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The Primary Cause of Hydraulic System Failures

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Research has shown that more than 75% of hydraulic system failures occur from system contamination. Machine builders, equipment maintenance managers and operators must pay close attention to factors which affect the cleanliness level of hydraulic oil in order to minimize … Continued

Costly Repairs due to Faulty Switch

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Recently I came across a medium sized offshore HPU on a ship that was badly damaged through overheating. Apparently the oil temperature reached temperatures of over 150 degrees Celsius. The seals in many hydraulic components are typically not suitable for … Continued