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How does a hydraulic system work?

It may seem easy to understand, a hydraulic system uses fluid to provide fluid power. But what exactly does that mean? Power Team SA, one of South Africa’s leading hydraulic suppliers, breaks down exactly how a hydraulic system works. What...

The effects of the growth of the hydraulic industry on the global cylinder market

The hydraulic equipment market was valued at USD 44.11billion in 2020 and is expected to reach UDS56.98billion by 2026 at a CAGR of 4.36% over the period of 2021–2026.  The reason for this projected growth is the accessibility and the...

What is a Toe Jack?

There are many different types of Jacks in the workshop to accomplish different tasks and carry different loads. The Toe Jack is such a piece of equipment and is perfectly designed to lift items with very low or high clearances....

The sustainability of the hydraulic industry in the future

To ensure that hydraulics remain popular, the industry needs to take a leap into the future and accommodate the needs and wants of younger users, as well as make themselves more accessible. The future of hydraulics Although hydraulic equipment should...

Hydraulic trends are affecting the lubrication market

Hydraulic equipment requires lubrication to function as well as to lessen the friction between the components ensuring a longer life span. It is no surprise then that trends within the hydraulics industry will affect the hydraulics lubrication market. Trends within...

How to maintain your hydraulic cylinder

Looking after your hydraulic components ensures that the system works perfectly at all times. Just as with all equipment, regular and correct maintenance allows for machinery to run for longer without unnecessary downtime. Hydraulic cylinders are no exception. To keep...

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