The automotive vehicle industry has experienced introductions of
several new technologies and upgrades. One significant example is
the rising amount of electrical content per vehicle. Testing...
On April 19, 2018
As brewing becomes increasingly competitive, with consumers
demanding higher quality beers, and retailers looking for products
with greater assurance of shelf-lives, this sector of the food...
On April 9, 2018
A question that is frequently asked when considering the
installation of a nitrogen gas generator is "will the system create
an oxygen rich or oxygen deficient atmosphere that could be
On April 5, 2018
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
Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) has been a major
supplier of aircraft fuel tank inerting systems and components
since the 1960s. Fuel tank inerting systems create a
On March 23, 2018
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
The latest generation of smart sensors for actuators are able to
share information with the controller, typically via technologies
such as IO-Link. They can also receive commands and...
On March 15, 2018
In 2017, Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) achieved a
significant milestone with its industry-leading fuel tank inerting
technology and systems capability. The division now has...
On March 15, 2018
When optimally selected and applied, the latest generation of smart
sensors can have a positive impact on predictive maintenance
strategies for fluid power applications. Real-time data collection
On February 27, 2018
IoT is driving solutions providers like Parker to develop
innovative new products and technologies that help customers work
more efficiently and improve their bottom line. But while some
On February 20, 2018
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 February 6, 2018
Approximately 36 percent of nitrogen gas supplied by gas companies
is delivered in high-pressure cylinders. At first, it would appear
to be a fairly simple method of supply, requiring a...
On February 5, 2018
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
On January 23, 2018
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
2017 brought about innovative new technologies that laid the
foundation for the latest hydraulic systems and applications
designed for construction, agriculture, mining, power generation
On January 16, 2018
Today, ultra-pure water is a primary concern for operators of new
and existing combined cycle power generation plants. Whether you
are an EPC engineer designing a new power plant or an...
On January 10, 2018
Aircraft lightning strikes occur more frequently than you might
think. It’s estimated that on average, commercial aircraft
lightning strikes occur every 1,000 hours of flight time. When a
On January 10, 2018
As the range of pneumatic cylinders available on the market today
becomes more extensive and sophisticated, it can be challenging to
ensure you’re maximizing the ROI available from your
On January 9, 2018
In a manufacturing facility, it is essential that equipment runs at
optimum performance, not only to maintain production but also
ensure staff safety and product quality. In many cases, when
On January 8, 2018
2017 saw economic growth accelerate and the indicators suggest that
trend will continue. This puts productivity initiatives high on the
list of manufacturers, keen on taking full advantage of...
On January 4, 2018