Mobile Off Highway
Troubleshooting Leaks: Fixing a Leak Coming From a Tube or Swivel Nut
In our first post of this series, Troubleshooting Fluid System Connection Leaks, we gave an overview of how to troubleshoot a system that’s leaking and the areas to focus on. Now that the leak has...
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Be Prepared for Hose Assembly Replacement
When will my hose assembly fail? This may be the most common question when talking about hose assembly replacement. Sometimes hose assembly failures can cause serious damage and lead to...
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Rotary Actuator Steering Combines Power and Precision
By replacing the previously used steering cylinders with Parker’s sliding spline rotary actuator technology, Huron Manufacturing was able to solve the issues that were inherent with the...
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Mobile Equipment: Powerful, Smart and Operator-Friendly
Mobile-equipment designers know that in the real world they have to deal with more than level surfaces and two-dimensional access envelopes. Designers at JLG Industries in...
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Four Check Valves Functions that Keep Mobile Equipment Mobile
Tractors, combines, wheel loaders, bulldozers, and excavators—you know, the big stuff— are called upon daily to perform the heavy lifting on the front lines of the agricultural and...
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Sowing the Seeds and Harvesting Innovation in Agriculture
Since the advent of mechanized agriculture, agriculture machinery is an indispensable part of how the world is fed. Powered machinery has long replaced the work of manual labor and working animals...
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A Technology Shift That Helps To Improve Productivity in Mobile Equipment
Up to date heavy-duty equipment cabs come equipped with full color, touch screen displays showing a variety of gages and indicator icons. OEMs are shifting technology from the traditional instrument...
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Productivity Improved with Multi-Purpose Jaw Bucket
With six decades of experience and hard-earned know-how, Bob Brooks is an expert in residential and commercial site preparation. He began operating equipment at just 14 years old and for the past...
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Easy to Use Display Programming Tools Help Drive Value for Machinery OEMs
As mobile machinery makers expand into more global markets, they are presented with the added complexity of creating unique machine configuration for local markets, while still trying to manage...
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4 Steps to Online Hydraulic Hose Assembly Replacement
When you need to have a custom hydraulic hose replaced, you need assurance that the hose assembly you ordered is exactly what you need. Hose assemblies are not as simple as they seem, installing an...
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Staying Safe and in Compliance with Construction Jackhammers
OSHA’s Crystalline Silica Rule for Construction, effective since October 23, 2017, requires employers to take steps to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The final rule...
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Important System Design Considerations for SAE J1926 Ports
Fitting and port dimensions are an exact science. For the design engineers incorporating these fittings into their systems, it may not be obvious what the Critical Dimensions are. Rest assured,...
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No More Spills! 8 Reasons Why You Need a New Oil Change Process | Infographic
A routine oil change is anything but routine. Fleet engines and industrial machinery pose a variety of challenges that make conventional oil changes time-consuming, messy and hazardous for the...
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New Measuring Device Supports Predictive Maintenance in Construction
Predictive maintenance is essential to maintaining the value and the long-term, reliable function of expensive machinery and systems. This can be easier said than done. Systems, equipment,...
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How OEMs Capture Global Market Share with Multiple Language Support
As more OEMs grow in global markets, manufacturers are increasingly seeing the need to incorporate different language options on their displays. With many OEMs manufacturing similar machines across...
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An Easy, Safe, Single Connection Solution for Multiple Hydraulic Lines
OEMs that produce machinery for such industries as agriculture, oil and gas and construction invest heavily in the development of products that are rugged, reliable and easy to maintain....
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Pumps in Hydraulic Systems are Key to Tire Recycling Solution for Mining
Mining trucks encounter heavy, frequent loads throughout their life cycle, and replacing their large tires, which could be in the realm of 13 feet or even larger, can occur as much as 4 to 6 times...
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Redefining Working Under Pressure with Screw-to-Connect Couplings
The performance of heavy equipment and machinery is dependent on the reliability of every component. Whether in the factory or out in the field, the failure of a single mechanical element...
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Advantages of Displays in Mobile Machinery
Mobile off-road machinery complexity has increased significantly over the past five years. Along with that complexity, there are higher expectations of the machine operator. Operators expect easy to...
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Electrification Lightens the Load in Heavy Lifting Tasks
A project involving a Parker EHPS (Electro Hydraulic Pump System) has underlined the significant advantages of adopting the latest electrification technologies as opposed to traditional...
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