Transportation Technology

Pneumatics Technology Enhances Profitability in Rail Applications

Vehicles within the commercial transport sector, whether rail or construction, are consistently expected to operate reliably in some of the most challenging conditions. Indeed, it is crucial...
On December 12, 2017

Five Ways to Maximize Performance of Electric Vehicle Batteries

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 411 on How an Application Impacts Hose Selection

When specifying hydraulic hose, you need to fully analyze the application first and foremost. The application determines how your hose assembly is going to be used, which has a direct impact on hose...
On July 6, 2017

Exploring Engine Filtration Today and In the Future

Effective filtration is vital for the reliable and smooth operation of any engine. Complex logistics planning for transportation activities relies on equipment availability and trouble-free operation....
On June 23, 2017

How Does a Smart User Interface Improve Machine Efficiency?

The manufacturing industry is currently facing increasing pressure to reform and innovate in order to remain viable. On the consumer side, the Internet of Things (IoT) has made smart devices...
On June 22, 2017

The Importance of Natural Gas Product Certifications

To stay at the forefront of the competitive transportation markets, fleet managers are turning to alternative fuels that meet the environmental and economic needs of today and in the future.  Natural...
On June 12, 2017

Can Lighter, Greener Heavy-Duty Trucks Become a Reality?

Today, virtually everything we buy has at some point been on a commercial freight truck, traversing countries and even continents to reach us, the consumer. Commercial vehicle manufacturers are...
On April 25, 2017

Certified Natural Gas Vehicle and Fueling System Products

As we move into the future, the need for transportation is merging with society’s concerns about pollution, climate change, depletion of natural resources and the long-term sustainability of our...
On April 21, 2017

CamLock Seals Extend Seal Life with Innovative Dual Bead Design

Cam and groove style couplings, commonly referred to as camlock fittings, are used across many industries due to their ability to quickly connect and disconnect from holding tanks, pumps, filters, or...
On April 19, 2017

Technology Trend - eSteering Enables Greener Buses and Coaches

The world is quickly moving towards more hybrid and electric vehicles, which reduce toxic emissions. This trend is leading to an overall improvement in the quality of the air we breathe, especially in...
On March 14, 2017

Bringing Tomorrow's Filtration Technology to the Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket

  Parker Racor are original equipment (OE) filtration partners to some of the biggest names in the commercial vehicle business. Now we’re using our world-leading expertise to bring positive change to...
On March 1, 2017

How to Avoid Boil-off Gas in Cryogenic Vessels

The space-saving benefits of storing gas in liquid form were recognised back in the 19th Century, but a practical, commercially viable solution for storing liquid gases did not come about until around...
On February 21, 2017

Troubleshooting Marine Gasoline Spin-on Filters with Clear Bowls

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

EMI Shielding Caulk Delivers Superior Performance in Military Radar Systems

Shielding for electromagnetic interference (EMI) is critical to military electronics systems operating in demanding environments requiring low emitted electronic signatures and protection from...
On December 6, 2016

Working Together: Safety and Maintenance Tips to Ensure Hydraulic Hose Success

Safety is of utmost concern when it comes to hydraulic systems, including the selection process, maintaining and replacing hoses. Hydraulic hoses are going to a cylinder that distributes power. So, if...
On December 1, 2016

Advanced Fuel Filtration Solutions Support Team Aravi Truck Racing at Le Mans

Parker Racor continues its long-term support of Team Aravi truck racing with the supply of advanced fuel filtration solutions for 2016.  Parker Racor is proud to be one of the sponsors of the Aravi...
On October 19, 2016

Top 8 Reasons Hydraulic Hoses Fail

There are thousands of reasons a hydraulic hose can fail, but often, the most common failures could have been avoided with proper precautions. At Parker Hose Products Division, we work closely...
On September 22, 2016

Meeting ISO 4406 Cleanliness Standards with Diesel and Biodiesel Fuel

Diesel and Biodiesel fuels may leave a refinery clean, but fuel quality can vary at the time it is dispensed due to contamination accumulated during transport and storage. Operators and...
On September 19, 2016

Rail Industry | Repair or Replace? 3 Things to Consider for Refurbishment

In a world where trains must function on time, every time, pressure is on railway operators to ensure regular upgrades and repairs of their infrastructure, all driven by the needs and expectations...
On September 14, 2016

How to Overcome Environmental Challenges for Rail Freight Applications

When it comes to the global rail industry, there can be no doubt that rolling stock, such as engines, carriages and freight wagons, must operate in some very challenging environments while...
On August 11, 2016