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Reducing Lead Times by Half Earns Praise from Customer GA-ASI
What do you do when your production and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) teams are faced with unscheduled demand for new equipment and overhaul/repair services from a customer supporting the...
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How to Safely Remove Plugged Monoflange for Oil and Gas Process to Instrument Application
In onshore and offshore oil and gas, operators' demand for components that satisfy a reduction in leakage paths resulted in our designing the Monoflange valve, combining primary and secondary valves...
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Get Started on a Best Practice Maintenance Strategy | Infographic
There’s a technological renaissance that is transforming the look, systems, and processes of the modern factory. You might even call it a sea change. Advanced digital and analytical technologies...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Understanding the Basic Refrigeration Cycle
This Climate Control blog is to review the basic refrigeration cycle and the interaction between the four basic components. The four basic components are the compressor, condenser, expansion device,...
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Transair Revolutionizes Compressor Room Fittings
Often called the fourth utility, compressed air is widely used in most, if not all, industrial facilities. Unlike electricity, natural gas and water that is produced offsite and transported to the...
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Time to Inspect and Service Your Combustion Turbine Valves
Diminishing functionality of combustion turbine components due to aging parts is a concern for plant and maintenance managers. The harmonization of each individual part of a machine is crucial...
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Troubleshooting Leaks: Understanding a Leak from a ORFS Braze Sleeve
Next in our series of Troubleshooting Leaks in tube fitting and adapter connections is leaks that are coming from O-Ring Face Seal (ORFS) braze sleeve connections. In this post, we investigate the...
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Watermaker Solves Water Challenge on Remote Island
Not every application needing reliable seawater to fresh water supply is located on a sail boat, motor boat or fishing vessel. When boat owners need simple, automatic or manual operation, a design for...
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Read This if Your Hydraulic Hose Fails
Even in optimal conditions, and in cases where hydraulic hose assemblies were properly made, the life expectancy of any hydraulic hose assembly is directly related to the operating parameters of your...
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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,...
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The HVACR Industry- Most Read Blogs Influenced by Trends in 2020
Despite the uncertainty and challenges brought by changing times in 2020 specifically, the HVAC/R business was better than good for industry professionals. Many companies experienced record sales...
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Easy OEM Hose Assembly Replacement from Parker
The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts are the best parts to use when replacing a part on a machine. The OEM part will be matched to the original specification of the machine and will give...
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AWEF Factors for Parker Sporlan Thermostatic Expansion Valves (TEVs)
Annual Walk-in Energy Factor (AWEF) is an energy standard by the Department of Energy (DOE) that measures electrical energy input versus its cooling capacity. All commercial refrigeration...
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A New Way to Monitor Hydraulic Fluid Particles Remotely
Hydraulic fluid particle detection is essential in maintaining the performance of the systems and equipment requiring the movement of materials and parts. Standard operating procedures call for...
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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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Grease Selection for Aviation Wheels and Brakes
There are many types of bearing greases for aviation wheel assemblies. Here, we will examine the four main types of bearing grease used by Parker's Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division, an industry leader...
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Ensuring Quality and Uptime in Mobile Wine Bottling
Mobile bottlers face varying conditions at each wine producer’s facility. At every step of the filtration process, they need to anticipate differences in wine chemistry, storage methods,...
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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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How To Install the QuickFit™ Oil Change System
Service technicians know all too well that oil changes fluctuate from machine to machine and vehicle to vehicle, requiring a unique set of skills, instructions, and equipment. Whether that’s a fleet...
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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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