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Which pendant controller should I choose for my power pack? SuperUser Account
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In this useful guide we will help you make that decision and ensure you specify all the features you need to give you full control of lifting and tipper applications.

Why hydraulic fluid compatibility is so important SuperUser Account
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Ensuring you use the correct fluid for your hydraulic system is crucial right from the start, but when it comes to mixing hydraulic oils, the sheer number of combinations of additives and agents available on the market can make even the best engineers scratch their heads in confusion.

What are helical noise reducing gear pumps and how do they work? SuperUser Account
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Helical noise reducing gear pumps and how they work to maintain quiet system operation? In our latest blog we explain how noise reducing pumps are a popular choice amongst manufacturers who are looking for quieter pump operation whilst retaining optimal performance and reliability.

Why pilot check valves are essential for fluid control ben lee
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Pilot check valves play a prominent role in controlling a hydraulic system’s direction of flow and we give an insight into how a pilot check valve allows a reverse flow by holding the valve open and the two most common types available.

Water contamination in hydraulic fluid and how to eliminate it ben lee
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As the winter months are approaching, this week our article takes a look at how hydraulic fluid can be affected by water contamination, and how the freezing temperatures can interact with system operation causing potential system damage.

What is an overcentre valve and how does it work? ben lee
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What are overcentre valves and what part they play in a hydraulic system? We investigate how they deal with the load aspects of a hydraulic power unit and examine a range of these valves and their various functions.

Hydraulic Lifts – How They Operate ben lee
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Here we investigate Hydraulic lifts. They are a popular choice for corporate, residential and construction applications; we look at how they operate and what makes them a cost effective, reliable alternative to other forms of lift power.

Desiccant breathers – How they work ben lee
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Here we take a look at desiccant breathers and explain why they are used and how they help to extend life of the power unit by filtering our contaminants and moisture to maximise the efficiency of a hydraulic units breathing system.

Hydraulic Cylinders – What Are You Looking For? ben lee
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Here we look at Hydraulic Cylinders and give a guide to help you choose the correct type of cylinder for your Hydraulic System, including key areas to look at when designing your bespoke cylinder.

The Benefits of using Air Coolers in Hydraulic Applications ben lee
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In this article, we take a look at how air coolers are used to disperse excess heat, to help retain system efficiency and reliability in a hydraulic system