Hydraulic Pumps

The Hydraulic Solution for the Evolution of Electric Drives

The variable-speed hydraulic pump, with its potential for energy savings, power density and temporary noise reduction,  is currently the dominant pressure supply system in the media. It provides a...
On May 3, 2016

Essential Criteria for Selecting the Right Motor for your Hydraulic Application

The selection of a motor for a hydraulic application can be complicated. The following technical article breaks down the process discussing fundamental selection factors. Motor selection The ideal in...
On November 3, 2015

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...
On May 21, 2015

Hydraulic Pump/Motor Selection Considerations for High-Production Shredding Applications

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

VFD Provides Energy Saving on Hydraulic Power Unit

Consider a variable frequency drive (VFD) to provide a quiet, energy-saving operation on a hydraulic power unit (HPU). A HPU can make for an interesting example of a hybrid system that...
On April 22, 2014

IFPE 2014 Showcases Innovative Products and Systems for Heavy-Duty Vehicle Design

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

System Design Partnership on Heavy-Duty Demolition Vehicle

After 30 years of experience in manufacturing attachments for machines such as back hoes and graders for the earth moving industry, as well as pole drills, snow blowers and flail movers for the...
On February 26, 2014

Hydraulic Hybrid Fleet Approaches One Million Miles of Operation

The fleet of refuse trucks equipped with Parker’s RunWise® Advanced Series Hybrid Drive System is approaching one million miles of operation, and continues to achieve positive results as the...
On November 16, 2013

Chainless Challenge: A Hydraulic Bicycle?

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, Parker...
On October 30, 2013

Essential Factors for Selecting Hydraulic Cylinders for Tough Operating Environments in Aluminium Processing

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 the...
On October 17, 2013

Hydraulic Technologies and Key Markets

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 Air...
On July 1, 2013