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
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
Mobile cranes perform a wide variety of tasks, typically of the
heavy-duty kind. The work they do and the locations at which they
operate are frequently exposed to harsh climatic conditions in
On October 25, 2017
Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh
conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and
outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications,
On August 9, 2017
For several years, one of the biggest drawbacks of “chemically
resistant” FFKMs, or perfluoroelasters, has been their relatively
poor compression set resistance. Typically, compounding these
On August 9, 2017
A common problem I hear in the heavy duty industry today is sealing
T-Joint applications effectively without the use of RTV Silicone
(Room Temperature Vulcanization). Although RTV may be effective...
On July 26, 2017
Hydraulic hose construction and performance is covered by various
national and international standards including ISO, BSI, SAE, DIN,
API and CETOP. Most proprietary hoses conform to one standard...
On July 13, 2017
Parker Engineered Materials Group has developed a wide range of
materials for liner seals to meet the demands of the ever
increasing temperature requirements in liner seal applications. The
On June 29, 2017
Parker Hannifin Engineered Materials Group has developed a wide
variety of metal seals which can be formed or machined. A metal
seal is a highly engineered sealing solution which provides...
On June 22, 2017
To stay at the forefront of the competitive transportation markets,
fleet managers are turning to alternative fuels that meet the
environmental and economic needs of today and in the future.
On June 12, 2017
Like many companies, Parker is focused on attracting and developing
talented individuals who contribute value to the company over time.
What's different about Parker is the landscape of...
On May 8, 2017
As we move into the future, the need for transportation is merging
with society’s concerns about pollution, climate change, depletion
of natural resources and the long-term sustainability of our...
On April 21, 2017
When you think of dump trucks, moving floors, oil transfers,
lowboys, live floors and roll-offs, your first thought might not be
Wetline Kits. Instead, you probably think about the function of
On March 6, 2017
Parker Racor are original equipment (OE) filtration partners
to some of the biggest names in the commercial vehicle business.
Now we’re using our world-leading expertise to bring positive
On March 1, 2017
Parker has supplied mobile equipment OEMs and dealers with
diagnostic solutions for decades. But getting accurate readings on
mobile equipment safely has always been a challenge for OEMs and
On February 9, 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
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
For many industrial and mobile applications, hydraulic hoses need
to withstand extreme conditions, including aggressive liquids,
scorching to freezing temperatures and ultra-high pressure. Do you
On September 15, 2016