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productivity and profitability through engineering innovation? The
Parker Hannifin stand experienced a busy and successful week at
On May 16, 2019
Using mechanical energy produced by a machine’s engine, a hydraulic
pump can move hydraulic fluid from the pump’s own reservoir to a
connected hydraulic motor, converting the mechanical energy...
On April 23, 2019
Have you had problems with your polyurethane seals degrading,
especially when exposed to higher heat creating the need to replace
your seals more often than you would like? As you probably know,
On April 16, 2019
Mobile equipment manufacturers are always striving to get the most
out of their machines without overburdening the system with costly
and complex mechanics. Moreover, performance expectations are...
On April 4, 2019
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...
On April 4, 2019
One of the longest running Parker Motion and Control Laboratories
(PMCL) is supported by the Mechanical Engineering Department at the
University of Akron (UA). It was established more than 25 years...
On April 3, 2019
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...
On February 28, 2019
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...
On February 18, 2019
For a long time, the use of hydraulic power in industrial processes
has been associated with its traditional benefits: high power
density, precise control, and long-term performance. Yet...
On February 12, 2019
Do you ever wonder how Parker is engaging with students? Are
students using our products? Are the students receiving the proper
support? The answers to these questions is a resounding yes....
On January 16, 2019
2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the
company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end
of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
On January 15, 2019
As the case is across many sectors, electronics systems are the
primary drivers of innovation in today‘s agricultural industry.
However, those working in this sector may have noticed that any
On January 9, 2019
Hoover Dam -- one of the most impressive engineering feats of the
20th century – generates hydroelectricity for millions of homes and
businesses across the Southwest, and it’s a constant challenge...
On January 7, 2019
The ever-changing industrial Internet of Things has revolutionized
the traditional landscape and business model of the construction
machinery industry. Domestic and foreign parts and service
On December 14, 2018
A massive engineering and design collaboration have brought the
vision of world-renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava Valls
to life in Lakeland, Florida. The new Innovation, Science...
On December 12, 2018
Industrial OEMs and end users rely on traditional tie-rod cylinders
to deliver power to industrial presses, mills, foundries, power
generation, oil and gas exploration and other extreme, heavy...
On December 7, 2018
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
On December 3, 2018
Simplifying user interface and machine system design requires
expertise and products. Often machines require a simple, cost
effective weight measurement system to improve loading or
On November 27, 2018
Washing a car effectively takes more than soap and water; it takes
proper equipment. At the heart of the operation is the motor.
Motors actuate brushes, cars, water-hoses and more within a car
On November 14, 2018
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?...
On October 16, 2018