As the days get shorter and fall gives way to winter, Jim Bradley
knows it’s time to reach for his trusty socket set and get to work.
The annual Bikes for Kids charity is nearly upon him, and...
On December 19, 2018
Hydraulic fitting materials need to have the strength and corrosion
resistance necessary to safely withstand the challenges of
hydraulic systems in harsh environments. Hose fittings aren't
On July 26, 2018
When approaching the problem of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
the electronic design engineer quite often considers it to be a
secondary issue that can be dealt with once the device is...
On May 22, 2018
From surgical equipment to cooking pans to skyscrapers, stainless
steel has transformed the world as we know it today. Stainless
steel is present in our daily lives and has made a significant
On May 14, 2018
Downstream oil and gas operations include refineries and
petrochemical plants where crude oil is processed into finished
products such as jet fuel, diesel, lubricants, and gasoline.
On April 9, 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
If you are an instrumentation engineer designing systems for
offshore oil and gas platforms, you don’t need us to tell you about
corrosion damage. It’s a huge and well recognised problem,
On February 5, 2018
Condition monitoring has a key role to play in every maintenance
programme and can be a valuable tool for optimising safety
standards, maximising operational efficiency, and enhancing
On January 17, 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
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
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
Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh
conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and
outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications,
On August 9, 2017
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
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
On July 6, 2017
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
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.
On June 12, 2017
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
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...
On April 13, 2017
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
On March 1, 2017
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
On February 21, 2017