Construction
Staying Safe and in Compliance with Construction Jackhammers
OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule for Construction, effective since October 23, 2017, requires employers to take steps to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The final rule...
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Important System Design Considerations for SAE J1926 Ports
Fitting and port dimensions are an exact science. For the design engineers incorporating these fittings into their systems, it may not be obvious what the Critical Dimensions are. Rest assured,...
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No More Spills! 8 Reasons Why You Need a New Oil Change Process | Infographic
A routine oil change is anything but routine. Fleet engines and industrial machinery pose a variety of challenges that make conventional oil changes time-consuming, messy and hazardous for the...
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New Measuring Device Supports Predictive Maintenance in Construction
Predictive maintenance is essential to maintaining the value and the long-term, reliable function of expensive machinery and systems. This can be easier said than done. Systems, equipment...
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How OEMs Capture Global Market Share with Multiple Language Support
As more OEMs grow in global markets, manufacturers are increasingly seeing the need to incorporate different language options on their displays. With many OEMs manufacturing similar machines across...
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An Easy, Safe, Single Connection Solution for Multiple Hydraulic Lines
OEMs that produce machinery for such industries as agriculture, oil and gas and construction invest heavily in the development of products that are rugged, reliable and easy to maintain....
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5 Reasons to Choose this Axial Piston Pump for your Next Mobile Application - Infographic
The next generation mobile hydraulic pump is designed for mobile and built to perform.   The  P1M Series Mobile Open Circuit Medium Pressure Axial Piston Pump, increases equipment’s performance and...
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Advantages of Displays in Mobile Machinery
Mobile off-road machinery complexity has increased significantly over the past five years. Along with that complexity, there are higher expectations of the machine operator. Operators expect easy to...
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Your Basic Guide to Parker Non-Spill Quick Couplings
Quick connections for high-pressure, hydraulic applications have evolved immensely over time to satisfy new processes and operational needs. As industries advance their capabilities, the demand grows...
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Central Tire Inflation System for Off-highway Vehicles
Parker's Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) offers improved mobility when operating vehicles in severe off-road or soft soil conditions. Ideally suited for the agriculture and military markets, this...
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An IoT Gateway is the Central Nervous System for Smart Off-Road Equipment
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing human lives and the way companies operate by continuously enhancing how we connect equipment. When the topic of IoT is discussed, the conversation typically...
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Dust is More Damaging Than You Think
Equipment in the field, including mining and construction, is subject to any number of conditions, from pouring rain to damaging winds, but dust is one factor that could be more damaging than...
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New Hydraulic System on Sugarcane Harvester Exceeds Performance Goals
Over the past few years, market demand has increased for mobile equipment that is powerful and more efficient. In response to this trend, an OEM of sugarcane harvesters began a redesign of...
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The Truth About Hydraulic Cylinder Drift
I had a brief career in construction. We used an old hydraulic manlift for elevated projects, and it had a problem – we would start the day eye-level with our work, and after an hour would realize we...
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Electrification Put to the Test
With increasing numbers of industries switching from traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) driven mobile machinery to electric, Parker has set about addressing concerns associated with proving...
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Connecting the Dots Between IoT Data and Equipment Efficiency for OEMs
Today, most connected things belong to the consumer IoT (with smartphones topping the list). But another, less visible industrial IoT, with its heavy-duty infrastructure (such as power...
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Five Ways QuickFit™ Oil Change System Can Increase Your Equipment ROI
It’s time for a scheduled oil change—a routine maintenance procedure critical to the operation and life expectancy of your company’s machinery and vehicles. A little downtime and a few hours of work,...
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Flow Force is Essential for Proper Cartridge Valve Function
Often times hydraulic components can begin to act differently or unpredictably when the conditions of the hydraulic system change from the expected. In some cases, when the hydraulic flow is...
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Engine Power Management in Construction Equipment
Backhoes are used more often in construction projects than larger pieces of equipment because of their agility and versatility. Backhoes can navigate narrow roads and tighter worksite...
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Cold Weather Challenges Spur Design of New Low Temperature Hose
When it comes to hoses and cold weather performance, force to flex is not as important as actual hose construction. In harsh winter temperatures, hose construction materials can be a major contributor...
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