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 Jan 02, 2017

Why Accurate Failure Analysis Is VERY Important

As every hydraulics end-user who's been around for a while knows, hydraulic component manufacturers are notorious for the smoke and mirrors they use....More
in Hydraulics At Work Dec 19, 2016

Hydraulic Troubleshooting: Start With The Basics

In any troubleshooting situation, no matter how simple or complex the hydraulic system, always start with the basics. This ensures that the obvious....More
in Hydraulics At Work Dec 12, 2016

2 Good Reasons To SCHEDULE Hydraulic Pump Change-Outs

A manufacturing company recently hired me to check the performance of four hydraulic pumps operating a large hydraulic press. The hydraulic pumps had....More
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

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