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Alan Hitchcox

Alan joined Hydraulics & Pneumatics in 1987 with experience as a technical magazine editor and in industrial sales. He graduated with a BS in engineering technology from Franklin University...

Nov 13, 2014

Tried & True Ways of Dealing with Air in Hydraulic Fluid

Symptoms typical of an aerated hydraulic system plagued the F-104 aircraft for years. Aeration was caused by system components with built-in chambers and passages where free air (bubbles) collected when system fluid was saturated or at rest with no pressure acting on the fluid....More
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