Tube Fittings
Troubleshooting Leaks: Understanding Circumferential Tube Cracks
Next up in our six-part troubleshooting fluid system connection leaks article series is understanding the causes of circumferential tube cracks. Specifically, we are investigating circumferential tube...
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Subsystems are Critical to OEM Instrumentation Design
Life Science is a broad and far-reaching industry and includes numerous segments such as Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Clinical Diagnostics, and Analytical Chemistry. Many of the...
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Troubleshooting Leaks: Understanding a Leak from a ORFS Braze Sleeve
Next in our series of Troubleshooting Leaks in tube fitting and adapter connections is leaks that are coming from O-Ring Face Seal (ORFS) braze sleeve connections. In this post, we investigate the...
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Off-Road Machinery- Key Technologies Tackling Challenges With Solutions
Combining innovative thinking with core technological competency can tame the challenges of off-road machinery operating in hazardous mining, agricultural, forestry, material handling, and...
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High Performance Non-Weld Flange System Certified for Marine Market
The marine market is especially demanding when it comes to high pressure hydraulic connections. These need to withstand the harshest conditions and vibrations. With classic welded connections there...
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Forklift OEMs Prevent Warranty Claims with this Leak-Free Connection
In manufacturing and warehouse operations, forklifts are an indispensable piece of equipment. Responsible for safely and reliably lifting and transporting materials, the heart of these machines is...
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Protect Against Corrosion in Harsh Construction Market Environments
Construction equipment endures harsh environments. Parker understands the construction market’s constant battle with corrosion in these harsh environments – and the costly downtime that comes with it....
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The Importance of Fluid Connectors in Food & Beverage Packaging Equipment
No matter how impressive the food or beverage packaging process you build, it’s only as strong as its weakest link. Which, in the case of packaging system design, should never be the fluid...
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Give Your Fluid Connectors the Attention They Deserve in Pneumatic Builds
Connectors might not always receive the attention they deserve. Often times the specification of fittings and tubing is secondary to the attention paid to larger components. Design engineers may not...
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Troubleshooting Leaks: Fixing a Leak Coming From a Tube or Swivel Nut
In our first post of this series, Troubleshooting Fluid System Connection Leaks, we gave an overview of how to troubleshoot a system that’s leaking and the areas to focus on. Now that the leak has...
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Troubleshooting Leaks: Fixing a Port End Connection Issue
In our first post in this series, Troubleshooting Fluid System Connection Leaks, we gave an overview of how to troubleshoot a system that’s leaking, and the connection areas to focus on. Now that the...
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Troubleshooting Fluid System Connection Leaks
Leaks can cause a multitude of issues both big and small. At a minimum, leaks cause a system to perform below its capacity which may lead to issues in rate of production or premature wear on...
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Important System Design Considerations for SAE J1926 Ports
Fitting and port dimensions are an exact science. For the design engineers incorporating these fittings into their systems, it may not be obvious what the Critical Dimensions are. Rest assured,...
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Leaking Ports? Troubleshooting for SAE J1926 and ISO 6149 Ports
Wondering why your existing SAE J1926/ISO11926 or ISO 6149 ports are leaking? We receive this question quite a bit. It’s important to know what to investigate when looking for the problem. In...
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Spatial Allowance for Fittings in Fluid and Gas Systems
We frequently get calls from our customers who find themselves in the late stages of development and have an unexpected complication with their design which requires our help. They are...
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Second Day with Fittings: Common Terms and Definitions
In our first post, we covered the first day basics - in a fittings 101 article. Now you’re on day two of the job and you at least know what fitting is - a great start. However, you are now...
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Parker Helps Guarantee Safe Refuelling at New CNG Bus Filling Station in Azerbaijan
Parker was recently approached by ENERAZ LLC, an engineering subcontractor of Azpetrol Ltd. LLC and the biggest operator of filling stations in Azerbaijan, to provide several site-critical CNG...
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How to Eliminate Water & Vacuum Leaks Between the Brine Valve and Brine Tank
Since the advent of the semi-automatic water conditioning control valve followed by the automatic control valve, a common weakness has been the brine tubing connections between the brine valve and the...
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First Day with Tube Fittings: Fittings 101 the Basics
It's your first day on the job in a new [to you] industry and you are faced with a large amount of information. Everyone is using terminology that you’ve never heard before and you are hit with...
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Metric Ports: Which Fitting Goes With Which Metric Port?
Choosing a port and a matching metric stud fitting can be confusing. While there are two popular types of metric parallel threaded ports, there are many different sealing methods for the mating male...
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