Precision O-rings are manufactured by vulcanization in a closed
mold using compression or injection molding. This makes it possible
to produce O-rings in relatively small manufacturing tolerances...
On December 8, 2017
Selecting a low-pressure hose often means the choice between rubber
or thermoplastic. Both offer distinct advantages however, choosing
a hybrid hose can maximize all the benefits in one...
On November 30, 2017
Looking at a complete system within the vehicle along with all its
interfaces from a completely clean sheet will give us the
opportunity to question, review and potentially improve that system
On November 30, 2017
There are many different industries that work with pressures over
10,000 psi, ranging from the oil and gas industry to laboratories
and waterjet applications. With such high pressures and...
On November 24, 2017
The utilization of suitable materials based on specialized
engineering and manufacturing know-how makes it possible to
integrate several parts and/or functions in a single assembly
component. In many...
On November 6, 2017
Whatever the engine, proper filtration is paramount to reliable and
efficient system operation. To stay competitive, automotive and
truck original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and design...
On November 3, 2017
One of the most dangerous situations for hydraulic equipment is a
hose burst. Whether it is a pinhole leak or a full blow burst, the
danger is imminent. Hydraulic hose bursts create...
On October 26, 2017
Mobile cranes perform a wide variety of tasks, typically of the
heavy-duty kind. The work they do and the locations at which they
operate are frequently exposed to harsh climatic conditions in
On October 25, 2017
Pneumatics technology is key to manufacturing processes as
compressed air is utilised in everything from cooling to
controlling automated machinery on assembly and packaging lines.
On October 24, 2017
In an effort to improve worker safety, the United States
Occupational Health and Safety Association (OSHA) has issued a
Final Rule to limit occupational exposure to respirable crystalline
On October 23, 2017
Without question, the Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way
we look at condition monitoring and diagnostics. Many now consider
checking analog gauges and jotting down measurements on a...
On October 20, 2017
Be it in the food processing industry, restaurants or residential
kitchens: components with food contact in industrial equipment and
household appliances are subject to strict legal and...
On October 18, 2017
It has been over 50 years since Parker Hannifin Corporation entered
the Latin American market. What began in 1963 with a sole
distributor in Peru dispensing hose and fittings would grow to
On September 28, 2017
At a company that spans 50 countries and a full portfolio of
diverse motion and control technologies, team members of all
disciplines are needed to deliver on the promise to solve the
On September 26, 2017
A cleanroom is an environment maintained to ensure minimal levels
of environmental pollutants such as dust, airborne microbes,
aerosol particles, and chemical vapors. It is critical for...
On September 20, 2017
Every design engineer should know that an EMI gasket must be
installed between mating flanges to prevent electromagnetic
radiation (EMI) from entering or leaving an electronic enclosure.
But what if...
On September 11, 2017
With the onset of Industry 4.0, factory and production environments
are adopting industrial networks to become more connected and
intelligent. This is largely driven by the need for...
On September 7, 2017
Before the advent of thermoplastic fittings, the water conditioning
industry was basically limited to brass, bronze, galvanized and
copper tubing for connecting Point-of-Entry (POE) filters,
On September 5, 2017
Have you ever seen the term “Information Anywhere” and wondered
exactly what it means? We chose this terminology carefully, so it’s
more than a mere tag line. Basically, the term refers to...
On August 28, 2017
Condition monitoring isn’t a new concept. Since industry has
automated the machining process, companies have constantly sought
ways to maintain high product quality while improving production
On August 24, 2017