Month: January 2019

What can cause hydraulic cylinder failures?

January 23, 2019 Hydraulic Products Blogs 0 Comment

In a nutshell, hydraulic cylinders are mechanical components that provide force in one direction through a stroke. These cylinders are used in a wide variety of industrial applications and can have issues in the long run due to a number of reasons. Here are just a few reasons for hydraulic […]

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How hydraulic systems are used in everyday life

January 22, 2019 Hydraulic Products Blogs 0 Comment

Hydraulic systems are widely used in day to day life in a range of industries. So much so that many people don’t even think about it anymore! Here are some common everyday uses of hydraulics that you may not of thought of. Car Brakes Hydraulics play a huge role in […]

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Causes of Common Hydraulic Problems

January 21, 2019 Hydraulic Products Blogs 0 Comment

In this article we’ll be exploring the common problems that often come with hydraulic systems and how they affect your system and its components. It’s important that any issues with your hydraulic system are diagnosed correctly, as any missed issues could cause you further problems in the future. System Over-Operation […]

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The difference between low & high-pressure systems

January 18, 2019 Hydraulic Products Blogs 0 Comment

Many hydraulic system designers tend to immediately go straight for high pressure systems, often because of the components that are tested and are known for working well together. High pressure systems are often designed due to their use of smaller cylinders, which may be a requirement if the system needs […]

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Solving problems with Hydraulic Systems and Piston-Pumps

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It can be hard to believe, but problems with piston-pumps are actually more common than many engineers may realise. Here we are going to explore the problems all too familiar with piston-pumps and how you can avoid these issues with your own hydraulic system.   A common problem that occurs […]

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Why Cetop Directional Control and Module Valves?

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Directional control valves are one of the most important elements of hydraulic and pneumatic machinery. Directional control valves allow fluid to flow into different paths from single or multiple sources. They are often made up of a spool inside a mechanically or electrically controlled cylinder. The movement of the spool […]

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Choosing Hydraulic Valves

January 16, 2019 Hydraulic Products Blogs 0 Comment

There are five main types of hydraulic valves that that Yuken Europe offer, all of which are Comité Européen des Transmissions Oléohydrauliques et Pneumatiques (CETOP) compliant. Hydraulic valves that are recognised by CETOP, the European fluid power committee, are interchangeable within most types of hydraulic equipment. Valves in hydraulic equipment […]

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The use of control valves in hydraulic systems

January 14, 2019 Hydraulic Products Blogs 0 Comment

Hydraulic power systems are increasingly popular in the worlds of industrial, mobile and aerospace equipment. This is because of the flexibility of hydraulic power systems, where they have a high power-to-weight ratio as well as being able to be stalled, intermittently operated and even reversed, they can also accelerate and […]

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The importance of hydraulic relief valves

January 11, 2019 Hydraulic Products Blogs 0 Comment

A recent blog looked at some of the hydraulic valves offered by Yuken (Europe) all of which were CETOP valves (the interchangeable valves used in most hydraulic equipment today) but that blog focused mainly on directional control and flow control valves and their functions.  Here, we will look at relief […]

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