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hydraulic hoses installed on mobile machinery
Hose & Tubing

Extending Hydraulic Hose Life: Going Beyond Standard Expectations

Understanding how to select, install and maintain hydraulic hoses will ensure their longevity.
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Hydraulic Valves

Understanding Electrohydraulic Valve Types

Better understanding of the electrohydraulic valve types available in the market will help to ensure the right option is selected for an application's flow and pressure control...
Hydraulic Valves

A Guide to Flow Control Valve Types and Use Cases

Determining the right type of hydraulic flow control valve to use for a given application ensures proper flow for optimized system performance.
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Hydraulic reservoirs are an important component of hydraulic systems as they store the fluid necessary for system operation.
Reservoirs & Accessories

Fundamentals of Hydraulic Reservoirs

Choosing the right size, configuration and other design aspects of a hydraulic reservoir for a given application helps to ensure optimized hydraulic system performance.
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Maintaining hydraulics systems requires certain steps to follow to ensure safety.

How to Safely Maintain Hydraulic Systems

There are four key considerations which should be taken into account for safe hydraulic system maintenance.
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Noise Suppressor Quiets Hydraulics on Fishing Boat

After much searching, the skipper found a way to cut noise by 50%.
Hydraulic system circuit

The Basics of Pressure Snubbers

Snubbers protect sensors and equipment in hydraulic equipment.
Photo collage

Hydraulic Power for the Long Pull

Two large hydraulically powered directional drills installed more than a mile of 30 in-steel pipe in solid rock 60 ft. below a busy highway.
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External gear pump

Getting the Most Efficiency Out of Hydraulics

Hydraulic fluid and system efficiency depends on the application, operating conditions and how hard the system is working.