Bosch Rexroth has published a booklet to help technicians diagnose problems with hydraulic systems, understand the basics of oil contamination control and recognize the importance of good filtration practices.
According to the company, monitoring oil cleanliness and preventing contamination are some of the most important factors in preventing system downtime, and costly repairs and component replacement. This pocket-sized booklet explores the sources of problems with fluid systems and common types of oil contamination, and offers suggestions for how to achieve oil cleanliness in accordance with ISO 4406. It offers an overview of key filter properties such as filtration grade, dirt absorption capacity and differential pressure; provides fitting tolerances of hydraulic components; recommends oil cleanliness levels for different application types; and suggests filter material/filtration grades.
The booklet also profiles more than a dozen Rexroth products, including an assortment of filters, monitors and testing equipment. Visit boschrexroth-us.com/filter to order a free copy.