Seriously... How Clean Is Your Oil?
Not to be misconstrued as Kim & Aggie's next TV show... When a hydraulic system packs up, the first assumption usually is that one of the parts has failed; with the likes of a burst hose this is easy to tell but on a gear pump or similar, the reason might not be so obvious until you open it up and give it a bit of an autopsy. You'd probably put it down to the part not being up to the task, but what if it wasn't that component's fault? According to the National Fluid Power C