Quick couplings allow fluid lines to be quickly and easily
connected and disconnected without the need for tools. Non-spill or
dry break couplings are a specific type of connector designed...
On December 12, 2018
Plentiful in North America and relatively inexpensive, natural gas
produces 30 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than gasoline or
diesel, making it an ideal alternative fuel for a diverse range...
On December 11, 2018
Medical-care settings are often stressful, making it hard to rest
or sleep—both of which are important for healing and recovery. And,
as the portability of medical technology continues to...
On December 11, 2018
Hard working excavators, tunnel boring, mining, oil field and
forestry equipment use a variety of tool attachments. This allows
them to be versatile for a multitude of activities, all necessary
On November 19, 2018
Whether train driving is done manually or automatically, human
being remains responsible for safety. Man is increasingly assisted
by automatic means to control and communicate with his machine.
On November 14, 2018
Lighter, versatile, non-corroding and cost-effective. These are
some of the advantages as to why manufacturers are increasingly
replacing metals with plastics for product development....
On November 13, 2018
Lubrication is essential to machine maintenance. Equipment properly
lubricated reduces wear and tear during production, ensures
temperatures are in check with operational standards,...
On November 1, 2018
A history lesson isn’t necessary to know manufacturing has evolved
over time. From the advent of mechanics to the electrification of
factories for mass production to equipping production lines...
On October 11, 2018
The PASS (Personal Alert Safety System) alarm sounds. Smoke and
flames engulf the area. Your breathing air supply is quickly
diminishing. Evading the fiery scene is not an option. In this
On October 4, 2018
We are pleased to announce that Parker Low Pressure
Connector Europe Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the
global leader in motion and control technologies, has been awarded
On September 27, 2018
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
On September 14, 2018
Compressed air is one of the most critical and expensive utilities
in any manufacturing facility. That said, maintenance and
monitoring of this crucial system are largely ignored. When it is
On August 9, 2018
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is a rapidly expanding segment of
the healthcare industry, especially for at-home care and disease
management. This expansion is driven by an increasingly diverse
On August 7, 2018
Cold weather may force designers to reconsider the usual technical
choices regarding rolling stock systems. Combining ergonomics of
use, a cost-effective approach and technical performance are...
On August 7, 2018
The reliability of every component is significant for the design
engineer of modern railway vehicles if they are to function
smoothly in the long term. The EO-2 fitting has been extremely
On August 2, 2018
Hydraulic fitting materials need to have the strength and corrosion
resistance necessary to safely withstand the challenges of
hydraulic systems in harsh environments. Hose fittings aren't
On July 26, 2018
In a European context favouring a unique rail system, the design
and use of trains are becoming increasingly complex. They must
comply with a wide range of specifications and regulations...
On July 25, 2018
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and
high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic
hoses. Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges
below -57 °C...
On July 19, 2018
Selecting the proper hose for a hydraulic assembly is critical to
ensure that it meets the requirements for that specific
application. One of the first steps in selecting the proper hose is
On July 12, 2018
Like many industrial markets, the heavy truck market utilizes brass
fittings for a variety of applications. With composite fittings
gaining traction in the arena, why do many truck OEMs continue...
On July 1, 2018