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Hydraulic power input sources in action – Team New Zealand ben lee
We take a look at how the pedal power of four athletic team members can generate up to 4kW over a 30 second sprint helping them to win the America’s cup.

Reducing and preventing oil contamination in hydraulic systems ben lee
Prevention really is better than cure! Today we look at how, in practical terms, to avoid premature component failure being caused by contamination in the fluid.

Hydraulic motors – a user-friendly guide ben lee
In today’s blog, we have put together a short, user-friendly guide to hydraulic motors to help anyone who doesn’t have very much basic knowledge.

AC Motors – IP Rating and Thermistors ben lee
In this article, we look at how thermistors in AC motors can increase and decrease resistance and how Positive Temperature Coefficient is used in AC hydraulic motors and more.

3 places where hydraulics is king ben lee
In this blog we take a look at why, despite our modern-day technology and electronic alternatives, there are three areas where hydraulic power still reigns.

Electrohydraulic steering systems gaining ground ben lee
In today’s blog, we look at how electrohydraulic steering systems are becoming more common place with passenger vehicles, although slower to penetrate the heavy commercial industry.

Should I filter new hydraulic oil into my system ben lee
You would think that new hydraulic oil doesn’t need filtering, in today’s article we explain why this is not always the case and we look at a variety of ways available for it to be filtered into the systems.

What is the importance of ATEX ratings ben lee
Today we look at why it is important for specialised hydraulically powered machinery in areas with a potentially explosive atmosphere need ATEX rating and the classifications used.

The relevance of hydraulic engineering to a new generation of designers ben lee
There is still a very real place for hydraulic power and in today’s article we look at the relevance of and how and where hydraulic power use is more appropriate.

When is it time to change the filter element in my hydraulic machinery ben lee
In today’s blog, we look at getting the timing right to ensure you are making the most of your expensive filter elements in your hydraulic machinery and how to know when it needs changing.