Fluid Control
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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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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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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New Product Technology Introduced in Point-of-Care Testing Instrumentation
In clinical diagnostics, the fastest-growing segment is point-of-care testing (POCT). POCT consists of medical diagnostic testing performed close to the patient, instead of a traditional centralized...
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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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What Is the Difference Between Full Port or Standard Port Ball Valve?
Ball valves are used in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, oil, and gas, automotive, marine, agricultural and heavy truck. Applications may vary but include operations for processing,...
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Pump Design Solves Dry Run Failures for Facility Operators in Oil and Gas
Facility operators in the oil and gas industry have raised concerns on how to solve their top failure modes: extremely short or non-existent dry run pump time limits and unacceptable levels...
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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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Optimize Hydraulic Systems with Top Fluid & Gas Handling Blogs of 2017
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...
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Factors to Consider When Selecting Hydraulic Fittings and Tube
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 what...
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Non-Welded, Rapid Assembly Hydraulic Piping Solutions for Offshore Oil and Gas
Speed, consistency, durability, and safety: the four criteria you seek for your offshore oil and gas piping connections, particularly those occurring in deep water where extreme pressure presents...
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How Fluid Type Affects Solenoid Valve Choices
In industrial applications, the successful transfer of fluids requires different types of valves to open and close the flow. Solenoid valves are a popular choice because they offer rapid automatic...
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Solenoid Valve Selection for Harsh Outdoor Applications
Wherever water, chemical mixtures, oil and gases are transported through pipes, solenoid valves are instrumental in remotely or automatically controlling the flow and transfer of fluids. But...
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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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CNG Fuel Systems for Heavy Duty Vehicles
When we think about emissions, we usually think about our vehicles and the new wave of personal electric vehicles. The reality is that heavy-duty vehicles used for transportation of goods...
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Continuously Dry Runnable Lobe Pump Maximizes Uptime
When we asked, operators in the oil and gas industry told us that they are interested in solving the typical pump failure mode of extremely short (or none) dry run time limits. We were challenged to...
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Mini Subcomponents for Medical Devices Make a Big Design Difference
Miniaturization is big in all fields these days. This trend is a challenge for machine designers faced with packing the same capabilities into a smaller space. Take the life sciences, for example....
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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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Why Servo Motors Top Stepper Motors for Precision Liquid Dispensing
Precision non contact dispensing of small liquid volumes requires using a 500µL or larger volume syringe barrel or liquid head, although 1000µL typically works best. These larger volumes allow for the...
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