Hydraulic Cylinder Seals Failure – The Main Causes
One of the main causes of hydraulic cylinder failure is seal failure. Although the cost of a hydraulic cylinder seal is not too high, it can be very expensive for production loss and failure of downtime when the seal becomes the cause of cylinder failure.
When the seal is not properly installed: It is important to consider the following when the seal is installed:
- Seal protection from cuts and scratches
- Perfect lubrication
- Check whether the seal is placed upside down. This is a common problem.
- Precautions here are very careful when installing a hydraulic seal
When a hydraulic system is contaminated: This is another major cause of hydraulic seal failure. Contamination is caused by external elements such as mud, …