Not so long ago, only the largest OEMs could afford to develop
complex proprietary control systems. But the recent introduction of
versatile digital ecosystems connecting electronic control...
On October 3, 2018
The ability to see behind a machine and work area is crucial to
improve safety in the operation of heavy equipment and machinery.
Just as in automobiles, the capability to see behind a mine...
On August 27, 2018
One of the largest pressure pumping companies, (as measured by
horsepower) worldwide was having problems coming up with a way to
track hydraulic hose assembly history on their coil tubing and
On August 14, 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
Located in the Rio Grande do Sul, the Port of Rio Grande
is one of the main shipping ports for Brazilian products to the
world. Geographically speaking, the Port of Rio Grande is
ideally located and...
On June 23, 2018
As consumers demand faster processing speeds, high-resolution
pictures, and a longer battery life, mobile electronic devices such
as smartphones and tablets require highly-populated printed...
On June 22, 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
There’s volumes of material that focus on the technology behind
IoT. However, a more significant discussion should be had around
the value IoT delivers. While that value must begin with end users
On May 22, 2018
Given the many risks of excess heat in a hydraulic system – such as
fluid decomposition, increased wear on system components, damage to
seals and bearings, etc. – the need for an effective heat...
On May 15, 2018
In the fields of mobile technology and also in maritime and
industrial applications, there is a rising demand for system
solutions with the corresponding know-how, for the manufacture of
On May 9, 2018
Manufacturers have become accustomed to the presence of
mobile-enabled data platforms called dashboards that display real
time information about machine assets on screens. All too often,
On April 25, 2018
In the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, time is money.
Managers for companies that operate fleets of drilling vessels
conducting offshore, deep-water oil extraction in countries around
On April 9, 2018
Facility operators in the oil and gas industry have raised concerns
on how to solve their top failure modes: extremely short or
non-existent dry run pump time limits and unacceptable levels...
On March 29, 2018
Modern industry needs far more from its suppliers than
straightforward product sales. Today’s industrial component and
system providers must support their customers with accessible and
On March 20, 2018
Reducing routine service intervals is an important objective
of any fleet manager. Preventing unscheduled maintenance is even
more critical to keeping heavy-duty trucks and equipment
On March 16, 2018
Safety in your factory or test stands should always be a priority.
Anywhere high pressure or high velocity are at play, being able to
monitor the process and changing conditions, with accuracy,...
On March 1, 2018
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
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
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