Parker Hannifan (www.parker.com) has launched www.parofluor.com, which features technical details of the Parofluor™ Series Advanced Perfluorinated Elastomer materials in an intuitive format. The website also has a "Design Tool," which provides an online fluid compatibility guide, a dimensional calculator, and separate utilities for failure analysis as well as pressure and temperature conversion. For further inquiries, visitors can fill out the "Contact Us" form to reach Parker's applications engineers.
A new federally sponsored manufacturing innovation center to strengthen US manufacturing abilities in fiber-reinforced composites has formed, bringing together materials suppliers, OEMs, university R&D labs, and national labs.
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