Archive for 2014

Call Bernell Hydraulics Before Buying Used Hydraulic Equipment

We help provide the data you need for an accurate cost evaluation. Are you in the market for a used excavator, forklift, backhoe, or other piece of mobile hydraulic equipment? Buying used almost always provides a great advantage over buying new, as you can get a highly reliable piece of equipment for a fraction of…

4 Mistakes That Could Be Costing You Money

Are you making any of these mistakes at your business? Hydraulic equipment can be expensive to operate. Naturally you wouldn’t want to make any mistakes in operation or maintenance that could add to your costs unnecessarily. Unfortunately, in our many decades in the hydraulic parts and service business we have seen firsthand that many people…

Hydraulic Superlatives: The World’s Biggest & Best Hydraulic Equipment

Learn some interesting facts about feats of engineering in hydraulic equipment The world of hydraulics is full of some very interesting equipment, including some of the biggest and most powerful equipment in the world. This is possible because the fluid power transfer that occurs in hydraulic equipment allows for impressive feats of strength without having…

Do Your Hydraulic Hoses Need Extra Protection?

Discover strategies to protect your hydraulic hoses from damage. Hydraulic hoses are one of the most important parts of any hydraulic system. After all, it would be impossible for fluids to travel without hoses! Unfortunately, hydraulic hoses also have the highest failure rate of any part of the system. This is simply because flexible rubber…

Safety Tips for Working with Hydraulic Fluids

Help prevent risk of personal injury or environmental damage with these safety tips. Hydraulic fluids are the lifeblood of a hydraulic system, but they are not so health-giving to human beings or the planet. Fortunately, the risks associated with hydraulic fluids can be controlled by following these simple safety tips. Wear Protective Gear When Handling…

How Fast Will Your Hydraulic Pump Wear Out?

Increase pump life with these three tips. The hydraulic pump is one of the most important components of the hydraulic system, so naturally you want it to last as long as possible. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to predict exactly how many years of service life you will get out of a particular type or…