Equipment in the field, including mining and construction, is
subject to any number of conditions, from pouring rain to damaging
winds, but dust is one factor that could be more damaging than...
On October 18, 2019
The Ash Probe is a portable instrument for measuring the ash
content of coal, providing the user with highly accurate readings
within seconds. Instantaneous readings can be made of coal quality
On February 27, 2019
Hard working excavators, tunnel boring, mining, oil field and
forestry equipment use a variety of tool attachments. This allows
them to be versatile for a multitude of activities, all necessary
On November 19, 2018
As one of the leading suppliers to the mining market, Parker
provides its customers with a broad portfolio of fluid handling
technologies capable of increasing the efficiency and productivity
On August 31, 2018
Control of vehicle speed is important to equipment operators. The
ability to accurately set the speed of a conveyor or roller in
applications such as road paving or striping, crop sprayers and
On July 30, 2018
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and
high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic
hoses. Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges
below -57 °C...
On July 19, 2018
In many applications across a multitude of industries like mining,
hazmat and pharmaceuticals, employers must supply breathing air
systems when necessary to keep employees safe. A variety of
On June 20, 2018
Considering the variables that require attention in the design and
installation of a fluid conveyance system, it is no wonder that
hydraulic system engineers, operators and technicians are...
On June 5, 2018
Increased emission restrictions are requiring engine manufacturers
to conform to Euro 6 and Tier IV regulations to reduce exhaust
leakage 80% or more. In order to achieve these new standards,
On May 30, 2018
The mining industry, known for its harsh and unforgiving
environments, demands reliable, high quality equipment to ensure
safety and efficiency. Longwall mining, which accounts for around
50% of total...
On May 24, 2018
Machinery and moving equipment is a vital element in all areas of
modern automated industry, but what happens when the atmosphere in
the working environment is potentially explosive? All...
On January 23, 2018
Traditional coal ash sampling and analysis using a laboratory
facility can take a few hours if there is an on-site lab or days if
the samples are sent away for analysis. Using the Parker...
On December 12, 2017
Selecting the right hose and fitting combination for a hydraulic
system is a critical process that is often overlooked and
underestimated. Choosing the right combination is critical to the
On April 12, 2017
OEM engineers are always looking for new technology to improve
heavy duty machine productivity. This is weighed against the known
factor: that current hydraulic systems powering heavy duty...
On September 26, 2016
Diesel and Biodiesel fuels may leave a refinery clean, but fuel
quality can vary at the time it is dispensed due to contamination
accumulated during transport and storage. Operators and...
On September 19, 2016
Remote or restricted-access jobsites typically found in mining,
construction, forestry, and oil & gas exploration and
production, as well as airports and shipping ports, find that
downtime can become...
On September 1, 2016
Safety is vital in quarries and cement plants and dust inhalation
can be a major problem. Responsible quarries are taking notice
of HSE guidance and implementing dust suppression systems to...
On May 25, 2016
When we asked, operators in the oil and gas industry told us that
they are interested in solving the typical pump failure mode of
extremely short (or none) dry run time limits. We were challenged
On March 1, 2016
Electrical cabinets and enclosures are often located in high-dust
areas such as food processing plants and mines where powdered
substances like coal dust, whey or flour are produced. Problems
On June 11, 2015
In most types of surface mining, hydraulically powered heavy
equipment is used to remove the overburden and then to extract the
mineral. Many different types of equipment are used in surface
On May 6, 2014