Electronics

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...
On January 23, 2020

Hydraulic Pump and Motor Combination Packs Power on Rayco Stump Cutter

Following new, more stringent Tier IV diesel engine emissions regulations, Rayco, an environmental equipment designer for the tree care and landscape industries, took the opportunity to develop a more...
On January 21, 2020

Sprayer Steers Clear of the Ordinary

Traditionally, agricultural sprayer machines were custom-built on a four-wheel chassis. These custom-built units were heavy, expensive and not easily adapted to other farm applications. Sprayers...
On January 17, 2020

Air Collection System Improves Air Quality at Metal Fabrication Plant

Many metalworking facilities feature large, open workspaces. While ideal for large scale production, this setting presents challenges for air quality and in assuring clean air in the work environment....
On January 17, 2020

What are the Challenges for Pneumatics in the Food Industry?

Starting from agriculture and food processing arriving to the packaging operation, automation is everywhere in the modern food plants and plays a fundamental role to address the required...
On January 16, 2020

Five Things to Consider When Dispensing Form-In-Place EMI Gaskets and Thermal Gel

Automated form-in-place (FIP) dispensing of EMI shielding gaskets can be ideal for complicated patterns on electronics housings because automation allows for control over the size and shape of the...
On December 17, 2019

Power Shift Power Take-Off (PTO) Troubleshooting

Parker Chelsea’s Power Take-Off (PTO) is designed and built to meet the demands of the mobile equipment industry. The Chelsea PTO is intended to provide a long service life, both on-highway...
On December 12, 2019

Form-In-Place Gaskets: What They Are and What They Are Not

Form-in-place EMI gaskets, also known as FIP EMI gaskets, is a robotically dispensed electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding solution that is ideal for modern densely populated...
On November 27, 2019

EMI and Environmental Sealing for Munitions Applications

Material selection for military applications requires careful consideration, as there are strict requirements to ensure maximum durability, security and of course performance. In munitions, or...
On November 26, 2019

Thermal Pads: Which Layer Do I Peel Off?

Most thermal pads, also known as thermally conductive gap filler pads, thermal gap pads, or thermal gap filler pads, have many different layer materials or carrier substrate options to choose from. It...
On November 14, 2019

The Must-Have Connection to Power Your Data Center Cooling

We’re in the midst of our own gold rush of sorts. Rather than fleeing to California in search of prosperity through extraordinary and precious assets, businesses are looking above to achieve...
On October 28, 2019

5 Design Considerations for EMI and Weather Sealing Combination Gaskets

Combination electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding and weather gaskets, more commonly known as EMI shielded combo strip gaskets, are an excellent choice for a variety of applications that...
On October 22, 2019

Discover a New Electrically Conductive Flame Retardant Plastic

Electrically conductive plastics continue to provide reliable EMI shielding in a wide variety of applications. Specifically, thermoplastics can overtake bulky metal enclosures due to their superior...
On October 17, 2019

6 Benefits of Overmolded Covers for Aerospace and Defense Applications

It's no surprise that electronic enclosures and housings in aerospace and defense applications are built to meet the most stringent of military standards. These include but are not limited to...
On October 10, 2019

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...
On October 9, 2019

The Fundamentals of Applying Electrohydraulic Valves

The basics of electrohydraulic valves are easy to understand: they are electrically operated valves that control how hydraulic fluid is sent to actuators. However, to apply electrohydraulic valves...
On September 30, 2019

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...
On September 26, 2019

Observations From the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo NA

Another Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Tech Expo North America has concluded and it is evident that this show has grown by leaps and bounds. In just a few years since Parker Hannifin has started...
On September 25, 2019

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...
On September 23, 2019

Subsystems are Critical to OEM Instrumentation Design

Life science instruments in the medical, analytical and diagnostics fields vary widely by technology and design. But one thing they all have in common is the complexity of their fluidic circuits....
On September 17, 2019