Author Archives: Sapphire Hydraulics

How to Identify the Correct Hydraulic Hose Fittings

When you have a worn hydraulic hose fitting, you’ll have to identify exactly which type you have so you know what to order from your supplier. If you’ve written all these connectors down somewhere, you’ll be ahead of the game, and won’t have any difficulty. If you aren’t really sure what type of connector you […]

How Does a Hydraulic Press Work?

Hydraulic presses can help you complete tasks quickly and easily when you need to do some heavy lifting. The machines allow you to apply a relatively small force, with the device using a confined liquid to produce the large compressive force required to get work done. These presses are available in different styles and sizes […]

How to Check Hydraulic Fluid on New Holland Tractor

Farming equipment is becoming increasingly sophisticated, making it essential to familiarize yourself with ways of protecting vital engine parts and keeping the machine running efficiently. Part of this involves investing in the right fluid and lubricants for the equipment. The hydraulic oil, which is an important part of your equipment, allows you to accomplish a […]

16 Types of Hydraulic Machines Used in Construction

Of all the industries that have made use of hydraulic power, it might be said that no industry has benefited more than construction. Modern machinery equipped with hydraulic systems makes construction work safer, faster, and more efficient. From powerful excavators to more compact equipment that can be used in crowded urban areas, the use of […]

How to Fix a Leaking Hydraulic Cylinder

A couple decades ago, there were any number of places where hydraulic systems could sprout leaks and quickly become non-operational. With the advancement of technology, components are now being manufactured to more exacting standards and are less likely to fail under pressure than those older style components. However, leaks still do occur on hydraulics systems […]