Author: Pete Wehler

Parker’s Virtual Engineer is an innovative design tool for linear motion applications in automation.

Is sizing your pneumatic actuators cumbersome? Do you need to use numerous tools or hand calculations and still aren’t sure how your actuator will perform in its application? Even after you size the components, there are so many choices. So, how do you compare them? You can solve all of those situations with the all new Parker Virtual Engineer.

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How Pneumatic System Contamination Causes Failures

Are your pneumatic systems having frequent component failures costing you expensive downtime? Have your pneumatic valves been sticking in their position and not shifting? Are you finding water in your pneumatic components? If so, contamination is likely the main source of your failures and removing these contaminants is key to getting your systems operating more reliably for you.

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Why use the Parker Global P33 Safety Exhaust Valves

Do you have to perform ISO-13849-1 risk assessments for your machines for risk elimination, machine safeguarding and information about machine dangers? If so, Parker has you covered all the way to safety performance level E and category 4 safety. The P33 safety valves have a high MTTFd (Mean Time To Dangerous failure) values.

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Pneed help sizing your pneumatic components? Use an Online Calculator

Compressed air is one of your facilities most expensive utilities and sizing your components appropriately is key to maintaining a cost-effective system. Parker has several sizing tools available at your fingertips to help you size your pneumatic components. With the Parker Online Calculators, you can: Evaluate your electricity costs for all sort of compressed air applications (leaks, airflow, cylinder operation, air saver, reverse-flow regulators Calculate storage tank receiver sizes and capacities Calculate valve/FRL sizing Use their conversion tools The compressed air electricity cost calculators will calculate the cost for each of your pneumatic leaks. You can also calculate the electricity...

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