Parker Hannifin Corp. has opened a new state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing learning and development center, located at Parker’s Corporate Technology Ventures facility in Macedonia, Ohio. The facility will serve as a center of excellence where Parker engineers can explore new applications of emerging technologies such as additive manufacturing and collaborative robotics. The investment in cutting-edge additive […]
A line of blowout preventer hydraulic hoses was unveiled by Parker Hannifin at OTC last month. Designed for use topside, offshore and inland for oil and gas, these BOP hoses meet the API16D flame test and Lloyd’s Register 1499 test, said Michael Clark, business development manager for Parker Hannifin’s Fluid Connectors Group. They are available […]
Parker Hannifin has introduced a new integrated absolute position sensor that can provide improved application productivity while offering low installation and maintenance costs. Intellinder equipped cylinders provide a rugged, damage resistant solution for use in OEM equipment that requires precise linear feedback of the cylinder position. Intellinder equipped Parker cylinders are able to support a […]
Parker Hannifin has introduced a new system of three hose classifications: Good – Better – Best. The classification aims to simplify the selection of appropriate hose for different applications. The classification “Good” includes the newly developed medium pressure BCH1 und BCH2 hoses, combined with the series 16 fittings. This new fitting series has been developed […]
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The Engineered Polymer Systems Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, announces the launch of Resilon 4350 Polyurethane delivering unmatched high temperature seal performance and reliability for a wide range of applications. This new material extends the high temperature sealing range of polyurethanes by over 20° F. Parker’s Resilon […]
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Parker Hannifin has expanded the Parflex hydraulic hose line with the introduction of a family of TOUGHJacket hydraulic hoses, designed to withstand the strains of large-scale, heavy-duty applications. The new hoses, featuring special Parker-formulated polyurethane jackets to meet industry requirements for mega/super tough abrasion resistance, exceed the abrasion resistance and durability of super enhanced rubbers […]
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The Gear Pump Division of Parker Hannifin Corp. has announced the launch of the PGP130 series product line, a fixed displacement external gear pump. PGP130 series pumps fit where space is limited, and are capable of delivering high pressure fluid transfer for a number of segments including site construction, mini-construction, road construction, truck, mining, agriculture, and oil […]
Parker Hannifin, as part of its global focus on factory automation, has added smart connectivity of its pneumatic valve islands to machine controllers by introducing new IO-Link modules that can be quickly integrated with existing Parker valve ranges. Ethernet based protocol independent and vendor neutral, this new module offers plug-and-play valve compatibility for customers currently […]
Parker Hannifin has completed its range of direct operated proportional DC valves with the new zero lap spools for the D1FC/D3FC series introduced last year. This option makes the use of the valves for closed loop controls possible. Parker is positioning its direct operated valve series with high dynamics and high volumetric flows between the […]
The O-Ring Division of Parker Hannifin Corp. announced that it is changing its name to the Parker O-Ring & Engineered Seals Division. The new name reflects the vast product line offered following the consolidation of Engineered Material Group’s four divisions: O-Ring, TechSeal, Engineered Seals and Integrated Sealing Systems Divisions. This unification leverages technologies and expertise, providing […]
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We’ve written quite a bit lately about Parker Hannifin’s air saver unit (ASU), which decreases compressed air waste and can increase productivity. Through manual adjustment, ASUs can save energy by interrupting compressed air flow. These series of impulses are said to be mechanically more advantageous because the ASU can recover during the “off” period of […]
Parker Hannifin has introduced its new nobrox compound, which exhibits excellent wear resistance, chemical resistance and resilience, reliability, ease of assembly and economy. The new material is particularly well suited for use as a sealing element, guiding element and anti-extrusion element for hydraulic as well as many other sealing technology applications. With its potential as […]
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Parker Hannifin has introduced SplashShield hose sleeve, a new abrasion-resistant, protective sleeve that serves as a splash container to deflect hot oil or other fluids conveyed by the hose away from sensitive controls and reduce the need for hazardous material cleanup. Not only does it protect the hose from fluids spraying on the hose, but it also […]
Parker Hannifin has introduced a more application-focused range of Push-Lok hoses, designed to ease the selection of the correct product for the specific applications. Supporting all current needs combined with improved functionality, the new hose range eliminates product duplicates and is enhanced by the introduction of a new high temperature Push-Lok hose with lower fitting […]
The Kearney Hub reports that, based on comments made by Parker Hannifin’s CEO, that the company’s purchase of CLARCOR will be finalized on February 28th. According to the Hub: On Thursday, CLARCOR shareholders overwhelmingly voted to approve the merger, which will result in the Franklin, Tenn.-based CLARCOR becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Parker, headquartered […]
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Among many other product developments, Parker Hannifin, will be highlighting an expanded line of Parflex hydraulic hose at IFPE with the introduction of a family of ToughJacket hydraulic hoses. Designed to withstand the strains of large-scale, heavy-duty applications, the new hoses feature Parker-formulated polyurethane jackets to meet industry requirements for mega/super tough abrasion resistance, exceed […]
Cleveland-based Parker Hannifin has so many divisions—covering so many types of products—that it can be difficult to keep up with the company’s initiatives and products. But I had the chance to catch up with Christine Stehmans, Marketing Communications Manager for the Engineered Materials Group-Europe, at the recent Hannover Messe press preview. The Group was formed […]
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Each March, work truck dealers, fleet managers, equipment manufacturers and distributors come together in Indianapolis at The Work Truck Show. Produced by NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, this year’s event is slated for March 14-17 and coincides with the Green Truck Summit on clean energy innovations as well. The event includes […]
Parker Hannifin Corp. has acquired Helac Corp., headquartered in Enumclaw, Wash. Helac specializes in the design and manufacture of helical rotary actuators, known for their tremendous torque output, compact dimensions, exceptional load bearing capability and rugged, reliable performance. Helac also manufactures a line of attachments primarily for use in material handling and construction equipment markets. Terms […]
The IQAN-MC4x family of master controllers from the Electronic Controls Div. of Parker Hannifin is designed for hydraulic systems in vehicles and machinery using a 12/24 Vdc power supply. Three different versions handle a wide range of system requirements. The IQAN-MC41 is for economical task-oriented control; the MC42 for mid-size applications and I/O distribution; and […]
Fluid Power Solutions, Columbus, Ohio has entered into an agreement with Parker Hannifin Corp. to license, manufacture and support the Parker/Denison 61, 62, 63 and 900 series of hydraulic pumps and motors. There is an active installed base of these units throughout the marine and power generation industries, and supporting the products with a strong…
The Electronic Controls Div. of Parker Hannifin recently introduced several additions to its IQAN portfolio of hardware and software products, intended to improve performance and simplify the control…
Combining hydraulic pumps with variable speed drives increases efficiency while reducing noise and environmental impacts. With any fluid power system, efficiency is always top of the mind, so components and advanced technology that can improve energy consumption are increasingly necessary. To that end, the NFPA last year commissioned a survey to examine the current and potential…