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
On January 21, 2020
Traditionally, agricultural sprayer machines were custom-built on a
four-wheel chassis. These custom-built units were heavy, expensive
and not easily adapted to other farm applications. Sprayers...
On January 17, 2020
Parker Chelsea’s Power Take-Off (PTO) is designed and built to meet
the demands of the mobile equipment industry. The Chelsea PTO is
intended to provide a long service life, both on-highway...
On December 12, 2019
A Power Take-Off, or PTO, gives a truck versatility beyond its
usual function of providing transportation for materials. It
directs power to the auxiliary equipment to perform work at the
On November 19, 2019
It is very important to have specific information to select the
proper Power Take-Off (PTO) to match the transmission on a
vehicle. A PTO is not transferable from one vehicle application to
On November 4, 2019
The difference between Machine to Machine (M2M) and The Internet of
Things (IoT) can be confusing. While both M2M and IoT involve
sharing data and can be connectivity solutions for enterprises,
On October 29, 2019
The last thing one wants to worry about is a loud noise coming from
their truck and not knowing why it is happening or where it is
coming from. Without proper maintenance and potential...
On October 25, 2019
5G, which stands for the “fifth-generation” of wireless technology,
is expected to change the face of connectivity as we know it,
offering faster downloads and better network reliability,...
On October 24, 2019
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing human lives and the way
companies operate by continuously enhancing how we connect
equipment. When the topic of IoT is discussed, the conversation
On October 21, 2019
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...
On October 9, 2019
Incorrect installation of a Power Take-Off (PTO) may cause the PTO
and/or the gearbox to break and damage other parts as well as cause
death, personal injury and property damage. Therefore, PTOs...
On October 8, 2019
Gone are the days where equipment must be serviced on a set
schedule. IoT technology helps enable maintenance based on
equipment use. For instance, in an IoT solution for heavy
On October 3, 2019
Even when a business is doing well, margins can be razor thin, so
keeping track of your off-road equipment fleet is an important job.
Providing your project managers and crew with actionable...
On October 1, 2019
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...
On September 30, 2019
Transmissions commonly found in class 4 and larger vehicles may
have provisions for the mounting of a Power Take-Off (PTO). Many
popular transmissions have a PTO aperture on the side or bottom
On September 27, 2019
With increasing numbers of industries switching from traditional
internal combustion engine (ICE) driven mobile machinery to
electric, Parker has set about addressing concerns associated with
On September 26, 2019
Today, most connected things belong to the consumer IoT (with
smartphones topping the list). But another, less visible industrial
IoT, with its heavy-duty infrastructure (such as power...
On September 26, 2019
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...
On September 25, 2019
With the ongoing pressure to improve safety, increase output,
decrease downtime, and obtain optimal product lifecycles, careful
management of heavy fleet equipment has become more critical than
On September 24, 2019
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...
On September 23, 2019