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Troubleshooting Challenge

A COMPENDIUM OF PROBLEMS WITH SOLUTIONS FROM HYDRAULICS & PNEUMATICS MAGAZINE

Download this first volume in a series of eBooks to learn the solutions for real-world problems encountered with hydraulic systems.

Each release of “Troubleshooting Challenge” summarizes real-world malfunctions of hydraulic systems encountered by Bob Sheaf, Fluid Power Consultant, President of CFC Industrial Training, and Contributing Technical Expert to Hydraulics & Pneumatics.

Each problem covered includes an explanation describing a specific problem...
and a schematic of the hydraulic system. Bob then reveals what was found to be the source of the problem, how he discovered it, and how it was corrected. Bob often provides explanations of how and why the problem happened so you can avoid encountering similar problems. You’ll learn about hydraulic valves, pumps, cylinders, seals, manifolds, and other common components. Here’s a quick glance of what’s inside:

Valve malfunctions after pachyderm problem

Defects at the steel mill are a problem

Regen circuit crashes roll changing system

Snow plow truck blowing hoses

Mine shaft pump switching to stand-by

NASA loading boom swinging out of control

Clamping system losing pressure

Consider this collection a short guide in resolving real-world challenges that you can encounter in hydraulic systems. Hopefully it will give you an edge when facing future malfunctions on your own systems.

Meet the Author

Bob Sheaf,
Contributing Technical Expert
Hydraulics & Pneumatics

Content for this e-book written by Robert Sheaf, Fluid Power Consultant, President of CFC Industrial Training, and Contributing Technical Expert to Hydraulics & Pneumatics magazine.


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