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3 Things To Be Careful About When Repairing A Hydraulic Cylinder

by Christine Matthews

If your business uses a hydraulic cylinder, and it is in need of repair, there are a few things that you want to be cautious about. You need to be careful when repairing a hydraulic cylinder to ensure that you don't further damage the cylinder during the repair process.

Be Aware When Disassembling the Cylinder

As you disassemble the cylinder in order to clean it, make sure that you are aware of what you are doing. Take apart the cylinder when you don't have other distractions that are grabbing for your attention. As you take apart the cylinder, have an area set-up for you to carefully place the parts as you take the cylinder apart.

Make sure that you keep your focus and attention at the process at hand. You want to be able to put the cylinder back together correctly when you are done.

You may want to take pictures as you take apart the cylinder in order to remember where everything goes. Or you may want label each part in the order that you took it off the cylinder to remember where it goes.

Check All Parts

When repairing your hydraulic cylinder, you want to make sure that you look at all the different parts, and see what condition they are in. If you are taking the time to take apart your hydraulic cylinder, you are going to want to repair and fix any damaged parts all at once.

Keep an eye on each part that you remove, paying especially attention to the pistons and bands. These parts often go out and need to be repaired.

Be Careful with Metal Tools

When you take apart your piston, make sure that you are careful with the tools that you use. Metal tools can easily scratch your hydraulic cylinder if you are not careful. When taking apart your hydraulic cylinder, you don't want to scratch the seals at all. If you scratch or damage the seals, you will have to replace them even if they were in okay shape before.

You also need to be really careful around the shaft of the hydraulic cylinder. If you put a scratch on the shaft of the cylinder, this will impede the function of the cylinder, resulting in the need to replace that part as well.

When doing repairs on your hydraulic cylinder, make sure that you have an uninterrupted work environment. Pay attention to the order and way that the parts go on and work together, and be very careful not to scratch the seals and shaft with any metal tools as you work. 


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