Marine

Top Three Design Tips for Corrosion Resistant EMI Protection

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

New Coating Extends Cylinder Life Up to Eight Times Longer

Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications, greatly...
On August 9, 2017

Extend the Lifetime of Your Cooling Solution in a Marine Environment

Are you trying to grow your business through operational excellence and by providing your customers with extended warranty? Cooling failure in hydraulic systems means automatic system shut down...
On July 14, 2017

The 411 on How an Application Impacts Hose Selection

When specifying hydraulic hose, you need to fully analyze the application first and foremost. The application determines how your hose assembly is going to be used, which has a direct impact on hose...
On July 6, 2017

How Does a Smart User Interface Improve Machine Efficiency?

The manufacturing industry is currently facing increasing pressure to reform and innovate in order to remain viable. On the consumer side, the Internet of Things (IoT) has made smart devices...
On June 22, 2017

The Importance of Natural Gas Product Certifications

To stay at the forefront of the competitive transportation markets, fleet managers are turning to alternative fuels that meet the environmental and economic needs of today and in the future.  Natural...
On June 12, 2017

Growing Leaders and Profits

Like many companies, Parker is focused on attracting and developing talented individuals who contribute value to the company over time. What's different about Parker is the landscape of...
On May 8, 2017

Desalination System Provides Ultra-Pure Water for Offshore Oil and Gas Rigs

On offshore oil and gas platforms and vessels, a supply of fresh water is essential, not only for drinking, but also to keep critical machinery and equipment operational. Rig managers, water quality...
On April 13, 2017

Bringing Tomorrow's Filtration Technology to the Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket

  Parker Racor are original equipment (OE) filtration partners to some of the biggest names in the commercial vehicle business. Now we’re using our world-leading expertise to bring positive change to...
On March 1, 2017

How to Avoid Boil-off Gas in Cryogenic Vessels

The space saving benefits of storing gas in liquid form were recognised back in the 19th Century, but a practical, commercially viable solution for storing liquid gases did not come about until around...
On February 21, 2017

Troubleshooting Marine Gasoline Spin-on Filters with Clear Bowls

Parker Racor gasoline spin-on filters with clear plastic collection bowls have helped protect engines for over 30 years. During that time, gasoline formulations changed, and Racor has changed...
On December 22, 2016

Dealing with Condensation and Filtration Problems: A Guide for Diesel Boat Owners

Many boat owners have little choice but to store their boats for fairly long periods of time, such as over winter. Often, that can lead to two major problems – condensation, and fuel...
On December 20, 2016

Diesel Bug and How to Avoid It: Tips for Diesel Boat Owners

Diesel bug has become a concern for many boat owners in recent years.  The condition occurs when a mixture of bacteria, algae and mould contaminates the storage tank and then breeds - creating a...
On December 19, 2016

What You Should Know About Boating Fuel System Maintenance

Spring will be here soon and it’s almost time to go boating! But let’s be safe boaters while we’re having fun. Prepare your boat properly and take the time to ensure all components are in...
On December 7, 2016

How to Choose a Water Treatment System Supplier for Power Generation

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 December 5, 2016

Team Member Spotlight: Alex McDiarmid, Design Engineer

Alex McDiarmid, Design Engineer at Parker, Instrumentation Products Division Europe in Sheffield, has recently been shortlisted for the British Engineering Excellence Awards ‘Design Engineer of...
On September 20, 2016

Meeting ISO 4406 Cleanliness Standards with Diesel and Biodiesel Fuel

Diesel and Biodiesel fuels may leave a refinery clean, but fuel quality can vary at the time it is dispensed due to contamination accumulated during transport and storage. Operators and...
On September 19, 2016

What is an Onsite Container?

Remote jobsites typically found in mining, construction and forestry, as well as airports and shipping ports find that downtime is an expensive and unnecessary occurrence. Having the ability to apply...
On September 1, 2016

Bunker Quality: Why Changes to ISO 8217 Increase the Need for Condition Monitoring

Compared to their land equivalents, marine engines have to shoulder a much heavier burden. With highly capricious and volatile weather that can vary from Arctic cold to equatorial heat, the...
On April 12, 2016

Rising Tide of Clean Power

Rising tide of clean power. Gearbox lubrication and thorough sealing of equipment in the Atlantis project. Turning on the lights is taken for granted by most, yet with a quarter of...
On April 12, 2016