To obtain long term system life, it is important to keep
contaminants to a minimum. This is particularly true of a heavy
duty application such as a heat pump. Therefore, all heat pumps
should have at...
On February 20, 2019
Did you know that up to 80% of conductive coating failures can be
directly attributed to inadequate surface preparation? Not properly
preparing your surfaces for spraying or adherence is...
On February 14, 2019
Polyurethanes have been around for decades as a seal material for
high pressure reciprocating mobile hydraulic applications. Original
equipment manufacturers select it as their “go to” seal...
On January 22, 2019
Working in the HVAC and Refrigeration industry there are many times
when you are going to have applied torque when working on a
particular job. In this blog, we help you understand the basics...
On December 18, 2018
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 November 28, 2018
Today more and more applications are utilizing “heat reclaim” as a
means of providing a supplementary or even a primary heat source.
Heat reclaim can significantly lower energy costs. Heat reclaim...
On November 14, 2018
Lubrication is essential to machine maintenance. Equipment properly
lubricated reduces wear and tear during production, ensures
temperatures are in check with operational standards,...
On November 1, 2018
Installing a pneumatic cylinder correctly is a vital design
consideration. Failure to address this properly can result in
inaccurate operation, compromised reliability and premature
On October 31, 2018
The design and operation of Parker Sporlan Head Pressure Control
Valves are discussed thoroughly in Bulletin 90-30. Installation and
service is covered in Bulletin 90-31. This Climate Control...
On October 24, 2018
As most of us know, sizing solenoid valves for split condensers
seem to be more of an art, than a science. Many tangibles affect
the calculations. This Climate Control blog will provide...
On October 10, 2018
As one of the leading suppliers to the mining market, Parker
provides its customers with a broad portfolio of fluid handling
technologies capable of increasing the efficiency and productivity
On August 31, 2018
Properly assembling your fitting connections help to ensure that
your systems install and stay leak-free. This is why we have
started a series of assembly posts/videos featuring the proper
On August 28, 2018
Customers have complained of hydraulic hammering noises on heat
pump systems for years. Field people refer to it as the
“knock-knock” noise. The complaints usually surface at the end of
On August 22, 2018
Standard AS568 O-ring sizes are well known in the seal industry.
Generally adding the compound with a standard O-ring size creates a
smart part number for identification and purchasing purposes....
On August 15, 2018
One of the largest pressure pumping companies, (as measured by
horsepower) worldwide was having problems coming up with a way to
track hydraulic hose assembly history on their coil tubing and
On August 14, 2018
EMI (electromagnetic interference) is the disruption of the
operation of an electronic device when it is near an
electromagnetic field in the radio frequency spectrum that is
caused by another...
On July 31, 2018
Condenser coil cleaning is one of those subjects in which there is
much misdirection and misinformation being propagated by some
manufacturers/distributors that has caused unfortunate confusion in
On July 31, 2018
Hydraulic fitting materials need to have the strength and corrosion
resistance necessary to safely withstand the challenges of
hydraulic systems in harsh environments. Hose fittings aren't
On July 26, 2018
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and
high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic
hoses. Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges
below -57 °C...
On July 19, 2018
Selecting the proper hose for a hydraulic assembly is critical to
ensure that it meets the requirements for that specific
application. One of the first steps in selecting the proper hose is
On July 12, 2018