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Hydraulic system explained

Discussion in 'General Industry Questions' started by H621, Apr 8, 2021 at 3:35 AM.

  1. H621

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    I'm wanting to learn basic and detailed components and functions of hydraulic system on equipment. Does anyone have any good references for books or articles?
     
  2. Delmer

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    What are you working on? Vickers Industrial Hydraulics Manual is good, but focused a little more towards industrial, still a good foundation. If you're working on JD, then they have a good hydraulics manual, I'd bet Cat would have something similar and I'd want that. If you have an open center machine, then any basic manual should cover it.
     
  3. John C.

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    If I remember right, and that's a big if, Deere had a whole series of books called Fundamentals of Service. The series covered most aspects of equipment: electrical, hydraulics, engines and transmissions. There are some knowledgable Deere people here that can confirm or deny how good my memory is. Where about in the Cascades are you?
     
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    That Vickers Industrial hydraulic book is great. Their Mobile hydraulic book is also great. I used it when I taught hydraulics.

    Tim Dell wrote a great text, recently. (The publisher paid me to review it). I would adopt it, if I was teaching again

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  5. mg2361

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    Yes they did. Those courses are all done on-line now. I'll have to do some digging to see if they still publish those.
     
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