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The hydraulic cylinder

The cylinder (or ram) operates much the same as the jack, except that it is more versatile. Since the pump is separate, the cylinder can be used in several positions. By adding extensions and attachments to the cylinder, you can create a wide variety of hydraulic tools. The saddle in the plunger serves two important purposes. It protects the…

Safety advice when using a jack

The jack is one of the oldest and most familiar pieces of hydraulic equipment. This familiarity contributes to misuse which can lead to personal injury. The jack is a load lifting device and should never be used as a load holding device, especially when a person will be going underneath the supported load. KEEP THE…

New counter balanced fork lift could revolutionise material handling

At CeMAT 2011, Cargotec unveiled their new DCG90-180 range of Kalmar lift trucks, all featuring the new ‘G’ counterbalancing equipment. As all the visitors to the show can testify, this new range of forklift trucks, with capacities ranging from 9-18 tonnes, and the first of Cargotec’s G generation material handling range of equipment was a…