Month: July 2017

When To Replace Your Hydraulic Hose Assemblies

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Wouldn’t it be great if there was a specific time limit on your hydraulic hose assembly? There would be no guess work, just mark a date on your calendar and forget about it. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. The good news is knowing when to change out the hose assembly isn’t just a wild stab …

Do You Know These O-Ring Failure Prevention Tips?

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When any piece of equipment fails it can be annoying at best – but when your o-ring seal fails, it can be catastrophic. Here are seven tips you can use to help prevent o-ring failures. Spiral Failure Spiral failure typically occurs on long stroke hydraulic piston seals and rod seals. This usually occurs when the o-ring twists …

Here’s How to Make An Accident Preparedness Plan

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Accidents happen regardless of the precautions taken. A quick response is imperative for the safety of your employees, and getting business back on track. Before creating your accident preparedness plan, consider including these vital steps. Create/Review Preventative Measures Every workplace starts with preventative and safety precautions in place. Unfortunately, when accidents it can mean that the …