Most people enjoy theme parks as a place to get away from work, but
for those in the hydraulics industry, they are a place to
demonstrate their expertise. Behind many of the rides that make
On August 8, 2018
Control of vehicle speed is important to equipment operators. The
ability to accurately set the speed of a conveyor or roller in
applications such as road paving or striping, crop sprayers and
On July 30, 2018
Combining electronic and hydraulic technologies can add efficiency
and functionality to machinery and processes that use hydraulic
pressure to operate. The hydraulic power unit (HPU), a workhorse...
On July 16, 2018
The advancements in hydraulics and variable speed drives (VSD) were
running in parallel for many years but on opposite sides of the
fence from each other in solving paper converting...
On June 29, 2018
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
On May 22, 2018
Inefficient energy allocation, heat generation and noise are
typical concerns among facility engineers in manufacturing
environments. Parker’s new variable speed drive solution, called
On May 17, 2018
Given the many risks of excess heat in a hydraulic system – such as
fluid decomposition, increased wear on system components, damage to
seals and bearings, etc. – the need for an effective heat...
On May 15, 2018
Managing pressure classes, hose sizes and product uniformity in
different regions can be challenging for hydraulic system designers
at large, global OEM companies. ISO 18752 makes the process...
On May 1, 2018
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 April 24, 2018
Looking for ways to reduce worker compensation claims and improve
route times, amongst other benefits, some municipalities and waste
companies look to design changes from refuse truck OEMs to...
On April 10, 2018
Modern industry needs far more from its suppliers than
straightforward product sales. Today’s industrial component and
system providers must support their customers with accessible and
On March 20, 2018
Machinery and moving equipment is a vital element in all areas of
modern automated industry, but what happens when the atmosphere in
the working environment is potentially explosive? All
On January 23, 2018
2017 brought about innovative new technologies that laid the
foundation for the latest hydraulic systems and applications
designed for construction, agriculture, mining, power generation
On January 16, 2018
2017 marked Parker Hannifin's Centennial year in business. It
all started back in March of 1917, in a machine shop which built
pneumatic brake systems for trucks, trains, buses and...
On January 9, 2018
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
On November 15, 2017
Looking to improve the efficiency of your construction equipment?
Consider a hydraulic fan drive. Compared to mechanically driven
fans, hydraulic fan drives provide several advantages. This is
On November 8, 2017
For increased simplicity, reliability and energy savings from your
wheel loader, consider the proven results of split pump Intelligent
Flow Control (IFC) architecture. Typical wheel...
On November 7, 2017
As hydraulic systems on construction equipment continue to evolve,
the goal of increasing simplicity, reliability and productivity
remains the same. Parker Variable Flow Open-Center (VFO) takes a
On November 2, 2017
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