Fluid and Gas Handling
Modern Skid Steer Design on Larger Footprint with Enhanced Controls
When skid steers first arrived on the scene in the industry, their small size was their greatest advantage. But as this versatile equipment has evolved, modern day skid steers are three to four times...
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Trends in Wheel Loader Market Point to Smarter, More Efficient Solutions
As the wheel loader is the stalwart of the construction site, equipment manufacturers know that technological advances are important in their customers' buying decisions. Add in the stringent...
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Five Ways Excavators are Gaining Traction
The evolution and refinement of the hydraulic excavator’s design have been constant, with today’s models incorporating electrification, hydraulic technology, and machine analytics; which all...
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An Overview of the Commercial Electric Mower Trend
The commercial lawn and turf market is dominated by gasoline-powered machinery. That is starting to change, however, as the adoption of commercial electric mowers and hybrid gasoline-electric lawn and...
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When Regulations Lead to Innovation In Construction
Stricter exhaust emission limits and diesel driving bans are on everyone's lips. Many local authorities are tightening their environmental regulations. As a result, particularly economical...
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Top Technology Innovations for the Transportation Industry
Around the world, transportation companies are making significant investments in new technologies to stay ahead and find ways to improve productivity and profitability. Advances in...
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A New Way to Monitor Hydraulic Fluid Particles Remotely
Hydraulic fluid particle detection is essential in maintaining the performance of the systems and equipment requiring the movement of materials and parts. Standard operating procedures call for...
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Core Technologies Increasing Power Generation Productivity and Efficiency
As exciting, funded initiatives transpire in the renewable energy industry today, the key to the future of power generation, specifically gas turbine, wind, solar, and hydropower plants will be the...
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A Look at the Compact Construction Equipment Market
A cramped, crowded, urban construction zone hardly seems the place for a 100-ton excavator or dozer. That’s why, in the 1980s, compact versions of these and other standard construction machines...
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Industrial IoT Solutions are Revolutionizing Material Handling Equipment
As industry supply chains become more global and more complex, it behooves stakeholders to seek out ways to work with greater efficiency, reduce errors, increase equipment lifetime, and simply do more...
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Why Making the Right Tube Connections for LNG Plants Is Vital
Small and mid-scale LNG plants are dramatically changing the application sphere for natural gas as an alternative fuel for transportation, both onland and for marine shipping use. They are helping...
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Top 10 Parker Blogs of 2020
While 2020 is notable for many events, for most of us, it was an unprecedented period of change. Change in how (and where) we work, conduct our daily activities, interact with colleagues, family,...
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Efficiently Powering High-Speed Electric Railways
Innovations in rail travel are making trains faster, safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly. Of all the transportation modes, rail is leading the way in new technologies. Electric railways...
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Why Use Thermoplastic Hose?
Hose products need to handle high temperatures and environmental stress to prevent premature hose failure and safety risks. Thermoplastic hose offers a wide variety of added value over their rubber...
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Can the Right Hydraulic Hose Improve Workplace Safety?
Forklift manufacturers need to be focused on building equipment that is reliable, durable and designed for safety. The forklift’s mast, or upright, is the portion of the forklift that lifts,...
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Protect Against Corrosion in Harsh Construction Market Environments
Construction equipment endures harsh environments. Parker understands the construction market’s constant battle with corrosion in these harsh environments – and the costly downtime that comes with it....
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How To Install the QuickFit™ Oil Change System
Service technicians know all too well that oil changes fluctuate from machine to machine and vehicle to vehicle, requiring a unique set of skills, instructions, and equipment. Whether that’s a fleet...
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The Importance of Fluid Connectors in Food & Beverage Packaging Equipment
No matter how impressive the food or beverage packaging process you build, it’s only as strong as its weakest link. Which, in the case of packaging system design, should never be the fluid...
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Give Your Fluid Connectors the Attention They Deserve in Pneumatic Builds
Connectors might not always receive the attention they deserve. Often times the specification of fittings and tubing is secondary to the attention paid to larger components. Design engineers may not...
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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, was one of the world's first fully battery-powered...
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