Hydraulics
Mobile Displays Keep Pace with Advanced Functions in Mobile Machinery
Mobile off-road machinery is adding more advanced features such as advanced load moment indication (LMI), automated dig routines, and GPS based excavation and grading. In addition to...
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The Advantage of Switching Fluid-Powered Actuators to Electromechanical
From piercing, punching or riveting applications in the automotive industry to press applications within industrial automation, a linear actuator can be found in virtually all manufacturing...
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Learn Why the Silent 500H Series Pump Is Ideal for Forklifts
Think of typical manufacturing or warehouse that benefits from the speed and efficiency that a forklift brings to production. The forklift makes work easier, whether it be in terms of...
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Solution for Capturing Maximum Solar Energy Includes Helical Actuator
In a Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) system, solar radiation is collected and concentrated, multiplying the sun's ambient heat to temperatures in excess of 750°F. In the most common application of CSP...
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Improve Wind Turbine Safety With a Piston Accumulator Retrofit
Wind turbines are designed to maximize power production based on the predicted wind speeds found at the plant site. However, excessive wind speeds are experienced at times, so it is crucial to limit...
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Inspiring a Better Tomorrow Through a Partnership With the JCB Academy
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...
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PowerTilt Reduces Manual Labor, Lowers Costs and Increases Operator Safety
Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. brings over 60 years of experience to the highway, commercial and residential fields throughout central Pennsylvania. They continue to grow their business by expanding their...
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Clean Transportation: Hybridization and Electrification in the Marine Industry
While this may look like any car ferry carrying people and vehicles in an estuary on the Norwegian coast, this 80-meter ship, called MV Ampere, was one of the world's first fully battery-powered...
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Engineers Work in New Ways to Accelerate Innovation in Mobile Machines
These days, mobile machines used in a broad range of markets such as agriculture, construction, forestry, material handling and transportation are exceptionally sophisticated pieces of...
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Is It Time to Rethink Open Loop Hydraulics in Drills and Trenching Systems?
We think so, because OEMs can reduce the cost of underground construction machines by using Parker's Overcenter Intelligent Flow Control (IFC) architecture. Closed-loop hydraulic systems are commonly...
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Pilot Ratios Are Key To Proper Load Control in Counterbalance Valves
Commonplace integrated hydraulic circuits can be found on mobile applications in the construction, forestry, and material handling markets. To meet the essential feature of load controls in...
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Simplify off-Highway Network Complexity With a Vehicle System Gateway
Today’s off-highway mobile construction equipment is more complex than many would have ever imagined a mere 20 years ago. At the turn of the century, mechanical advancements and machinery...
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Michigan Street Bridge in Milwaukee Rehabbed with Parker Hydraulics
The Michigan Street Lift Bridge reopened to vehicular traffic Friday, July 31, 2020, after a yearlong rehabilitation project. The bridge spans the Milwaukee River and is one of many downtown bridges...
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Landscape Design Made Easier with PowerTilt Tilting Coupler Attachment
Keeping up with the Joneses means big business for Enumclaw Landscape based out of Enumclaw, WA. As a full-service landscape construction company, they provide landscape services to residential,...
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The Benefits of Intelligent PCLS and Pressure Compensated System Architecture
Today, planters typically drive tractor pressure to high-pressure standby, generating excess heat and reducing fuel efficiency when tractor remotes are used to power fans, compressors and fertilizer...
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Meeting Marine and Offshore Approvals is Key to Delivering Safety at Sea
The safe navigation of ships in challenging marine environments is a testament to the skill of the crew and the performance of the equipment they use. In offshore applications, the ambient environment...
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Rotary Actuator Steering Combines Power and Precision
By replacing the previously used steering cylinders with Parker’s sliding spline rotary actuator technology, Huron Manufacturing was able to solve the issues that were inherent with the...
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Mobile Equipment: Powerful, Smart and Operator-Friendly
Mobile-equipment designers know that in the real world they have to deal with more than level surfaces and two-dimensional access envelopes. Designers at JLG Industries in...
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Four Check Valves Functions that Keep Mobile Equipment Mobile
Tractors, combines, wheel loaders, bulldozers, and excavators—you know, the big stuff— are called upon daily to perform the heavy lifting on the front lines of the agricultural and...
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Is It Time to Rethink Open Loop Hydraulics in Agriculture Machines?
We think so, because OEMs can reduce the cost of harvesting machines used in agriculture by using Parker's Overcenter Intelligent Flow Control (IFC) architecture. Closed loop hydraulic systems are...
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