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 hydraulic flow is either
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
There are over 40 million acres of lawn across the United States,
made up, primarily, of residential lawns, roadsides and golf
courses. While many Americans maintain their own lawns, a growing
On September 20, 2019
The OEM landscape is continuously transforming. In a service
industry that once focused on the tactical side of product
function, the new shift now emphasizes on how to become the
On September 19, 2019
You may know that properly maintaining a hydraulic pump will ensure
maximum efficiency and prevent damage, but did you know that it is
especially critical to regularly monitor inlet conditions?...
On July 26, 2019
Doing more with less is a common theme in business and the pump
market for medium-duty applications is no exception. With the
overall hydraulic system size becoming increasingly smaller and
On July 24, 2019
Bain’s projections show that the Internet of Things (IoT) market
will grow to $520 billion in 2021. Specific to the construction
market, 6.8 million connected heavy construction machines will...
On July 16, 2019
The design and deployment of aerial lifts, truck-mounted cranes,
telehandlers, scissor lifts, man lifts and other modes of vehicular
material handling demands two requirements above all others:...
On July 16, 2019
For decades, the dump truck industry has been relegated to two
sizes of dump pumps; a larger, higher flowing (up to 27GPM) C
Series pump, and a smaller, lower flowing (up to 16GPM) G series
On July 2, 2019
This is part two of a two-part post explaining how to determine the
best size for a hydraulic pump motor and how to scale the size and
cost with RMS loading and Hp limiting. In Part 1 of this post,...
On June 28, 2019
This two-part post explains how to determine the best size for a
hydraulic pump motor and how to scale the size and cost with RMS
loading and Hp limiting. Knowing how to right-size an electric
On June 27, 2019