Condition monitoring has a key role to play in every maintenance
programme and can be a valuable tool for optimising safety
standards, maximising operational efficiency, and enhancing
On January 17, 2018
The HVACR service technician uses an array of tools and test
instruments to diagnose problems and evaluate system
performance. One tool that is readily available, inexpensive
and yet rarely used to...
On November 15, 2017
Looking to improve the efficiency of your construction equipment?
Consider a hydraulic fan drive. Compared to mechanically driven
fans, hydraulic fan drives provide several advantages. This is
On November 8, 2017
For increased simplicity, reliability and energy savings from your
wheel loader, consider the proven results of split pump Intelligent
Flow Control (IFC) architecture. Typical wheel...
On November 7, 2017
The Internet of Things (IoT) has given way to breakthroughs in
everything from safety and efficiency to better decision-making and
increased revenue generation. In power generation, the rise of...
On November 3, 2017
Whatever the engine, proper filtration is paramount to reliable and
efficient system operation. To stay competitive, automotive and
truck original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and design...
On November 3, 2017
As hydraulic systems on construction equipment continue to evolve,
the goal of increasing simplicity, reliability and productivity
remains the same. Parker Variable Flow Open-Center (VFO) takes a
On November 2, 2017
Mobile cranes perform a wide variety of tasks, typically of the
heavy-duty kind. The work they do and the locations at which they
operate are frequently exposed to harsh climatic conditions in
On October 25, 2017
Without question, the Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way
we look at condition monitoring and diagnostics. Many now consider
checking analog gauges and jotting down measurements on a...
On October 20, 2017
It has been over 50 years since Parker Hannifin Corporation entered
the Latin American market. What began in 1963 with a sole
distributor in Peru dispensing hose and fittings would grow to
On September 28, 2017
Have you ever seen the term “Information Anywhere” and wondered
exactly what it means? We chose this terminology carefully, so it’s
more than a mere tag line. Basically, the term refers to...
On August 28, 2017
Condition monitoring isn’t a new concept. Since industry has
automated the machining process, companies have constantly sought
ways to maintain high product quality while improving production
On August 24, 2017
You can’t tame the wind, but you can make its damage easier to
detect. Solar glass is pretty tough stuff. It’s built to withstand
a lot, but a strong gust of wind can sometimes be enough to do
On August 22, 2017
Skiving refers to removing (or shaving) part of the hydraulic hose
cover and/or inner tube prior to attaching hose ends. No-skive
means the hose and fittings are designed to work without this step.
On July 27, 2017
Hydraulic hose construction and performance is covered by various
national and international standards including ISO, BSI, SAE, DIN,
API and CETOP. Most proprietary hoses conform to one standard...
On July 13, 2017
Effective filtration is vital for the reliable and smooth operation
of any engine. Complex logistics planning for transportation
activities relies on equipment availability and trouble-free
On June 23, 2017
The manufacturing industry is currently facing increasing pressure
to reform and innovate in order to remain viable. On the consumer
side, the Internet of Things (IoT) has made smart devices...
On June 22, 2017
To stay at the forefront of the competitive transportation markets,
fleet managers are turning to alternative fuels that meet the
environmental and economic needs of today and in the future.
On June 12, 2017
Monitoring equipment performance is a key part of controlling costs
and keeping power-generation facilities running smoothly. Field
technicians record and track metrics to assess equipment
On April 20, 2017
Whether you’re running injection molding equipment or installing a
new compressed air system, monitoring the assets’ in-line and
ambient temperature is the best way to prevent overheating, and...
On April 20, 2017