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Hydraulic Info

Hydraulic Accumulator Formulas

Hydraulic Accumulator Formulas Formula For: Word Formula Letter Formula Pressure or Volume w/ Constant "T" (Temperature) Original Pressure x Original Volume = Final Pressure x Final Volume P1 V1  =  P2 V2   Isothermic Pressure or Temperature w/ Constant "V"...

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Thermal Formulas

Thermal Formulas Formula For: Word Formula Letter Formula Reservoir Cooling Capacity Based on Adequate Air Circulation Heat (BTU/HR) = 2 x Temperature Difference Between Reservoir Walls And Air (ºF) x Area of Reservoir (Sq.Ft.) BTU/Hr = 2.0 xT x A Heat in...

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Cylinder Formulas

Hydraulic Cylinder Formulas Cylinder Formulas For: Word Formula Letter Formula Cylinder Area In Square Inches Area = x Radius2 (Inches) Area = x Diameter2 (Inches) A = r2 A =  or  A = .785D2 Cylinder Force In Pounds, Push or Pull Force = Pressure (psi) x...

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Pump Formulas

Hydraulic Pump Formulas Pump Formulas For: Word Formula Letter Formula Pump Outlet Flow In Gallons/Minute Flow = Q = Pump Input Power In Horsepower Required Horsepower Input = HPIN = or Pump Efficiency Overall in Percent Overall Efficiency = X 100 Overall...

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Fluid Formulas

Hydraulic Fluid Formulas Hydraulic Fluid Formulas For: Word Formula Letter Formula Velocity Through Piping In Feet/Second Velocity Velocity = V = Compressibility of Oil In Additional Required Oil To Reach Pressure Additional = Volume VA = * Approximately...

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Hydraulic Oil Recommendations

All parts, with the exception of a few, are lubricated by the hydraulic oil in the circuit. Pay particular attention to keeping oil in the circuit clean. Whenever there is a hydraulic component failure (cylinder, pump, valve), and there may be metal particles in the...

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Telescopic Cylinder Maintenance

WARNING: Before working on a telescopic cylinder mounted on a truck or trailer unit, use supports or holding devices that will absolutely prevent the body from accidentally lowering. Place control valve in the "LOWER" position to assure that all pressure has been...

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Double Acting Telescopic Cylinder

WARNING: Before working on a double acting telescopic cylinder mounted on a truck or trailer unit, use supports or holding devices that will absolutely prevent the body from accidentally lowering. Place control valve in the "LOWER" position to assure that all pressure...

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Hydraulic Terms Glossary

Find the most common hydraulic terms and what they mean. Hydraulic Terms: A-C ACCUMULATOR: A container which stores fluid under pressure. Used as an energy source or to absorb hydraulic shock. Common types are piston, bladder and diaphragm. BLEEDER (BLEED VALVE): A...

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