Hydraulics
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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Meeting Marine and Offshore Approvals is Key to Delivering Safety at Sea
The safe navigation of ships in challenging marine environments is a testament to the skill of the crew and the performance of the equipment they use. In offshore applications, the ambient environment...
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Rotary Actuator Steering Combines Power and Precision
By replacing the previously used steering cylinders with Parker’s sliding spline rotary actuator technology, Huron Manufacturing was able to solve the issues that were inherent with the...
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Mobile Equipment: Powerful, Smart and Operator-Friendly
Mobile-equipment designers know that in the real world they have to deal with more than level surfaces and two-dimensional access envelopes. Designers at JLG Industries in...
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Four Check Valves Functions that Keep Mobile Equipment Mobile
Tractors, combines, wheel loaders, bulldozers, and excavators—you know, the big stuff— are called upon daily to perform the heavy lifting on the front lines of the agricultural and...
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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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Hydraulic Pumps on the Krumbuster Help Revolutionize Crumb Rubber Production
Eco Green Equipment, a tire recycling equipment manufacturer, was looking to meet the stringent demands of the crumb rubber and rubber powder markets. Due to rubber use in artificial turf, playground...
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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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A Technology Shift That Helps To Improve Productivity in Mobile Equipment
Up to date heavy-duty equipment cabs come equipped with full color, touch screen displays showing a variety of gages and indicator icons. OEMs are shifting technology from the traditional instrument...
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5 Benefits of Smart Technology In Extreme Duty Hydrostatic Pumps - Infographic
How can an extreme duty hydraulic system become smarter? Combine the brawn of Gold Cup® series pumps with the intelligence of Gold Cup - IE's operational sensors and a fully connected, predictive...
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Productivity Improved with Multi-Purpose Jaw Bucket
With six decades of experience and hard-earned know-how, Bob Brooks is an expert in residential and commercial site preparation. He began operating equipment at just 14 years old and for the past...
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The Top Three Reasons Cylinders Fail
Cylinders can fail for a number of reasons from wrong specifications to operator error. However, in this day and age with a number of engineering tools available to help reduce spec errors and strong...
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The Right Cooler Will Extend the Life of a Hydraulic System
Maintaining a normal oil temperature in all hydraulic systems is important for successful system operation. Normal operating temperatures for hydraulic systems is 110 to 130° F (unless specified by...
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Easy to Use Display Programming Tools Help Drive Value for Machinery OEMs
As mobile machinery makers expand into more global markets, they are presented with the added complexity of creating unique machine configuration for local markets, while still trying to manage...
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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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4 Steps to Online Hydraulic Hose Assembly Replacement
When you need to have a custom hydraulic hose replaced, you need assurance that the hose assembly you ordered is exactly what you need. Hose assemblies are not as simple as they seem, installing an...
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How Can a PTO Be Classified and Found Online?
Power Take-Offs (PTOs) provide truck versatility beyond the usual function of providing transportation for materials. Power is directed from the engine to the auxiliary equipment to perform the work....
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Cylinder Mounting Styles Vary Based on Performance Expectations
Properly applied hydraulic cylinders provide outstanding linear-actuation performance in a wide variety of applications. But if applied improperly, a cylinder in short order may not only ruin itself...
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New Measuring Device Supports Predictive Maintenance in Construction
Predictive maintenance is essential to maintaining the value and the long-term, reliable function of expensive machinery and systems. This can be easier said than done. Systems, equipment,...
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How to Choose the Right Cylinder for the Right Duty
The first hydraulic press may have been invented in the 3rd Century BC, but the fluid power universe has become a little more complicated since then. Today’s hydraulic cylinders, which essentially...
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