Off-Road Machinery
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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Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks
Forklift and various material handling lift truck variations are confronting design teams with a number of challenges that are transforming major industrial markets worldwide. When...
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Non-Spill Couplings Keep Construction, Forestry, Agriculture and Mining Moving
For mobile machinery commonly used in the construction, agriculture, mining and forestry industries to work efficiently and safely, maintaining strong connections to the various equipment attachments...
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Adopt the Advantages of Integrated Electric Motor Kits for Your e-Mobility Solutions
Today’s challenge for engineers is to continually improve the performance of electric vehicles. This is done through a process of incremental refinements that add up over time. One critical component...
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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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Troubleshooting Leaks: Understanding Circumferential Tube Cracks
Next up in our six-part troubleshooting fluid system connection leaks article series is understanding the causes of circumferential tube cracks. Specifically, we are investigating circumferential tube...
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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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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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How to Keep Diesel Engines Operating in All Weather Conditions
Fuel contamination, either in the form of dirt or water, will invariably find its way into your fuel system no matter how careful you are. With modern engines injecting fuel at pressures up to 30,000...
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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 to Take Advantage of an Electric Power Take-Off
With the increased emphasis to reduce emissions, air pollution, resource waste, and traffic noise, government legislation is pushing towards the use of electric power to drive ancillaries in work...
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Troubleshooting Leaks: Understanding a Leak from a ORFS Braze Sleeve
Next in our series of Troubleshooting Leaks in tube fitting and adapter connections is leaks that are coming from O-Ring Face Seal (ORFS) braze sleeve connections. In this post, we investigate the...
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Types and Causes of Corrosion in Off-Road Machinery | Infographic
Corrosion management and prevention is a critical factor in many industrial settings. Left untreated, corrosion can put infrastructure, safety and business performance at risk – with potentially...
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Easy OEM Hose Assembly Replacement from Parker
The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts are the best parts to use when replacing a part on a machine. The OEM part will be matched to the original specification of the machine and will give...
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Off-Road Machinery- Key Technologies Tackling Challenges With Solutions
Combining innovative thinking with core technological competency can tame the challenges of off-road machinery operating in hazardous mining, agricultural, forestry, material handling, and...
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Automated Material Handling Plays a Major Role in Modern Industry
Since its industry introduction in the 1960s, automation has made an accelerated climb to be a significant trend in material handling applications. Now, automated material handling systems handle...
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Electric Mining Equipment is Poised to Power the Industry
Traditionally dependent on fossil fuels to run key equipment, mining is known as a carbon-intensive industry. New trends, such as battery-powered underground mining equipment, are promising to disrupt...
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