Today, cement manufacturing plants have to contend with a
double-edged sword: How do they reduce production costs and still
meet environmental regulations? How do they accomplish their goals
On October 7, 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
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
The arguments advocating more automation in our factories and
process plants are gaining momentum and translating into a
revolution in production environments. Parker designs
automated linear motion...
On September 24, 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
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
Battle Grounds Coffee is a small, community-oriented coffee shop in
Haverhill, MA. The owners were challenged to find a more efficient
and consistent way to deliver Nitro Coffee to their customers.
On September 12, 2019
It’s no secret that the Millennial Generation’s practices and
preferences are shifting consumer product design and marketing
messages across the board. But how does that trend affect product
On September 5, 2019
Dust collectors are important tools in any industrial manufacturing
operation. They provide a cleaner environment for employees,
eliminate air quality concerns, and meet environmental...
On August 27, 2019
This is the final of a three-part series that spoke to the various
feedback devices that are provided as options on Parker Servo
Motors. Part 1 & Part 2 provided the basic theory of operation
On July 31, 2019
Stretch your mind back to the early 1980s… the first analog cell
phone was released by Motorola measuring roughly 12 inches long,
personal media players were bulky, playing only cassettes or CDs,
On July 30, 2019
A common goal shared by virtually all industrial manufacturing
businesses is to assure safe and clean air quality throughout their
production facilities. Using an inadequate air filtration system
On July 30, 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
Ball valves are used in a variety of industries such as
manufacturing, oil, and gas, automotive, marine, agricultural and
heavy truck. Applications may vary but include operations for
On July 23, 2019
A common question often asked by our customers is the reason why
flow rate is reported on datasheets of liquid-dispensed thermal
interface materials instead of viscosity. And it’s a fair...
On July 17, 2019
Mixing high- and medium-pressure fittings or incompatible parts
makes systems unstable, inefficient and potentially dangerous. At
worst, it can cause a potentially fatal explosion. At Parker,...
On July 9, 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