HVAC

Spotting Parker's Unlimited Opportunities

The choice between taking a job at an American multinational corporation with an iconic product, or a position with an equally impressive company who has quietly led the world in motion and control...
On June 7, 2017

HVACR Tech Tip: When Should a Catch-All Filter-Drier be Changed?

It is important to locate a filter-drier in a refrigeration system. Its role is to remove moisture from the refrigerant and lubricant by absorbing and retaining moisture deep within the...
On September 28, 2016

34 Frequently Asked Questions on the Smart Service Tool Kit.

With our recent introduction of the Smart Service Tool Kit, there have been many questions asked and answered. Let's review the ones pertaining to buying and general details here:   Q1: When will the...
On August 3, 2016

HVACR Tech Tip: Troubleshooting Solenoid Valves in Refrigeration Applications

​To ensure peak performance, solenoid valves must be selected and applied correctly; however, proper installation procedures are equally important. Aside from correct installation, troubleshooting the...
On July 19, 2016

IIoT: Uptime and Efficiency Drive Predictive Maintenance Trends

And getting started is easier than you think. From smart thermostats and garage door openers, to fitness devices that wirelessly connect to your smartphone, the Internet of Things (IoT) is all around,...
On June 21, 2016

HVACR Tech Tip: Guide to Servicing Blended Refrigerants

Parker's HVACR Tech tips cover service tips for the HVACR technician servicing commercial refrigeration systems as well as  HVAC  for both commercial and home. The following are service tips for...
On May 24, 2016

The Top 10 Most-Read Technology Blog Posts of 2015

It was a roller coaster year for the global industrial manufacturing and engineering community. At Parker, we are making a difference by sharing knowledge across each of our technology platforms to...
On January 4, 2016

Compressor Overheating Is the Number-One Refrigeration Problem

Many refrigeration compressors break down simply because they overheat. There are two main reasons why overheating can have such a devastating effect on compressors: Loss of the lubricating properties...
On December 17, 2015

Intelligent Pneumatic Solution Improves Automotive EMC Testing | Case Study

Today’s cars are rolling computers. With the electronic interconnectivity and functionality designed into the small space of a driver’s console, automobile OEMs must ensure that one bad component...
On September 15, 2015

Head Pressure Control for Supermarkets

Head pressure control on supermarket refrigeration systems is used to maintain a minimum high-side-pressure to low-side-pressure relationship. Low side pressures are the result of...
On April 7, 2015

How to Use the Smart Service Tool Kit for HVACR Diagnosis

Calculating Superheat and Subcooling requires cumbersome equipment, writing down temperature and pressure readings, converting pressure readings using a PT chart, and finally subtracting totals to...
On March 16, 2015

Clean-up Procedure for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems

Lubricant-refrigerant mixture breakdown causes sludge formation and other corrosive materials that will hinder the normal operation of compressor valves and control devices in refrigerant and...
On August 1, 2014

Climate Control Technologies and Key Markets

Climate control is the technology of controlling fluids and gases to vary temperature. Parker provides comfort, convenience and control through refrigeration and air conditioning.   Key markets Air...
On July 1, 2013