Parker Hannifin Accumulator & Cooler Division Americas Debuts New, Improved inPHorm
Parker Hannifin Corp., Hydraulic Accumulator Div.
10711 N. Second St.
Rockford, IL, 61115
Press release date: January 14, 2013
Leading edge application streamlines hydraulic accumulator selection process
ROCKFORD, ILL. - Parker Hannifin Accumulator & Cooler Division Americas recently revamped its inPHorm™ for Accumulators program, allowing it to run on a Windows 7 platform and serve solely as a stand-alone accumulator-sizing program.
Using inPHorm's sizing software helps streamline the process of specifying hydraulic accumulators by increasing efficiency and minimizing the engineering time required to design accumulators. Users input application requirements while the program guides them through a step-by-step selection process, performing calculations and simplifying the catalog sorting method.
"The big difference between this version and the old version is that this software isn't a selection software," said Ed Godin, Marketing Communications Manager, Accumulator & Cooler Division. "It's strictly a sizing software. This ensures that any changes to a product line will no longer adversely affect the software."
The updated inPHorm has two new tools that allow users to determine the effects of temperature on pre-charge and the output of existing accumulators. Additionally, several applications and tools during this phase have been upgraded, including:
• Supplementing pump flow
• Supplementing pump flow with multiple events
• Auxiliary power source
• Pulsation dampening
• Hydraulic shock
The software still offers the ability to calculate the effects of temperature on pressure and the capacity of an existing accumulator based on operating conditions. Accumulators can also be sized for applications such as holding/leakage compensation, shock suppression, piston-pump pulsation dampening and attenuating shock.
A downloadable version of inPHorm is now available at www.parker.com under "Product Selection Tools".
About Parker Hannifin's Accumulator and Cooler Division Americas
The Accumulator and Cooler Division Americas of Parker Hannifin Corporation is a leading manufacturer of hydro-pneumatic accumulators and coolers for industrial and mobile applications in North America. Parker offers a broader selection of accumulator products than any other manufacturer, including pistons, bladders and diaphragms, as well as a full range of coolers for industrial and mobile applications.
With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2012, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 60,000 people in 48 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 56 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.parker.com or its investor information web site at www.phstock.com.