Transportation Technology
Top Technology Innovations for the Transportation Industry
Around the world, transportation companies are making significant investments in new technologies to stay ahead and find ways to improve productivity and profitability. Advances in...
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Why Making the Right Tube Connections for LNG Plants Is Vital
Small and mid-scale LNG plants are dramatically changing the application sphere for natural gas as an alternative fuel for transportation, both onland and for marine shipping use. They are helping...
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Thermal Gels or Gap Filler Pads? Top 6 Things You Should Know
Thermal interface materials are used to eliminate air gaps or voids from adjoining rough or un-even mating surfaces. Because the thermal interface material has a greater thermal conductivity than the...
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Challenges of Commercial Vehicle Electrification
In 1933, Kenworth Motor Truck Co. became the first American truck manufacturer to introduce the Cummins 4 cylinder, 100 hp, HA4 model diesel engine as standard equipment. By 1938 the first...
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Improving Efficiency of Diesel Truck and Bus Fleets
Clean energy consultancy Gladstein, Neandross and Associates, in its recent report on sustainable fleets¹, predicts another decade of diesel-powered heavy trucks leading long-haul. Diesel...
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Overcoming Challenges of Fully Autonomous Vehicles
As the automotive industry moves toward more automated, connected vehicles, engineers are challenged to identify technologies that can process and transfer large volumes of data in real-time...
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Changing the Environmental Impact of Electric Car Batteries
The popularity of electric and zero-emissions vehicles is growing substantially, although their share of the overall automobile market remains relatively small.  Automobile manufacturers are spending...
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Efficiently Powering High-Speed Electric Railways
Innovations in rail travel are making trains faster, safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly. Of all the transportation modes, rail is leading the way in new technologies. Electric railways...
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Improving Efficiency of Marine Desalination Systems
Whether it’s a 25-foot pleasure boat, million-dollar yacht, luxury cruise ship or large tanker, they all have one thing in common: they need potable water. That’s why marine desalination...
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Addressing the Challenge of Hydrogen Embrittlement in Metallurgy | White Paper
In the quest for a decarbonised society there is no doubt that Hydrogen as an environmentally friendly fuel source is gaining a lot of popularity to become the fuel of the future. And the hydrogen...
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Clean Transportation for a Sustainable Future | Infographic
Of the many transport fuel choices available today, none plays a more strategic role than natural gas in having an immediate and major positive economic and environmental impact. But of the two most...
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How To Install the QuickFit™ Oil Change System
Service technicians know all too well that oil changes fluctuate from machine to machine and vehicle to vehicle, requiring a unique set of skills, instructions, and equipment. Whether that’s a fleet...
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New Motor and Generator Solution Supports Cleaner Vehicles of the Future
Electrification remains one of the primary trends in the automotive sector, as vehicle makers push hard to introduce cleaner technologies that result in lower emissions. According to a recent report...
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Clean Transportation: Hybridization and Electrification in the Marine Industry
While this may look like any car ferry carrying people and vehicles in an estuary on the Norwegian coast, this 80-meter ship, called MV Ampere, was one of the world's first fully battery-powered...
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Overcoming Design and Maintenance Issues in Hose Applications | Infographic
Fluids are integral to the functionality of industrial and mobile equipment, and as conduits for these fluids, hose assemblies are critical to system performance. It's well known that formed hose and...
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Thermal Management Is the Heart and Veins for Urban Air Mobility
Designing new products, and new categories of products, often involve solving problems that have not previously been confronted. Sometimes, we don’t know what we don’t know. So, it’s important to work...
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Michigan Street Bridge in Milwaukee Rehabbed with Parker Hydraulics
The Michigan Street Lift Bridge reopened to vehicular traffic Friday, July 31, 2020, after a yearlong rehabilitation project. The bridge spans the Milwaukee River and is one of many downtown bridges...
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Compact Watermakers Are Highly Efficient and Virtually Noiseless
Sourcing fresh water for onboard use is an important consideration for the blue water cruiser. Blue water cruisers are boats designed to handle and be out in rough seas off the coast. These boats...
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Meeting Marine and Offshore Approvals is Key to Delivering Safety at Sea
The safe navigation of ships in challenging marine environments is a testament to the skill of the crew and the performance of the equipment they use. In offshore applications, the ambient environment...
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Leading CNG Provider Implements PTS to Reduce Costs and Improve Ordering Levels
How can an organization with inventory spanning across a continent and always on the move ensure assets are utilized to their performance capacity--while being mindful of costs? The question had been...
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