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Hydraulic power supply system for a long-standing Aerospace & Defence customer

Turnkey hydraulic power supply system for a Melbourne based scientific organisation

The Customer

The customer is a Melbourne based scientific organisation in the Aerospace & Defence industry

Job Specifications

  • Upgrading an existing facility for laboratory testing. The customer’s existing system was ageing, becoming unreliable & costly to maintain, and did not have sufficient capacity moving forward.
  • Resolve fluid cleanliness issues
  • Resolve hydraulic power supply fluctuation issues

Why Berendsen?

  • The job was opened up to tender, and Berendsen bidded against many large, international fluid power organisations
  • Berendsen quoted a cost effective solution to the customer on a turnkey basis
  • Berendsen’s competitive pricing allowed the customer to upgrade to a 1,200 L/min power supply to replace their old 800 L/min system
  • The customer awarded Berendsen the tender as we had the required manufacturing capacity, a local Melbourne presence and we had a proven track record of delivering systems for this application

Solution 

  • Turnkey hydraulic power supply system comprising of 4 pump sets, 1,200 L/min at 20 MPa
  • Eaton hydraulic component package
  • Eaton cartridge valve technology
  • Eaton filtration technology
  • Manifolds were custom manufactured by our manufacturing facility in Newcastle
  • The entire system design was done in-house by Berendsen’s Engineering and Design team including circuits, manifolds, power unit design and modelling, pipe routing, control system design and programming
  • Electrical installation was completed by the local Berendsen Melbourne team
  • Cooling issues were resolved by a 500 kW MTA Chiller unit which modulates temperature to maintain levels within a precise temperature band
  • Overall, the system was high performing & durable

Project Challenges

  • The size of the required system
  • The system needed to be integrated with the customer’s existing system
  • Budget restrictions
  • Deadline was tight, and firm

Project Outcome

  • Project was delivered on time, and on budget
  • Customer was satisfied with the performance as the system exceeded all requested requirements
  • New control system was user friendly, and will save the client time and money

If you are looking for a customised hydraulic solution to suit the needs of your business, contact Berendsen Fluid Power today on 1800 660 249.