Hydraulic Pumps
An Electric Hybrid System for Refuse Vehicles
Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in the popularity of electric cars. These vehicles are efficient, silent and do not pollute the air (at least where they are driven). In...
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A Pump and Motor Redesign On An Allied System Logstacker Outperforms
Allied Systems, a Portland, Oregon-based fabricator of material handling equipment for the wood products industry, was looking to redesign their hydraulic system for greater efficiency on their...
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Learn Why the Silent 500H Series Pump Is Ideal for Forklifts
Think of typical manufacturing or a warehouse that benefits from the speed and efficiency that a forklift brings to the production. The forklift makes work easier, whether it be in terms of better...
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Is It Time to Rethink Open Loop Hydraulics in Drills and Trenching Systems?
We think so, because OEMs can reduce the cost of underground construction machines by using Parker's Overcenter Intelligent Flow Control (IFC) architecture. Closed-loop hydraulic systems are commonly...
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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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The Benefits of Intelligent PCLS and Pressure Compensated System Architecture
Today, planters typically drive tractor pressure to high-pressure standby, generating excess heat and reducing fuel efficiency when tractor remotes are used to power fans, compressors and fertilizer...
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Is It Time to Rethink Open Loop Hydraulics in Agriculture Machines?
We think so, because OEMs can reduce the cost of harvesting machines used in agriculture by using Parker's Overcenter Intelligent Flow Control (IFC) architecture. Closed loop hydraulic systems are...
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Sowing the Seeds and Harvesting Innovation in Agriculture
Since the advent of mechanized agriculture, agriculture machinery is an indispensable part of how the world is fed. Powered machinery has long replaced the work of manual labor and working animals...
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High Performance Hydraulic Pumps and Motors Expand Production in Lumber Mill
K&B Lumber, a one-stop shop for logging and millwork was in search of a more energy-efficient sawmill that produced higher quality lumber for furniture than a typical sawmill. For most conventional...
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Electrification Lightens the Load in Heavy Lifting Tasks
A project involving a Parker EHPS (Electro Hydraulic Pump System) has underlined the significant advantages of adopting the latest electrification technologies as opposed to traditional...
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Hydraulic Pump and Motor Combination Packs Power on Rayco Stump Cutter
Following new, more stringent Tier IV diesel engine emissions regulations, Rayco, an environmental equipment designer for the tree care and landscape industries, took the opportunity to develop a more...
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New Hydraulic System on Sugarcane Harvester Exceeds Performance Goals
Over the past few years, market demand has increased for mobile equipment that is powerful and more efficient. In response to this trend, an OEM of sugarcane harvesters began a redesign of...
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Engine Power Management in Construction Equipment
Backhoes are used more often in construction projects than larger pieces of equipment because of their agility and versatility. Backhoes can navigate narrow roads and tighter worksite...
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Integrated Transmissions That are a Cut Above
There are over 40 million acres of lawn across the United States, made up, primarily, of residential lawns, roadsides and golf courses. While many Americans maintain their own lawns, a growing number...
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Preventing Hydraulic Pump Cavitation with Better Inlet Maintenance
You may know that properly maintaining a hydraulic pump will ensure maximum efficiency and prevent damage, but did you know that it is especially critical to regularly monitor inlet conditions?...
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Benefits of Compact Closed-Circuit Pumps for Mobile Hydraulic Applications
Doing more with less is a common theme in business and the pump market for medium-duty applications is no exception. With the overall hydraulic system size becoming increasingly smaller and smaller,...
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New Dump Pump Revolutionizes the Dump Truck Market with a Small Frame
For decades, the dump truck industry has been relegated to two sizes of dump pumps; a larger, higher flowing (up to 27GPM) C Series pump, and a smaller, lower flowing (up to 16GPM) G series pump. The...
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Choosing an Efficient Electric Motor for Your Hydraulic Pump: Part 2
This is part two of a two-part post explaining how to determine the best size for a hydraulic pump motor and how to scale the size and cost with RMS loading and Hp limiting. In Part 1 of this post,...
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Choosing an Efficient Electric Motor for a Hydraulic Pump: Part 1 of 2
This two-part post explains how to determine the best size for a hydraulic pump motor and how to scale the size and cost with RMS loading and Hp limiting. Knowing how to right-size an electric motor...
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Decoupling the Future of Electrification
When it comes to mobile heavy lifting applications, we are increasingly seeing that the electrification market can benefit from integrated, decoupled solutions. These solutions offer an alternative to...
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