Managing emissions is a major challenge for many companies. In
Europe alone, a typical refinery can lose between 600 and 10,000
tonnes of fugitive emissions every year; and the majority of...
On October 4, 2018
From surgical equipment to cooking pans to skyscrapers, stainless
steel has transformed the world as we know it today. Stainless
steel is present in our daily lives and has made a significant
On May 14, 2018
There are many reasons why bolts should be included in the material
specification, particularly in the oil & gas and petrochemical
industry. In this latest blog from the Process Control team,...
On January 30, 2018
Condensate pots play a key role in maximising the accuracy of
differential pressure flow measurement on steam or vapour
applications. When installed correctly, these simple devices can
On January 17, 2018
Traditional coal ash sampling and analysis using a laboratory
facility can take a few hours if there is an on-site lab or days if
the samples are sent away for analysis. Using the Parker...
On December 12, 2017
Innovations in the design of primary isolation valves and manifolds
for mounting pressure instrumentation can deliver enormous pressure
control advantages to both instrument and piping engineers,...
On November 30, 2017
There are many different industries that work with pressures over
10,000 psi, ranging from the oil and gas industry to laboratories
and waterjet applications. With such high pressures and...
On November 24, 2017
For over forty years, Parker has the lead the development of the
chemical hardening process ideal for ferrules designed to grip and
seal stainless steel tubing. The process is called
On September 29, 2017
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...
On August 31, 2017
History is littered with examples of how cutting corners has led to
near or actual disaster. Despite advances in instrumentation and
tubing, small bore tubing assemblies still represent the...
On August 8, 2017
Lost and unaccounted for natural gas, particularly at pipeline
custody transfer points, is becoming a focal point for both buyers
and sellers. Even somewhat small measurement error can result in
On June 26, 2017
Selecting materials for a given application is one of the main
design steps towards a safe and cost efficient system, yet a
commonly overlooked stage, mainly performed from a purely...
On May 31, 2017
Manufacture of cryogenic valves where oxygen is present requires
careful adherence to strict BAM and DIN standards to avoid ignition
during use. It is a well known fact that oils and grease...
On March 23, 2017
In the past, the process of product manufacturers supplying into
Russia was relatively straightforward. The manufacturer (ie.
Parker) gained a GOST R certificate for the product, which was the
On March 6, 2017
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
On February 21, 2017
Instrumentation tubing clamps are often used in very arduous
environments, where they are faced with severe environmental
conditions and high temperatures. The correct specification of
On February 21, 2017
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...
On December 6, 2016
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...
On October 20, 2016
Jim Breeze, product manager, Instrumentation Connectors and Process
Valves for Parker Hannifin, looks at how a clever, inexpensive
innovation can help prevent fitting leakage and failure. In...
On October 11, 2016
Alex McDiarmid, Design Engineer at Parker, Instrumentation Products
Division Europe in Sheffield, has recently been shortlisted for the
British Engineering Excellence Awards ‘Design Engineer of...
On September 20, 2016