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
Chemical compatibility in regards to hydraulic hose can be
complicated, however it is necessary for the performance and hose
life. When selecting a hose, you must consider the chemical
On June 7, 2017
Have you noticed all the writing on your hydraulic hoses? To most
people it looks like a bunch of words, to others it is an
indispensable source of information about hose identification. The
On May 30, 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
OEMs and fitting manufacturers are constantly finding new ways to
stump us with different threads and new ways to seal them.
Generally, however, when making hydraulic fitting connection
On April 18, 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
Hydraulic hose is more complicated than it seems. There are many
factors that go into designing, manufacturing, and testing
high-quality hydraulic hoses. At Parker Hannifin Hose Products
On March 30, 2017
Due to its size and complexity, a petrochemical refinery offers
many potential safety hazards, one of which is rubber steam hose
that blends into the scenery and presents many
On March 29, 2017
Does your mast hose look like this? Employees often overlook hoses
during routine maintenance checks for material handling equipment,
which inevitably leads to machine down time and lost...
On March 20, 2017
Many hose installers are not trained on how to correctly measure
and specify hose length. As a result, a replacement hose may end up
being either a little shorter or a little longer than the...
On March 16, 2017
Are you looking for step-by-step instructions for making a hose
assembly? The basic method of making a hose assembly is the same
for every machine and we’ve outlined the steps below or you can
On March 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
Safety is of utmost concern when it comes to hydraulic systems,
including the selection process, maintaining and replacing hoses.
Hydraulic hoses are going to a cylinder that distributes power. So,
On December 1, 2016
To say that hose is an important part of a hydraulic system is a
huge understatement. Hydraulics have become progressively more
complicated. Pressures keep getting higher while hose dimensions
On November 9, 2016
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
There are thousands of reasons a hydraulic hose can fail, but
often, the most common failures could have been avoided with proper
precautions. At Parker Hose Products Division, we work closely...
On September 22, 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
What creates noise in hydraulic systems and why is it important to
eliminate it? Noise in hydraulic systems is generated primarily by
the mechanical workings of the pump and fluid pulsations...
On May 5, 2016
When we think about emissions, we usually think about our vehicles
and the new wave of personal electric vehicles. The reality is
that heavy duty vehicles used for transportation of goods...
On April 29, 2016
A company that chooses the wrong hose can meet with disaster
resulting in added maintenance, decreased safety, and equipment
failure. What are the primary characteristics you look for in a
On March 16, 2016