First Day with Tube Fittings: Fittings 101 the Basics
It's your first day on the job in a new [to you] industry and you are faced with a large amount of information. Everyone is using terminology that you’ve never heard before and you are hit with...
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Extreme Performance Valve Provides Versatility in Life Science Applications
Highly sensitive instruments and equipment used in analytical chemistry and medical device applications require extreme capabilities. To provide unique differentiation of their products and meet their...
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Metric Ports: Which Fitting Goes With Which Metric Port?
Choosing a port and a matching metric stud fitting can be confusing. While there are two popular types of metric parallel threaded ports, there are many different sealing methods for the mating male...
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Streamlining Fleet Management in 2020
Any business relying on a fleet of vehicles to operate understands that fleet-related costs are one of the most substantial expenses it will incur. Most often, controlling these expenses is the job...
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