Advanced compounds extend downhole drilling time. Hydrogenated
acrylonitrile butadiene (HNBR) compounds have been developed
specifically for downhole mud motor boots. These compounds offer
On March 12, 2018
A common challenge in the automotive industry is to seal a wide
variety of fluids that are being utilized in a host of unique
applications. Whether it be due to dynamic motion, component
On March 7, 2018
Two things are equally important for the reliable performance of an
O-Ring seal: the right size and the right material. Parker’s new
O-Ring Selector is an engineering tool that enables users to...
On February 28, 2018
Parker Chomerics THERM-A-GAP TC50 is the latest in the family
of soft thermal conductive silicone elastomers developed to conduct
heat between a hot component and a heatsink or enclosure. The...
On February 13, 2018
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