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 Feb 23, 2015

Who Fixed YOUR Bicycle?

We live in a throw away society these days. Made possible by the rise and rise of cheap manufacturing, mainly out of China. When I was a kid, a kid's....More
in Hydraulics At Work Feb 18, 2015

Eliminate Those Hydraulic Oil Leaks

Taking steps to prevent leaks not only drastically cuts oil costs and consumption, it’s an environmental imperative—one liter of leaked oil....More
in Hydraulics At Work Feb 16, 2015

How Efficient Are YOUR Hydraulic Machines?

There's no escaping the fact that industry is a huge consumer of energy. If peak oil and global warming are real issues -- and there's a growing body....More
in Hydraulics At Work Feb 09, 2015

Which Hydraulic Fluid Should You Use?

Most hydraulic systems will operate satisfactorily using a variety of fluids. These include engine oil, automatic transmission fluid and oil....More
in Hydraulics At Work Feb 02, 2015

How To Calculate Hydraulic Pump and Motor Efficiency

Despite recent advances in predictive maintenance technologies, the maintenance professional's ability to determine the remaining bearing life of a....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jan 26, 2015

How A Small Omission Can Result In A BIG Hydraulics Maintenance Disaster

It was crystal clear to me the hydraulic pumps had failed as a result of inadequate lubrication. Further, this lubrication failure was a result of....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jan 19, 2015

How Little Leaks Keep Hydraulic Equipment Users Poor

It's now more important than ever to ensure that every dollar spent on operating and maintaining hydraulic equipment is a dollar well spent....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jan 12, 2015

Hydraulic Oil Contamination: How Its 'Cure' Can Be Worse Than The Disease

Given that removing contaminants from the oil to extend hydraulic component life is the primary objective of filtration, it is a paradox for filters....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jan 05, 2015

From The Go-To Guy Chronicles: Un-common Sense and The Spectator Mentality

Last week I had cause to study a machine's technical manual. I'm not sure whether it was lack of care in the original authorship or in the....More
in Hydraulics At Work Dec 15, 2014

The Importance of Making A List... And Checking It Twice

In a recent accident investigation I was involved in, a man was riding unrestrained on the forks of a forklift. While at height, the forks dropped....More