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Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklifts - Cutaway view of products in Lift Truck - Parker Hannifin 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:

  • Operational safety

  • Operational costs

  • Efficiently moving freight 

  • Productivity increases due to user-friendly IoT and telematics 

  • Environmental mandates

  • 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

 

Review this handy infographic to keep our safety and maintenance solutions for your forklift truck design top of mind.

 

Next Generation Solutions for Forklifts

Learn more at our Forklift product sector solutions page 

 

 

Hose, Fittings, and Connectors 

Over-the-Sheave Hose

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks - Over the Sheave Hose Parker HannifinParker'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.

  • Severe temperature operation
  • Tested to over 250,000 duty cycles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seal-LokTM O-Ring Face Seal

Safety and Mainteance Solutions for Next Generation Forklifts - SEAL-LOK O-RING FACE SEAL TUBE FITTINGS AND ADAPTERS - Parker Hannifin

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.

  • Reliable leak-free ORFS Connection
  • Seal retention ensured with Trap-SealTM

 

 

FEM Series ISO 16028 Non-Spill Coupling

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks - FEM Non Spill Coupling - Parker Hannifin

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.

  • Leak-free connection
  • Reliable

 

 

 

Pumps and Motors

MA180 Medium Forklift MCV

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks - MA180 closed Center load sense valve - Parker Hannifin

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.

  • Open center configuration
  • Integrated zero leak load check

 

 

500H Series Aluminum Pump

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks - 500H Series Aluminum Pump - Parker Hannifin

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.

  • Quiet operation
  • Noise levels <65db

 

 

 

Permanent Magnet Electric Motor and Inverter

SAfety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks - Inverter and GVM Moter - Parker HannifinHigh 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.

  • Up to 650 volt
  • Speeds up to 9,800 rpm
     

 

 

 

 

 

Filters and Feedback

12AT Spin-on Filters

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklifts - Spin-on filters - Parker Hannifin

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

 

 

 

 

Tactile Feedback Device (TFD)

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks -Tactile Feedback device - Parker HannifinOur 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

 

 

 

 

Displays and Sensors

PHD50 Display Module

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks - PHD display - Parker Hannifin 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.

  • 5" touchscreen display
  • CAN and USB communication

 

 

ADS50 Analog Lever Sensor

Safety and Maintenance Solutions for Next Generation Forklift Trucks - ADS50 Analog Lever SensorThe 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.

  • 0-35 degree angle sensor
  • 0-5 volt output

 

 

 

 

 

Article contributed by our Fluid Gas Handling Team

 

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