If you are in the northern U.S., you probably know the Groundhog
warned us about six more weeks of winter. Snowplow operators – you
can keep winter at bay (and prevent headaches) with...
On February 26, 2018
Does your hydraulic hose application cause excessive hose abrasion,
pressure spikes, kinking or deep cuts? We understand how these
issues happen and how to prevent them. And if there's a way your
On January 31, 2018
The ParkerStore MRO Authority blog is your go-to resource for the
Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) in the digital space. Our
goal is to improve your productivity and profitability. We're...
On January 23, 2018
So, you have a hydraulic hose that needs to be replaced. This is
the perfect time to follow the acronym S.T.A.M.P. (for Size,
Temperature, Application, Media and Pressure) to be sure you
install a new...
On December 28, 2017
There’s more to installing a hydraulic hose than tightening metal
connections. To maximize the life of the hose and its fittings,
you’ll need to take into consideration a variety of factors about
On December 20, 2017
While “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” (thank you
Ben Franklin!) we might say today, “a dollar of prevention is worth
many thousands of dollars of downtime, shortened asset life,...
On November 28, 2017
MegaBots’ Eagle Prime is a 16-foot-tall, internally piloted
humanoid fighting robot that battles on an epic-scale. MegaBots’
giant fighting robots are the brainchild of engineers Gui
On October 24, 2017
It is critical that you have the proper hose measurement in mind
before cutting and crimping your hose, otherwise your assembly is
not going to be as efficient as it can be. And, we all know...
On August 22, 2017
Crimping is a crucial aspect of any hose assembly. When you have
fluids or gases in motion over extended periods of time, the crimp
must be just right otherwise there is a lot that can go wrong....
On July 25, 2017
Many of our ParkerStore customers, like you, work in applications
every day with hydraulics, compressed air and pressurized fluids.
Fluids under pressure and systems in motion can be very...
On March 29, 2017
The industrial distribution landscape is changing with the business
model types and service capabilities being broader than ever
before. At the all-encompassing end of the scale are Parker’s
On October 7, 2016
Remote jobsites typically found in mining, construction and
forestry, as well as airports and shipping ports find that downtime
is an expensive and unnecessary occurrence. Having the ability to
On September 1, 2016
Triad Technologies, LLC opened an additional ParkerStore on the
I-75 corridor this May. The Findlay, OH location will be Triad’s
14th ParkerStore including the acquisition of five Mega...
On May 10, 2016
“We’re excited about the future of Bluestar Industries, our
new ParkerStore, and our continued partnership with Parker,” says
Roth Chance, Business Unit Manager at Bluestar. When you walk
On April 20, 2016
A company that chooses the wrong hose can meet with disaster
resulting in added maintenance, decreased safety, and equipment
failure. What are the primary characteristics you look for in a
On March 16, 2016
Hydradyne, LLC recently opened a new ParkerStore location in Warner
Robins, GA. Initially set-up to service a few accounts that would
benefit from a local branch, the middle-Georgia location is also...
On March 15, 2016
Welcome to the ParkerStore Blog. We’ll be bringing your
Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) go-to source to the
digital space. If you know us already, you know that getting you
back to work is our...
On February 4, 2016
We’ve reached our final step in the S.T.A.M.P. method. Here’s a
look back at the first four steps: Step No. 1: Size. Correlation
between hose I.D. size, flow velocity and the efficiency of...
On February 3, 2016
If you happened to miss the first three steps in our blog post
series on 5 Considerations for Hydraulic Hose Replacement, this
series is taking you step by step through the S.T.A.M.P. method....
On February 2, 2016
As we continue our series on the replacement and selection of the
proper hose for your system, let’s recap the two previous steps.
First was the importance of determining the hose I.D. size, which
On February 1, 2016