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Idiot-proofing your hydraulic maintenance checklists ben lee
This article gives advice on how to ensure your hydraulic maintenance checklists not only contain all the relevant information but can be correctly interpreted and carried out accordingly.

Ideal power packs for dock levelling systems ben lee
In this article, we look at the difference between swing lip or a telescopic lip platform and the different power packs for dock levelling systems.

12v DC hydraulic power packs – good things in small packages ben lee
Lightweight applications need a smaller output and this blog looks at our 12 volt Direct Current mini and micro hydraulic power packs.

The importance of manual relief valves in hydraulic equipment ben lee
This blog explains how a manual relief valve in hydraulic equipment releases pressure quickly thus preventing more damage which also saves time and money.

Temperature shock in hydraulic motors ben lee
Today we take a look at temperature shock – what causes it? and why it does it happen? We then look at the best solution to reducing and eliminating it.

Hydraulic lock breakers and other destructive forces ben lee
In this article, we take a look at the way hydraulics can also help by being destructive, which includes lock breakers and the jaws of life!

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.