Power generation environments are tough on hydraulic and other
types of cylinders (including pneumatic and electro-mechanical).
Vibration, dust, gravel, corrosives, chemicals, axial load, and
On November 7, 2016
Actuation systems must be efficient, precise, and durable enough to
withstand harsh power-generation environments. Parker Hannifin
Corporation has developed a hybrid actuation system (HAS) that...
On October 31, 2016
Across the nation, municipalities are exploring options to reduce
the emissions of their sanitation fleets. Some communities make a
big dent in reducing emissions with the employ of heavy duty
On March 22, 2016
Hydraulic accumulators are the dextrose tablets of the engineering
world, providing fast access to stored energy when required. At
supersonic speeds, having instant access to energy reserves...
On December 17, 2015
During the last decades, the market share of products made of
reinforced plastics increased rapidly. The low density, corrosion
resistance and high fatigue performance of such materials provide a
On November 3, 2015
The industrial demand on hydraulic products with outstanding
mechanical properties increases continuously. High pressure
hydraulic products require high strength structural components.
On September 2, 2015
Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh
conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and
outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications,
On June 26, 2015
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...
On May 21, 2015
High-production shredding applications produce tremendous shock in
hydraulic systems. Hydraulic transmission design, shaft speed and
operating torque are just the beginning of the...
On May 11, 2015
In power generation, hydraulic cylinders are used in
hydroelectric-dam settings for gate actuation and governor control.
Standard positioning technologies rely on magnetostrictive sensors,
On July 23, 2014
As fuel costs continue to rise and vehicle emissions standards grow
increasingly stringent, both municipal and private fleet managers
must find new ways to contain operating costs by increasing...
On April 14, 2014
The co-located IFPE and CONEXPO-CONAGG show, which occurs every
three years in Las Vegas, Nevada, is among the largest tradeshows
in the world. This year the international expo attracted...
On March 24, 2014
From tiny seals and filters to powerful hydraulic systems, new
advancements are improving the safety, reliability and performance
of heavy-duty vehicles. These trending technologies solve...
On February 14, 2014
Significant breakthroughs in engineering are often the result of
efforts develop a solution to a unique problem. Nontraditional
challenges require an innovative approach; for example, how do you
On November 20, 2013
In about 2006, those of us who are involved in hydraulics and love
it began to worry that students were losing interest in the
technology. To better attract bright young students to hydraulics,
On October 30, 2013
When selecting hydraulic cylinders for tough operating environments
such as in the Aluminium process industry, there are essential
factors not to overlook. Aluminium processing presents one of
On October 17, 2013
Contamination by dirt or the intrusion of dirt into cylinders is
the most common cause of failure in mobile machines. As operating
cycles and working conditions of the machines and equipment
On September 4, 2013
Hydraulics is the technology of controlling pressurized fluids to
create force and motion. Parker hydraulics enable and improve
machinery performance. Key markets Aerial lift Agriculture
On July 1, 2013