Month: September 2017

How Parker Hannifin Responded to OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule

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The dangers of the workplace are not just an issue of the past. The fact is that diseases like silicosis, lung cancer, and COPD are still the result of some workplace environments. Silicosis alone kills at least 100 people each year and destroys countless lives and families. In response to the staggering 2.3 million workers …

The Difference Between Hydraulic Pumps, Cylinders, and Systems

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Understanding the different components in hydraulic systems can be daunting at best. Here we break down the differences between hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic pumps, and hydraulic systems, as well as answer some common questions, and dig into some misconceptions. Hydraulics 101 Before we get too deep down the rabbit hole, it’s important to make sure you …

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Transair® by Parker Hannifin

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Most pipe systems are known for pressure loss, tough installation, and all around limitations that take a toll on your time. It doesn’t matter if you are manufacturing air or have a centralized vacuum system, sometimes the entire system can feel like more of a hindrance than a help. Parker Hannifin has addressed all of …

What NOT to do When Your Hydraulic Fitting Leaks

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The safety of your hydraulic hose assembly is an issue we all keep top of mind. Despite the technological advancements improving the safety of each component, fitting leaks are still a pesky problem that can have disastrous consequences. Because the pressurized contents in the line can cause a major medical emergency, it’s important to know …