2017 marked Parker Hannifin's Centennial year in business. It
all started back in March of 1917, in a machine shop which built
pneumatic brake systems for trucks, trains, buses and...
On January 9, 2018
The O-Ring & Engineered Seals Division is now offering a rapid
prototype program for solid and hollow spliced O-rings that
will reduce lead times on small orders to improve sample and trial
On December 20, 2017
Precision O-rings are manufactured by vulcanization in a closed
mold using compression or injection molding. This makes it possible
to produce O-rings in relatively small manufacturing tolerances...
On December 8, 2017
Electric vehicles are developing fast in line with growing demand.
However, only by selecting proven, reliable, high-quality products
for the effective thermal management and EMI shielding...
On November 16, 2017
The utilization of suitable materials based on specialized
engineering and manufacturing know-how makes it possible to
integrate several parts and/or functions in a single assembly
component. In many...
On November 6, 2017
Frequently, our team in Applications Engineering receives a
question along these lines: “Is your compound E0740 peroxide
cured?” Usually, these questions are asked because an end customer
On November 2, 2017
Mobile cranes perform a wide variety of tasks, typically of the
heavy-duty kind. The work they do and the locations at which they
operate are frequently exposed to harsh climatic conditions in
On October 25, 2017
Reducing the environmental impact of operating a passenger car has
long been a request from the environmental community, and that
demand continues to spread. But how can something as small as a
On October 24, 2017
Be it in the food processing industry, restaurants or residential
kitchens: components with food contact in industrial equipment and
household appliances are subject to strict legal and...
On October 18, 2017
Parker's metal seals are used in the most extreme environments that
demand extreme temperature and pressure solutions. Metal seal
technology is used in cryogenic, high temperature, hard vacuum,
On September 28, 2017
Being in direct contact with customers had become David's ambition
as he gained experience in technical areas. But then the
question arose as to how to make that career change without putting
On September 21, 2017
Parker is revolutionizing part identification technology with a
multitude of options. Customers are able to benefit from various
identification methods such as non-permanent and permanent...
On September 20, 2017
Every design engineer should know that an EMI gasket must be
installed between mating flanges to prevent electromagnetic
radiation (EMI) from entering or leaving an electronic enclosure.
But what if...
On September 11, 2017
For several years, one of the biggest drawbacks of “chemically
resistant” FFKMs, or perfluoroelasters, has been their relatively
poor compression set resistance. Typically, compounding these
On August 9, 2017
Be it in the production of food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics or
medical devices coming into contact with the human body, excellent
purity and media resistance combined with a wide range of...
On July 27, 2017
A common problem I hear in the heavy duty industry today is sealing
T-Joint applications effectively without the use of RTV Silicone
(Room Temperature Vulcanization). Although RTV may be effective...
On July 26, 2017
Parker Engineered Materials Group has developed a wide range of
materials for liner seals to meet the demands of the ever
increasing temperature requirements in liner seal applications. The
On June 29, 2017
Parker Hannifin Engineered Materials Group has developed a wide
variety of metal seals which can be formed or machined. A metal
seal is a highly engineered sealing solution which provides...
On June 22, 2017
With the desire for renewable energy sources, coupled with
dependence on foreign oil, Americans are becoming increasingly
interested in alcohol/fuel blends. There are nearly 20 million flex
On June 16, 2017
Selecting the right EMI shielding material for your application can
be challenging. A new Conductive Elastomer Engineering Handbook
published by Parker Chomerics offers detailed technical
On June 14, 2017