Motion & Control Technology Blogs | Parker Hannifin
Filter Optimization Drives Cost Savings in Food and Beverage Production
Closure of bars and restaurants. Decreased consumer demand. Tightened budgets. The Coronavirus pandemic's impact on the food and beverage industry has been considerable. Yet the sector...
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Avoiding Filter Failures in Air Handling Systems
Air handling unit (AHU) filters are used in an HVAC system to prevent dust and other contaminants from circulating in a building. They help improve indoor air quality (IAQ), which has become...
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Read This if Your Hydraulic Hose Fails
Even in optimal conditions, and in cases where hydraulic hose assemblies were properly made, the life expectancy of any hydraulic hose assembly is directly related to the operating parameters of your...
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Industrial Manufacturing Technology Solutions
Machine building is critical to countless industrial applications, from metals processing to rubber and plastics, food packaging to in-plant supporting operations. Equipment manufacturers...
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Ideal Surface Finish Recommendations For Optimum Sealing Performance
When designing a gland in which an O-ring or elastomeric seal is the desired sealing component, there are several aspects that need to be considered. A perfectly designed seal with the right material,...
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How Fire Seals Contribute To Overall Aircraft Flight Safety
If the words “Fire Seal” bring to your imagination a Sea World show gone terribly wrong, then you probably won’t be interested in this blog. But, for anyone associated with the field of aviation,...
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3 Factors Driving the Adoption of Commercial Battery Powered Trucks
The U.S. transportation industry is rapidly evolving to meet the demand for clean energy. And for design engineers working at the forefront of truck electrification, this represents an opportunity to...
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Why Are Pneumatic Lockout Valves Important?
Most manufacturing facilities use compressed air to power their production lines, but improper management of this unseen utility during routine maintenance and emergency situations can have serious...
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The HVACR Industry- Most Read Blogs Influenced by Trends in 2020
Despite the uncertainty and challenges brought by changing times in 2020 specifically, the HVAC/R business was better than good for industry professionals. Many companies experienced record sales...
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Entrepreneurial Visionary Helen Fitzgerald Parker
Helen Fitzgerald was hired by Company founder Art Parker on November 6, 1923. She was a confident 20-year-old woman, who grew up on Cleveland’s West Side as the oldest of six children. After high...
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Easy OEM Hose Assembly Replacement from Parker
The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts are the best parts to use when replacing a part on a machine. The OEM part will be matched to the original specification of the machine and will give...
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Achieving Standardization of Wine - Advantages of Cartridge Filtration
For packaged wine to be successfully placed on the market within the country of import, it must be microbiologically stable, visually clear and particulate free.  The accepted method of achieving...
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Off-Road Machinery- Key Technologies Tackling Challenges With Solutions
Combining innovative thinking with core technological competency can tame the challenges of off-road machinery operating in hazardous mining, agricultural, forestry, material handling, and...
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High Performance Non-Weld Flange System Certified for Marine Market
The marine market is especially demanding when it comes to high pressure hydraulic connections. These need to withstand the harshest conditions and vibrations. With classic welded connections there...
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The Reason Truck OEMs are Switching to Straight Thread O-Ring Fittings
  When truck and trailer OEMs select DOT air brake fittings, a number of considerations frequently come into play including performance, price, assembly time and the ability to customize to their...
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Automated Material Handling Plays a Major Role in Modern Industry
Since its industry introduction in the 1960s, automation has made an accelerated climb to be a significant trend in material handling applications. Now, automated material handling systems handle...
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Electric Mining Equipment is Poised to Power the Industry
Traditionally dependent on fossil fuels to run key equipment, mining is known as a carbon-intensive industry. New trends, such as battery-powered underground mining equipment, are promising to disrupt...
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Forklift OEMs Prevent Warranty Claims with this Leak-Free Connection
In manufacturing and warehouse operations, forklifts are an indispensable piece of equipment. Responsible for safely and reliably lifting and transporting materials, the heart of these machines is...
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Rotary Actuator Lowers Fire Boat to Fit Under Bridges
Considering that more than six million people live in the Philadelphia region, government officials realized they needed a fast-response emergency river vessel with both fire fighting and rescue...
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Leading Technologies for the Oil and Gas Industry
Unpredictable weather, stringent government regulation, and dramatic changes in market conditions challenge the oil and gas industry. Whether upstream or downstream, on land or at sea, the most...
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