Hydraulic Cylinders
Rotary Actuator Lowers Fire Boat to Fit Under Bridges
Considering that more than six million people live in the Philadelphia region, government officials realized they needed a fast-response emergency river vessel with both fire fighting and rescue...
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Using PowerGrip/PowerTilt Improves Weight Savings and Overall Versatility
In the residential excavation field, time is money. For Ken Williams of Williams Loader Services Inc. the time savings that he gained from adding a PowerGrip multipurpose bucket to his CAT 314 was...
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Learn How PowerGrip was the Right Tool for Rebuilding After Natural Disaster
It is not unusual in the Pacific Northwest to get substantial rainfall, up to eighteen inches in thirty-six hours, which results in severe damage to forest roads. To make matters worse, many of these...
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The Advantage of Switching Fluid-Powered Actuators to Electromechanical
From piercing, punching or riveting applications in the automotive industry to press applications within industrial automation, a linear actuator can be found in virtually all manufacturing...
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PowerTilt Reduces Manual Labor, Lowers Costs and Increases Operator Safety
Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. brings over 60 years of experience to the highway, commercial and residential fields throughout central Pennsylvania. They continue to grow their business by expanding their...
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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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Landscape Design Made Easier with PowerTilt Tilting Coupler Attachment
Keeping up with the Joneses means big business for Enumclaw Landscape based out of Enumclaw, WA. As a full-service landscape construction company, they provide landscape services to residential,...
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Rotary Actuator Steering Combines Power and Precision
By replacing the previously used steering cylinders with Parker’s sliding spline rotary actuator technology, Huron Manufacturing was able to solve the issues that were inherent with the...
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Mobile Equipment: Powerful, Smart and Operator-Friendly
Mobile-equipment designers know that in the real world they have to deal with more than level surfaces and two-dimensional access envelopes. Designers at JLG Industries in...
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Productivity Improved with Multi-Purpose Jaw Bucket
With six decades of experience and hard-earned know-how, Bob Brooks is an expert in residential and commercial site preparation. He began operating equipment at just 14 years old and for the past...
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The Top Three Reasons Cylinders Fail
Cylinders can fail for a number of reasons from wrong specifications to operator error. However, in this day and age with a number of engineering tools available to help reduce spec errors and strong...
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Cylinder Mounting Styles Vary Based on Performance Expectations
Properly applied hydraulic cylinders provide outstanding linear-actuation performance in a wide variety of applications. But if applied improperly, a cylinder in short order may not only ruin itself...
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How to Choose the Right Cylinder for the Right Duty
The first hydraulic press may have been invented in the 3rd Century BC, but the fluid power universe has become a little more complicated since then. Today’s hydraulic cylinders, which essentially...
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Hybrid Actuator System Offers Alternate Solution to Electrification
The Hybrid Actuation System (HAS) is making localized control viable for both mobile and industrial applications. This new technology gives the benefits of power and resiliency found in hydraulics...
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Hydrostatic Transmission Fluid Engineered for Low Maintenance
Work in the turf industry can be tough, dirty and unforgiving. The last thing you need is for the machine to fail in the midst of a job. Machine failure leads to unscheduled maintenance and...
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OEM Design Engineer's Guide to Specifying Hydraulic Cylinders
In today’s industrial manufacturing environment, hydraulic cylinders are complex devices that incorporate a wide range of components available in a multitude of sizes, configurations and materials....
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Modern Digital Ecosystems Take Mobile Hydraulic Systems to a New Level
Not so long ago, only the largest OEMs could afford to develop complex proprietary control systems. But the recent introduction of versatile digital ecosystems connecting electronic control...
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New Coating Extends Cylinder Life Up to Eight Times Longer
Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications, greatly...
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New Hybrid Actuation System Ideal for Renewable Energy Applications
Actuation systems must be efficient, precise, and durable enough to withstand harsh power generation environments. Parker Hannifin has developed a hybrid actuation system (HAS) that is ideal...
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Hydraulic Power Units Control All Functions of Hydro-electric Turbine
Hydroelectric plants, Parker and their distributors / integrators make powerful teams in the area of power generation support and technical expertise. Carter Lake Hydroelectric, adjacent to...
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