The evolution of fly-by-wire flight control actuation systems has
dramatically changed the way an aircraft performs many of its
functions. A pilot’s actions are now converted to electrical
On June 12, 2019
As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of innovative braking
products and systems, Parker Aerospace’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake
Division strives to keep its customers’ aircraft fleets operating
On June 12, 2019
The ability to spot check the Sulphur content of fuel oil onboard a
ship will help shipowners and operators ensure compliance with the
latest IMO (MARPOL) regulations. From January 2020 the...
On June 11, 2019
Hydraulic sealing systems used in aviation technology applications
are exposed to particularly challenging ambient influences such as
extreme temperature fluctuations and aggressive pressure...
On June 7, 2019
Some are fond of saying that “it’s not the destination but the
journey that counts.” The Stratoflex Products Division (SPD) of
Parker Aerospace might argue that it is both. The division has
On June 5, 2019
Often nicknamed manufacturing’s fourth utility alongside
electricity, gas and water, compressed air is used in over 90% of
the world’s manufacturing facilities. As with the other utilities,
it is a...
On May 28, 2019
Filter blockages in a beer production process can cause serious
problems for breweries which can include increased expenditure on
replacement filter cartridges and a significant amount of downtime
On May 9, 2019
This blog post will describe current best practice or optimising
the installation of a continuous position sensor (CPS) on to a
pneumatic linear actuator. For the purposes of the guidance,
On April 11, 2019
A refrigerant distributor is a device connected to the outlet of an
expansion valve when paired with a multi-circuit evaporator. The
outlet of the distributor is machined to accept tubing...
On March 19, 2019
The Ash Probe is a portable instrument for measuring the ash
content of coal, providing the user with highly accurate readings
within seconds. Instantaneous readings can be made of coal quality
On February 27, 2019
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
In every manufacturing industry, machine safety is always a top
priority. When operating in Europe, utilizing machinery and
components with CE certification is the best way to ensure the
On January 16, 2019
You are working on a new design and want to incorporate the sealing
system directly – in 3D including a design space proposal? In
Parker Prädifa´s CAD library, 3D step files are available for you
On January 11, 2019
In 2018 more than 4.3 billion passengers flew on airplanes, and
2017 was the safest year on record for air travel. Modern air
travel that is reliable and safe is only possible through...
On January 4, 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