Corrosion management and prevention is a critical factor in many
industrial settings. Left untreated, corrosion can put
infrastructure, safety and business performance at risk – with
In today’s competitive business environment, every company faces a
major challenge: how best to attract, and keep, tomorrow’s leaders.
Parker is staying a step ahead, by investing in an early...
Liquid valves are a critical component in the next generation of
analytical equipment used for clinical diagnostics, analytical
chemistry, environmental monitoring, agent detection, and other
Valve technology has come a long way with many available features.
Gas and liquid multimedia valves that are used in chemical analysis
such as Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and
Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh
conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and
outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications,
Equipment in the field, including mining and construction, is
subject to any number of conditions, from pouring rain to damaging
winds, but dust is one factor that could be more damaging than...
Industrial Ethernet (IE) is growing at a startling rate. In fact,
the latest estimates put the annual growth at a staggering 22
percent, which means some 52 percent of the connectivity
market is now...
The collective term Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth industrial
revolution, typically described as the computerization of
manufacturing—or in other words, the merging of traditional
The arguments advocating more automation in our factories and
process plants are gaining momentum and translating into a
revolution in production environments. Parker designs
automated linear motion...
When it comes to linear actuators, selecting the right drive
technology can be a precise balancing act as there is no ‘one size
fits all’ solution. Due to the breadth of applications – from
As a concept, right-sizing is inherently linked to smart machine
design, which brings about rewards such as optimised space,
considerable savings on components and installation, inherent
Often nicknamed manufacturing’s fourth utility alongside
electricity, gas and water, compressed air is used in over 90% of
the world’s manufacturing facilities. As with the other utilities,
it is a...
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,
There are numerous issues associated with modern welded pipes, not
least those concerning accuracy, reliability and cost. As a result,
moving to a weld-free piping solution presents many...
One of the most import medical devices created in the last
century is the ventilator. The ventilator is critical for patients
who cannot breathe on their own due to medical procedures or
The global oil and gas industry is a highly competitive market in
which companies must be willing to adopt cutting-edge technologies
to get the most out of oil reserves, keep their operations...
Downtime from equipment failures can cost oil and gas companies
hundreds of thousands of dollars each day and pose significant risk
to the safety of crew members. Systems do not break down and fail
In most types of surface mining, hydraulically powered heavy
equipment is used to remove the overburden and then to extract the
mineral. Many different types of equipment are used in surface
How do I choose an accessory for an HMI, HMD or HMIX Series
cylinder and why is the right accessory critical? Cylinder
mounting accessories and mountings transmit the force applied by a
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...