Fluid Gas Handling
Important Tips When Selecting Valves for Point of Care Testing Instruments
In point of care testing (POCT) systems, liquids are typically moved through a self-contained consumable cartridge using air pressure. These instruments can call for precise response times...
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An Intelligent Product Modification Has Major Effect on Assembly Reliability
When fitters are asked what the main cause of assembly errors is, around 70 out of 100 respondents spontaneously answer: "The small dimensions are over-assembled and the large ones...
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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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Brushless DC Motor Technology in Miniature Pumps
Medical technology continues to evolve towards diagnosis and treatment equipment that is closer to the patient - wearable or in the home. Examples include point of care diagnostics, dialysis,...
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Making Solar Energy a More-Reliable Option
The sun has been referred to as a primary inexhaustible energy source capable of meeting energy demands on a global scale. Electricity can be generated from solar energy either directly using...
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Coal Power Plant Conversion to Natural Gas
For decades, coal has dominated global power generation. Yet, its share of power generation is declining. The International Energy Agency predicts that global coal consumption has peaked and will not...
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The Importance of Reliability in Diaphragm Pumps
Reliability is the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well. Here at Parker, we’ve made reliability the focus of our products since the company was established; this has...
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Transair Revolutionizes Compressor Room Fittings
Often called the fourth utility, compressed air is widely used in most, if not all, industrial facilities. Unlike electricity, natural gas and water that is produced offsite and transported to the...
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Why Are Pneumatic Lockout Valves Important?
Most manufacturing facilities use compressed air to power their production lines, but improper management of this unseen utility during routine maintenance and emergency situations can have serious...
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Easy OEM Hose Assembly Replacement from Parker
The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts are the best parts to use when replacing a part on a machine. The OEM part will be matched to the original specification of the machine and will give...
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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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High Performance Non-Weld Flange System Certified for Marine Market
The marine market is especially demanding when it comes to high pressure hydraulic connections. These need to withstand the harshest conditions and vibrations. With classic welded connections there...
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New Product Technology Introduced in Point-of-Care Testing Instrumentation
In clinical diagnostics, the fastest-growing segment is point-of-care testing (POCT). POCT consists of medical diagnostic testing performed close to the patient, instead of a traditional centralized...
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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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What is Noise Generation in Hydraulic Systems?
What creates noise in hydraulic systems and why is it important to eliminate it? Noise in hydraulic systems is generated primarily by the mechanical workings of the pump and fluid pulsations...
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Commercial Robotic Lawn Mowers May Be Used on a Golf Course or Field Near You
The history of commercial robotic lawnmowers is one that includes a few fits and stops. The cost has been a primary deterrent to the adoption of automated technology, especially for...
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5 Trends in the Commercial Turf Equipment Industry
The future looks bright for the commercial turf equipment industry, both in the United States and globally. Equipment manufacturers are, in turn, introducing new features intended to help operators do...
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Modern Skid Steer Design on Larger Footprint with Enhanced Controls
When skid steers first arrived on the scene in the industry, their small size was their greatest advantage. But as this versatile equipment has evolved, modern day skid steers are three to four times...
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An Overview of the Commercial Electric Mower Trend
The commercial lawn and turf market is dominated by gasoline-powered machinery. That is starting to change, however, as the adoption of commercial electric mowers and hybrid gasoline-electric lawn and...
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