Parker is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of motion, flow and process control, filtration and sealing technologies, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of markets, including power generation and renewable energy.
The company’s solutions are used in a range of areas, including:
- Gas turbine combined cycle plants
- Biomass plants
- Hydroelectric plants
- Waste-to-energy applications
- Wave tidal
Motion and control solutions for application analysis
Parker is a world-leader in motion and control pneumatic, electromechanical, drive and fluidic technologies.
Innovative engineering, application analysis, system, sub-system and component selectable levels of integration provide a collaborative development environment, which can result in improved life, reduced risk and greater value.
Parker has a wide range of products, such as central inverters, power conditioning systems, battery-energy storage systems (BESS), air preparation (FRLs), solenoid valves, low-voltage variable-frequency drives (VFDs), electro-hydraulic actuators (EHA) and pneumatic cylinders and valves.
Filtration and purification services
Parker’s extensive range of filtration, purification and separation products increase productivity and profitability. From highly engineered compressed air, water and gas filtration systems to process, fuel, oil and hydraulic filtration products and equipment, Parker meets the needs of OEMs, distributors and end-users.
A selection of the solutions includes:
- Varnish removal systems
- Static control filter elements
- Oil purifiers (vacuum dehydrators)
- Bulk diesel fuel filtration systems
- Diesel and natural gas coalescers and separators
- ASME lube oil and liquid fuel pressure vessels
- Online and offline filtration equipment
- Portable filter carts
- Compressed air dryers and filters
- Interial air filters (pre-filter system for inlet air filters)
- Cartridge filters and media
Air connectors and hose and piping solutions
Parker’s fluidic and pneumatic fittings, tubing, couplings, manifolds, valves, hoses and piping have been engineered to provide reliable, leak-free connections, streamlining development and increasing manufacturing.
Clients can choose from the company’s hose and piping solutions, which include heat-traced tubing bundles (electric and steam), compressed air aluminium and stainless-steel piping systems, hydraulic non-welded piping and tubing systems, and hydraulic and industrial hoses, as well as PTFE and nylon tubing, chemical / liquid fittings and valves (fluoropolymer and thermoplastic), quick disconnect couplings and hose and tube fittings.
Hydraulic power units, cylinders, valves and pumps
Parker’s expertise extends to the core motion technology of hydraulics.
The company has market-leading power-dense systems and products that improve industrial and mobile machinery performance.
A sample of these products includes accumulators, electro hydraulic valves, hydraulic power units (HPUs), gear pumps and motors, hydraulic cylinders and valves, and hydraulic pumps and motors, as well as air-cooled and water-cooled oil coolers, and reservoir isolators.
Instrumentation solutions to increase accuracy
Parker supplies instrumentation valves, fittings, tubing and manifolds to flow control systems, which help improve accuracy and productivity while reducing risks.
Many of the company’s products comply with pressure equipment directive (PED) quality standards, ASME B31.1 & B31.3 power piping code, and newly enacted fugitive emissions standards.
The product selection includes flow control valves, flow meters and controllers, high-purity valves and fittings, instrumentation regulators and tube and pipe fittings, instrumentation tubing and valves, as well as manifold valves and systems, thermowells, probes and sensors.
Comprehensive sealing and shielding devices
Parker’s technically advanced sealing devices are manufactured for tight tolerances, higher temperatures and aggressive chemistries found in modern machines.
The products can fit virtually any sealing and shielding application and cover o-ring seals, fabric expansion joints, gaskets, PTFE seals, rotary and shaft seals, and custom seal kitting (OEM or planned plant outages).
On-site gas generation solutions
On-site gas production is a cost-effective, energy-efficient, reliable and safe alternative to traditional gas supplies.
Parker’s iH2 hydrogen generators provide an on-demand, continuous source of hydrogen gas in high volumes, which can be used in a wide range of power generation and renewable energy applications.
For continuous nitrogen gas on demand, the Domnick Hunter line of MaxiGas Nitrogen Gas Generators produces gas from compressed air that can be used in a wide range of power plant applications and multi-banked if required.
Condition-based monitoring and diagnostic solutions
Parker offers in-depth expertise in condition monitoring, with a variety of proven and leading-edge products for power applications.
On-site condition monitoring capabilities use the following machine components:
- Bearings, including radial and thrust bearings
- Seals and packing rotors, auxiliaries such as lube oil and cooling systems, and more
The company’s product range includes online / offline particle counter detectors, fuel quality and contamination monitoring, oil contamination monitoring and testing field kits, online sensors (oil condition, moisture and metal ferrous debris) and wireless remote monitoring sensors (vibration, pressure, temperature and humidity), as well as acoustic emission (AE) sensors for bearing monitoring.
Process water and wastewater treatment solutions
Parker offers significant advantages for process water filtration. From reverse osmosis and ultrafiltration systems for cooling tower blow-down, boiler make-up, and feed water filtration, to gas and oil filtration, Parker has it covered, from intake to outflow.
A wide range of filter cartridges in a variety of materials from stainless steel to melt-blown polypropylene combine with an assortment of vessel types and sizes to reduce both cost and contamination.
The company’s customisable solutions include reverse osmosis filtration systems (Both SWRO & BWRO), automatic self-cleaning filter units, media filters, chemical injection skids, high-flow large diameter filters, multi-cartridge large diameter filter housings and melt-blown high capacity filter cartridges.
On-engine solutions for gas turbines and diesel engines
For on-engine solutions, Parker provides unmatched reliability and consistent performance.
The company’s industry-leading, well respected ABEX Jet-Pipe® EHSVs (ATEX and FM certified) and fuel nozzles, as well as the proprietary turbine inlet air cooling spray nozzles, are engineered solutions that keep gas turbines running longer and stronger.
Additional products include:
- Electrohydraulic servo valves (EHSVs)
- Flexible metal hose assemblies
- Fuel control valves and nozzles
- High temperature metal seals
- Turbine inlet air cooling nozzles
- Single and duplex oil filters
- Fuel filter / water separators
- High pressure air and gas filters
- Oil mist eliminators
- Crankcase ventilation filtration systems
Specialist energy professionals
Parker’s specialist team of energy experts is available worldwide to discuss energy needs.
Whether for new build projects, plant outages, modifications or upgrades, Parker experts will work collaboratively to help client’s meet their goals, increasing safety, boosting efficiency, eliminating downtime and reducing operation and maintenance costs by using the latest technology advances and engineered solutions.