Fluid Gas Handling
A New Way to Monitor Hydraulic Fluid Particles Remotely
Hydraulic fluid particle detection is essential in maintaining the performance of the systems and equipment requiring the movement of materials and parts. Standard operating procedures call for...
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A Look at the Compact Construction Equipment Market
A cramped, crowded, urban construction zone hardly seems the place for a 100-ton excavator or dozer. That’s why, in the 1980s, compact versions of these and other standard construction machines...
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Industrial IoT Solutions are Revolutionizing Material Handling Equipment
As industry supply chains become more global and more complex, it behooves stakeholders to seek out ways to work with greater efficiency, reduce errors, increase equipment lifetime, and simply do more...
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Why Use Thermoplastic Hose?
Hose products need to handle high temperatures and environmental stress to prevent premature hose failure and safety risks. Thermoplastic hose offers a wide variety of added value over their rubber...
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Can the Right Hydraulic Hose Improve Workplace Safety?
Forklift manufacturers need to be focused on building equipment that is reliable, durable and designed for safety. The forklift’s mast, or upright, is the portion of the forklift that lifts,...
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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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How To Install the QuickFit™ Oil Change System
Service technicians know all too well that oil changes fluctuate from machine to machine and vehicle to vehicle, requiring a unique set of skills, instructions, and equipment. Whether that’s a fleet...
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The Importance of Fluid Connectors in Food & Beverage Packaging Equipment
No matter how impressive the food or beverage packaging process you build, it’s only as strong as its weakest link. Which, in the case of packaging system design, should never be the fluid...
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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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Clean Transportation: Hybridization and Electrification in the Marine Industry
While this may look like any car ferry carrying people and vehicles in an estuary on the Norwegian coast, this 80-meter ship, called MV Ampere, was one of the world's first fully battery-powered...
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Getting To Know Your Compressed Air Filters, Regulators, & Lubricators (FRLs)
In any compressed air system, properly treating the generated air prior to use is essential, but oftentimes picking the right air treatment equipment can be overwhelming. To select the right...
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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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Overcoming Design and Maintenance Issues in Hose Applications | Infographic
Fluids are integral to the functionality of industrial and mobile equipment, and as conduits for these fluids, hose assemblies are critical to system performance. It's well known that formed hose and...
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Pulse Width Modulation Control for Solenoid Valves
Pulse width modulation (PWM) is a method of reducing the average power delivered by an electrical signal, by breaking it up into predefined pulses. When utilized to operate direct acting...
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Install Transair Clamshell Fittings in 11 Easy Steps
For proper connection and extra security, Parker Transair uses clamshell fittings for 3" (76mm), 4" (101mm), and 6" (168mm) aluminum pipes. These fittings are ideal for bigger diameters because they...
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Be Prepared for Hose Assembly Replacement
When will my hose assembly fail? This may be the most common question when talking about hose assembly replacement. Sometimes hose assembly failures can cause serious damage and lead to...
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Capitalizing on Valve Mechanics With a Hit and Hold Circuit
Hit and hold circuits enable solenoid valves to be energized to full power and held for a short duration of time before voltage and current are reduced significantly to lower levels, while...
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Essential Umbilicals Take a First-Class Flight from Ohio to Norway
Parker's unrivaled industrial distribution network extends to approximately 13,000 locations globally. Through this extensive network of local, independent businesses, Parker brings its products and...
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Four Check Valves Functions that Keep Mobile Equipment Mobile
Tractors, combines, wheel loaders, bulldozers, and excavators—you know, the big stuff— are called upon daily to perform the heavy lifting on the front lines of the agricultural and...
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Basic Solenoid Valve Operation
Direct acting solenoid valves require a significant amount of electrical power to change from a normally closed state to an open or actuated state. Once the valve is fully actuated, the amount...
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