Design Guide

Component Basics For Mobile Equipment Hydraulics

Design engineers involved in the design, construction and maintenance of mobile hydraulic equipment need to know the basics of how the components work. Paul Heney, editorial director of Design World and Fluid Power World, has compiled an overview of component basics for mobile equipment hydraulics including, how cylinders fail and why viscosity index is important in your systems. 

Fluid Power World Editorial Director Paul Heney...

has assembled a design guide on the basics of mobile hydraulics. Topics include:

Specifying & Mounting Hydraulic Cylinders

Telescopic hydraulic cylinder use

The importance of viscosity in hydraulic fluids

How hydraulic cylinders fail

Paul Heney - Editorial Director, Fluid Power World

Paul is the Editorial Director for Design World and Fluid Power World and manages (,,, He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech and more than 20 years of experience writing about and reporting on engineering, technology and manufacturing. His focus areas include fluid power, robotics, aerospace, and green engineering.

Contact Paul

Follow Paul

Fill out the following to download the PDF guide.

Copyright ©2019 WTWH Media | All Rights Reserved