Brendan Casey is a war-weary and battle-scarred veteran of the hydraulics industry. He's the author of The Hydraulic Troubleshooting Handbook, Insider Secrets to Hydraulics, Preventing Hydraulic Failures, The Definitive Guide to Hydraulic Troubleshooting, The Hydraulic Breakdown Prevention Blueprint and co-author of Hydraulics Made Easy and Advanced Hydraulic Control. And when he's not writing about hydraulics or teaching it, Brendan is flat-out helping consulting clients from a diverse range of industries solve their hydraulic problems. To contact him visit his company's Website:
www.HydraulicSupermarket.com

Posts by Brendan Casey

in Hydraulics At Work Dec 05, 2016

Hydrostatic Transmissions: Making Sense Of Case Drain Flow - Part 3

In response to my previous posts on hydrostatic transmissions, some members were still confused about the influence of the charge pump when....More
in Hydraulics At Work Nov 21, 2016

NEW APP For Hydraulic Troubleshooting

Announcing a new App for your smartphone or tablet that helps you avoid troubleshooting mistakes and get the correct diagnosis in the shortest....More
in Hydraulics At Work Nov 14, 2016

Bio-Based Hydraulic Fluid: Its Application And Use

A client was tendering on an earthmoving project located in environmentally sensitive wetland. A condition of the contract was that the hydraulic....More
in Hydraulics At Work Nov 07, 2016

Hydraulic Troubleshooting Success Principle #3: Check The Easy Things First

Checking and eliminating the easy things first is troubleshooting principle #3. And not sticking to this principle can prolong the agony when....More
in Hydraulics At Work Oct 31, 2016

The Anatomy Of A Hydraulic Maintenance Failure

I recently conducted failure analysis and a reliability audit on a 300 kilowatt (400HP) hydrostatic transmission. The hydraulic system was running a....More
in Hydraulics At Work Oct 24, 2016

How To Consolidate Your Hydraulic Oil Inventory

How many different types of hydraulic oil are taking up space in your oil store? If there's more than one you're not alone. I often get questions....More
in Hydraulics At Work Oct 17, 2016

Hydrostatic Transmissions: Making Sense Of Case Drain Flow - Part 2

In a previous post on hydrostatic transmissions, I outlined the theory and technique for using case drain flow to determine the condition of a....More
in Hydraulics At Work Oct 10, 2016

How To Add Hydraulic Oil - Without The Dirt

Hydraulic fluid straight from the drum, has a typical cleanliness level of ISO 4406 23/21/18. A 25 GPM pump operating continuously in hydraulic oil....More
in Hydraulics At Work Oct 03, 2016

The Hydraulic MAINTENANCE Imperative

It's not realistic to expect (as many equipment owners do) to run a hydraulic machine for 10,000 hours, without checking anything more than the fluid....More
in Hydraulics At Work Sep 26, 2016

3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Hydraulic Oil

When it comes to hydraulic fluid, it's not possible to make one, definitive recommendation that covers all types of hydraulic equipment in all....More

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