AN INNOVATIVE NEW BRITISH TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REMOVAL OF WATER FROM OIL AND FUEL

Filtertechnik has taken water absorbency to the next level with Filtasorb 2 which can hold twice the volume of water than the previous version and 3 times as much as its nearest competitor. In a demanding trial, using diesel at a flow rate of 150 l/min, Filtasorb 2 removed 6 litres of free and absorbed water to bring the water content to under 100ppm in a single pass from an initial level of over 44,000ppm!

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How hot is too hot?

Healthy Hydraulic’s panel of experts aim to look at all aspects of machine health and in this blog we answer a common question that we’re often asked by hydraulic equipment users: When it comes to oil’s operating temperature, how hot is too hot? Hydraulic oil will always be hot when a machine is working and…

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Oil degradation leading to oxidation, sludge and varnish

Oil degradation is a common problem in industrial, agricultural and construction equipment. Oxidation forms sludge which is the precursor to a deposit referred to as ‘varnish’. When oil degrades due to high temperatures, water or chemical contamination the functional properties of the oil are changed. Harmful products form in the oil including: • acids •…

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Recommended process for buying oil

When buying oil in bulk, buyers have a right to set specific requirements for the batch including cleanliness. Oil test certificates Reputable suppliers will provide the results of an oil test conducted on a sample taken from the batch Samples should be marked with the trademark, the batch number and the size of the consignment.…

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NFPC training courses

Training Courses – Full List For more information follow this link! Hydraulics Courses Hydraulics Awareness Stage 1 Hydraulics Stage 2 Industrial Hydraulics Stage 2 Mobile Hydraulics Hydraulic Troubleshooting Contamination Management PH1 – Introduction to Proportional Hydraulics PH2 – Electronics for Proportional Hydraulics PH3 – Advanced Proportional Hydraulics Pumps and Pump Control Systems Stage 1 Water…

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Doosan to close Belgian factory

Doosan Infracore has announced it will close its excavator factory and parts distribution facility in Frameries, Belgium with the loss of up to 313 jobs.
The company said that lower than anticipated European demand for excavators since 2010 had been a key factor in the decision. It added that the facility had been accumulating losses since 2008, and that there was no indication of a turnaround in the foreseeable future.

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