Hydraulics

Hydraulic sorting gates, Part 4: Valves

Hydraulic sorting gates, Part 4: Valves

The brains of a hydraulic sorting system are the valves. These are what takes fluid that is flowing thru the circuit and divert it into a cylinder or motor to do work for you. In this post, we will go over the basic options you have for valves on a hydraulic system.

Hydraulic sorting gates, Part 3: Power supply

Hydraulic sorting gates, Part 3: Power supply

The first step in any hydraulic system is the pump unit. In this post, I’ll explain all the parts in a pump unit, what they do, and what is needed for a good set of hydraulic gates. Keep in mind that every system is different and has it’s own set of demands.