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Using Water Glycol as Your Hydraulic Fluid?

Using Water Glycol as Your Hydraulic Fluid?

Okay, so you've decided to take advantage of the many benefits of water-glycol as a hydraulic fluid. And you've considered all the precautions that come with using a low-viscosity hydraulic fluid and component compatibility.

Other considerations might not be so obvious, so click here to read a brief discussion of other recommendations from Ron Durante, Director of MRO Services at Price Engineering.

We also cover water hydraulics fairly often in the magazine, so here are links to a few of what I think are among the best:
• Water Hydraulics: Benefits and Limitations
• MRI Patients Walk on Water
• The Old Timer Part 20: Water to the Rescue
• Water Pushes into High-Pressure Systems



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