Sealing Shielding
New THERM-A-GAP GEL 75 Thermal Gel Offers High Thermal Conductivity and Reliability
Parker Chomerics has recently released THERM-A-GAP™ GEL 75, a 7.5 W/m-K thermal conductivity, single-component, dispensable thermal interface material. THERM-A-GAP GEL 75 is the latest from the...
Read More ►
Avoid Seal Extrusion in High Pressure Applications with KB292 (HNBR)
In the Oil & Gas industry, the need for elastomers to seal higher pressures for sustained periods of time with minimal damage is abounding. Applications such as drilling tools, completions equipment,...
Read More ►
Protecting Robotic Surgery Systems from Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
Robotic surgery systems or robot-assisted surgery, offer immense patient benefits -- from shorter recovery time to better surgeon visualization, which leads to a more precise, effective, and...
Read More ►
Taking Out the Guesswork: Optimizing Rubber Component Design With Nonlinear FEA
Have you been frustrated with going through multiple design iterations when rubber components are failing due to high stresses or your device has been leaking due to insufficient compression? Have you...
Read More ►
Top 8 Questions From Webinar Intro to Electrically Conductive Sealants and Adhesives
In our recent webinar about electrically conductive sealants and adhesives, our experts covered many topics from electrically conductive filler packages to the physical properties of the materials...
Read More ►
Increasing Reliability in Drug Delivery Systems
Improvements to a drug delivery system (DDS) can control the consistency and increase the quality of drug delivery. Parker’s self-sealing polyisoprene is designed to improve on existing systems...
Read More ►
How to Mitigate the Contamination Risk in Biopharma Production
Mitigating the contamination risk in biopharmaceutical manufacturing is essential for two reasons: Obviously, product safety for patients is of paramount importance, but manufacturers must also be...
Read More ►
Ideal Surface Finish Recommendations For Optimum Sealing Performance
When designing a gland in which an O-ring or elastomeric seal is the desired sealing component, there are several aspects that need to be considered. A perfectly designed seal with the right material,...
Read More ►
How Fire Seals Contribute To Overall Aircraft Flight Safety
If the words “Fire Seal” bring to your imagination a Sea World show gone terribly wrong, then you probably won’t be interested in this blog. But, for anyone associated with the field of aviation,...
Read More ►
Thermal Gels or Gap Filler Pads? Top 6 Things You Should Know
Thermal interface materials are used to eliminate air gaps or voids from adjoining rough or un-even mating surfaces. Because the thermal interface material has a greater thermal conductivity than the...
Read More ►
Challenges of Commercial Vehicle Electrification
In 1933, Kenworth Motor Truck Co. became the first American truck manufacturer to introduce the Cummins 4 cylinder, 100 hp, HA4 model diesel engine as standard equipment. By 1938 the first...
Read More ►
Improving Efficiency of Diesel Truck and Bus Fleets
Clean energy consultancy Gladstein, Neandross and Associates, in its recent report on sustainable fleets¹, predicts another decade of diesel-powered heavy trucks leading long-haul. Diesel...
Read More ►
Overcoming Challenges of Fully Autonomous Vehicles
As the automotive industry moves toward more automated, connected vehicles, engineers are challenged to identify technologies that can process and transfer large volumes of data in real-time...
Read More ►
Changing the Environmental Impact of Electric Car Batteries
The popularity of electric and zero-emissions vehicles is growing substantially, although their share of the overall automobile market remains relatively small.  Automobile manufacturers are spending...
Read More ►
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...
Read More ►
EMI Shielding Honeycomb Air Vent Panel Design Features
Honeycomb air vent panels are used to help cool electronics with airflow and while maintaining electromagnetic interference (EM) shielding. Recently, our team of experts held a webinar on...
Read More ►
Vehicle Connectivity Drives Demand for EMI Shielding with High IP Rating
The growing connected vehicle and electric car markets are currently driving up demand for IP-rated (Ingress Protection rating) and EMI protection. Even standard road vehicle electronics need to be...
Read More ►
How a Self-Retaining Static Seal Efficiently Seals Bores in Non-Pressurized Applications
What can be done if a bore requires radial sealing but lack of a lead-in chamfer prevents the installation of a seal? A situation like this occurs for instance when an existing bore should be closed...
Read More ►
Thermal Interface Materials for Challenging Private Spaceflight Applications
The advent of new and advanced technology has revolutionized the space industry, ushering in a new era of innovation and change brought by private space companies.  Parker Chomerics was recently...
Read More ►
How Tailored Single-Use Fluid Management Systems Benefit Biopharma Manufacturers
As well as pharmaceutical production based on complex organic molecules, manufacturing of advanced biologic drugs and vaccines must ensure that in-process contamination risks are mitigated...
Read More ►