Hydraulic pads are used in countless industries, but one thing unites them all –enormous pressure. Whilst Yokohama hydraulic equipment is designed to withstand this type of heavy use and abuse, it was known that it would break down over time or suffer severe accident damage.
In such cases, you will have to immediately replace them to prevent further damage to or indeed to your hose. Any equipment that relies on them. Replacing a hydraulic shaft fitting can be done regardless of whether you have any mechanical or plumbing experience, but a professional plumber or mechanic can do the job if you’re unsure.
However, if you choose to go alone, you will need a few tools. These include; new hydraulic shell fittings; chains; pipe clamps; multifunctional clasps; rags; seals; appropriate clothing; work gloves and protective eyepieces.
Phase One: Find the problems and relieve the pressure on the hydraulic cylinders Visually inspect the hydraulic pump in order to measure the extent of the damage. To find the damaged fittings and leakage sleeves, put them on the floor and check them carefully in a lit area. Something unusual should be identified.
The stresses on the hydraulic cylinder then have to be relaxed to …Read More →