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Tips for Fitting a Hydraulic Seal to Hydraulic Pumps

By |2018-03-07T18:14:22+00:00March 6th, 2018|Hydraulic Seals, Most Popular, White Paper|

This is what we have learnt about fitting hydraulic seals into our pumps. They will be relevant to most other hydraulic equipment. We will add to it and are always happy to receive feedback. Contents: Three tips for easy hydraulic sealing before you start. Things to beware when you’re stripping hydraulics down! Our five big [...]

What is the right Elastomer for your hydraulic sealing and is it important?

By |2018-03-07T18:14:44+00:00March 6th, 2018|Blog, Hydraulic Hand Pump Basics, Hydraulic Seals, Most Popular, White Paper|

How picking the right elastomeric hydraulic seal material is more than just chemistry and a catalogue. Use a seal material catalogue Useful elastomer materials What to watch out for Formulations change over time Specialist compounds Shelf life Machined seals Talk to an applications engineer After 30 years, Sarum Hydraulics knows quite a lot about seals [...]

MICROPAC HAND OPERATED PUMPS SERVICE AND SEAL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR PISTON ROD BEARING WITH CAPPED ROD SEAL

By |2018-03-07T18:00:58+00:00February 15th, 2018|Hydraulic Seals, White Paper|

We use these capped piston rod bearing seals extensively. Trelleborg call this type of seal a “stepseal”, although lots of people produce their own versions. Why do we like them? They offer extended life, cope with fluids with poor lubricity and allow you to easily swap the elastomeric O ring that fits under them to [...]

MICROPAC HAND OPERATED PUMPS INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR CAPPED PISTON SEALS

By |2018-03-07T18:01:19+00:00February 15th, 2018|Hydraulic Seals, White Paper|

Just like the stepped piston rod bearing seals, we use these capped piston seals extensively. Why? They offer extended life, cope with fluids with poor lubricity and allow you to easily swap the elastomeric O ring that fits under them to cope with a wide range of fluids and temperatures. A moulded seal rarely gives [...]