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Sponsors of Friendship Circle of Houston, Texas.

Sapphire Hydraulics has a special relationship with the Friendship Circle of Houston, Texas. For years we have participated and volunteered in many of Friendship Circle’s programs designed to nurture the needs of handicapped and special needs individuals and their families. This year Sapphire Hydraulics is a very proud sponsor of the 2020 Zoo Walk. Join […]

Everyday Items That Use Hydraulics

We all know that there are plenty of uses for hydraulic systems in Houston, TX, but most people associate them with heavy machinery and construction equipment. You might be surprised to find out that you use hydraulics every day, at home, in the office and when running errands. Hydraulic systems are, at their most basic, […]

How to Check Heavy Equipment Hydraulic Fluid Levels

You undoubtedly know the importance of hydraulic fluid when it comes to heavy machinery. As your machine’s hydraulic fluid is depleted, it becomes more difficult to properly lubricate the moving parts. In fact, the dirt and debris that your hydraulic fluid picks up can damage your hydraulic system in Houston, TX. Keeping your engines’ fluid […]

Case Study: Atlas Grapple near S Loop E Fwy and Myawa Rd in Houston, TX

Issue at Hand A main hose on the grapple was leaking hydraulic fluid which shot down their operation. Solution We located the leaking hose and replace it with a number 12 (3/4”) 4 wire high pressure 6,000 PSI hydraulic hose, and two end-hose metric fittings. Location City: Houston, TX 77033 Neighborhood: Near S Loop E […]

Case Study: Loader Backhoe 580N near Sam Houston Parkway in Houston, TX

Issue at Hand There were two hydraulic hoses leaking on a case loader backhoe 580N. Every time they would lift the bucket it would rub against the hoses, which eventually caused them to tear and leak hydraulic fluid. Solution Replace both hoses and adjust them so they do not rub against the bucket anymore. Location […]