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System Arrangements & Guidelines


 When determining the type of Lift or Tool required for your application, consider these two questions: 


  1. Is your load balanced or unbalanced?
  2. Guided or unguided load?

Selecting the right Cylinder or Tool for your specific application: 


  1. Determine the force required (add an extra 20% as a rule of thumb).
  2. Determine the total amount of oil required for each cylinder(s) and/or tool(s).
  3. Determine the closed height, stroke requirement and diameter footprint allowable.
  4. Push and/or pull requirement. For cylinders, single acting, mechanical or spring return or double acting.

 To select the right Pump source for your application, you will need to know the following: 

  1. What is the maximum system operating pressure requirement?
  2. What is the volume of oil required? Add all of the cylinder(s) and/or tool(s) cubic volume requirements and add 1 cubic inch per 1.66 feet of hose.
  3. What is the preferred source of power? (hand, air, electric, or gas) If hand pump is selected, choose between single or two speed.
  4. Do you need this to be portable? (consider weight and size).

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