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Industry Spotlight: Forestry and Logging

The forestry trade is a precise one. Forestry and logging machinery sometimes faces rough terrain, extreme environments, and drastic temperatures. That’s why it’s crucial for forestry equipment to have reliable hydraulic cylinders to ensure safety, … Read More


Industry Spotlight: Railway

Railways are not just an essential part of American commerce, but American history. In 1827, the first railway was laid for steam engines in Baltimore, Maryland. The first track was only 13 miles long and … Read More

Industry Spotlight: Mining

While many industries use specialized equipment, there’s only one industry that uses it hundreds of feet underground, in an environment few have ever traveled to. In this underground world, having a fluid power equipment failure … Read More

Most Popular Blogs in 2016

Want to catch the latest and most popular blogs from the first quarter of 2016? Aggressive Hydraulics’ blog readers visited and spent the most time on these three blog posts published so far this year: … Read More

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How to Avoid Dieseling in Hydraulic Cylinders

Dieseling or often called the dieseling effect in hydraulic cylinders refers to when hydraulic cylinder oil mixes with air and explodes when pressurized. This type of combustion has two primary causes: Negative pressure builds on … Read More

The Basics of Hydraulic Cylinder Calculations

Ever wonder what goes into determining specifications for a hydraulic cylinder? This YouTube video by Aaron Schellenberg provides clear explanations as well as detailed illustrations to describe the complex process of hydraulic cylinder calculations. With … Read More