Fluid & Gas Handling

Setting the New Standard for Mobile Asset Diagnostics

Parker has supplied mobile equipment OEMs and dealers with diagnostic solutions for decades. But getting accurate readings on mobile equipment safely has always been a challenge for OEMs and end users...
On February 9, 2017

Advanced Liquid Valves Expand Microfluidic Possibilities

Liquid valves are a critical component in the next generation of analytical equipment used for clinical diagnostics, analytical chemistry, environmental monitoring, agent detection, and other life...
On February 7, 2017

Innovative Heavy-Duty Vehicle Technology on Display at IFPE

From optimizing peak performance to minimizing unplanned downtime, the products and systems Parker will showcase at IFPE 2017 are designed specifically to help its customers increase...
On January 20, 2017

Flexible Displacement Sensors Improve Medical Diagnostics

Over the last few years, advances in the Internet of Things have led to some incredible technological breakthroughs across multiple industries. Leveraging concepts like advanced condition...
On January 20, 2017

How to Choose a Heated Enclosure System Supplier for Power Generation

The surge of activity in new combined cycle power plant construction, retrofit, and expansion has led to a greater need for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services. Busy...
On December 1, 2016

Working Together: Safety and Maintenance Tips to Ensure Hydraulic Hose Success

Safety is of utmost concern when it comes to hydraulic systems, including the selection process, maintaining and replacing hoses. Hydraulic hoses are going to a cylinder that distributes power. So, if...
On December 1, 2016

Reducing Compressed Air Consumption in Beverage Manufacturing | Case Study

Air blowing activities consume almost half of all compressed air used in plants and can often become an unrecognized burden on a business’s resources. One of the largest soft drinks...
On December 1, 2016

Parker’s High-Strain Displacement Sensor Wins Gold at Sensors Midwest

Parker Hannifin is pleased to announce that it received the Gold Award for its new High-Strain Displacement Sensor at the Best of Sensors Midwest Awards. The Awards recognize new and...
On November 15, 2016

Successful Hydraulic Hose Assembly Starts Here

To say that hose is an important part of a hydraulic system is a huge understatement. Hydraulics have become progressively more complicated. Pressures keep getting higher while hose dimensions become...
On November 9, 2016

How to Easily Connect Users to the Digital Plant

The Internet of Things (IoT) has given way to breakthroughs in everything from safety and efficiency to better decision-making and increased revenue generation. In power generation, the rise of...
On November 2, 2016

Condition Monitoring Solutions for Power Generation Plants

Gas and steam turbines are staples in the electricity generation industry. As the market becomes more competitive, keeping assets running efficiently at power generation plants is more critical than...
On October 27, 2016

IIoT Drives New Opportunities in Condition Monitoring

In the last decade or so, we’ve seen a fast-paced implementation of Internet-driven technology into our daily lives. It can be overwhelming to think about. Remember the last time you made...
On October 24, 2016

Reduce Combustion Turbine Downtime with Leak-Free Extreme Temperature Fittings

All around the world, the cost of turbine downtime is a critical issue. These tough environments that operate under constant stress can cause serious issues for your hydraulic fittings, which can lead...
On October 20, 2016

What You Need to Know About SAE vs ISO Specification for Hydraulic Hoses

Why are there different hydraulic hose standards and what do they mean for you and your application? For decades, SAE J517 has published guidelines for 100R1 through 100R12 series hydraulic hoses....
On October 20, 2016

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...
On October 18, 2016

Distributors Add Value and Support from Design through to MRO Services

The industrial distribution landscape is changing with the business model types and service capabilities being broader than ever before. At the all-encompassing end of the scale are Parker’s Hydraulic...
On October 7, 2016

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...
On October 4, 2016

Metal Fabrication: Monitoring Hydraulic Pump Pressure

While standard, liquid-filled gauges are reliable, they have significant downsides that adversely impact a company’s bottom line. Specifically, they can add to the time spent manually checking each...
On September 29, 2016

8 Simple Tips for Maintaining and Replacing Your Mast Hose

Does your mast hose look like this? Employees often overlook hoses during routine maintenance checks for material handling equipment, which inevitably leads to machine down time and lost...
On September 27, 2016

Top 8 Reasons Hydraulic Hoses Fail

There are thousands of reasons a hydraulic hose can fail, but often, the most common failures could have been avoided with proper precautions. At Parker Hose Products Division, we work closely...
On September 22, 2016