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Brendan Casey

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...

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 readings I was seeing. There was a flow meter in the transmission pump outlet and another in its case drain that always showed charge pump flow, even though the motor was bypassing profusely....More

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 and has also worked as a mechanic and service coordinator. He has taken technical courses in fluid...

Jun 25, 2016

FREE Software Helps You Draw Fluid Power Schematics

One of the most frequent inquiries that comes my way is where to find inexpensive software for drawing hydraulic and pneumatic schematics. I've seen many good ones come and go through the years, and it's hard to keep track of what's currently available. Some programs have some fantastic features. Unfortunately, they are....More

Ricardo Solorzano

Ricardo es un Ingeniero Mecánico Venezolano, egresado de la Universidad Metropolitana (UNIMET) ubicada en Caracas y cuenta además con una Maestría en Administración de Empresas (MBA) de la universidad de Clemson en Clemson, SC EE.UU. Empezó...

La hidráulica como sistema óptimo para la producción de azúcar

La hidráulica como sistema optimo para la producción de azúcar....More
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