Pressure Control

Medium Pressure Safety - All Tubing is Not Created Equal

In industrial applications where high pressures (over 6,000 psi) are used, safety is of paramount importance. Even well below these pressures, precautions are needed to ensure a safe...
On August 31, 2017

How to Avoid Boil-off Gas in Cryogenic Vessels

The space saving benefits of storing gas in liquid form were recognised back in the 19th Century, but a practical, commercially viable solution for storing liquid gases did not come about until around...
On February 21, 2017

How to Provide Power to Remote Locations Through Differential Pressure

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

Why Double the Seals has Double the Impact in Semiconductor Applications?

Graham Johnson, EMEA Product Manager for Parker Veriflo Ultra High Purity Fluoropolymer Valves, looks at the benefits of two point seal valves for semiconductor applications. The corrosive nature...
On October 20, 2016

Perfluoroelastomer Materials Tailored for Your Needs

The zenith of rubber material technology is in perfluoroelastomer compounds, also known as FFKM. Sometimes considered the rubber version of PTFE, a perfluoroelastomer contains a fully...
On August 2, 2016

Avoid Seal Extrusion with a Robust Gland Design

Designing the proper gland for a seal is usually a straightforward, easy process. Not only does the Parker O-Ring Handbook outline recommendations for stretch, squeeze, and volume fill necessary...
On March 24, 2016

Open Access to 3.1 Certificates Gives Competitive Advantage

More and more users are specifying high-performance alloys and metals - for purposes such as minimizing the risks from corrosion damage and extending the lifecycles of processing equipment in harsh...
On March 22, 2016

New Faster Tube Connection Technology For Medium Pressure Applications

The demands on instrumentation systems designed for offshore applications continue to mount inexorably. There is a renewed focus on safety and reliability, driven by high profile accidents such as the...
On November 27, 2015

The Choice Between LNG and CNG as Transportation Fuel

Of the many transport fuel choices available today, none plays a more strategic role than natural gas in having an immediate and major positive economic and environmental impact. But of the two most...
On November 3, 2015

How New LNG and Natural Gas Fuel System Architecture is Advancing the ‘Golden Age of Gas’

Four years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) asked “are we entering the golden age of gas?” Today, the North American shale gas boom, expansion of LNG trade, and new LNG and natural gas...
On October 29, 2015

Embracing High Pressure Demands in the Marine Sector

In recent years, Emissions Control Area (ECA) legislation and the high price of fuel has led to a need for ship owners to seek alternatives to oil as a marine fuel. Liquid natural gas (LNG) has been...
On October 5, 2015

Faster Tubing Connections for Medium Pressure Applications

This new rapid-assembly ferrule-less connector concept can change the economics of liquid or gas applications demanding high integrity and/or higher pressure operation. The selection of fitting...
On January 17, 2014

Improving Performance of Stream Switching Systems Under Low Air Conditions

As a user of analytical equipment such as process analyzers or gas chromatographs, are you affected by the vagaries of your compressed air supply? How often does a drop in its pressure affect...
On December 10, 2013

Avoiding Corrosion Offshore

If you are an instrumentation engineer designing systems for offshore oil and gas platforms, you don’t need us to tell you about corrosion damage. It’s a huge and well recognised problem, especially...
On July 23, 2013

Process Control Technologies and Key Markets

Process control is the technology of regulating processes to provide stable and consistent output. Parker strengths include process instrumentation, semiconductor, power generation, medical and...
On July 1, 2013