Originally manufactured for race and high-performance sports cars,
a front spoiler is integrated into the front bumper of a vehicle
and is aerodynamically designed to increase down-force — the...
On March 29, 2017
Though often underestimated, tube end preparation is one of the
most critical processes in obtaining an optimum seal of any
flanged, brazed, flared or preset tube end connection. When
On March 28, 2017
Although you might not think of it right away, assuring adequate
tube line support is critical to keeping hydraulic, pneumatic or
lubrication systems efficient, leak-free and easy to maintain. Once
On July 5, 2016
Energy companies are seeking to recover oil and gas from ever
deeper offshore locations and the cost of retrieving subsea
equipment for routine maintenance, repair or overhaul is escalating
On April 12, 2016
Hydraulic, pneumatic or lubrication systems should be efficient and
leak free. Sometimes, they are not, because of improper tube line
routing—the result of either lack of knowledge, or corners cut...
On March 24, 2016
More and more users are specifying high-performance alloys and
metals - for purposes such as minimizing the risks from corrosion
damage and extending the lifecycles of processing equipment in
On March 22, 2016
According to a nationwide report conducted in the USA, corrosion
costs industry over $276 billion every year. Understanding how to
control it is paramount to running a safe, productive...
On March 16, 2016
Question: So, does it really matter which technique you choose? In
front of you is an NPTF tapered thread assembly. The recommendation
is to ‘turn,’ not ‘torque,’ to assemble the connection. But all...
On February 11, 2016
Corrosion. Rust. Metal fatigue. High-pressures. At Parker Tube
Fittings Division, we recognize the harsh conditions where our
products have to perform, so we established a
On December 10, 2015
Four years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) asked “are we
entering the golden age of gas?” Today, the North American shale
gas boom, expansion of LNG trade, and new LNG and natural gas...
On October 29, 2015
We know, based on our long history of working closely with our
customers, that one of the biggest enemies to productivity is
rust. That’s why we developed ToughShield 1000 (TS1000) plating,
On September 16, 2015
Myth and misapplication are abundant when it comes to hydraulic
fitting leaks. From small operations to global corporations, we’ve
seen and heard it all. Let’s clear up some misconceptions....
On June 24, 2015
Hydroelectric plants, Parker and their distributors / integrators
make powerful teams in the area of power generation support and
technical expertise. Carter Lake Hydroelectric, adjacent to...
On May 21, 2015
A $1 hydraulic fitting can ruin a $10,000 valve or other expensive
component(s) in your system. Microscopic metal flakes that fall off
tube fittings during installation can travel through the...
On April 6, 2015
Cryogenic applications such as liquid natural gas (LNG) or
high-temp applications such as gas combustion turbine fuel supply
lines require specialized tube fittings capable of handling...
On March 25, 2015
Environmental sustainability is a hot-button topic in many
industries that use Parker products. New technology needs to
simultaneously improve the bottom line and ensure that our children
On March 18, 2015
Achieving leak-free connection and minimising waste are major
priorities in engineering training today. The right provider,
learning objectives and environments are critical to business
On January 13, 2015
Parker’s Complete Piping Solutions programme starts with expert
design advice and tubing pre-assembly and extends through to
delivery and system installation. Developments in hydraulics...
On February 11, 2014
What if there was a way to significantly increase efficiency in
managing your key process parameters without a hardwired system?
Wouldn’t that save your company time and money?
On February 1, 2014
This new rapid-assembly ferrule-less connector concept can change
the economics of liquid or gas applications demanding high
integrity and/or higher pressure operation. The selection of
On January 17, 2014