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Gates Hoses: 4 Advantages Of The Gates Integrated System Approach

Being able to manufacture your own hose assemblies is crucial for a highly functioning, safe, and profitable workplace. The Gates self-assembly system offers enhanced flexibility and versatility, reducing costly hydraulic machinery downtime, alleviating health risks to personnel, and extending your servicing capabilities. Cost savings follow, as your hydraulic equipment achieves higher levels of productivity and reliability, and maintenance is less frequent and time-consuming.

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How To Get The Best ROI From Your Fluid Power Systems – Balancing Investment With Lifetime Cost Of Ownership

Although the upfront cost of a new fluid power system may seem high, the key question for design engineers is whether the cost will be worth it in the long run. This frequently comes down to balancing upfront investment with the lifetime cost of ownership to calculate the optimum return on investment (ROI) from the application. In fact, businesses that invest in high quality fluid management systems can expect to see their ROI increase over time as they reap savings on maintenance and repairs.

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How To Avoid Overheating In Hydraulic Systems

If you’re an engineer responsible for hydraulic systems, you know how important it is to keep them running an acceptable temperature and to take steps to avoid overheating. Overheating can cause catastrophic systemic failures if left unaddressed. In this article, we discuss some of the most common causes of overheating and provide tips on avoiding or resolving the problems. We’ll also explore some best practices for cooling hydraulic systems effectively.

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What Valves Control Pressure In Hydraulic Systems?

Several different valves are used to control and regulate pressure in hydraulic systems. By understanding how these valves function, you can better troubleshoot problems and make informed decisions about system upgrades and modifications. Let’s take a closer look at the different types of valves and explain how they work.

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The 5 Core Parts You Need To Build A Hydraulic System

All hydraulic systems, from the most complex to the most basic, depend on a small number of core parts that they share in common. By understanding and utilising these ‘building block’ components, design engineers can customise their hydraulic devices to undertake a very wide range of tasks and applications. Read on to find out more about these essential components.

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What’s The Best Lubricant For Agricultural Hydraulic Machinery?

Choosing the right engine oil for your car is well-known to be a confusing business, with a seemingly endless array of oil types, viscosities, and ingredients to consider.

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How To Design An Efficient Hydraulic System

Hydraulic systems combine physics with technology. Finding the perfect blend results in machinery that is powerful and efficient. The basic mechanics underpinning a hydraulic system are easy to understand, but creating an optimised result requires experience. Here’s a quick overview:

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The Back-to-Front Approach to Hydraulic Maintenance

Whether you’re looking to design and set up a new, bespoke hydraulic system from scratch or purchase an off-the-shelf model, it’s worth considering the ‘working backwards’ approach to proactive maintenance. By creating a plan that highlights critical areas of strain on the machinery, strenuous and wearing tasks, and sources of abrasion and corrosion ahead of time, you can match protective measures and preventative repairs to your system’s needs.

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What Should I Look for in a Replacement Hydraulic Pump?

Even with proactive maintenance and high-quality repairs, all long-running hydraulic pumps need replacing or upgrading at some point. Metal fatigue, random breakdowns, new technological advances, or sudden changes to your system, activities, or loop can all mean that you’ll suddenly find yourself in the market for a new hydraulic pump. Continue reading “What Should I Look for in a Replacement Hydraulic Pump?”

How To Save Money With The Right Hydraulic Pump

Choosing a new pump for your hydraulic system can be confusing, with many options from which to choose, including; pump size, flow rate, hose inlet and outlet sizes. Selecting the wrong pump could lead to a poorly performing hydraulic system, premature wear of components, and endless hours to carry out repairs and upgrades while the system is out of action. So, when choosing a hydraulic pump, what are the main considerations?

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