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Cylindrical reservoir breaks from convention

May 7, 2012
The Cyclone reservoir from Price Engineering has a compact, cylindrical design which helps to reduce fluid volume and associated costs up to 95%.

The Cyclone reservoir has a cylindrical shape and was originally developed and patented for use in hydraulic fan drives for mobile equipment by Price Engineering. It is now available for general application, and officials at Price Engineering say the Cyclone reservoir reduces fluid volume and associated costs up to 95%.

The dramatically smaller size makes space available for mounting other components in a machine. It also reduces weight and is more environmentally friendly because less fluid is needed in the hydraulic system.

The reservoir also removes all free air from the hydraulic system and improves de-aeration approximately ten times over that of conventional reservoirs.

The Cyclone is available in three standard sizes for maximum flows from to 50 gpm. A 10- to 20-gpm size comes in plastic or steel with a fluid requirement of only 1.3 gal, with a differential volume of up to 85 in.3 An integral float switch comes standard with the plastic model and is optional for the steel reservoir.

Two larger sizes are also available. One incorporates a 20- to 40-gpm reservoir with 3¾-gal fluid requirement and up to 156 in.3 differential volume. The other has a 25- to 50-gpm reservoir with 4½-gal fluid requirement and up to 195 in.3 differential volume. Both are constructed of steel and offer a float switch as an option.

The Cyclone is also available as an integral part of Price Engineering’s Our Fluid Conditioning Pod, which  incorporates the Cyclone reservoir, return line filter, case drain filter, air-to-oil heat exchanger with fan, fluid level and temperature monitors, common inlet for multiple pumps, and lifting brackets for transport via forklift.

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