April 2015

What Loss Of Efficiency Tells You About Hydraulic Pump And Motor Wear

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 if these important components are on their way out. Declining efficiency is a sign of leakage and/or increased internal friction, which is why keeping an eye on the efficiency of your pumps is a good way to monitor the health of your equipment. In this article, we’ll explore two aspects of  hydraulic pump and motor efficiency and what they can tell you about what’s going on inside. Allowing you to repair and replace worn units in time to avoid costly failures.
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