Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh
conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and
outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications,
On August 9, 2017
Actuation systems must be efficient, precise, and durable enough to
withstand harsh power generation environments. Parker Hannifin has
developed a hybrid actuation system (HAS) that is ideal...
On August 9, 2017
A common method of coiling and uncoiling processed steel web is
center winding. Steel coilers are powered by electric variable
speed drives and motors. Large motors are usually selected for
On August 9, 2017
Are you trying to grow your business through operational excellence
and by providing your customers with extended warranty? Cooling
failure in hydraulic systems means automatic system shut down...
On July 14, 2017
The manufacturing industry is currently facing increasing pressure
to reform and innovate in order to remain viable. On the consumer
side, the Internet of Things (IoT) has made smart devices...
On June 22, 2017
You are already interested in variable speed pump drives, which
save up to 70 percent energy compared to conventional drive
solutions. But you are still hesitant due to their greater
On June 6, 2017
Rising temperatures - which lead to water evaporation and loss of
coolants in critical wind turbine cooling systems – may cause 1.5
MW wind turbines to overheat. Fortunately, there's a solution...
On May 1, 2017
Modern industrial machinery is creating
ever-increasing demands on hydraulics to provide more
efficient and quieter solutions with a smaller footprint,
while maintaining the benefits traditionally ...
On March 22, 2017
The world is quickly moving towards more hybrid and electric
vehicles, which reduce toxic emissions. This trend is leading to an
overall improvement in the quality of the air we
breathe, especially in...
On March 14, 2017
When you think of dump trucks, moving floors, oil transfers,
lowboys, live floors and roll-offs, your first thought might not be
Wetline Kits. Instead, you probably think about the function of
On March 6, 2017
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...
On January 20, 2017
Power generation environments are tough on hydraulic and other
types of cylinders (including pneumatic and electro-mechanical).
Vibration, dust, gravel, corrosives, chemicals, axial load, and
On November 7, 2016
The industrial distribution landscape is changing with the business
model types and service capabilities being broader than ever
before. At the all-encompassing end of the scale are Parker’s
On October 7, 2016
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...
On September 26, 2016
What creates noise in hydraulic systems and why is it important to
eliminate it? Noise in hydraulic systems is generated primarily by
the mechanical workings of the pump and fluid pulsations...
On May 5, 2016
The variable-speed hydraulic pump, with its potential for energy
savings, power density and temporary noise reduction, is
currently the dominant pressure supply system in the media. It
On May 3, 2016
Hydraulic, pneumatic or lubrication systems should be efficient and
leak free. Sometimes, they are not, because of improper tube line
routing—the result of either lack of knowledge, or corners cut...
On March 24, 2016
Across the nation, municipalities are exploring options to reduce
the emissions of their sanitation fleets. Some communities make a
big dent in reducing emissions with the employ of heavy duty
On March 22, 2016
Question: So, does it really matter which technique you choose? In
front of you is an NPTF tapered thread assembly. The recommendation
is to ‘turn,’ not ‘torque,’ to assemble the connection. But all...
On February 11, 2016
A specialist hydraulic engineering training facility, launched
by The JCB Academy and Parker Hannifin in March 2015, is
teaching young UK engineers valuable lessons in how fluid power
works. The JCB...
On January 11, 2016