HVAC

HVACR Tech Tip: Maintaining Refrigerant Flow in Thermostatic Expansion Valves

Most supermarket refrigeration equipment breakdowns are repeat problems. When responding to refrigeration service calls at supermarkets, refrigeration technicians immediately play...
On June 5, 2018

HVACR Tech Tip: Obtaining Oil Samples in a Refrigeration or Air Conditioning System

Monitoring the acid level in a refrigeration or air conditioning system is of the utmost importance. Contaminants such as water and air are important factors in the formation of acids in the...
On April 10, 2018

Aerospace Blogs of 2017 Focus on Reliability, Safety, and Customer Satisfaction

Over the last one hundred years, Parker Hannifin has been at the forefront of technology innovation. In 2017, Parker celebrated its centennial, and the advances made in aviation stand out among...
On January 27, 2018

The MRO Authority ParkerStore's Most Read Blogs of 2017

The ParkerStore MRO Authority blog is your go-to resource for the Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) in the digital space. Our goal is to improve your productivity and profitability. We're...
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

5 Technology Trends Behind the Top Hydraulics Blogs of 2017

2017 brought about innovative new technologies that laid the foundation for the latest hydraulic systems and applications designed for construction, agriculture, mining, power generation and related...
On January 16, 2018

Top 5 HVACR and HVAC Climate Control Technology Blogs of 2017

In 2017, many changes impacted the HVACR, HVAC climate control industry. New technologies emerged that changed the way we do business – most for the better! But they also brought a shift in the way we...
On January 11, 2018

Top 9 Parker Blogs of 2017

2017 marked Parker Hannifin's Centennial year in business. It all started back in March of 1917, in a machine shop which built pneumatic brake systems for trucks, trains, buses and...
On January 9, 2018

Most Popular Filtration Technology Blogs of 2017

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

Dental Office Potable Water Case Study - Choosing the Right Connectors

Potable water systems, whether in water filtration, beverage dispensing, life science, bottling or semiconductor are much more than the sum of their individual parts. A thorough analysis of...
On December 13, 2017

HVACR Tech Tip: Master Using the P-T Chart with the ChillMaster Mobile App

The HVACR service technician uses an array of tools and test instruments to diagnose problems and evaluate system performance. One tool that is readily available, inexpensive and yet rarely used to...
On November 15, 2017

Use of Suction Line Filter-Driers for HVAC Clean-up After Burnout

The Suction Line Filter-Drier method of cleaning up a system after a hermetic motor burnout is favored by service technicians and recommended by manufacturers throughout the HVAC and...
On August 1, 2017

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