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What are some common causes of cylinder failure?

Side loading – Side loading is caused from the cylinder being misaligned which creates an unusual force on the piston rod. A side load of enough magnitude can result in tube scoring, piston rod and rod bearing wear, and seal failure. Contaminated Fluid – Contaminated...

What Power Pack is right for me?

Hydraulic power units are used for a broad range of applications from operating control valves in the outback of Australia to raising parking barriers in Siberia. To match this range of applications there are an equally large range of hydraulic systems and products....

Do I need a Hydraulic Cooler for my power pack?

A design decision to fit a hydraulic oil cooler like this can only be made with a full assessment of how much heat is going to be put into the oil and how much of that heat can the system dissipate without the oil overheating.

How does a variable displacement hydraulic pump work?

The displacement, or amount of fluid pumped per revolution of the pump’s input shaft can be varied while the pump is running. Many variable displacement pumps are “reversible”, meaning that they can act as a hydraulic motor and convert fluid energy...