Our Hydraulic Blog is the place to get hydraulic formulas, facts and important information for maintenance on motors, valves, cylinders and pumps.
WARNING: Before working on a single acting telescopic dump 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 relieved from the cylinder.
Single Acting Telescopic Dump Cylinder Recommendations… Continue reading
For hydraulic pump installation or when replacing a hydraulic pump or motor, it is essential that all critical parameters are taken into account. Be sure you know the required system, pressure, RPM range, direction of rotation, shaft size and type, port size and type, and mounting information. If you have nay questions regarding replacing… Continue reading
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 device for removal of pressurized fluid. Used to bleed air from… Continue reading