Hydraulics
How to Change the Transmission Fluid in your Heavy-Duty Transmissions
In this post, you will learn how to change the transmission fluid (HT-1000) in Parker's HTG hydrostatic transmission in your mower. The HT-1000 Service Kit includes all the replacement parts needed...
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How to Change the Transmission Fluid in Your Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Transmissions
This article will teach you to how to change the transmission fluid (HT-1000) in the Parker HTE and HTJ hydrostatic transmissions in your mower. The HT-1000 Service Kit includes all the replacement...
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New Simplified Directional Control Valves for Hazardous Environments
Industries operating in hazardous environments such as the oil and gas industry inherently depend on reliable products operating in critical settings, while requiring the need to maintain safety...
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Electro-Hydraulic System is the Ideal Solution for Power Steering in Buses
Though gas-powered, internal combustion engine-driven vehicles have been the norm in the automotive industry for over 100 years, electrification is growing. The traditional engine design...
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Learn How This Public Works Department Increased Productivity
Phil Meyer, operations manager of the Whitman County Public Works Department, in Washington State, is tireless in his search for the right tools to help his 42-person team maintain over 1,900 miles of...
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6 Things You Never Knew About Heavy Duty Hydrostatic Piston Pumps and Motors
Gold Cup Heavy-Duty Pumps and Motors have long been respected in the industry for technical excellence in hydrostatic transmission applications in marine, drilling, and shredding applications, among...
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How Maintenance Strategies Can Affect the Lifespan of Power Plant Parts
There's more than one way to maintain an asset. Power plant and maintenance managers implement various strategies to prepare for and respond to maintenance issues. While there isn't just one correct...
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PowerGrip Helps to Restore Fragile Trout Stream Habitat in Wisconsin
Nearly every equipment operator has found themselves operating in muddy, mucky conditions whether working on ditches, drainage fields, ponds, or other waterlogged environments. Experienced operators...
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Piston Accumulator Reduces Load Demand on CSP Parabolic Trough Plants
Solar power is the most plentiful source of energy on the planet. Light from the sun can be directly converted to electricity via photovoltaic (PV) cells or by using heliostats, which include mirrors...
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Learn How Parker is Improving Lift Truck Safety One Component at a Time
The lift truck industry is growing not only in volume but in sophistication. Societal expectations for friendly interfaces, predictable performance, increased productivity, IoT connectivity, and...
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Maximizing Wind Farm Performance to Produce More Energy at Less Cost
Although wind currently provides 5 percent of the world’s electricity, the growing push for renewables has led many scientists and engineers to predict that wind turbines may generate at least half of...
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Flexibility and Ease of Programming Leads to OEM Success
In the off-road machinery industry, including material handling and forklifts, an easy-to-use operator interface is increasingly important. Because of innovation and technology enhancements,...
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West Virginia Highway Maintenance Department Benefits From PowerTilt Productivity
The West Virginia Department of Highways has the responsibility to maintain and repair thousands of miles of public roads and state highways to support the environment and communities that call...
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Hydraulic and Pneumatic Colorflow Valves Enter a New Era
Parker Colorflow valves have been a global standard in industrial and mobile applications for more than 60 years. The exclusive colored rings found on metering, flow control, and needle valves provide...
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Ramping Up Energy Output at Offshore Wind Projects
The potential for wind energy is massive. Although wind energy currently represents only about five percent of the world’s total electricity, many experts predict it could easily produce at...
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A Pump and Motor Redesign On An Allied System Logstacker Outperforms
Allied Systems, a Portland, Oregon-based fabricator of material handling equipment for the wood products industry, was looking to redesign their hydraulic system for greater efficiency on their...
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Precision Forestry Prompts Revolution in Tree Harvesting
Demand for wood is higher than ever. According to a 2020 report by the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, record volumes of wood-based products were produced and traded...
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Maximizing Productivity at the Washington Department of Natural Resources
With a mandate to restore and preserve streams used by native fish populations which circumnavigate over 3,000 miles of roads and 1,700 stream culverts, it’s easy to see why it’s mission-critical to...
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How An Alternative Axial Piston Pump Delivers Design Flexibility and Cost Savings - Infographic
Finding a cost-effective piston pump for a heavy-duty application with a shorter lead time and design flexibility can be very uncommon in the marketplace.  However, Parker's PVplus Axial Piston...
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Time to Inspect and Service Your Combustion Turbine Valves
Diminishing functionality of combustion turbine components due to aging parts is a concern for plant and maintenance managers. The harmonization of each individual part of a machine is crucial...
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