Why use stainless steel hydraulic fittings from Parker?
As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of control and instrumentation solutions, Fluid Controls supplies an extensive range of fluid control products for industrial applications. We stock a broad range of Parker products suitable for eight major technologies: hydraulics, pneumatics, electromechanical,... Read More
Which is best? Brass or Stainless Steel compression fittings?
At Fluid Controls, we supply a range of premium fittings, from A-Lok and buttweld pipe fittings from Parker to sanitary pipe fittings from Bürkert and high-purity fittings from Parker’s Vacuseal range. We can also supply push-in fittings from Legris and Norgren. In this article, we’ll attempt... Read More
How reliable are Parker push-to-connect fittings?
Parker push-to-connect fittings are the gold standard in tube fittings. Their range of push-to-connect fittings offer easy assembly, optimal gripping, a wide range of functional seal materials and a guaranteed positive seal in both static and dynamic applications. In this article, Fluid Controls explains... Read More
Eco-friendly push-fit water fittings from Parker
When choosing push-fit water fittings for any type of water-based application, you want to be absolutely certain that your fittings will not only deliver leak-free performance but will do so without any danger of contaminating the end product. Parker LIQUIfit fittings deliver massively on both counts,... Read More
How high pressure ball valves can benefit your application
Ball valves are easier to operate at higher pressures due to the control surface being spherical. This means less loading therefore requiring less torque to close the valve, even under extremely high flow rates. This, combined with their quarter-turn configuration, makes high pressure ball valves extremely... Read More