Oil & Gas
Innovation Center Delivers Filtration Engineering Breakthroughs
The Parker Filtration Innovation Center houses the research and development for all of Parker Hannifin's filtration products. This 82,000 square foot facility is dedicated solely to the discovery of...
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Compressed Air Contamination - Causes, Facts and Myths
For over 100 years, compressed air has been recognised as a safe and reliable power source that is widely used throughout industry. Known as the fourth utility, approximately 90% of all...
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An Easy, Safe, Single Connection Solution for Multiple Hydraulic Lines
OEMs that produce machinery for such industries as agriculture, oil and gas and construction invest heavily in the development of products that are rugged, reliable and easy to maintain....
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Enhancing Safety Through Small Bore Instrumentation Training
The Oil and Gas industry sector is driven by safety and has been for over 60 years around the globe. Whilst the industry has had issues with incidents, it has been proven that by adhering to good...
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Spatial Allowance for Fittings in Fluid and Gas Systems
We frequently get calls from our customers who find themselves in the late stages of development and have an unexpected complication with their design which requires our help. They are...
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Your Basic Guide to Parker Non-Spill Quick Couplings
Quick connections for high-pressure, hydraulic applications have evolved immensely over time to satisfy new processes and operational needs. As industries advance their capabilities, the demand grows...
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Good Vibrations? Not in the Automotive Industry
Vibrations might be inherent for industrial machinery, but in an automotive production plant, this could mean faulty products coming down the assembly line, leading to costly rework translating...
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Extraction of Emulsion Mist From CNC Machine Tools Improves Air Quality
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining is a process where computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programs are used to control the steps and functions of machine tool...
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How to Lower Energy Consumption Without Compromising Compressed Air Quality
Compressed air is used throughout industrial manufacturing, often for applications that cannot be replaced by electricity. The drive to reduce energy consumption and costs creates a dilemma...
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CO2 Quality Incident Protection for Fountain Drink Dispense
Carbonated soft drinks (CSD) are popular around the globe with billions sold each year. Carbonated beverages are available in bottles, cans or through fountain dispense — often used in quick-serve...
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Microfiltration and Venting Solutions for Medical Devices
Over the years, medical device manufacturers have improved their products to become highly reliable, compact and non-intrusive. Users benefit from preemptive monitoring of critical measures, proper...
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Is Your Compressed Air Purity Validated? Infographic
Is your manufacturing plant's compressed air purity validated? Perhaps the methods you are employing to check the purity or quality of the air in your facility are only indicative? Is there...
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Six Points to Consider When Applying ISO8573-1 in a Manufacturing Facility
ISO (International Standards Organization) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of international standards. There are three ISO standards that relate to compressed air quality and testing...
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How to Streamline Inventory Management Through Digital Asset Tracking
As a packaging OEM, it's likely you're under intense pressure to provide the best level of service to your end customers as possible, from entire processing lines to the smallest of critical parts. At...
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Is an ASTM Callout the Best Way to Specify Your Elastomer Needs?
I have had many discussions with customers as to the value of using an ASTM elastomer compound description on their prints to define a specific application or elastomer requirement versus listing...
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Large-Size PTFE Seals Withstand Aggressive Media and High Temperatures
Seals made of the fluoropolymer PTFE are used where many other sealing materials (such as rubber elastomers, polyurethanes, fabric-reinforced elastomer seals, etc.) reach their limits in terms of...
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How Digital Assets Advance Inventory Management and Customer Retention
You've heard about digital asset tracking, and its ability to serialize parts for OEMs when they order them. But what about the longer-term benefits of these digital asset management programs? How can...
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New Hydraulic System on Sugarcane Harvester Exceeds Performance Goals
Over the past few years, market demand has increased for mobile equipment that is powerful and more efficient. In response to this trend, an OEM of sugarcane harvesters began a redesign of...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Protect your System During Install With These Steps
In today’s world where time is precious, doing the job right the first time is critical. Your customers want reliability and appreciate the attention to detail that will ensure their system provides...
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The Strategic Approach to Fleet Optimization for Heavy Equipment
With the ongoing pressure to improve safety, increase output, decrease downtime, and obtain optimal product lifecycles, careful management of heavy fleet equipment has become more critical than ever...
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