Momentum behind Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things
(IIoT) is continuing with a growing number of smart device/product
manufacturers developing sensors that communicate wirelessly...
On April 25, 2018
Manufacturers have become accustomed to the presence of
mobile-enabled data platforms called dashboards that display real
time information about machine assets on screens. All too often,
On April 25, 2018
The automotive vehicle industry has experienced introductions of
several new technologies and upgrades. One significant example is
the rising amount of electrical content per vehicle. Testing...
On April 19, 2018
The latest generation of smart sensors for actuators are able to
share information with the controller, typically via technologies
such as IO-Link. They can also receive commands and...
On March 15, 2018
Safety in your factory or test stands should always be a priority.
Anywhere high pressure or high velocity are at play, being able to
monitor the process and changing conditions, with accuracy,...
On March 1, 2018
When optimally selected and applied, the latest generation of smart
sensors can have a positive impact on predictive maintenance
strategies for fluid power applications. Real-time data collection
On February 27, 2018
IoT is driving solutions providers like Parker to develop
innovative new products and technologies that help customers work
more efficiently and improve their bottom line. But while some
On February 20, 2018
IoT has given way to breakthroughs in everything from safety and
efficiency to better decision-making and increased revenue
generation. In power generation, the rise of the digital plant is
On November 3, 2017
As technology fueling the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to
advance at a rapid pace, data analytics presents an exciting
opportunity for companies who want to build on their position as
On November 3, 2017
Without question, the Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way
we look at condition monitoring and diagnostics. Many now consider
checking analog gauges and jotting down measurements on a...
On October 20, 2017
For the past 100 years, Parker has been building and delivering
ever more complex motion and control components and systems. We are
well into a digital transformation that has caused us to rethink
On October 17, 2017
With the onset of Industry 4.0, factory and production environments
are adopting industrial networks to become more connected and
intelligent. This is largely driven by the need for...
On September 7, 2017
Condition monitoring isn’t a new concept. Since industry has
automated the machining process, companies have constantly sought
ways to maintain high product quality while improving production
On August 24, 2017
You can’t tame the wind, but you can make its damage easier to
detect. Solar glass is pretty tough stuff. It’s built to withstand
a lot, but a strong gust of wind can sometimes be enough to do
On August 22, 2017
Solar panels do more than provide a company with a source of
renewable energy. They reduce utility costs, protect the
environment and improve the company’s image as an environmentally
On August 16, 2017
Actuation systems must be efficient, precise, and durable enough to
withstand harsh power generation environments. Parker Hannifin has
developed a hybrid actuation system (HAS) that is ideal...
On August 9, 2017
The collective term Industry 4.0 refers to the fourth industrial
revolution, typically described as the computerization of
manufacturing—or in other words, the merging of traditional
On August 1, 2017
Centralized machine control is more than a control architectural
scheme, it’s the first step to enabling Industrial Internet of
Things (IIoT). The Parker Automation Controller (PAC) provides...
On July 18, 2017
The manufacturing industry is currently facing increasing pressure
to reform and innovate in order to remain viable. On the consumer
side, the Internet of Things (IoT) has made smart devices...
On June 22, 2017
Manufacturers are forming their own ideas and interpretations
of what a ‘smart factory’ is and what they want it to do for them.
But a common need is for critical components to have
On June 1, 2017