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
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
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
You can’t tame the wind, but you can make its damage easier to
detect. Solar glass is pretty tough stuff. It’s built to withstand
a lot, but a strong gust of wind can sometimes be enough to do
On August 22, 2017
Skiving refers to removing (or shaving) part of the hydraulic hose
cover and/or inner tube prior to attaching hose ends. No-skive
means the hose and fittings are designed to work without this step.
On July 27, 2017
Hydraulic hose construction and performance is covered by various
national and international standards including ISO, BSI, SAE, DIN,
API and CETOP. Most proprietary hoses conform to one standard...
On July 13, 2017
Effective filtration is vital for the reliable and smooth operation
of any engine. Complex logistics planning for transportation
activities relies on equipment availability and trouble-free
On June 23, 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
Monitoring equipment performance is a key part of controlling costs
and keeping power-generation facilities running smoothly. Field
technicians record and track metrics to assess equipment
On April 20, 2017
Whether you’re running injection molding equipment or installing a
new compressed air system, monitoring the assets’ in-line and
ambient temperature is the best way to prevent overheating, and...
On April 20, 2017
As the Internet of Things continues to set the pace for innovation
in condition monitoring and diagnostics, it’s important to
recognize potential where little existed before. Developing
On April 12, 2017
When it comes to a successful predictive maintenance strategy,
diagnostics is king. Being able to pull meaningful information from
your assets allows you to detect patterns in their performance,...
On March 27, 2017
Does your mast hose look like this? Employees often overlook hoses
during routine maintenance checks for material handling equipment,
which inevitably leads to machine down time and lost...
On March 20, 2017
Many hose installers are not trained on how to correctly measure
and specify hose length. As a result, a replacement hose may end up
being either a little shorter or a little longer than the...
On March 16, 2017
Unless you’re a risk-taking, daredevil type, you likely have some
sort of diagnostic infrastructure in your facility. And while
there’s no discounting the benefit of wired diagnostic solutions,
On March 7, 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
Every year, manufacturing processes get leaner to ensure companies
stay competitive. Part of that is to keep assets working and avoid
shutdowns as much as possible. But without a solid...
On February 23, 2017
Parker has supplied mobile equipment OEMs and dealers with
diagnostic solutions for decades. But getting accurate readings on
mobile equipment safely has always been a challenge for OEMs and
On February 9, 2017