A Quiet Change in Compression Technology has Arrived

When it comes to workplace noise levels, how loud is too loud? Ear-damaging workplace noise is a widespread problem that impacts employees in many lines of work. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Organization (OSHA), at least 22 million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise every year. While noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is 100% preventable, many employers don’t take the right precautions to keep their employees safe.

To provide workers with more protection from NIHL, OSHA began penalizing organizations. In 2017 alone, employers were required to pay $1.5 million in penalties for not protecting their employees from noise. A recent estimate from OSHA reveals that that an estimated $242 million is spent annually on workers compensation claims for hearing loss. That amount can be vastly reduced by supplying employees with the correct personal protective equipment.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, Electric Gas Boosters, Innovation

Supporting the Future of Aerospace: Haskel Teams Up with UBC Rocket Engineering Team

Most college students get to work on some pretty interesting projects, but only a select number of students get to build a rocket that will be sent to space. Students at The University of British Columbia (UBC) are in that select number. Competing in the Base 11 Space Challenge, the UBC Rocket Engineering Design Team is developing a fully operational rocket with hopes of winning the grand prize in December 2020. Needing equipment that would support their rocket development, the team reached out to Haskel for support, and possible sponsorship. Recognizing this as an opportunity to support future engineers, Haskel was more than willing to team up with UBC.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, UBC Rocket Series

Advancing High-Pressure Safety Solutions for Aerospace

With flying being one of the most popular travel methods, the considerations and regulations regarding safety have become increasingly important. Before passengers step foot on an aircraft, manufacturers pay significant attention to the intricacies of air travel. To survive high altitudes and low atmospheric pressure, a pressurization system is put on all aircraft to assist passenger breathing. These pressurization systems constantly pump fresh, outside air into the airplane body allowing for safe and convenient air travel. Having a reliable pressurization system is crucial to the safety of the pilots and passengers on board, but what happens when pressure is compromised? Having reliable backup air is critical to the performance of the pilots, and safety of the passengers.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, Pressurization, Gas Transfer

Meet the Team: Pooya Mahmoudian, R&D Senior Program Manager

Outside of work Pooya Mahmoudian spends his time keeping up with all the new things his two young children are into, but when he’s at the office he is keeping up with the advancements and challenges Haskel’s customers are facing. As Haskel’s R&D Senior Program Manager, Mahmoudian plays a key role in the company’s most innovative projects. He shared more about what he’s working on and what he’s turning his attention to next.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, Hydrogen market, Meet the Team

An Expanding Hydrogen Fuel Cell Market: Putting the Pressure on Fossil Fuels

As the world continues to shift its resources and focus toward producing clean energy, hydrogen fuel cell technologies have grown exponentially and have started making their way toward commercialization. Companies and governments around the world are taking action to promote green energy in a growing effort to minimize their carbon footprint. Major car companies like Toyota, Hyundai, and Audi have emerged as leaders in bringing hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to the consumer market. Manufacturers are making significant investments in fuel cell refueling stations in order to provide infrastructure for these vehicles, encouraging market adoption.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, Hydrogen Technology, Hydrogen market

Meeting Market Demand: Changing the Standard of Standardization in High-Pressure

The introduction of Amazon’s 2-day shipping has completely shifted consumer buying expectations. If speedy delivery options aren’t available, buyers may take their business elsewhere. Even though turnaround times are naturally longer in manufacturing, this expectation of expedited delivery is finding its way into the high-pressure marketplace.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, High-Pressure Pumps

Supporting the Small Satellite Launch Sector: How High-Pressure Products Play a Role

The small satellite launch industry is swiftly growing and Europe’s involvement is no exception. While venture capital has long been a part of the space launcher industry in the U.S. and Asia, the tremendous investment in Europe’s first microlauncher company, PLD Space based in Spain, represents the first of its kind in Europe. The company just recently closed a new funding round of 9 million euros, completing its Series A round of 17 million euros. Haskel has had the opportunity to work with PLD Space in order to support the company's goals.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Innovation for the Innovators: How Haskel International Designed a Gas Booster for Commercial Space Flight

We recently caught up with former Haskel engineer and space engineer, John McNeil to talk about the strides Haskel has made in commercial space flight equipment. McNeil, who was part of the Haskel H-Drive design team, shares his insights from what makes the company such a key player in those applications.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, Hydrogen Technology

Diving Deep: Supporting Deep Sea Expeditions With Safe High-Pressure Equipment

In 2010, a group of divers, engineers, mechanics, biologists, scientists and researchers set off with a full production crew on an exploration of the unknown—the Under the Pole expedition. Aiming to drive innovation while performing educational and scientific undersea expeditions, Under the Pole (UTP) has gained worldwide recognition for its bold approach and captivating storytelling.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, Oxygen Gas Boosters

Building a High Quality Reputation in New Zealand: Haskel Partner Liquipro is the Newest Master Distributor

Haskel continues to grow its network of Master Distributors in order to expertly serve its customer base in New Zealand and Australia. We are excited to announce the newest distributor promoted to Master Distributor, Liquipro. Through this new Master Distributor model, Liquipro will serve New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific, making Haskel's high-pressure solutions more readily available to customers in these areas.

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Topics: News & Events, Gas Boosters, High-Pressure Pumps