Industrial
Molybdenum Disulfide- Optimizing Leak-Tight Compression Fitting Performance
Increasing customer demand requires new process applications with needs for reliable lubrication and resistance to galling under stringent conditions of temperature, pressure, vacuum,...
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How To Get Oil Free Air From an Oil Free Compressor
In today’s production environment, compressed air is widely used to automate processes, provide motive power, and package products. A clean, dry, reliable compressed air supply is essential to...
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Automating Textile Production From Reel to Pallet
Sewing may not be widely regarded as glamorous, but it is literally what holds the very fabric of society together. All of the clothing we wear can be found to contain neat stitching, but have you...
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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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BRE Compounds Bridge Gap Providing Improved Properties Over FKM & Aflas®
Fluids play a critical role in sustaining life. Keeping animals and humans hydrated and helping plants grow are obvious ways. Less obvious ways include moving cargo around the world and...
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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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Dust Hazard Analysis and Other Methods to Prevent Explosion
If your dust is combustible, you need to be concerned with the risk. According to a report published by Dust Safety Science¹, 34 dust explosions and 115 fires were logged globally in just the first...
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Eliminate Maintenance Concerns on Gas Turbine Fuel Control Valve
Aerospace technology has been applied to demanding industrial applications in order to gain performance improvement, increased efficiency, and longer life. Parker's technology innovation...
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The Advantage of Switching Fluid-Powered Actuators to Electromechanical
From piercing, punching or riveting applications in the automotive industry to press applications within industrial automation, a linear actuator can be found in virtually all manufacturing...
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Learn Why the Silent 500H Series Pump Is Ideal for Forklifts
Think of a typical manufacturing or warehouse that benefits from the speed and efficiency that a forklift brings to the production. The forklift makes work easier, whether it be in terms of better...
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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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Challenged by IoT Implementation? Consider a Framework for Deployment
Author IoT Team
The challenge of moving from a successful IoT pilot program to implementing a broad deployment can be daunting and should not be undertaken lightly. But if you have identified high-value use cases,...
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Examining Manufacturing Processes to Improve Efficiency
You are a world-class manufacturer of your goods. Why then is your competition so close at your heels, or worse, beating you? What do they know that you don’t? The key to manufacturing success...
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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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Controlling Microbial Growth in Compressed Air
A tour of any modern manufacturing facility will uncover the extensive use of compressed air.  Production managers and quality managers may not be aware of the potential hazards associated with this...
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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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Virtual Engineering Improves Efficiency of Hydraulic System Design
In industries ranging from manufacturing to off-highway, the efficient management of engineering resources is more important than ever as businesses face the acceleration of customer demand for high...
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Foundry Improves Throughput and Reduces Maintenance Costs | Case Study
In today’s foundries, facilities engineers and maintenance personnel are challenged with effectively balancing increases in throughput with reductions in costs. Maintaining the optimum performance of...
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Going Digital in Manufacturing- How Smart Can We Become via IoT Adoption?
Author IoT Team
In lean manufacturing, life can change pretty dramatically when you are not waiting for the next fire drill. With expanded knowledge and control IoT adoption brings about, roles can switch to...
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Materials Selection: Choosing the Right Mix to Prevent Corrosion in Your Installation
Corrosion is a major challenge for many design engineers and specifiers in the general industrial market. Choosing the right materials is critical to ensure optimal performance, as even the highest...
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