Flowfit on 05.12.2019The Two Main Types of Log SplittersAs we head further into the winter months, those of us with open fires will be thinking more about getting these fires lit. There is nothing better than spending a cold, crisp winter evening huddled under a blanket with a homely warm fire burning in...Read more
Flowfit on 28.10.2019How Do You Calculate The Recommended Hose Diameter In Millimetres For Pressure And Suction Lines In A Hydraulic Circuit? Hydraulic systems that are using a properly sized hose will perform more efficiently and cost effectively than those that aren’t. If the hose is too small this can increase the fluid velocity causing undesirable results.
In suction...Read more
Flowfit on 10.10.2019Calculate The Power Required To Generate Pump Flow The role of a hydraulic pump is to provide sufficient pressure to overcome the operating pressure of a system to move hydraulic fluid at a required flow rate. To achieve the required flow and to ensure you have a suitable pump, you would need t...Read more
Flowfit on 19.08.2019Measuring The cc Of A Hydraulic Gear PumpWhen it comes to using hydraulic gear pumps it is important to make sure that you have accurate measurements of all parts of the pump, especially the cc. This is because the hydraulic pump is one of the main components used in manufacturing, construc...Read more
Flowfit on 03.07.2019Keep your Hydraulic Solenoid from failing!Keep your Hydraulic Solenoid from failing!
Hydraulic system components such as Cetop Solenoid Valves are used to form a hydraulic circuit. These are common components and are often used in hydraulic powerpacks and standalone hydraulic manifold block...Read more
Flowfit on 27.06.2019Keep Your System Working With Hydraulic Control Valve MaintenanceYour hydraulic system can’t work without a range of different components. Some of the most essential parts of your system include your hydraulic control valves. These components are used to control a range of different metrics within you...Read more
Flowfit on 23.05.2019What Causes A Hydraulic System Failure?Hydraulic systems of all shapes and sizes can fail. This may not happen very often, however most of the reasons for these failures can be prevented with the right care and checks.
There are four main reasons for hydraulic system failures.
Flowfit on 16.05.2019A Guide to Hydraulic Cylinders! Where you’ll find large scale, or even smaller sized, mechanical equipment, chances are you’re also going to find hydraulic cylinders. These ubiquitous pieces of equipment haven’t changed much since their introduction due...Read more
Flowfit on 09.05.2019Want to know more about Hydraulic AC Power Units?Firstly, let’s start by introducing the Hydraulic Power Unit.
Hydraulic Power Units are the main driving component of any hydraulic system and are a lot more powerful than people initially think.
Made up of a hydraulic pump, electric motor an...Read more
Flowfit on 03.04.2019Why Hydraulic Cartridge Valves are essential to all Hydraulic systems?Often used in Hydraulic systems and machines, Hydraulic Cartridge Valves are mostly used for directional, pressure and flow control in many industries. Typically, these valves are of an extremely compact design, which ensures that they are effec...Read more
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