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Category: FAQ

What Power Units do Antech Provide?

Antech Hydraulics provide a wide range of Power Units. Call our Sales Team for more information on: 01253 890037 or email: sales@antech-hyd.co.uk.

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 fluid can cause premature rod seal failure. Abrasive particles in…
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What is the difference between double acting and single acting cylinders?

Double-Acting – have a port at each end, supplied with hydraulic fluid for both the retraction and extension. Single-Acting – hydraulic fluid enters through a port at one end of the cylinder, which extends the rod by means of area difference. An external force or gravity returns the piston rod.

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 into mechanical energy.

What is the function of the pump?

A pump produces liquid movement or flow: it does not generate pressure. It produces the flow necessary for the development of pressure which is a function of resistance to fluid flow in the system.

What is the hydraulic pump?

A hydraulic pump is a mechanical device that converts mechanical power into hydraulic energy. It generates flow with enough power to overcome pressure induced by the load.

What is the hydraulic motor?

A hydraulic motor is a mechanical actuator that converts hydraulic pressure and flow into torque and angular displacement (rotation). The hydraulic motor is the rotary counterpart of the hydraulic cylinder.

How long is the service life of my filter element ?

This depends on many variables. Only by knowing the dirt content (cleanliness level) and dirt ingression rate of your hydraulic system you can calculate the service life of a filter element. On average we would recommend changing your elements at least every 6 months.

Can a by-pass filter have a by-pass valve?

No, by-pass filters do not require a by-pass valve. A by-pass valve is required in full-flow filtration to make sure that the engine gets lubrication when oil is cold or the filter is plugged. If oil is cold, by-pass filter will receive less oil flow and in case it is plugged, will not function anymore.

What is a by-pass filter?

A by-pass filter, not to be confused with a by-pass valve, is a high efficiency low flow filter which filters a small percent of the engine oil at one time. By-pass filters are very effective at removing the smaller wear-causing contaminates due to their high efficiency of filtering smaller contaminates. By-pass filters are always used…
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