Dissolvable and degradable materials are used in oil and gas
operations to create high pressures in hydraulically fractured
wells, while also minimizing well intervention keeping wells
On April 30, 2019
My grandpa used to have a rusty, old air compressor in his shop. As
a child, when my siblings and I would visit him, he’d use it to
power air wrenches, grinders, and inflate flat soccer balls for...
On April 25, 2019
Galvanic corrosion (also known as bimetallic corrosion or
dissimilar metal corrosion) is the breakdown of metallic surfaces
as a result of the difference in electrical potential of adjacent
On April 24, 2019
EMI shielding gaskets such as conductive elastomer gaskets come in
many different materials and almost a limitless number of shapes
and sizes. They are most commonly made of a base material...
On April 18, 2019
Have you had problems with your polyurethane seals degrading,
especially when exposed to higher heat creating the need to replace
your seals more often than you would like? As you probably know,
On April 16, 2019
Technology advancements and new to world discoveries are constantly
creating a new series of challenges for seal materials in the Oil
and Gas industry. In today’s environments, seals are being...
On April 3, 2019
For more than 100 years, the car has simply been used as a device
for transporting a driver and passengers from point A to point B at
speed with minimum effort. With the introduction of
On March 19, 2019
Honeycomb air ventilation panels are used in applications where
superior electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding must be
incorporated with heat dissipation in the form of airflow. Every
On March 14, 2019
As the defense industry continues to push the boundaries on
advanced electronic systems and state-of-the-art communication
devices, the requirements governing these programs must follow
On February 28, 2019
From the Parker O-Ring Handbook and Material Offering Guide to
finite element analysis and blogs, our engineering experts run the
gamut of all sealing solutions. So it's no surprise that the top
On February 27, 2019
Did you know that up to 80% of conductive coating failures can be
directly attributed to inadequate surface preparation? Not properly
preparing your surfaces for spraying or adherence is...
On February 14, 2019
The world of thermal interface materials continues to evolve as the
cooling requirements for applications in the automotive, consumer,
medical and aerospace markets continue to demand lower prices...
On February 7, 2019
Fundamental design checkpoints of new products generally focus
on the designs of mechanical, electrical and software systems. On
the whole, EMI/EMC design falls by the wayside for many...
On January 31, 2019
Wherever drinking water is obtained from any of its sources, pumped
and processed, materials with low extraction levels and without any
harmful ingredients are required. Sealing compounds for use
On January 29, 2019
There are a variety of thermal pads and gap fillers to choose from
-- so many choices that it can become so overwhelming. How can you
decide what's best for your application? And how does quality...
On January 24, 2019
Polyurethanes have been around for decades as a seal material for
high pressure reciprocating mobile hydraulic applications. Original
equipment manufacturers select it as their “go to” seal...
On January 22, 2019
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
Not long ago in hospitals and other critical care facilities, you
were greeted with a large, ominous warning sign the moment you
walked through the entrance doors to refrain from cell phone use
On January 15, 2019
You are working on a new design and want to incorporate the sealing
system directly – in 3D including a design space proposal? In
Parker Prädifa´s CAD library, 3D step files are available for you
On January 11, 2019
We’re rounding up the most popular posts of the year on the Parker
Chomerics EMI shielding blog in an effort to bid adieu to 2018 and
give you our most useful, popular content in one spot. Keep...
On December 26, 2018