ELECTRONICS: Parker Hannifin Corp. has developed a series of economical lift axle control panels that enable truck operators to raise and lower an auxiliary axle on vehicles to accommodate heavy loads. The Parker modules can be used within truck cabs or externally mounted on dump trucks or trailers, and are available in steer or non-steer versions. Parker has long been a leader in transportation and mobile systems, and this pneumatic solution continues to reinforce the company’s commitment to the truck industry.
The Parker Lift Axle modules consistently provide smooth operation, even in low temperatures. The control panel offers color coded connections for ease-of-use and the air system maintains a high flow rate to ensure rapid raising and lowering of the lift axle.
Parker Lift Axle air control modules are dependable, low maintenance, affordable solutions for trucks, haulers and mixers.
There is currently much discussion around the term "platform," which may be preceded by the adjectives "mobile," "wearable," "medical," "healthcare," etc. However, regardless of the platform being discussed, they usually have one key aspect in common: They tend to be wireless. So, why is this one aspect so fairly universal? The answer is convenience.
Everyone has a MEMS story. For most of us it’s probably the airbag that saved our lives or the life of a loved one. Perhaps it’s the tire pressure sensor that alerted us about deflation before we were stranded alone on a dark muddy road.
Bioimimicry is not merely a helpful design tool -- it also encourages designers to think not only about how to solve design problems by imitating nature, but how to make the products, materials, and systems they design more ecologically sound and nature-friendly.
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