Even if you own a lot of hydraulic equipment, you still might not really know what a hydraulic power unit is – hey, just because you own it doesn’t mean you know every component and system that’s in it.
Technically speaking, hydraulic power units are the main driving components of hydraulic systems and include a motor, hydraulic pump, and reservoir for the hydraulic fluid. The fluid is put under pressure and is used to move mechanical components such as arms, blades, brakes, buckets, and more. Working in harmony, these elements make up a hydraulic power unit and can generate a tremendous amount of power to run a wide range of hydraulic equipment, such as machine tools, construction equipment, material handling systems, food processing machinery. You get the picture.