The design and deployment of aerial lifts, truck-mounted cranes,
telehandlers, scissor lifts, man lifts and other modes of vehicular
material handling demands two requirements above all others:...
On July 16, 2019
For decades, the dump truck industry has been relegated to two
sizes of dump pumps; a larger, higher flowing (up to 27GPM) C
Series pump, and a smaller, lower flowing (up to 16GPM) G series
On July 2, 2019
This is part two of a two-part post explaining how to determine the
best size for a hydraulic pump motor and how to scale the size and
cost with RMS loading and Hp limiting. In Part 1 of this post,...
On June 28, 2019
This two-part post explains how to determine the best size for a
hydraulic pump motor and how to scale the size and cost with RMS
loading and Hp limiting. Knowing how to right-size an electric
On June 27, 2019
When it comes to mobile heavy lifting applications, we are
increasingly seeing that the electrification market can benefit
from integrated, decoupled solutions. These solutions offer an
On June 20, 2019
Machine builders in the European market know that their machines
must meet the requirements of the machinery directive if they want
to be CE marked and sold. This is not news to anyone. But are...
On June 19, 2019
Every year, students from all over the world come to compete in the
National Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge. Previously named the
"Parker Chainless Challenge," this competition has grown to...
On June 6, 2019
The Hybrid Actuation System (HAS) is making localized control
viable for both mobile and industrial applications. This new
technology gives the benefits of power and resiliency found in
On May 30, 2019
Want to know how we partnered with customers to increase
productivity and profitability through engineering innovation? The
Parker Hannifin stand experienced a busy and successful week at
On May 16, 2019
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
Have you had problems with your polyurethane seals degrading,
especially when exposed to higher heat creating the need to replace
your seals more often than you would like? As you probably know,
On April 16, 2019
Mobile equipment manufacturers are always striving to get the most
out of their machines without overburdening the system with costly
and complex mechanics. Moreover, performance expectations are...
On April 4, 2019
Check valves are unseen and undervalued. These valves are found in
just about every mobile and industrial hydraulic system on the
planet. Simply put, if there’s a pump, most likely you will find...
On April 4, 2019
One of the longest running Parker Motion and Control Laboratories
(PMCL) is supported by the Mechanical Engineering Department at the
University of Akron (UA). It was established more than 25 years...
On April 3, 2019
Frequently when designing simple hydraulic circuits that utilize
low-cost solutions, system designers will often use fixed
displacement pumps. One challenge associated with the use of...
On February 28, 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
Do you ever wonder how Parker is engaging with students? Are
students using our products? Are the students receiving the proper
support? The answers to these questions is a resounding yes....
On January 16, 2019
2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the
company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end
of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
On January 15, 2019
As the case is across many sectors, electronics systems are the
primary drivers of innovation in today‘s agricultural industry.
However, those working in this sector may have noticed that any
On January 9, 2019