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
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 job sites typically found in mining, construction, and
forestry, as well as airports and shipping ports, find that
downtime is an expensive and unnecessary occurrence. Having the
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
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 December 1, 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