The selection of a motor for a hydraulic application can be
complicated. The following technical article breaks down the
process discussing fundamental selection factors. Motor selection
The ideal in...
On November 3, 2015
During the last decades, the market share of products made of
reinforced plastics increased rapidly. The low density, corrosion
resistance and high fatigue performance of such materials provide a
On November 3, 2015
The industrial demand on hydraulic products with outstanding
mechanical properties increases continuously. High pressure
hydraulic products require high strength structural components.
On September 2, 2015
Hydroelectric plants, Parker and their distributors / integrators
make powerful teams in the area of power generation support and
technical expertise. Carter Lake Hydroelectric, adjacent to...
On May 21, 2015
High-production shredding applications produce tremendous shock in
hydraulic systems. Hydraulic transmission design, shaft speed and
operating torque are just the beginning of the...
On May 11, 2015
In power generation, hydraulic cylinders are used in
hydroelectric-dam settings for gate actuation and governor control.
Standard positioning technologies rely on magnetostrictive sensors,
On July 23, 2014
Parker has partnered with Autocar, Heil and Republic Services to
develop and validate a proof of concept Compressed Natural Gas
(CNG) fueled refuse truck equipped with the RunWise Advanced...
On May 29, 2014
The first line of defense in reducing failure of a hydraulic system
is to incorporate contamination measurement and control protocols
as an integral element of your Preventive Maintenance (PM)...
On May 15, 2014
One of the most vital systems that you need to consider in
extending the life of a machine is your hydraulic system. An asset
manager’s goal is to maximize the value of equipment over time. In
On May 13, 2014
Parker has entered into a partnership with Big Truck Rental to
offer refuse trucks equipped with the RunWise Advanced Series
Hybrid Drive System for rent. RunWise is the first hybrid
On April 29, 2014
As fuel costs continue to rise and vehicle emissions standards grow
increasingly stringent, both municipal and private fleet managers
must find new ways to contain operating costs by increasing...
On April 14, 2014
The co-located IFPE and CONEXPO-CONAGG show, which occurs every
three years in Las Vegas, Nevada, is among the largest tradeshows
in the world. This year the international expo attracted...
On March 24, 2014
After 30 years of experience in manufacturing attachments for
machines such as backhoes and graders for the earth moving
industry, as well as pole drills, snow blowers and flail movers for
On February 26, 2014
From tiny seals and filters to powerful hydraulic systems, new
advancements are improving the safety, reliability and performance
of heavy-duty vehicles. These trending technologies solve...
On February 14, 2014
Electronic control systems represent one of the next significant
advancements in implement control systems. By replacing mechanical
controls for hydraulics and other systems, they offer...
On February 11, 2014
Are you a manufacturer designing a heavy-duty construction vehicle
cab to be safer and more comfortable for operators? As an operator,
are you looking for ways to be more productive while you do...
On February 1, 2014
Significant breakthroughs in engineering are often the result of
efforts develop a solution to a unique problem. Nontraditional
challenges require an innovative approach; for example, how do you
On November 20, 2013
The fleet of refuse trucks equipped with Parker’s RunWise® Advanced
Series Hybrid Drive System is approaching one million miles of
operation, and continues to achieve positive results as the...
On November 16, 2013
In about 2006, those of us who are involved in hydraulics and love
it began to worry that students were losing interest in the
technology. To better attract bright young students to hydraulics,
On October 30, 2013
When selecting hydraulic cylinders for tough operating environments
such as in the Aluminium process industry, there are essential
factors not to overlook. Aluminium processing presents one of
On October 17, 2013