Motion & Control Technology Blogs | Parker Hannifin
Best Practices for Dust Suppression in Underground Coal Mines
Prevention is better than a cure. In coal mining, these words offer particularly good guidance. Underground mining presents numerous hazards ranging from structural collapses, flooding and...
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The Right Cooler Will Extend the Life of a Hydraulic System
Maintaining a normal oil temperature in all hydraulic systems is important for successful system operation. Normal operating temperatures for hydraulic systems is 110 to 130° F (unless specified by...
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Leading CNG Provider Implements PTS to Reduce Costs and Improve Ordering Levels
How can an organization with inventory spanning across a continent and always on the move ensure assets are utilized to their performance capacity--while being mindful of costs? The question had been...
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Combining Additive and Traditional Manufacturing to Enhance Capabilities
Will additive manufacturing (3D printing) replace all traditional, long-established manufacturing methods? Not any time in the foreseeable future. It may take a small bite out of some methods, but the...
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Benefits of Using IEC-60601 Compliant Components in Medical Devices
Developing and introducing a new clinical diagnostic instrument or medical device is a challenging accomplishment that often takes years. One of the final steps in bringing life-saving, life-improving...
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Data Centers Prove Essential During a Pandemic
Highways, city streets and parking lots lay bare. Rush hour and stop-and-go have come to a virtual gridlock. For tens of millions of people across the U.S., arriving to work on time is a whole...
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Easy to Use Display Programming Tools Help Drive Value for Machinery OEMs
As mobile machinery makers expand into more global markets, they are presented with the added complexity of creating unique machine configuration for local markets, while still trying to manage...
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Smart Pneumatics Role in Automation, Cobots, Safety and System Efficiency
For today’s industrial pneumatic systems, automation and efficiency continue to be the driving factors in design. Automation in pneumatics incorporates a variety of design strategies...
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How Manufacturers are Leveraging Virtual Reality for Product Development  
One of the most exciting advancements in the tech world happening today is not a new technology at all. Rather, it is the unique application of something that has dominated and excited the...
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High Performance Hydraulic Pumps and Motors Expand Production in Lumber Mill
K&B Lumber, a one-stop shop for logging and millwork was in search of a more energy-efficient sawmill that produced higher quality lumber for furniture than a typical sawmill. For most conventional...
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Using Video to Simplify and Speed Industrial Maintenance Operations
The advent of the smartphone and tablet has had a dramatic impact on the types of media we consume. Whereas in the past we might have been wedded to printed sources such as newspapers or magazines,...
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Sealing at Extreme Low Temperatures
Heavy duty equipment moves industry forward in all climates, from the sunny Caribbean to icy Greenland. Effective, reliable sealing is what allows hydraulic systems in heavy duty equipment to do work,...
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Energy Saving Nitrogen Generator for Food and Pharmaceutical Applications - Infographic
Thanks to a unique design and advanced energy-saving technology, NITROSource nitrogen gas generators use less compressed air to generate more nitrogen than any other N2 generator currently available....
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How Automation Takes Single-Use Technology to the Next Level
As the benefits of single-use became clear and the technology became established in the 2000s, there was a drive to utilize it in more process steps. Single-use was being utilized in steps...
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4 Steps to Online Hydraulic Hose Assembly Replacement
When you need to have a custom hydraulic hose replaced, you need assurance that the hose assembly you ordered is exactly what you need. Hose assemblies are not as simple as they seem, installing an...
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Is Factory Due Diligence Required to Undertake a Discrete IoT Journey?
While it is not necessary or even desirable to convert an entire factory at once to IoT-enabled processes and machines, it hasn’t always been clear to end-users what to do with the...
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Leaving Nothing to Chance With Advanced Machine Safety
In the manufacturing sector, anywhere that humans mix with machinery is a potential danger zone. Even in the modern production line, people are often still an essential element of the production or...
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How Can a PTO Be Classified and Found Online?
Power Take-Offs (PTOs) provide truck versatility beyond the usual function of providing transportation for materials. Power is directed from the engine to the auxiliary equipment to perform the work....
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Be Efficient in the Remote World of Today’s Manufacturing Environment
A virtual shift is happening as we speak across the world. How we communicate, how we consume goods and services, and how we work have all changed. Now more than ever, technology is being relied on to...
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Reducing Human Error in Bioprocessing
Human error in bioprocessing can have serious consequences for biopharmaceutical manufacturers. Accidents can cause a health hazard for staff involved in bioprocessing operations and human error can...
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