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 reviewing components the engineering teams need to take into account the scalability of individual components which is critical to cost-effective production. Other challenges include:
Efficiently moving freight
Productivity increases due to user-friendly IoT and telematics
Electrification and alternative fuels
Parker offers the next generation of components and systems that can deliver on these needs including:
Regional manufacturing locations to reduce freight costs and facilitate speedy delivery
Deep knowledge and experience with regulatory standards worldwide
Component identification tagging to ensure accurate and prompt component replacements
An engineering team well-acquainted with the trends driving the forklift industry and capable of partnering with in-house design teams to provide truly customized solutions
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Parker's over-the-sheave hoses are designed to withstand the strains of continual flexing over sheaves. Installing a hose with superior abrasion resistance will extend the life of hoses in the application.
Parker's Seal-Lok O-Ring Face Seal offers a leak-free seal fitting design and rugged construction to make it optimal for use in situations with high-pressure, vibration, and impulse environments.
Parker's non-spill quick couplers and nipples are ideal for use across a variety of hydraulic applications where fluid lines require fast and easy connection and disconnection with minimal spillage and limited air inclusion.
The MA180 is a closed center load sense valve developed specifically for the material handling market. The valve is economically designed using a two-section mono-block with stackable auxiliary sections.
The 500H Series Pump is two-quadrant technology, enabling it to operate as a pump and a motor too in the energy recovery phase typical of new generation forklifts.
High power Permanent Magnet AC motors (PMAC) offer the best solution to meet the requirements of vehicle duty performance. The high power density and speed capabilities of Parker GVM motors combined with a voltage-matched inverter provide the speed and torque required to achieve breakthrough performance in a variety of vehicle platforms.
Spin-On filter technology provides users with reliable performance in a lightweight, compact, and cost-effective package. These solutions provide protection to critical system components in a variety of low-pressure applications.
Spin-on easily serviceable filter
10 bar operating pressure
Our diverse portfolio of TFD steering units is used to satisfy a variety of customer requirements. Our portfolio includes devices capable of producing resistive steering torque ranging from 5Nm to 20Nm.
Programmable steering controller
Magnetically Responsive (MR) technology
The PHD display family is focused on mobile machinery markets with full color, touch-capable screens. The PHD50 can both be used as operator interfaces in base machines, providing engine and system information plus backup video camera functionality.
The ADS50 is a 0-5V output, non-contact, analog sensor for mobile hydraulic applications. The sensor is lever-actuated and provides a linear output over 25 mm (1.0 inch) of travel.
Article contributed by our Fluid Gas Handling Team
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