Hydraulic Valves
Upgrade of Blade Pitch Control Delivers on Wind Turbine Reliability
Wind power generation in the U.S. has been trending favorably upwards for wind farm owners. Primary contributing factors include the cost of wind turbine installations dropping by over one-third since...
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Pre-compensated Flow Sharing Can Save Money and Boost Productivity
As multi-tasking becomes more prevalent in today’s day and age -- texting your mother while picking up groceries and simultaneously catching up on your latest podcast after taking your kids to...
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Tandem Circuitry and the Prevention of Function Drift
Waste management vehicles perform many different functions. An easy way to understand how such functions operate can be represented by the concept of a hydraulic valve that actuates a cylinder...
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The Fundamentals of Applying Electrohydraulic Valves
The basics of electrohydraulic valves are easy to understand: they are electrically operated valves that control how hydraulic fluid is sent to actuators. However, to apply electrohydraulic valves...
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Flow Force is Essential for Proper Cartridge Valve Function
Often times hydraulic components can begin to act differently or unpredictably when the conditions of the hydraulic system change from the expected. In some cases, when the hydraulic flow is...
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Check Valves Are the Unsung Heroes of Fluid Power
Check valves are unseen and undervalued. These valves are found in just about every mobile and industrial hydraulic system on the planet. Simply put, if there’s a pump, most likely you will find...
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Unique Valves Manage Flow Better in Construction Equipment
Frequently when designing simple hydraulic circuits that utilize low-cost solutions, system designers will often use fixed displacement pumps. One challenge associated with the use of...
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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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New Compact Design Solves for Typical Check Valve Challenges
Check valves are commonly applied to a variety of load-holding applications that are found, for example, in mobile equipment in mining, construction, or forestry. Typical thread in cartridge style...
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Check Valves Are the Little Part That Can Lead to Big Savings
Check valves are typically thought of as a very simple component of a hydraulic process. They permit the flow of fluid in one direction and prevent flow in the opposite direction. Simple, right?...
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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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Hydraulic Traction Drive Systems Modernize Railway Vehicles
Since 1997, Chvalis, a premier distributor of Parker Hannifin based in the Czech Republic, has been focusing on the development and construction of hydraulic systems for the needs of general industry...
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Three Ways to Improve the Operation of Your Proportional Valve
Proportional valves that employ powerful, voice-coil valve technology are used in applications where higher flows from smaller valves are ideal. While the list is endless, a few of the activities in...
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Meeting Your Work Truck's Demand for More Hydraulics Space
Dump pumps have long been the standard in the dump truck and trailer segment. The cost-effectiveness of a combination pump and valve with a built-in relief has been a winning combination in the North...
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Innovative Heavy-Duty Vehicle Technology on Display at IFPE
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...
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Load Sensing Valve Improves Heavy Duty Machine Productivity and Fuel Savings
OEM engineers are always looking for new technology to improve heavy duty machine productivity. This is weighed against the known factor: that current hydraulic systems powering heavy duty...
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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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