Devastating flooding continues to affect victims of Hurricane
Florence in the Carolinas after the storm dumped an estimated 10
trillion gallons of water across the region. Many roads are...
On October 4, 2018
Ray Clapp, owner of Coast Range Construction, Homer, Alaska, was
searching for a way to increase efficiency on jobsites. In business
for 16 years, Coast Range specializes in setting foundations...
On October 2, 2018
When it comes to gearbox test rigs deployed in the automotive and
aerospace industries, one thing is certain - there is no margin for
failure. A test rig or system that is unreliable or...
On September 24, 2018
With the introduction of ZoomLock Flame-Free Refrigerant Fittings
we have come across many people in the HVACR industry that have
questions about using it. So here we answer the 10 most...
On September 11, 2018
Parker's Fluid Connectors Group (FCG) India recently launched a
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) High-Performance Team (HPT)
to encourage engagement among team members that extends beyond...
On August 30, 2018
Most people enjoy theme parks as a place to get away from work, but
for those in the hydraulics industry, they are a place to
demonstrate their expertise. Behind many of the rides that make
On August 8, 2018
Condenser coil cleaning is one of those subjects in which there is
much misdirection and misinformation being propagated by some
manufacturers/distributors that has caused unfortunate confusion in
On July 31, 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
As the craft beer sector continues to grow, mainstream beer sales
continue to decline. Beer production in Europe has been in decline
since the 1970s, and with more and more drinkers demanding a...
On July 17, 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
When it’s time to provide your customer's preventive maintenance
don’t forget to pay particular attention to system components that
are out of sight within the system cabinet or air handler
On July 12, 2018
Brewers who wish to reach their sustainability goals - and produce
more stable, fresher beer - should consider embracing a technology
which is changing the face of the brewing industry. New...
On July 8, 2018
Modified atmosphere packaging is now a prerequisite for many food
products, extending shelf life, appearance and taste by preventing
or retarding spoilage mechanisms. Quite simply, modified...
On July 5, 2018
Elastomer seals from Parker Prädifa meet the most exacting demands
in a wide range of applications. Aside from the appropriate seal
designs, the material properties of the seal compounds are...
On June 28, 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
In many applications across a multitude of industries like mining,
hazmat and pharmaceuticals, employers must supply breathing air
systems when necessary to keep employees safe. A variety of
On June 20, 2018
Here is some information concerning refrigeration oils that every
HVACR technician will find useful. Oil types Mineral – a by-product
in the distillation of crude oil to produce gasoline. Mineral...
On June 19, 2018
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 June 14, 2018
Over the past seven years, the water blast industry has witnessed
significant positive progress in many areas of operation, most
notably the area of safety. In September 2011, WJTA established a
On June 13, 2018