It's no surprise that electronic enclosures and housings in
aerospace and defense applications are built to meet the most
stringent of military standards. These include but are not limited
On October 10, 2019
Over the past few years, market demand has increased for mobile
equipment that is powerful and more efficient. In response to this
trend, an OEM of sugarcane harvesters began a redesign of...
On October 9, 2019
The basics of electrohydraulic valves are easy to understand: they
are electrically operated valves that control how hydraulic fluid
is sent to actuators. However, to apply electrohydraulic valves...
On September 30, 2019
With increasing numbers of industries switching from traditional
internal combustion engine (ICE) driven mobile machinery to
electric, Parker has set about addressing concerns associated with
On September 26, 2019
Another Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Tech Expo North America has
concluded and it is evident that this show has grown by
leaps and bounds. In just a few years since Parker Hannifin has
On September 25, 2019
Backhoes are used more often in construction projects than larger
pieces of equipment because of their agility and versatility.
Backhoes can navigate narrow roads and tighter worksite...
On September 23, 2019
A subsystem is a self-contained module within a larger system.
Often in the life sciences market space, manufacturers look for
partners that specialize in a specific industry to design and
On September 17, 2019
Reliable cooling is a decisive factor for production, particularly
in the marine industry. It is responsible for ensuring adequate
temperatures in the turbine, the electronics racks and on the...
On September 10, 2019
For some applications, a critical component of selecting a seal
material is a phenomenon known as “outgassing”. However, even
within the elastomer community, outgassing is not something that...
On August 8, 2019
A common question often asked by our customers is the reason why
flow rate is reported on datasheets of liquid-dispensed thermal
interface materials instead of viscosity. And it’s a fair...
On July 17, 2019
The design and deployment of aerial lifts, truck-mounted cranes,
telehandlers, scissor lifts, man lifts and other modes of vehicular
material handling demands two requirements above all others:...
On July 16, 2019
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is a rapidly expanding segment of
the healthcare industry. This expansion is driven by an
increasingly diverse array of advanced medical diagnostic equipment
that can be...
On July 8, 2019
EMI shielding of electronics using thermoplastic housings
traditionally has been a complex and costly process. Today, OEMs
not only have to meet form, fit and function requirements, but also
On June 26, 2019
Machine builders in the European market know that their machines
must meet the requirements of the machinery directive if they want
to be CE marked and sold. This is not news to anyone. But are...
On June 19, 2019
The evolution of fly-by-wire flight control actuation systems has
dramatically changed the way an aircraft performs many of its
functions. A pilot’s actions are now converted to electrical
On June 12, 2019
Commercial aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have
been building more-electric aircraft – or MEA – for over a decade.
MEA are aircraft that rely on electric power to...
On June 12, 2019
Additive manufacturing or 3D printing is a relatively new rapid
manufacturing technology that has become mainstream in recent
years. It covers a wide variety of processes used to produce a
On June 5, 2019
As today’s aviation designers strive for greater aircraft fuel,
weight, and space efficiencies, scalable hydraulic powerpacks are
taking center stage as innovative and highly reliable solutions
On May 23, 2019
What type of flow measuring device should I use? This is a
recurring question. The choice is bounded by customer needs,
product variables and different technologies available on the
market today. It’s...
On May 7, 2019
Galvanic corrosion (also known as bimetallic corrosion or
dissimilar metal corrosion) is the breakdown of metallic surfaces
as a result of the difference in electrical potential of adjacent
On April 24, 2019