Check valves are unseen and undervalued. These valves are found in
just about every mobile and industrial hydraulic system on the
planet. Simply put, if there’s a pump, most likely you will find...
On April 4, 2019
We head into work each day with the expectation that we’ll put in
our time and labor and then return home to our families safe and
sound. The reality though is millions of Americans fall victim...
On March 6, 2019
The renewal of the entire ventilation system in the underground car
park serving the largest European business district, was not
limited to the simple replacement of filters and some...
On December 13, 2018
Plentiful in North America and relatively inexpensive, natural gas
produces 30 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than gasoline or
diesel, making it an ideal alternative fuel for a diverse range...
On December 11, 2018
Whether train driving is done manually or automatically, human
being remains responsible for safety. Man is increasingly assisted
by automatic means to control and communicate with his machine.
On November 14, 2018
Lubrication is essential to machine maintenance. Equipment properly
lubricated reduces wear and tear during production, ensures
temperatures are in check with operational standards,...
On November 1, 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
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
A routine oil change is anything but routine. Fleet engines and
industrial machinery pose a variety of challenges that make
conventional oil changes time-consuming, messy and hazardous for
On September 14, 2018
The ability to see behind a machine and work area is crucial to
improve safety in the operation of heavy equipment and machinery.
Just as in automobiles, the capability to see behind a mine...
On August 27, 2018
No matter what type of port, tube or hose ends your fittings have,
it's important to know and use the proper assembly and installation
steps. Today we are talking about O-ring Face Seal (ORFS)...
On August 9, 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
Selecting the proper hose for a hydraulic assembly is critical to
ensure that it meets the requirements for that specific
application. One of the first steps in selecting the proper hose is
On July 12, 2018
It’s well known that aerospace applications of all types – whether
for fuselage skin, structures, or systems and components – require
materials offering a combination of lightweight strength...
On July 6, 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
When it comes to the topic of utilizing elastomeric seals, it’s
stereotypical to consider environmental sealing as one of the
simpler categories of applications. Near-ambient pressure and
On June 27, 2018
Located in the Rio Grande do Sul, the Port of Rio Grande
is one of the main shipping ports for Brazilian products to the
world. Geographically speaking, the Port of Rio Grande is
ideally located and...
On June 23, 2018