Fluid & Gas Handling

What Every Hydraulic System Designer Ought to Know About ISO 18752

Managing pressure classes, hose sizes and product uniformity in different regions can be challenging for hydraulic system designers at large, global OEM companies. ISO 18752 makes the process...
On May 1, 2018

New Heavy Duty Fueling Receptacle Makes Fast-Fill Faster for CNG Trucks and Buses

Many fleet owners are turning to alternative fuels to reduce their environmental footprint and decrease fueling costs. According to a 2016 Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking prepared by...
On April 24, 2018

How OEMs Can Improve Life Science Instrumentation Performance

Today, gas chromatography (GC), mass spectroscopy (MS) and similar life science instrumentation are contributing to results in drug discovery and development, forensics labs, and the next...
On April 24, 2018

There’s More to Spring than Just Cleaning…and ParkerStore is Here to Help You

Whether you are getting ready to jackhammer a site for a new construction project, taking the tarp off heavy equipment to tune it up for the start of the new season or literally washing away...
On April 24, 2018

Drilling Fleet Saves Time and Money with Asset and Document Management

In the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, time is money. Managers for companies that operate fleets of drilling vessels conducting offshore, deep-water oil extraction in countries around the...
On April 9, 2018

Just What is a ParkerStore HOSE DOCTOR® Anyway?

You may have seen or heard of a “ParkerStore HOSE DOCTOR” but do you know what one is? Let us explain! Say your backhoe, tractor, dump, plow or any other hydraulic equipment stops working. It may have...
On March 29, 2018

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...
On March 29, 2018

Recycling Hydraulic Hose Can Be Tricky

While more traditional materials like aluminum, copper, and other metals are recycled without difficulty at your local scrap-metal dealer, there isn’t an equivalent hydraulic hose collection...
On March 28, 2018

How Automotive Manufacturers Reduce Risk to Operations and Employee Safety

In automotive manufacturing, in-plant operations managers, maintenance, and service team members know that issues often arise due to undocumented components and parts not being regularly inspected or...
On March 27, 2018

Making the Move to Weld-Free Piping and On-Site Support

There are numerous issues associated with modern welded pipes, not least those concerning accuracy, reliability and cost. As a result, moving to a weld-free piping solution presents many...
On March 21, 2018

Implementing an Asset Management and Maintenance Program? Consider Risk

Implementing an effective asset management and maintenance program for critical assets and components such as hydraulic hoses constitutes a challenge for many companies; however, it is the...
On March 21, 2018

Improve the Efficiency of Your Fleet Service Team

The trucking industry is experiencing tremendous growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for diesel service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow by 12 percent...
On March 15, 2018

Why are Brass Fittings Preferred by Truck Manufacturers?

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 March 15, 2018

Avoiding High Decibels to Monitor Motor Performance | Case Study

Safety in your factory or test stands should always be a priority. Anywhere high pressure or high velocity are at play, being able to monitor the process and changing conditions, with accuracy,...
On March 1, 2018

How to Change Your Engine and Machine Oil Faster, Cleaner and Safer

Changing the oil in your engines and machines sounds simple right? But we know the process can be complicated, messy and dangerous. Even routine maintenance oil changes bring challenges such...
On February 26, 2018

How to Survive Six More Weeks of Snowplowing

If you are in the northern U.S., you probably know the Groundhog warned us about six more weeks of winter. Snowplow operators – you can keep winter at bay (and prevent headaches) with...
On February 26, 2018

Reliability Centered Maintenance Reduces Costly Downtime in Oil & Gas Applications

Downtime from equipment failures can cost oil and gas companies hundreds of thousands of dollars each day and pose significant risk to the safety of crew members. Systems do not break down and fail on...
On February 6, 2018

How to Extend the Service Life of Your Hydraulic Hose

Does your hydraulic hose application cause excessive hose abrasion, pressure spikes, kinking or deep cuts? We understand how these issues happen and how to prevent them. And if there's a way your hose...
On January 31, 2018

How to Achieve Safe Motion Control in ATEX Environments

Machinery and moving equipment is a vital element in all areas of modern automated industry, but what happens when the atmosphere in the working environment is potentially explosive?    All motion...
On January 23, 2018

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...
On January 20, 2018