January 22, 2019 Hydraulic Products Blogs 0 Comment
Hydraulic systems are widely used in day to day life in a range of industries. So much so that many people don’t even think about it anymore! Here are some common everyday uses of hydraulics that you may not of thought of.
Hydraulics play a huge role in a vehicle’s braking system,
specifically the brake fluid. The system works by the brake pedal being pressed,
forcing the rod and piston within the master cylinder to be moved, achieving
the slowing down/stopping of the vehicle.
While it may not be an everyday thing for everyone, the
majority of people have been on an airplane before. Air travel is constantly
growing and is becoming more and more available in everyday life. In fact,
hydraulics has played a critical role in airplane operations. Hydraulics
technology is used to slow down the airplane on the runway and adjusting the
Spinning motors are widely used in all kinds of theme park
and provide a great source of entertainment by powering rides. Hydraulics
technology in spinning motors are most commonly found in rides such as Ferris
The construction industry has hugely benefitted from
hydraulics technology, as without hydraulics it would be near impossible to
lift such heavy materials to high storey buildings. Other construction
machinery that has been benefitted by the advancement of hydraulics are pumps,
forklifts and cherry pickers.
Again, something that’s a big part of our everyday lives that
we may forget about when it comes to hydraulics. Bin Wagon of course have large
compressors to crush rubbish and make room for more. These are controlled by
hydraulics! Apparently, the process of compacting the rubbish actually helps
save the environment by stopping landfills from filling up so quickly.