Electronics
Improve Wind Turbine Safety With a Piston Accumulator Retrofit
Wind turbines are designed to maximize power production based on the predicted wind speeds found at the plant site. However, excessive wind speeds are experienced at times, so it is crucial to limit...
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Clean Transportation: Hybridization and Electrification in the Marine Industry
While this may look like any car ferry carrying people and vehicles in an estuary on the Norwegian coast, this 80-meter ship, called MV Ampere, had one of the world's first fully powered electric...
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Vehicle Connectivity Drives Demand for EMI Shielding with High IP Rating
The growing connected vehicle and electric car markets are currently driving up demand for IP-rated (Ingress Protection rating) and EMI protection. Even standard road vehicle electronics need to be...
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Engineers Work in New Ways to Accelerate Innovation in Mobile Machines
These days, mobile machines used in a broad range of markets such as agriculture, construction, forestry, material handling and transportation are exceptionally sophisticated pieces of...
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Is It Time to Rethink Open Loop Hydraulics in Drills and Trenching Systems?
We think so, because OEMs can reduce the cost of underground construction machines by using Parker's Overcenter Intelligent Flow Control (IFC) architecture. Closed-loop hydraulic systems are commonly...
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Simplify off-Highway Network Complexity With a Vehicle System Gateway
Today’s off-highway mobile construction equipment is more complex than many would have ever imagined a mere 20 years ago. At the turn of the century, mechanical advancements and machinery...
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Michigan Street Bridge in Milwaukee Rehabbed with Parker Hydraulics
The Michigan Street Lift Bridge reopened to vehicular traffic Friday, July 31, 2020, after a yearlong rehabilitation project. The bridge spans the Milwaukee River and is one of many downtown bridges...
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Thermal Management Is the Heart and Veins for Urban Air Mobility
Designing new products, and new categories of products, often involve solving problems that have not previously been confronted. Sometimes, we don’t know what we don’t know. So, it’s important to work...
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Process Cooling Accelerates Throughput in Food and Beverage Manufacturing
The food and beverage industry is the largest manufacturing sector to use chilled water systems. Applications within the industry are very diverse due to the wide range of product types and how...
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Meeting Marine and Offshore Approvals is Key to Delivering Safety at Sea
The safe navigation of ships in challenging marine environments is a testament to the skill of the crew and the performance of the equipment they use. In offshore applications, the ambient environment...
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Selecting a Thermal Gel or Thermal Gap Pad – Your Questions Answered (Part II)
This is the second part in a two-part blog post series answering the questions you asked during the webinar Selecting a Thermal Gel or Thermal Gap Pad now, available on-demand. Missed part 1? View it...
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How Will New Trends in Seeding and Cultivation Impact Machine Design?
Planting has come a long way from the days of scattering seeds on the ground and hoping for the best. Manufacturers around the globe are introducing several initiatives to improve...
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Selecting a Thermal Gel or Thermal Gap Pad – Your Questions Answered (Part I)
This is the first part in a two-part blog post series answering the questions you asked during the webinar Selecting a Thermal Gel or Thermal Gap Pad now, available on-demand. The objective of thermal...
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Maintain Your Combine and Enhance the Technology to Optimize Performance
Is running at 100% capacity without suffering grain losses and damage even possible with the day-to-day challenges of getting a crop out of the field on time? That’s a balancing act manufacturers are...
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Sowing the Seeds and Harvesting Innovation in Agriculture
Since the advent of mechanized agriculture, agriculture machinery is an indispensable part of how the world is fed. Powered machinery has long replaced the work of manual labor and working animals...
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A Technology Shift That Helps To Improve Productivity in Mobile Equipment
Up to date heavy-duty equipment cabs come equipped with full color, touch screen displays showing a variety of gages and indicator icons. OEMs are shifting technology from the traditional instrument...
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Parker Sporlan Supermarket Seminar Series: Metering Devices, TEVs - Q&A Part 1
As we introduced our Parker Sporlan webinar series we realized that we couldn't possibly answer all the questions in that short amount of time. We decided to create Climate Control blogs to answer...
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Need Better Flow Rate Control? Look to THERM-A-GAP GEL 37
The demand for dispensing thermal interface material (TIM) has increased exponentially because dispensables offer engineers flexibility in the designs and patterns that can be applied to electronics...
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Benefits of Using IEC-60601 Compliant Components in Medical Devices
Developing and introducing a new clinical diagnostic instrument or medical device is a challenging accomplishment that often takes years. One of the final steps in bringing life-saving, life-improving...
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Easy to Use Display Programming Tools Help Drive Value for Machinery OEMs
As mobile machinery makers expand into more global markets, they are presented with the added complexity of creating unique machine configuration for local markets, while still trying to manage...
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