Using mechanical energy produced by a machine’s engine, a hydraulic
pump can move hydraulic fluid from the pump’s own reservoir to a
connected hydraulic motor, converting the mechanical energy...
On April 23, 2019
Work in the turf industry can be tough, dirty and unforgiving. The
last thing you need is for the machine to fail in the midst of a
job. Machine failure leads to unscheduled maintenance and...
On February 18, 2019
For a long time, the use of hydraulic power in industrial processes
has been associated with its traditional benefits: high power
density, precise control, and long-term performance. Yet...
On February 12, 2019
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
Over the last several years, the trend in the oil and gas market
has been the near constant decrease in oil prices. As prices
continue to drop, companies must find ways to remain profitable...
On September 18, 2018
Inefficient energy allocation, heat generation and noise are
typical concerns among facility engineers in manufacturing
environments. Parker’s new variable speed drive solution, called
On May 17, 2018
You are already interested in variable speed pump drives, which
save up to 70 percent energy compared to conventional drive
solutions. But you are still hesitant due to their greater
On June 6, 2017
Modern industrial machinery is creating
ever-increasing demands on hydraulics to provide more
efficient and quieter solutions with a smaller footprint,
while maintaining the benefits traditionally ...
On March 22, 2017
The world is quickly moving towards more hybrid and electric
vehicles, which reduce toxic emissions. This trend is leading to an
overall improvement in the quality of the air we
breathe, especially in...
On March 14, 2017
The variable-speed hydraulic pump, with its potential for energy
savings, power density and temporary noise reduction, is currently
the dominant pressure supply system in the media. It provides...
On May 3, 2016
The selection of a motor for a hydraulic application can be
complicated. Learn about the essential motor selection criteria in
the following guide that breaks down the process discussing
On November 3, 2015
Hydroelectric plants, Parker and their distributors / integrators
make powerful teams in the area of power generation support and
technical expertise. Carter Lake Hydroelectric, adjacent to...
On May 21, 2015
High-production shredding applications produce tremendous shock in
hydraulic systems. Hydraulic transmission design, shaft speed and
operating torque are just the beginning of the...
On May 11, 2015
Consider a variable frequency drive (VFD) to provide a quiet,
energy-saving operation on a hydraulic power unit (HPU). An HPU can
make for an interesting example of a hybrid system that...
On April 22, 2014
The co-located IFPE and CONEXPO-CONAGG show, which occurs every
three years in Las Vegas, Nevada, is among the largest tradeshows
in the world. This year the international expo attracted...
On March 24, 2014
After 30 years of experience in manufacturing attachments for
machines such as backhoes and graders for the earth moving
industry, as well as pole drills, snow blowers and flail movers for
On February 26, 2014
The fleet of refuse trucks equipped with Parker’s RunWise® Advanced
Series Hybrid Drive System is approaching one million miles of
operation, and continues to achieve positive results as the...
On November 16, 2013
In about 2006, those of us who are involved in hydraulics and love
it began to worry that students were losing interest in the
technology. To better attract bright young students to hydraulics,
On October 30, 2013
When selecting hydraulic cylinders for tough operating environments
such as in the Aluminium process industry, there are essential
factors not to overlook. Aluminium processing presents one of
On October 17, 2013
Hydraulics is the technology of controlling pressurized fluids to
create force and motion. Parker hydraulics enable and improve
machinery performance. Key markets Aerial lift Agriculture
On July 1, 2013