By Shaun Skilton, Product Manager; Andrew Baldwin, Engineering Manager; and Marc Williams, IoT Market Sales Manager, Parker Hannifin Industry statistics show that a whopping 80% of hydraulic system failures are due to contamination. In many of these cases, undetected contaminants of various forms have clogged, blocked, or otherwise damaged … [Read more...] about Remote monitoring of hydraulic fluid particles reduces costs and downtime
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor The venerable return filter is just as crucial to your hydraulic system as your kidneys are to your body. Could your hydraulic system survive with no return line filter? Sure, I suppose in the same way you could survive without kidneys if you strapped on the dialysis machine for five hours a day a few times a … [Read more...] about Why should you use return filters in your hydraulic system?
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Hydraulic systems are susceptible to many forms of contamination – particles, heat and water. When each of these contaminants is kept in check, there is no reason your hydraulic oil cannot last indefinitely, all the while providing conditions for a reliable hydraulic system. Water is an especially interesting … [Read more...] about When should you use desiccant breathers?
You might be surprised to hear that oil and water do mix. Of course, they won't mix when poured together in a glass and stirred with a spoon. But forces at play to destroy your hydraulic system find ways to allow much more water to saturate and emulsify with your innocent hydraulic oil. Heat, oxidation and chemical contamination increase the … [Read more...] about When are vacuum dehydrators necessary?
Schroeder Industries has launched a new kit including (1) prepaid testing label and a return kit to send a filter in for Filter Debris Analysis (FDA). FDA can be used as a reliable predictive maintenance process alongside traditional oil analysis methods. This discovers the root cause of premature equipment wear and failures. Understanding the … [Read more...] about New predictive maintenance method offered by Schroeder Industries
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Aeration is the introduction of air bubbles within a liquid by passing through or across open air. Aeration most often occurs in hydraulic systems when oil returns to the tank above the oil level in the reservoir, entraining bubbles as it splashes into the tank. The primary worry with aeration is the … [Read more...] about How does aeration affect hydraulic systems?
Schroeder Industries is proud to release its Kidney Loop System Change-Over (KLCO). Through the use of the Kidney Loop System Change-Over (KLCO), plant owners and operators no longer need to compromise system/fluid condition during filter replacements. It goes without saying, the cleaner the fluid, the better the operating condition. According … [Read more...] about Kidney-loop system provides continuous fluid filtration and conditioning
Reliable Plant 2021 is set for October 19-21 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville. Currently, registration is 50% off until Friday, June 25. Reliable Plant is the place where reliability and maintenance professionals come together to learn from experts, see the latest technology and meet leaders in the industry. The … [Read more...] about Reliable Plant registration open, with 50% discount til June 25
Schroeder Industries has listened to suggestions from its customers and has begun transitioning its line of desiccant breathers to a more economic standpoint. Due to the ever-changing market conditions, Schroeder Industries is transitioning its D-AB product line to orange beads. Schroeder is always interested in new ways to meet customer … [Read more...] about Schroeder Industries gives new look to its D-AB Desiccant Breather Series
Schroeder Industries has added an all-new rental equipment program. Starting out with the products found in its Filter Systems & Diagnostics (IoT) Product Group, this program extends Schroeder’s proven fluid conditioning technology at a more affordable cost. Plant owners and operators across the globe are in a constant state of scrutiny with … [Read more...] about Schroeder Industries introduces all-new rental equipment program