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Six Types of Hydraulics Contamination to Hunt Down

By |2018-03-07T18:04:32+00:00November 1st, 2016|Hydraulic Cleanliness and Flushing, Hydraulic Fluids, White Paper|

Tech helps in fighting the hydraulic contamination battle. If anybody tells Sarum Hydraulics that there is a “contamination issue”, we insist on digging deeper. Maybe that was an acceptable blanket excuse in 1986, but not today. We just need to know what it is.  We had an “old school” optical microscope for years, a cheap [...]

Cutting through to hydraulic cleanliness.

By |2018-03-07T18:07:06+00:00January 19th, 2016|Blog, Hydraulic Cleanliness and Flushing, Hydraulic Fluids, White Paper|

Cutting through to hydraulic cleanliness. With lots of suppliers all pushing their products, it can be easy to lose the plot on hydraulic cleanliness. Is cleanliness an issue? After 30 years, Sarum thinks that dirty hydraulic systems are a menace. Yes, they may well work in a disgusting state for years, but chances are there [...]

Is flushing hydraulics worth the trouble?

By |2018-03-07T18:10:25+00:00April 1st, 2015|Blog, Hydraulic Cleanliness and Flushing, Hydraulic Fluids, White Paper|

How clean hydraulics is the key to reliable hydraulics. Cleanliness is key to reliable hydraulics. Yes, you may get failures for assorted engineering reasons, but our take is that building systems clean dramatically improves reliability and that then flushing a system can be an amazingly good investment. Keep in mind the difference between building clean [...]