Mining
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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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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5 Reasons to Choose this Axial Piston Pump for your Next Mobile Application - Infographic
The next generation mobile hydraulic pump is designed for mobile and built to perform.   The  P1M Series Mobile Open Circuit Medium Pressure Axial Piston Pump, increases equipment’s performance and...
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Dust is More Damaging Than You Think
Equipment in the field, including mining and construction, is subject to any number of conditions, from pouring rain to damaging winds, but dust is one factor that could be more damaging than...
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Portable Ash Probe Provides Accuracy in Harsh Mining Environments
The Ash Probe is a portable instrument for measuring the ash content of coal, providing the user with highly accurate readings within seconds. Instantaneous readings can be made of coal quality on...
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Screw-to-Connect Couplings Make Hard Work Easier
Hard working excavators, tunnel boring, mining, oil field and forestry equipment use a variety of tool attachments. This allows them to be versatile for a multitude of activities, all necessary to...
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Fluid Conveyance and Asset Tracking in Mining
As one of the leading suppliers to the mining market, Parker provides its customers with a broad portfolio of fluid handling technologies capable of increasing the efficiency and productivity of ore...
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Using a Mobile Display as a Dynamic Numeric Keypad Input Device
Control of vehicle speed is important to equipment operators. The ability to accurately set the speed of a conveyor or roller in applications such as road paving or striping, crop sprayers and sugar...
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Do You Know How Extreme Cold Affects Your Hydraulic Hose Properties?
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic hoses.  Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges below -57 °C...
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Keep Employees Safe with Engineered Breathing Air Systems
In many applications across a multitude of industries like mining, hazmat and pharmaceuticals, employers must supply breathing air systems when necessary to keep employees safe. A variety of hazardous...
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How Mobile Equipment Manufacturers Benefit from Using Formed Thermoplastic Hoses
Considering the variables that require attention in the design and installation of a fluid conveyance system, it is no wonder that hydraulic system engineers, operators and technicians are...
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Reduce Exhaust Leakage in Heavy Duty Engines by 80 Percent with an Air Duct Seal
Increased emission restrictions are requiring engine manufacturers to conform to Euro 6 and Tier IV regulations to reduce exhaust leakage 80% or more. In order to achieve these new standards, engines...
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Digging Deeper: The Importance of Safety and Reliability in Underground Mining
The mining industry, known for its harsh and unforgiving environments, demands reliable, high quality equipment to ensure safety and efficiency. Longwall mining, which accounts for around 50% of total...
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How to Achieve Safe Motion Control in ATEX Environments
Machinery and moving equipment is a vital element in all areas of modern automated industry, but what happens when the atmosphere in the working environment is potentially explosive?  All...
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Making Ash Analysis Simpler in the Field | White Paper
Traditional coal ash sampling and analysis using a laboratory facility can take a few hours if there is an on-site lab or days if the samples are sent away for analysis. Using the Parker...
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3 Things Design Engineers of Rail Vehicles Need to Know about the EN 45545 Standard
Selecting the right hose and fitting combination for a hydraulic system is a critical process that is often overlooked and underestimated. Choosing the right combination is critical to the overall...
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Load Sensing Valve Improves Heavy Duty Machine Productivity and Fuel Savings
OEM engineers are always looking for new technology to improve heavy duty machine productivity. This is weighed against the known factor: that current hydraulic systems powering heavy duty...
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Meeting ISO 4406 Cleanliness Standards with Diesel and Biodiesel Fuel
Diesel and Biodiesel fuels may leave a refinery clean, but fuel quality can vary at the time it is dispensed due to contamination accumulated during transport and storage. Operators and...
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What is a ParkerStore Onsite Container?
Remote or restricted-access jobsites typically found in mining, construction, forestry, and oil & gas exploration and production, as well as airports and shipping ports, find that downtime can become...
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