Sizing is the most basic and essential factor in hydraulic hose
selection. Sizing specifications for hydraulic hose include inner
diameter, outer diameter, and length. Outer diameter (O.D.)
On August 17, 2017
Hose manufacturers each use a diverse range of materials that can
result in a variety of hose styles. They design their hose and
coupling components to fit their own tolerances. Hoses from...
On August 10, 2017
If the excitement of the construction industry takes your breath
away, congratulations! You’re in the right business. But
construction workers may have shortness of breath for a far more
On August 1, 2017
Skiving refers to removing (or shaving) part of the hydraulic hose
cover and/or inner tube prior to attaching hose ends. No-skive
means the hose and fittings are designed to work without this step.
On July 27, 2017
Crimping is a crucial aspect of any hose assembly. When you have
fluids or gases in motion over extended periods of time, the crimp
must be just right otherwise there is a lot that can go wrong....
On July 25, 2017
This is the third part of a three-part series of posts on
high-glide refrigerants for refrigeration system retrofits. Part 1
covered calculating super-heat and subcooling with glide, and
On June 20, 2017
In 2016 more than 3.5 billion passengers flew on airplanes, and
2016 was the second-safest year on record for air travel. Modern
air travel that is reliable and safe is only possible through
On June 19, 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
This is the second part of a three-part blog series on high-glide
refrigerants for refrigeration system retrofits. Part 1 covered
calculating superheat and subcooling with glide, and control...
On June 1, 2017
Refrigerant choices for refrigeration systems are undergoing
significant change, including choices for retrofits and new
systems. This article is Part 1 of a 3 part series addressing such
On May 10, 2017
We've all done it at least once: looked at a report, read the
numbers on it, and come up with exactly the wrong conclusion. Pass
/ fail limits and results are printed right there, but for some
On April 26, 2017
What if you are only given 3 measurements? As HVACR
technicians, you need some ideas in your back pocket for basic
troubleshooting in a refrigeration system. How about a simple chart
that helps you...
On April 24, 2017
Below are six questions that will help you learn most of what you
need to know about flooded head pressure control. 1. Why do
you need a receiver? The flooded head pressure control valve
On April 4, 2017
Due to its size and complexity, a petrochemical refinery offers
many potential safety hazards, one of which is rubber steam hose
that blends into the scenery and presents many
On March 29, 2017
Many of our ParkerStore customers, like you, work in applications
every day with hydraulics, compressed air and pressurized fluids.
Fluids under pressure and systems in motion can be very...
On March 29, 2017
Does your mast hose look like this? Employees often overlook hoses
during routine maintenance checks for material handling equipment,
which inevitably leads to machine down time and lost...
On March 20, 2017
When you think of dump trucks, moving floors, oil transfers,
lowboys, live floors and roll-offs, your first thought might not be
Wetline Kits. Instead, you probably think about the function of
On March 6, 2017
In order to understand the principles of thermostatic expansion
valve operation, a review of its major components is necessary. A
sensing bulb is connected to the TEV by a length of capillary
On February 22, 2017
Parker Racor gasoline spin-on filters with clear plastic collection
bowls have helped protect engines for over 30 years. During that
time, gasoline formulations changed, and Racor has changed...
On December 22, 2016
Spring will be here soon and it’s almost time to go boating!
But let’s be safe boaters while we’re having fun. Prepare your boat
properly and take the time to ensure all components are in...
On December 7, 2016