Rising temperatures - which lead to water evaporation and loss of
coolants in critical wind turbine cooling systems – may cause 1.5
MW wind turbines to overheat. Fortunately, there's a solution...
On April 24, 2018
Gas and steam turbines are staples in the electricity generation
industry. As the market becomes more competitive, keeping assets
running efficiently at power generation plants is more critical
On October 27, 2016
2017 brought about innovative new technologies that laid the
foundation for the latest hydraulic systems and applications
designed for construction, agriculture, mining, power generation
On January 16, 2018
Rising tide of clean power. Gearbox lubrication and thorough
sealing of equipment in the Atlantis project. Turning on the lights
is taken for granted by most, yet with a quarter of...
On April 12, 2016
2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the
company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end
of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
On January 15, 2019
The costs of renewable energy have fallen significantly in recent
years, helping to advance the industry quickly. But apparently not
quickly enough--in May of 2018 renewable energy represented...
On September 3, 2019
Actuation systems must be efficient, precise, and durable enough to
withstand harsh power generation environments. Parker Hannifin has
developed a hybrid actuation system (HAS) that is ideal...
On August 9, 2017
Although other renewable sources of energy may be growing at a
faster rate, more electricity continues to be generated in the U.S.
by conventional hydropower than by wind, solar and geothermal...
On August 22, 2019
Providing uninterrupted power generation for monitoring and control
equipment is essential in many oil and gas upstream, midstream and
downstream applications, from a safety, economic and...
On December 6, 2016
Power generation environments are tough on hydraulic and other
types of cylinders (including pneumatic and electro-mechanical).
Vibration, dust, gravel, corrosives, chemicals, axial load, and
On November 7, 2016
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
On October 23, 2019
Are you trying to grow your business through operational excellence
and by providing your customers with extended warranty? Cooling
failure in hydraulic systems means automatic system shut down...
On July 14, 2017
Many boat owners have little choice but to store their boats for
fairly long periods of time, such as over winter. Often, that can
lead to two major problems – condensation, and fuel...
On December 20, 2016
The basics of electrohydraulic valves are easy to understand: they
are electrically operated valves that control how hydraulic fluid
is sent to actuators. However, to apply electrohydraulic valves...
On September 30, 2019