We know, based on our long history of working closely with our
customers, that one of the biggest enemies to productivity is
rust. That’s why we developed ToughShield 1000 (TS1000) plating,
On September 16, 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
O-ring/back-up ring combinations have thus far been considered the
industry standard for static applications at high pressures. In
field use, however, they may show weaknesses with respect to...
On August 27, 2015
Thanks to their flexible uses, modern mini excavators perform a
wealth of important tasks in construction and rehabilitation
projects, up to and including clearing work after natural disasters
On July 17, 2015
Hydroelectric turbine systems operate in extremely harsh
conditions. The corrosive conditions in challenging industrial and
outdoor environments, especially in hydro market applications,
On June 26, 2015
Myth and misapplication are abundant when it comes to hydraulic
fitting leaks. From small operations to global corporations, we’ve
seen and heard it all. Let’s clear up some misconceptions....
On June 24, 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
The presentation of the Parker Engineered Materials Group at the
Hanover Fair this year will be focused on the company’s in-house
materials expertise. The world debut of a new family of materials
On March 31, 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
Routing and installing a hydraulic hose is more than simply
tightening the metal connections. Hoses don’t last forever, but by
observing a few routing rules before final installation you can
On May 1, 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
Consider a variable frequency drive (VFD) to provide a quiet,
energy-saving operation on a hydraulic power unit (HPU). A HPU can
make for an interesting example of a hybrid system that...
On April 22, 2014
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 April 17, 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 back hoes and graders for the earth moving
industry, as well as pole drills, snow blowers and flail movers for
On February 26, 2014