Hydraulic hose has a finite service life, which can be reduced by a number of factors. From a maintenance perspective, little or no attention is usually paid to the hoses on a hydraulic machine until a failure occurs. And hydraulic hose failures cost more than the replacement hose. Additional costs can include:
–Clean up, disposal and replacement of lost hydraulic … Read more
Based on my experience at least, electrostatic discharge in hydraulic systems is not a widespread problem. But for reasons I’ll explain in a moment, it may be on the increase. So it’s definitely something you need to be aware of.
As you probably remember from school science experiments, electrostatic charge is generated whenever there is friction between two bodies moving … Read more