Transportation Technology
Thermal Management Is the Heart and Veins for Urban Air Mobility
Designing new products, and new categories of products, often involve solving problems that have not previously been confronted. Sometimes, we don’t know what we don’t know. So, it’s important to work...
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Michigan Street Bridge in Milwaukee Rehabbed with Parker Hydraulics
The Michigan Street Lift Bridge reopened to vehicular traffic Friday, July 31, 2020, after a yearlong rehabilitation project. The bridge spans the Milwaukee River and is one of many downtown bridges...
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Compact Watermakers Are Highly Efficient and Virtually Noiseless
Sourcing fresh water for onboard use is an important consideration for the blue water cruiser. Blue water cruisers are boats designed to handle and be out in rough seas off the coast. These boats...
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Meeting Marine and Offshore Approvals is Key to Delivering Safety at Sea
The safe navigation of ships in challenging marine environments is a testament to the skill of the crew and the performance of the equipment they use. In offshore applications, the ambient environment...
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Leading CNG Provider Implements PTS to Reduce Costs and Improve Ordering Levels
How can an organization with inventory spanning across a continent and always on the move ensure assets are utilized to their performance capacity--while being mindful of costs? The question had been...
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How Can a PTO Be Classified and Found Online?
Power Take-Offs (PTOs) provide truck versatility beyond the usual function of providing transportation for materials. Power is directed from the engine to the auxiliary equipment to perform the work....
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Predictive Maintenance Improves Filter Performance in Marine Engines
Reliable functionality and efficient economy are the key drivers to the innovation in the development of marine engines. Improvements in the design efficiency in the maritime industry over the past...
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No More Spills! 8 Reasons Why You Need a New Oil Change Process | Infographic
A routine oil change is anything but routine. Fleet engines and industrial machinery pose a variety of challenges that make conventional oil changes time-consuming, messy and hazardous for the...
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What You Should Know About Boating Fuel System Maintenance
Spring is almost over and it’s time to go boating! But let’s be safe boaters while we’re having fun. Prepare your boat properly and take the time to ensure all components are in working in safe order....
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Don’t Waste the Opportunity to Take Control with Increased Safety and Improved Efficiency
Smarter features can aid efficiency and reliability in many applications such as waste collection trucks. This is important to achieve without compromising functional safety or contravention of EC...
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The Route to Reliability - How to Specify the Right Product for Transport Safety and Performance
One of the biggest challenges faced by transport managers is how to decide exactly which product you require to meet your needs. It all depends on what your vehicles are running on and carrying;...
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How to Select Membrane Vents to Protect Automotive Components
One the biggest challenges for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in automotive manufacturing is ensuring reliable operation and long-term performance of equipment. Liquid and...
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Parker Helps Guarantee Safe Refuelling at New CNG Bus Filling Station in Azerbaijan
Parker was recently approached by ENERAZ LLC, an engineering subcontractor of Azpetrol Ltd. LLC and the biggest operator of filling stations in Azerbaijan, to provide several site-critical CNG...
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Why Pick an Extended Shaft PTO (Medium or Heavy Duty)?
Transmissions within work truck applications are highly customizable leading to multiple Power Take-Off (PTO) designs aligning with the transmission, chassis and space claim requirements. When it...
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Streamlining Fleet Management in 2020
Any business relying on a fleet of vehicles to operate understands that fleet-related costs are one of the most substantial expenses it will incur. Most often, controlling these expenses is the job...
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Electromechanical and Drives Technology - A Look Back on 2019
Thanks to our loyal followers for all of the interest in the topics covered in this blog over the past year. In examining the most-read blog posts over the course of 2019, it becomes obvious that...
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Power Shift Power Take-Off (PTO) Troubleshooting
Parker Chelsea’s Power Take-Off (PTO) is designed and built to meet the demands of the mobile equipment industry. The Chelsea PTO is intended to provide a long service life, both on-highway...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Seal-Lok for CNG Fittings
Seal-Lok for CNG Fittings and Adapters provide reliable natural gas fuel conveyance in CNG applications with an O-ring face seal design that incorporates an elastomeric seal compound made of...
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Ten Frequently Asked Questions You Should Know About PTOs
A Power Take-Off, or PTO, gives a truck versatility beyond its usual function of providing transportation for materials. It directs power to the auxiliary equipment to perform work at the site and/or...
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How to Specify a Power Take-Off (PTO)
It is very important to have specific information to select the proper Power Take-Off (PTO) to match the transmission on a vehicle. A PTO is not transferable from one vehicle application to another,...
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