Motion & Control Technology Blogs | Parker Hannifin

Four Key Factors to Consider When Selecting Instrumentation Tubing

When designing a leak-free instrumentation system, one of the first steps to ensuring safety and reliability is to select the right tubing for the intended application. No system integrity is complete...
On January 23, 2020

Central Tire Inflation System for Off-highway Vehicles

Parker's Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) offers improved mobility when operating vehicles in severe off-road or soft soil conditions. Ideally suited for the agriculture and military markets, this...
On January 23, 2020

Parker Aerospace & American Magic on Course to Compete for the 36th America’s Cup

The America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sports and the highest prize in sailing. Although it has a colorful history dating to 1851, America’s Cup wind-powered racing yachts...
On January 22, 2020

Industrial Manufacturing Competitiveness Requires Strategic Investment

The industrial manufacturing landscape is transforming against a backdrop of uncertainty. The shifts taking place globally in technology, advanced manufacturing, and government policy changes have...
On January 22, 2020

How to Solve Large-Size Sealing Challenges at Temperatures up to 800 °C

When classic sealing materials – for instance in temperature ranges above 300°C and below -50°C – reach their limits alternative materials are required such as metal with appropriate coating/plating....
On January 21, 2020

Hydraulic Pump and Motor Combination Packs Power on Rayco Stump Cutter

Following new, more stringent Tier IV diesel engine emissions regulations, Rayco, an environmental equipment designer for the tree care and landscape industries, took the opportunity to develop a more...
On January 21, 2020

A Dangerous Mix - How to Avoid and Handle Mixed-Pressure Connections

Mixing high- and medium-pressure fittings or incompatible parts makes systems unstable, inefficient and potentially dangerous. At worst, it can cause a potentially fatal explosion. At Parker,...
On January 21, 2020

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...
On January 21, 2020

The Intersection of Hope and Purpose in China

For many of us at Parker, leading with purpose means identifying opportunities for making life better in the communities where we live and work. It acknowledges our strengths and aligns with...
On January 18, 2020

Sprayer Steers Clear of the Ordinary

Traditionally, agricultural sprayer machines were custom-built on a four-wheel chassis. These custom-built units were heavy, expensive and not easily adapted to other farm applications. Sprayers...
On January 17, 2020

How Condition Monitoring Can Transform the Food and Beverage Industry

Our sense of taste is changing. We’re becoming more health conscious of the foods and beverages we consume to living a better life. No more perplexing and hard-to-pronounce food labels....
On January 17, 2020

Air Collection System Improves Air Quality at Metal Fabrication Plant

Many metalworking facilities feature large, open workspaces. While ideal for large scale production, this setting presents challenges for air quality and in assuring clean air in the work environment....
On January 17, 2020

What to Know About O-Ring Cytotoxicity and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Most pharmaceutical manufacturers produce drugs in large vats of living cell cultures. For the production of these drugs, it is extremely important to ensure that these cell cultures are not exposed...
On January 16, 2020

What are the Challenges for Pneumatics in the Food Industry?

Starting from agriculture and food processing arriving to the packaging operation, automation is everywhere in the modern food plants and plays a fundamental role to address the required...
On January 16, 2020

Deploying a World-Class Maintenance Strategy Enables OEM Competitive Gain

Manufacturing and operations professionals are focused on how to deploy maintenance strategies that will provide advantages to their operations on a global scale. Advanced digital and...
On January 16, 2020

Is Your Compressed Air Purity Validated?

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...
On January 16, 2020

Meet the ParkerStore HoseDoctor - Infographic

Hose repair has never been so easy with ParkerStore HOSE DOCTOR. Ever wonder what you might do if your backhoe, tractor, dump, plow or any other hydraulic equipment stops working? If you don't know...
On January 16, 2020

Electromechanical and Drives Technology - A Look Back on 2019

Thanks to our loyal followers for all of the interest in the topics covered in this blog over the past year. In examining the most-read blog posts over the course of 2019, it becomes obvious that...
On January 14, 2020

Clean Air Makes Boston Hotel a Friendly Neighbor

The Four Seasons Boston Hotel is located in a 13-story structure situated in the heart of historic Boston, Massachusetts. This prestigious hotel group dedicates itself to the highest quality...
On January 10, 2020

SmogHog Eliminates Kitchen Emissions at Sandia Resort and Casino

The Sandia Resort and Casino opened to great anticipation. The Indian gaming operation’s new property in Albuquerque, New Mexico featured multiple dining options, a huge casino and over 200 sleeping...
On January 9, 2020