Parker Hydraulic Pump and Power Systems Division has been designing pumps and transmissions for over 50 years to drive industry. We provide piston pumps, motors and power units that help our customers meet their industrial and mobile application needs.
The engineering in our products may not be visible, but every day you experience the results of our work on virtually everything that moves.
Learn how Parker and Allied Systems, a Portland, Oregon-based fabricator of material handling equipment for the wood products industry, worked together to redesign the hydraulic system of their New Generation series Wagner L490 Log Stacker for greater efficiency. Before the redesign, the L490 took 18 seconds to lift a 45-ton payload from the ground to the top of its lift height of just over 19 feet. With a revised hydraulic system that has twice the hoist speed of the earlier design, Allied Systems was able to significantly reduce cycle times over the previous model L490 by two to one. The major components of the new L490 design include a wide variety of Parker Components, including P3 Pumps, M5 Fan Motors, K220LS and M402LS Valves, IQAN Controls, and Display Electronics.
Learn how Parker and K&B Lumber worked together to innovate sawmill technology in order to increase the production of high-quality lumber for the furniture industry. For the saw’s power source, a Parker Gold Cup P14S Pump was selected, driving a Gold Cup M20R Motor stacked with a Parker F12 Series Bent Axis Motor on the back. This powerful combination allowed for additional system displacement. Overall, K&B Lumber has benefited by a smaller, safer sawmill. The new sawmill has also resulted in more efficient energy usage, while producing more output.
Learn how Parker and Eco Green Equipment collaborated on the hydraulic system for a mining tire recycling equipment. By Eco Green selecting Parker F12 hydraulic motors for the Eco Razor, the equipment has the capability, efficiency, and longevity to cut through the mining tires’ tough rubber layers on a consistent basis. Parker’s P1 Series 045 cc pump and PVplus Axial Piston Pump also rounded out the offering for this demanding industrial application.
Learn how Parker collaborated on the hydraulic system for Eco Green's Krumbuster, revolutionizing crumb rubber production with key hydraulic components including Parker P24 and P6 Gold Cups and T6 Vane Pumps. These Parker pumps were chosen to complement the hydraulic motor due to their reliability, responsiveness, and ability to handle a high shock load.
Learn how Parker and Rayco collaborated on the design of a new stump cutter by recommending an alternative to a competitive closed-circuit pump and exceed performance targets. Results include an increased system efficiency by 10% over competitor test units, a 10% increase in cutter wheel torque output, and a 20% decrease in heat generation.
Learn how Parker’s Global Mobile Systems (GMS) redesigned a sugarcane harvester's hydraulic system to improve efficiency and reduce system complexity. Results of the redesign include: increased power management, fuel savings, increased machine productivity, and lower system costs.
Learn how a next generation mobile pump, P1 M, increases construction equipment performance. The new P1 M Series was developed specifically for the OEM mobile application market and is more compact with its patented inlet design, which provides higher power density, best-in-class speed ratings and longer life expectancy.
The selection of a motor for a hydraulic application can be complicated. The ideal in hydraulic system design is to match overall efficiencies to the application performance expectation. This Whitepaper will explain how to select between various hydraulic motors, namely: Gear, Vane, Piston and Radial Piston.
Gold Cup piston pumps and motors set the bar for severe duty hydrostats, with design features that extend life, increase productivity, and reduce energy losses. Its robust barrel bearing design, hi-shock capabilities, precise controls, hi-flow ring checks, and auto regulating servo are just a few of the standard features that provide performance in this series up to 3600 rpm and 6000 psi (420 bar). Gold Cup's high power-to-weight ratio and flexibility in control options deliver significant value-added benefits.
Hydraulics & Pneumatics, July 2010 - The pumps used in Columbia's walking system drive are Parker Hannifin T6CC vane pumps, which provide a single inlet and two outlets. Designed to be self-wear compensating, these pumps tolerate contaminates and maintain high efficiency over their service life. High efficiency means an overall longer life for the hydraulic system. High lifetime efficiency ensures safe and reliable output from the pumps throughout their service.
Hydraulics & Pneumatics, October 2010 - The ultimate goal for a shredding system is to reduce the source material-appliances, tires, concrete, etc, - to smaller particles for recycling. To transmit the kw-speed, high-torque power needed for these heavy-duty shredders, a gearbox could be used to reduce speed from an electric motor while multiplying torque. However, hydraulics technology is a more practical solution both for systems driven through gearboxes and those that utilize low-speed, high torque motors in direct-drive systems.