Fittings
Learn How Parker is Improving Lift Truck Safety One Component at a Time
The lift truck industry is growing not only in volume, but in sophistication. Societal expectations for friendly interfaces, predictable performance, increased productivity, IoT connectivity and...
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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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The Reason Truck OEMs are Switching to Straight Thread O-Ring Fittings
  When truck and trailer OEMs select DOT air brake fittings, a number of considerations frequently come into play including performance, price, assembly time and the ability to customize to their...
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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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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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Reducing the Risks of Contaminants in Your Liquid Cooling Line
From the time a fledgling IT maven first installed multiple servers close to one another, it became clear that thermal management, and the choice between air and liquid cooling, would be the...
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Michigan Street Bridge in Milwaukee Rehabbed with Parker Hydraulics
The Michigan Street Lift Bridge reopened to vehicular traffic Friday, July 31, 2020, after a yearlong rehabilitation project. The bridge spans the Milwaukee River and is one of many downtown bridges...
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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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No More Spills! 8 Reasons Why You Need a New Oil Change Process | Infographic
A routine oil change is anything but routine. Fleet engines and industrial machinery pose a variety of challenges that make conventional oil changes time-consuming, messy and hazardous for the...
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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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Critical Systems and Components for Ventilator Manufacturing
Today, the demand for life-saving ventilators is challenging medical equipment manufacturers’ production capacity and supply chains around the world to perform at levels well beyond...
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Supporting Medical Device Manufacturing With Business Critical Parts
For medical device manufacturers, it is now more important than ever to operate at the highest capacity in order to increase the supply of essential equipment used for patient care.   COVID-19 is...
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