What are Hydraulic Powerpacks?

Hydraulic PowerpacksBeing in the hydraulic equipment repair business, we get asked a lot of questions about the various systems, components, and uses of hydraulic equipment. One of the basics is the hydraulic powerpack. So what exactly is that?

Hydraulic powerpacks are stand-alone hydraulic systems that are used to power machinery such as lifts, pumps, presses, and other equipment. Hydraulic powerpacks pump fluid from one place to another to power that separate piece of equipment. They can range in size from something that can be picked up by a couple of guys and transported in a pick-up or van all the way up to an installed piece of machinery that’s stationary and would need a crane to move.

Regardless of size and use, all hydraulic power packs have essentially the same components:

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Hard-to-find oil filters? We got ‘em!

Hard-to-find oil filters? We got ‘em! Tracking down hard-to-find hydraulic oil filters is a commonplace occurrence for us. Customers often have over-worked hydraulic systems that are old, worn, dirty and faded. This can present a challenge to anyone trying to replace an old hydraulic oil filter that may or may not be in stock at most filter suppliers, or worse, no longer available through normal supply chains.

Are you faced with:

  • A unique, hard-to-find hydraulic oil filter?
  • An old or obsolete hydraulic system?
  • A custom system?
  • A filter with the part number worn off or faded?
  • A filter you’ve never seen before?
  • A system without a filter that needs one?

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