Motion & Control Technology Blogs | Parker Hannifin
Website Delivers Improved Search and Support Experience
With a focus on providing our customers and business partners a superior search and support experience, we've made a lot of website enhancements to help you navigate and find the products,...
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Install Transair Snap Ring Fittings in 10 Easy Steps
Snap rings fittings are unique to Parker's Transair® Aluminum Pipe System. Found on the 2" (50mm) and 2-1/2" (63mm), a snap ring fitting requires two holes at the end of the pipe to secure the snap...
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Optimizing a Cell Culture Media Filtration Process | Case Study
A biopharmaceutical customer was reviewing its process for tryptone soya broth (TSB) and vegetable soya broth (VSB) production. The existing process incorporated five-step filtration, using...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Understanding 3-Way Heat Reclaim Valves
In a basic vapor-compression refrigeration cycle there are 4 primary components that we need to consider.  Compressor: Compresses low pressure temperature vapor to a high pressure temperature vapor....
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Meeting NASA Low Outgassing Requirements in EMI Shielding Applications
Design factors for satellite, high altitude, and space-based applications vary dramatically from those of land or ship-based programs. These factors include: low payload capacity, low operating...
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Critical Systems and Components for Ventilator Manufacturing
Today, the demand for life-saving ventilators is challenging medical equipment manufacturers’ production capacity and supply chains around the world to perform at levels well beyond...
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Redefining Working Under Pressure with Screw-to-Connect Couplings
The performance of heavy equipment and machinery is dependent on the reliability of every component. Whether in the factory or out in the field, the failure of a single mechanical element...
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Supporting Medical Device Manufacturing With Business Critical Parts
For medical device manufacturers, it is now more important than ever to operate at the highest capacity in order to increase the supply of essential equipment used for patient care.   COVID-19 is...
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The Route to Reliability - How to Specify the Right Product for Transport Safety and Performance
One of the biggest challenges faced by transport managers is how to decide exactly which product you require to meet your needs. It all depends on what your vehicles are running on and carrying;...
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IoT Solutions for Reliability Engineers
If you are a reliability engineer you are responsible for guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintain equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety /security systems. You are...
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Chomerics Earns GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award for 3rd Year
We’re thrilled to announce the Chomerics Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has been awarded the prestigious 2019 GM Global Supplier Quality...
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Standardization and Control - Protecting Your People, Product and Reputation
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it”. Wise words from Warren Buffet. And in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, these words certainly ring true. Process variation or...
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5 Reasons to Choose this Axial Piston Pump for your Next Mobile Application - Infographic
The next generation mobile hydraulic pump is designed for mobile and built to perform.   The  P1M Series Mobile Open Circuit Medium Pressure Axial Piston Pump, increases equipment’s performance and...
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Understanding Hydrophobicity and Oleophobicity
Medical device manufacturers rely on membrane microfiltration media to filter, vent and protect a wide range of sensitive equipment and instrumentation. The combination of consistent airflow,...
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Advantages of Displays in Mobile Machinery
Mobile off-road machinery complexity has increased significantly over the past five years. Along with that complexity, there are higher expectations of the machine operator. Operators expect easy to...
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Why Power Take-Off Gear Ratios Matter
Power Take-Offs (PTOs) are designed to pick up engine power through rotation and transfer the power to another piece of equipment. For this to work, a piece of equipment can be mounted to the PTO or...
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How Much Do You Know About Compressive Stress Relaxation? CSR Part 3
Parts 1 and 2 of this series discussed the theory behind CSR testing and what to look for in a CSR result curve.  This 3rd and final section will focus on how to use CSR data and apply it to real...
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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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Second Day with Fittings: Common Terms and Definitions
In our first post, we covered the first day basics - in a fittings 101 article. Now you’re on day two of the job and you at least know what a fitting is - great start. However, you are now...
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What You Should Know About Electrically Conductive Elastomers
Electrically conductive elastomers are elastomeric polymers filled with metal particles. They can be grouped by filler type and elastomer type. Then within each of these classes, there are standard...
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