Hydraulic Cylinder

Hydraulic Cylinder Terminology
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 20/11/2019 12:18:43 PM

Whether you’re ordering a custom-designed hydraulic cylinder or repairing a worn one, you may be confronted by a range of mysterious, technical-sounding words. This is a...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Seal, Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

Should You Replace Hydraulic Cylinder Seals Yourself?
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 17/10/2019 11:27:32 AM

 

 

 

When a hydraulic cylinder starts leaking you may ask yourself if it’s necessary to perform a full repair, or if you could simply replace hydraulic cylinder seals on your...

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Hydraulic Cylinder

How do hydraulic cylinder position sensors work?
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 03/10/2019 12:55:38 PM

In today’s digitised environment, the integration of electronics allows engineers to control the motion of hydraulic cylinders with pinpoint accuracy. Hydraulic cylinder sensors...

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Hydraulic repair, hydraulic fluid

The Effects of High Heat On Hydraulic Oil.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 21/08/2019 9:21:25 AM

 

Heat is an inevitable byproduct of hydraulic operation. When power is converted into force through any means, some of that energy is always lost as heat. You see this...

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Preventative Maintenance, Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

6 Hydraulic Cylinder Failure Risks
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 30/07/2019 10:45:24 AM

Whether you operate fixed plant or mobile hydraulics, you know that you need to maintain a schedule of regular preventative maintenance in order to keep your equipment...

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Preventative Maintenance, hydraulic fluid

How Hydraulic Fluid Particle Counters Work.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 18/07/2019 2:54:27 PM

Hydraulic fluid contamination is one of the biggest threats to the integrity of your hydraulic system. More than anything else, contamination plays the biggest role in the...

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Preventative Maintenance, Hydraulic repair

The top 5 reasons for hydraulic fluid degradation
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 19/06/2019 1:35:02 PM

 

Hydraulic fluid is the lifeblood of your hydraulic system. This incompressible liquid does more than transmit force, it is also responsible for lubricating many moving...

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HYDRAULIC CYLINDER MOUNTING OPTIONS TO AVOID MISALIGNMENT AND MAXIMISE SERVICE LIFE.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 12/06/2019 8:57:41 AM

 

Misalignment is a common cause of hydraulic cylinder failure. After all, hydraulic cylinders are linear actuators designed to deliver force in a single direction. So,...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Repair, Hydraulic cylinder exchange

Hydraulic Cylinder Repair, Hard Chrome Plating

8 Common Hard Chrome Plating Problems To Avoid During Hydraulic Cylinder Rod Repair
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 30/05/2019 1:01:40 PM

 

Hard chrome electroplating is a critical part of hydraulic cylinder repair. Cylinder rods that have been in use for a substantial length of time will invariably exhibit some...

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Preventative Maintenance

The Clogged Hydraulic Filter Indicator is a Small Device That Saves Big on Maintenance.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 14/05/2019 11:10:18 AM

If hydraulic fluid is the lifeblood of your system, hydraulic fluid contamination is its Achilles heel. That’s because even unseen, microscopic particulate matter in the fluid...

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Hydraulic cylinder exchange

Hydraulic Cylinder Repair vs Hydraulic Cylinder Exchange: Pros & Cons.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 17/04/2019 11:37:17 AM

 

Hydraulic cylinder exchange and hydraulic cylinder repair are two ways of solving the same problem. Both solutions will get your cylinder back into service in slightly...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Repair, Hard Chrome Plating

Hydraulic Cylinder Rod Hard Chrome Plating Explained.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 15/04/2019 12:30:00 PM

 

It’s uncomfortable to think about, but the thin, shiny surface layer of your hydraulic cylinder rod is all that stands between you and failure. This very hard, perfectly...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

Avoid Issues. Get The Complete Guide To Hydraulic Cylinder Repairs.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 08/04/2019 9:46:23 AM

 

All cylinders inevitably lose performance and sometimes even fail completely. However, with the right maintenance and attention to the important things, it’s possible to keep...

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Hydraulic cylinder exchange

Announcing Berendsen's Rapid, Reliable Hydraulic Cylinder Service Exchange.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 03/04/2019 9:43:26 AM

 

 

 

A quick-turnaround cylinder exchange service for Caterpillar dozers & dump trucks. 

 

Good news for maintenance managers who need to get their machines back in action...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

The Correct Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Process
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 06/03/2019 2:54:19 PM

 

Returning a hydraulic cylinder to peak operating performance is a methodical process that requires both knowledge, experience and sophisticated equipment. Correct processes...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Seal, Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

The Properties of Hydraulic Cylinder Seal Materials
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 21/02/2019 4:02:35 PM

 

Hydraulic seals are the most vulnerable part of any hydraulic cylinder. These relatively fragile components must stand up to extreme pressures, compressive forces, extrusion...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

These Seven Things Cause Almost All Hydraulic Cylinder Failures.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 13/02/2019 2:53:30 PM

Berendsen’s hydraulic cylinder repair centres around the country return hundreds of cylinders to service every month. As a result, there’s nothing they haven’t seen when it...

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What Types of Seals Are Used in Hydraulic Cylinders?
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 04/02/2019 12:46:24 PM

There are a few different types of seals within your hydraulic cylinder and they each have their own, specific, job requirements. Some must cope with extreme pressure, while...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Repair, Hydraulic Cylinder Wear

6 Signs You Could Be Looking At Serious Hydraulic Cylinder Wear
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 30/01/2019 4:03:40 PM

 

Are your cylinders trying to tell you something? There are several warning signs of serious hydraulic cylinder wear that give you advanced warning that a cylinder is on its...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Seal, Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

Reasons For Hydraulic Cylinder Seal Failure
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 30/01/2019 10:55:32 AM

 

When a hydraulic cylinder seal fails, it always leaves behind telltale clues that will offer valuable insight into the underlying causes that led to the failure. In the same...

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Hydraulic Pump, Hydraulic Motor

What Loss of Efficiency Tells You About Hydraulic Pump and Motor Wear.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 17/12/2018 10:02:00 AM

While it’s not usually possible to see inside a hydraulic pump and motor assembly and observe the wear taking place, there is one surefire clue that makes it possible to know...

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Hydraulic Cylinder Selection

5 Key Questions For Correct Hydraulic Cylinder Selection.
By Berendsen Fluid Power on 14/12/2018 10:21:40 AM

Whether you’re a mining operation, a construction company, a manufacturer or a farm, your hydraulic cylinders are the hardworking muscles of your operation. These faithful...

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Preventative Maintenance

3 Ways to Save Time and Money with Preventative Maintenance of Hydraulic Equipment
By James Leach on 13/07/2018 9:56:00 AM

As CEO of Berendsen Fluid Power, James Leach knows more than a thing or two about hydraulic equipment. In this blog, he explains why preventative maintenance is so important –...

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