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 Aug 30, 2016

The REAL Value Of The Humble Hydraulic Symbol

As most hydraulic technicians know, there's usually a better than even chance that a schematic diagram will not be available for the hydraulic....More
in Hydraulics At Work Aug 22, 2016

How 'Power Beyond' Works [Video]

Newbies to the hydraulics biz often have trouble grasping the concept of 'Power Beyond'. Because while they tend to grasp the circuitry easily enough....More
in Hydraulics At Work Aug 15, 2016

How To Calculate Hydraulic Cylinder Efficiency

With modern sealing technology, the volumetric efficiency (leakage losses) of a hydraulic cylinder in good condition approaches 100%. But the....More
in Hydraulics At Work Aug 09, 2016

Is This Problem Destroying Your Hydrostatic Transmission? [Video]

In 1981, just in time for the wheat harvest, Dad took delivery of a new combine harvester. It was one of many he owned over the years, but this one....More
in Hydraulics At Work Aug 02, 2016

Hydraulic Troubleshooting: Do As I Say; Not As I Do!

Hydraulic troubleshooting as a logical process of elimination which begins with checking the easy things first. This emphasis on investigating the....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jul 26, 2016

How And Why To Monitor Hydraulic Filter Condition

Continuous monitoring of the filter elements in a hydraulic system can provide valuable clues to the performance of the filter and the condition of....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jul 18, 2016

How To Store Hydraulic Cylinders - Part 2

In my previous post, I discussed the procedure I use when preparing hydraulic cylinders for storage. In response to it, one of our members posed this....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jul 11, 2016

How To Store Hydraulic Cylinders -- Safely

A question I get asked a lot by equipment owners, is the procedure for storing spare hydraulic cylinders for an extended period. So here's what I....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jul 04, 2016

Hydraulic Diagrams You Should Not Do Without

A picture is worth a thousands words. And so is an accurate hydraulic diagram. It can also be worth a lot of nickel. Consider the four main types of....More
in Hydraulics At Work Jun 27, 2016

How To Make Sense Of Case Drain Flow From A Hydrostatic transmission

"I tried one afternoon and evening to determine what was wrong with a hydrostatic transmission by monitoring case drain flow and was confused by the....More

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