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Condition Monitoring Curtails Costly Downtime to Drive Profitability in Oil and Gas

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...
on 2019, 06 03
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Reduce Costly Downtime in Oil & Gas Applications through Reliability Centered Maintenance

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 on...
on 2019, 06 03
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Surface Mining is Tough on Hose - Learn How to Extend the Life

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 mining...
on 2019, 02 20
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How to Select a Hydraulic Cylinder Accessory

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 cylinder to...
on 2019, 01 28
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Rail Vehicle Design Engineers Should Know This About EN 45545

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period until 2016 and raises the level of requirements to the previous national standards, which have now been withdrawn.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 2018, 11 09
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Most Reliable Fitting for Rail: EO-2 Soft-Sealing Fitting for Leak-Tightness

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 reliable for...
on 2018, 11 09
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Nitrogen Generation: An Alternative to CO2 in Food-grade Applications

Carbon dioxide shortages this summer have caused production stoppages and restrictions for many UK food industry customers. Breweries, food processors and packaging companies all...
on 2018, 11 06
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Two Solutions to Make Your Construction Machine More Efficient

Throughout the construction industry, there is a need to make machines safer, more energy efficient and to reduce their emissions. Despite that, many of the heavy-duty machines have demanding work...
on 2018, 10 02
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Discover How to Reduce the Weight of Your Construction Machines

Weight is a problem because it contributes to higher energy consumption and does damage to the surrounding environment. To combat it, several weight saving methods need to be considered. Are you...
on 2018, 10 02
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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 2018, 10 02
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Load Sensing Valve Improves Heavy Duty Machine Productivity and Fuel Savings

OEM engineers are always looking for new technology to improve heavy duty machine productivity. This is weighed against the known factor: that current hydraulic systems powering heavy duty...
on 2018, 10 02
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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 2018, 10 02
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Small Bore EXpert (SBEX) Training | Offshore Europe

Small Bore EXpert training is widely recognized in the oil and gas industry. Having the right training can vastly reduce risks such as personal injury, service downtime or environmental...
on 2018, 09 23
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BLOODHOUND SSC: The Composite Accumulator Goes Supersonic

Hydraulic accumulators are the dextrose tablets of the engineering world, providing fast access to stored energy when required. At supersonic speeds, having instant access to energy reserves...
on 2018, 09 23
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Improve Hydraulic System Profitability with a Free Temperature Test Kit

There are many underlying factors working in the background that, alone or in tandem reduce hydraulic system efficiency and drain overall profitability. To counteract, Parker is offering you...
on 2018, 08 14
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How to Select Your Industrial Fitting?

In the world of low pressure circuits, the proliferation of applications has driven the development of different ranges of pneumatic and industrial fittings. This expansion offers a wider choice and...
on 2018, 06 25
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Parker OnSite Container for More Flexibility and Cost Savings

Parker Complete Piping Solutions (CPS) system saves time and costs for developing, manufacturing, installing pipe connector systems from 16-273 mm (½“-10“). The Complete Piping Solutions...
on 2018, 03 29
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Compressed Air Treatment Solutions for Today's Manufacturing Plants

In an industrial manufacturing environment, MRO managers and manufacturing engineers recognize that reliability and quality of key elements of the infrastructure are paramount to sustainable success....
on 2017, 12 11
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Increase the Lifetime of Your Cooling Solution in a Marine Environment

Are you trying to grow your business through operational excellence and by providing your customers with extended warranty? Cooling failure in hydraulic systems means automatic system shut down...
on 2017, 10 24
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A Case Study on Making the Selection of Hydraulic Hoses and Fittings Easier

Selecting the right hose and fitting combination for a hydraulic system is a critical process that is often overlooked and underestimated. Choosing the right combination is critical to the overall...
on 2017, 07 26
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