The hydraulic fluid is the most important component in a hydraulic system. Choosing the right hydraulic fluid is crucial to guarantee the best performance and efficiency of the system. Each fluid has its specific characteristics in terms of viscosity, suitable operating conditions, anti-wear properties, etc. In this article we offer valuable tips and tricks to select the right fluid for your hydraulic system.
The hydraulic fluid (HF) is a crucial element in every hydraulic system because it influences important performance parameters such as the power transmission, lubrication, heat dissipation, transport of debris, contamination and sludge formation.
To select the best hydraulic fluid you must take into account the operating conditions and requirements of your system. Furthermore you should consider applicable safety- and environmental conditions and regulations.
Choosing the right fluid for hydraulic systems
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