Military

F-35 Lightning II Fuel and Inerting System Powered by Parker Aerospace

As the United States military embarked to build the second ever fifth-generation fighter aircraft, Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) was selected in the mid-1990s to provide the...
On March 28, 2018

Evolution of Fuel Tank Inerting for the Aerospace Industry

Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) has been a major supplier of aircraft fuel tank inerting systems and components since the 1960s. Fuel tank inerting systems create a non-combustible...
On March 23, 2018

New High Performance Compound for Automotive Applications

Parker Chomerics THERM-A-GAP TC50 is the latest in the family of soft thermal conductive silicone elastomers developed to conduct heat between a hot component and a heatsink or enclosure. The...
On February 13, 2018

Aircraft Lightning Protection Rises to New Heights

Aircraft lightning strikes occur more frequently than you might think. It’s estimated that on average, commercial aircraft lightning strikes occur every 1,000 hours of flight time. When a strike...
On January 10, 2018

Selecting a Thermal Management System Supplier for Aerospace and Defense Applications

Today’s sophisticated aerospace and defense electronic systems are driving significant increases in power densities, resulting in complex thermal management challenges. Advances in...
On August 29, 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

Innovations Drive Weight and Emission Reductions for Aircraft Engines

Engine makers face ongoing challenges in the areas of noise, fuel burn, and emissions. That’s why Parker Aerospace’s recent innovations in the areas of lubrication, combustion, and thermal management...
On June 14, 2017

New Essential Handbook for EMI Shielding Applications

Selecting the right EMI shielding material for your application can be challenging. A new Conductive Elastomer Engineering Handbook published by Parker Chomerics offers detailed technical explanations...
On June 14, 2017

New Thermal Gel Benefits Consumer and Automotive Applications

Careful management of thermal interfaces is crucial to maintaining the reliability and extending the life of electronic devices and equipment. As each new electronic product generation requires higher...
On May 23, 2017

Interesting New Developments in Commercial Aerospace Gaskets

What are the premium requirements of gaskets for flange-to-flange aerospace assemblies such as antennas, access panels, radars and lighting? Electrical conductivity? EMI (electromagnetic interference)...
On April 27, 2017

AN 37° Flare vs Industrial 37° Flare Fittings: What's the Difference?

Over the years, we have received quite a few inquiries regarding "AN" fittings. AN (Air Force - Navy Aeronautical Standard) and AND (Air Force - Navy Aeronautical Design Standard) are standards used...
On April 19, 2017

Parker Aerospace Honored as a Finalist for the 2016 PMO of the Year Award

The Parker Aerospace Group’s firm commitment to program management excellence was validated when its Program Management Office (PMO) team was honored as one of three finalists out of 35 entries...
On March 10, 2017

Improved EMI Shielding Consistency of Single Pellet Conductive Plastics

For designers of electronics enclosures, conductive plastics offer the benefit of lighter weight coupled with cost effective injection molding. But for years, using traditional blended plastic...
On February 8, 2017

EMI Shielding Caulk Delivers Superior Performance in Military Radar Systems

Shielding for electromagnetic interference (EMI) is critical to military electronics systems operating in demanding environments requiring low emitted electronic signatures and protection from...
On December 6, 2016

Catalytic Inerting Technology: Next Generation Fuel Tank Inerting Solution

Recently, Parker Aerospace and Phyre Technologies signed an exclusive license agreement to explore advancing Phyre’s patented catalytic inerting technology. Parker will bring its 50-plus years of fuel...
On July 11, 2016

Reduce Standard Groove Size with Parker Diamond Seals

Parker Diamond Seals are designed to be a compact, robust axial seal alternative to standard cross section seals. Their unique design allows for reduced compression forces, making them ideal...
On June 23, 2016

Aerospace Technologies and Key Markets

Systems strength. Component solutions. Parker Aerospace is a global leader of systems and components used on most commercial and military aircraft in production in the world today. Parker technology...
On May 11, 2016

Extended Aircraft Lifespans Require Unique Solutions

Aircraft lifespans are extending longer than originally planned, creating unique challenges for aircraft operators. Parker Aerospace has developed new solutions to improve aging aircraft...
On February 8, 2016

Introduction to Fluids Employed in SprayCool Products

Liquid cooling has been around for many years both in industry and military alike. Rising heat density in electronics at a rate consistent with Moore’s Law creates even more interest in liquid cooling...
On June 6, 2015

O-Ring Sealing for Maximum Service Life in Aggressive HTS Turbine Oils

Mil-PRF-23699 HTS (High Thermal Stability) turbine oils are industry standards for commercial and military aircraft applications. These synthetic oils are favored for their superior thermal and...
On June 2, 2015