Archive for June, 2014

The Right Hydraulic Parts Make Maintenance Easier

Shop at Bernell Hydraulics to get the right parts for your hydraulic system. We all know that maintenance is a vital part of maintaining any hydraulic system. Unfortunately, it can also be quite a drag. It can be tempting to postpone maintenance because you can’t accommodate or afford the down time. Of course, postponing maintenance…

Posted on June 20, 2014

Parker Hannifin Tests CNG Hydraulic Hybrid Trucks

Using CNG to fuel hydraulic hybrid trucks can deliver even greater energy savings. Hydraulic hybrid technology has been around for years. It enables large vehicles like garbage trucks, delivery trucks, and buses to capture the kinetic energy produced by their own braking system via a hydraulic pump and reservoir system. This energy can then be…

Posted on June 16, 2014

Should You Try a Fancy Fluid for Your Hydraulic System?

Fluids with multigrade properties, detergents, or anti-wear additives can improve performance but also carry potential risks. Most hydraulic systems will work equally well with a variety of different fluids, as long as certain vital parameters are adhered to in terms of temperature ratings, viscosity, etc. However, in addition to your basic fluids there are also…

Posted on June 12, 2014