Control of vehicle speed is important to equipment operators. The
ability to accurately set the speed of a conveyor or roller in
applications such as road paving or striping, crop sprayers and
On July 30, 2018
No matter what type of port or tube ends your fittings have, it's
important to know and use the proper assembly and installation
steps. Today we are talking about proper assembly of...
On July 24, 2018
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and
high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic
hoses. Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges
below -57 °C...
On July 19, 2018
Selecting the proper hose for a hydraulic assembly is critical to
ensure that it meets the requirements for that specific
application. One of the first steps in selecting the proper hose is
On July 12, 2018
Over the past seven years, the water blast industry has witnessed
significant positive progress in many areas of operation, most
notably the area of safety. In September 2011, WJTA established a
On June 13, 2018
Considering the variables that require attention in the design and
installation of a fluid conveyance system, it is no wonder that
hydraulic system engineers, operators and technicians are...
On June 5, 2018
Increased emission restrictions are requiring engine manufacturers
to conform to Euro 6 and Tier IV regulations to reduce exhaust
leakage 80% or more. In order to achieve these new standards,
On May 30, 2018
The mining industry, known for its harsh and unforgiving
environments, demands reliable, high quality equipment to ensure
safety and efficiency. Longwall mining, which accounts for around
50% of total...
On May 24, 2018
Reducing routine service intervals is an important objective
of any fleet manager. Preventing unscheduled maintenance is even
more critical to keeping heavy-duty trucks and equipment
On March 16, 2018
Traditional coal ash sampling and analysis using a laboratory
facility can take a few hours if there is an on-site lab or days if
the samples are sent away for analysis. Using the Parker...
On December 12, 2017
Dump pumps have long been the standard in the dump truck and
trailer segment. The cost-effectiveness of a combination pump and
valve with a built-in relief has been a winning combination in the
On November 15, 2017
Looking to improve the efficiency of your construction equipment?
Consider a hydraulic fan drive. Compared to mechanically driven
fans, hydraulic fan drives provide several advantages. This is
On November 8, 2017
For increased simplicity, reliability and energy savings from your
wheel loader, consider the proven results of split pump Intelligent
Flow Control (IFC) architecture. Typical wheel...
On November 7, 2017
As hydraulic systems on construction equipment continue to evolve,
the goal of increasing simplicity, reliability and productivity
remains the same. Parker Variable Flow Open-Center (VFO) takes a
On November 2, 2017
Selecting the right hose and fitting combination for a hydraulic
system is a critical process that is often overlooked and
underestimated. Choosing the right combination is critical to the
On April 12, 2017
From optimizing peak performance to minimizing unplanned downtime,
the products and systems Parker will showcase at IFPE 2017 are
designed specifically to help its customers increase...
On January 20, 2017
Why are there different hydraulic hose standards and what do they
mean for you and your application? For decades, SAE J517 has
published guidelines for 100R1 through 100R12 series hydraulic
On October 20, 2016
OEM engineers are always looking for new technology to improve
heavy duty machine productivity. This is weighed against the known
factor: that current hydraulic systems powering heavy duty...
On September 26, 2016
Remote or restricted-access jobsites typically found in mining,
construction, forestry, and oil & gas exploration and
production, as well as airports and shipping ports, find that
downtime can become...
On September 1, 2016
Safety is vital in quarries and cement plants and dust inhalation
can be a major problem. Responsible quarries are taking notice
of HSE guidance and implementing dust suppression systems to...
On May 25, 2016