Month: July 2022

How to check hydraulic relief valve before it fails

How to Check Hydraulic Relief Valve Before It Fails

If you’re having problems with your hydraulic system, you should check the relief valve first. If it isn’t functioning properly, you can try to clean it or replace it. To do so, disconnect the plumbing at Point B. Loosen the adjusting screw. Then, connect the gauge to the valve. The pressure gauge should show zero …

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How does a hydraulic directional control valve work?

How Does a Hydraulic Directional Control Valve Work?

Several industrial applications use directional control valves, including die casting, machine tooling, marine/offshore, press, and plastics/paper. They are also used in turbine control, which uses steam or water as the fluid to control pressure and flow. Here is a quick overview of these valves. But for more details, read on! Ultimately, it’s important to understand …

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