Two things are equally important for reliable performance of an
O-ring seal: the right size and the right material. Parker’s new
O-Ring Selector is an engineering design tool that enables users...
On April 25, 2018
Precision timepieces operate much like the inner workings for
automotive machines. Underneath the back cover lies a series of
gears and springs designed to measure the passage of time. We are
On April 10, 2018
We receive many requests from customers asking for recommendations
on how to retain seals in an application. One of the most popular
"quick fixes" is to apply liberal amounts of adhesive to a...
On March 22, 2018
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
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
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
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
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