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Taking care of a hydraulic system

The most common reason for the deterioration of a hydraulic system is hydraulic fluid contamination. Inadequate efforts at removing contaminants from fluid or avoiding the replacement of hydraulic fluid until a severe fluid breakdown occurs, generally reasons the poor performance … Continue reading

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GT Hydraulic Bolt Tensioners from Enerpac

Enerpac has introduced a new piece of equipment, the GT Hydraulic Bolt Tensioner, to many major mining and contract groups of Australasia and the Asia-Pacific. These new tools help facilitate faster, safer and more precise maintenance and fabrication operations, thus … Continue reading

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Check your work area

Examine your work area before pressurizing the hydraulic system. Again, you will be looking for ways to protect yourself and others, and ways to protect your equipment and other property. OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING: • Check hoses and couplers. Hoses should … Continue reading

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Removing air from the hydraulic system

How to tell if there is air in the system. Hydraulic system operation should be instant and smooth. For every pump stroke, the cylinder should rise evenly. If the cylinder movement is erratic or jerky, there may be air in … Continue reading

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