Pressure Control
A Dangerous Mix - How to Avoid and Handle Mixed-Pressure Connections
Mixing high- and medium-pressure fittings or incompatible parts makes systems unstable, inefficient and potentially dangerous. At worst, it can cause a potentially fatal explosion. At Parker,...
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Why Choose Single Ferrule Tube Fittings for Vibration Protection and Temperature Cycling
Industrial settings with strenuous applications, such as thermal cycling and vibration, are recognised as some of the toughest environments for tube fittings. In all cases, such applications demand...
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Avoiding Corrosion Offshore
If you are an instrumentation engineer designing systems for offshore oil and gas platforms, you don’t need us to tell you about corrosion damage. It’s a huge and well-recognized problem, especially...
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Medium Pressure Safety - All Tubing is Not Created Equal
In industrial applications where high pressures (over 6,000 psi) are used, safety is of paramount importance. Even well below these pressures, precautions are needed to ensure a safe...
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How to Avoid Boil-off Gas in Cryogenic Vessels
The space-saving benefits of storing gas in liquid form were recognised back in the 19th Century, but a practical, commercially viable solution for storing liquid gases did not come about until around...
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How to Provide Power to Remote Locations Through Differential Pressure
Providing uninterrupted power generation for monitoring and control equipment is essential in many oil and gas upstream, midstream, and downstream applications, from a safety, economic and...
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Why Double the Seals Has Double the Impact in Semiconductor Applications?
Graham Johnson, EMEA Product Manager for Parker Veriflo Ultra High Purity Fluoropolymer Valves, looks at the benefits of two point seal valves for semiconductor applications. The corrosive nature...
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Perfluoroelastomer Materials Tailored for Your Needs
The zenith of rubber material technology is in perfluoroelastomer compounds, also known as FFKM. Sometimes considered the rubber version of PTFE, a perfluoroelastomer contains a fully...
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Avoid Seal Extrusion with a Robust Gland Design
Designing the proper gland for a seal is usually a straightforward, easy process. Not only does the Parker O-Ring Handbook outline recommendations for stretch, squeeze, and volume fill necessary...
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Open Access to 3.1 Certificates Gives Competitive Advantage
More and more users are specifying high-performance alloys and metals - for purposes such as minimizing the risks from corrosion damage and extending the lifecycles of processing equipment in harsh...
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New Faster Tube Connection Technology For Medium Pressure Applications
The demands on instrumentation systems designed for offshore applications continue to mount inexorably. There is a renewed focus on safety and reliability, driven by high profile accidents such as the...
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The Choice Between LNG and CNG as Transportation Fuel
Of the many transport fuel choices available today, none plays a more strategic role than natural gas in having an immediate and major positive economic and environmental impact. But of the two most...
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How New LNG and Natural Gas Fuel System Architecture is Advancing the ‘Golden Age of Gas’
Four years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) asked: “Are we entering the golden age of gas?” Today, the North American shale gas boom, expansion of LNG trade, and new LNG and natural gas...
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Embracing High Pressure Demands in the Marine Sector
In recent years, Emissions Control Area (ECA) legislation and the high price of fuel has led to a need for ship owners to seek alternatives to oil as a marine fuel. Liquid natural gas (LNG) has been...
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Faster Tubing Connections for Medium Pressure Applications
This new rapid-assembly ferrule-less connector concept can change the economics of liquid or gas applications demanding high integrity and/or higher pressure operation. The selection of fitting...
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Improving Performance of Stream Switching Systems Under Low Air Conditions
As a user of analytical equipment such as process analyzers or gas chromatographs, are you affected by the vagaries of your compressed air supply? How often does a drop in its pressure affect...
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Process Control Technologies and Key Markets
Process control is the technology of regulating processes to provide stable and consistent output. Parker's strengths include process instrumentation, semiconductor, power generation, medical and...
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