Wind Turbine Guide: introduction, installation, and maintenance

Wind Turbine Guide: introduction, installation, and maintenance

Blog Outline What is a wind turbine and how does it work? A wind turbine is a device that converts kinetic energy from the wind into electrical energy. The most common type of wind turbine uses a rotor to capture the wind’s kinetic energy and turn it into rotational energy. This rotational energy is then…

Different Types of Bearing Pullers and What to Consider Before Buying

Different Types of Bearing Pullers and What to Consider Before Buying

Blog Outline A bearing puller is a specialized tool that is used to remove bearings from a shaft. The bearing puller consists of two parts: the body and the jaws. The body is attached to the shaft, and the jaws are connected to the bearing. When the jaws are tightened, they pull the bearing off…

DIY: How to Replace Damaged Hydraulic Cylinder Seals

DIY: How to Replace Damaged Hydraulic Cylinder Seals

Blog Outline Hydraulic cylinder seals are commonly damaged in a variety of ways. The most common cause is mechanical failure, such as over-torquing or sudden load changes. Other causes include contamination and wear caused by oil and grease, water, and other fluids. Damage to the seal can lead to leakage, which can be extremely costly…

How to Choose the Right Hydraulic Torque Wrench for your Job

How to Choose the Right Hydraulic Torque Wrench for your Job

Blog Outline What is a hydraulic torque wrench? A hydraulic torque wrench is a tool used to apply torque to a joint or bolt. It uses the power of hydraulic fluid to rotate the wrench handle and apply pressure to the bolt or joint. Torque wrenches are helpful when installing or removing parts in difficult-to-reach…

Bolt Tensioning vs Torquing: Introduction, difference, pros and cons.

Bolt Tensioning vs Torquing: Introduction, difference, pros and cons.

Blog Outline Introduction Bolt tensioning and torquing are two different ways to adjust the tension on a bolt. Torque is the ability to apply a rotational force and is used to tighten and loosen bolts, while bolt tensioning is when the bolt’s nut is tightened against the head of the bolt. This tightening creates a…