Not so long ago, only the largest OEMs could afford to develop
complex proprietary control systems. But the recent introduction of
versatile digital ecosystems connecting electronic control...
On October 3, 2018
Ray Clapp, owner of Coast Range Construction, Homer, Alaska, was
searching for a way to increase efficiency on jobsites. In business
for 16 years, Coast Range specializes in setting foundations...
On October 2, 2018
We are pleased to announce that Parker Low Pressure
Connector Europe Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the
global leader in motion and control technologies, has been awarded
On September 27, 2018
Parker Aerospace’s Fluid System Division has a long history of
supplying fuel pumps to both the civilian and military aviation
markets. Detailed analysis and testing, combined with extensive
On September 21, 2018
Since 1997, Chvalis, a premier distributor of Parker Hannifin
based in the Czech Republic, has been focusing on the
development and construction of hydraulic systems for the needs of
On September 20, 2018
Cold weather may force designers to reconsider the usual technical
choices regarding rolling stock systems. Combining ergonomics of
use, a cost-effective approach and technical performance are...
On August 7, 2018
The reliability of every component is significant for the design
engineer of modern railway vehicles if they are to function
smoothly in the long term. The EO-2 fitting has been extremely
On August 2, 2018
In a European context favouring a unique rail system, the design
and use of trains are becoming increasingly complex. They must
comply with a wide range of specifications and regulations...
On July 25, 2018
Modern aviation owes much of its success to gas turbine engines
that convert fuel into massive thrust, enabling large passenger
aircraft to travel long distances at high speeds. Jet engines,
On July 5, 2018
Like many industrial markets, the heavy truck market utilizes brass
fittings for a variety of applications. With composite fittings
gaining traction in the arena, why do many truck OEMs continue...
On July 1, 2018
Diesel and biodiesel engine manufacturers are moving toward
electroless nickel plated connectors as part of their fuel system
specification. We’ll tell you why. Meeting the needs of
On June 19, 2018
Traditionally, DOT-rated compression and push-to-connect fittings
use American National Standard Taper Pipe Threads, referred to as
NPTF pipe threads. NPTF or pipe fittings feature tapered...
On June 16, 2018
Composite DOT-certified push-to-connect fittings are manufactured
with a polymer body and brass screw threads and holding mechanisms.
They utilize a collet to grip tubing, plus an elastomeric...
On June 15, 2018
From OEM component suppliers to heavy-duty truck manufacturers,
there are advantages of using cartridges in transportation
applications. Cartridges are used across many markets
On June 15, 2018
Laboratories around the world require a reliable and consistent
mixture of quality gases for a range of applications including gas
chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
On June 14, 2018
The European standard EN 45545 was introduced in 2013 with a
transitional period until 2016 and raises the level of
requirements to the previous national standards, which have
now been withdrawn. The...
On June 14, 2018
Heavy-duty vehicles, such as trucks and trailers, use air brake
systems to assure safe and effective stopping. Air brake tube
fittings are a virtually invisible component on these
vehicles, but they...
On June 7, 2018
Many fleet owners are turning to alternative fuels to reduce their
environmental footprint and decrease fueling costs. According to a
2016 Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking prepared by...
On April 24, 2018
While more traditional materials like aluminum, copper, and other
metals are recycled without difficulty at your local scrap-metal
dealer, there isn’t an equivalent hydraulic hose collection...
On March 28, 2018
Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) has been a major
supplier of aircraft fuel tank inerting systems and components
since the 1960s. Fuel tank inerting systems create a
On March 23, 2018