Fundamental Hydraulics

This three-day course emphasizes the fundamentals and principles of hydraulic system operation.  It focuses on component construction and operation, as well as the role of the individual components in and operating hydraulic system.  The student will come away with a solid foundation for future studies within the hydraulic industry.

Who Should Attend: This course is appropriate for Maintenance, Repair, Sales, Managers, Outside Service, Engineers, and Drafter personnel.

Topics Covered:

  • Hydraulic Principles and fundamentals
  • Reservoirs and fluids
  • Gear, vane, and piston pumps
  • Pressure controls
  • Directional controls
  • Flow controls
  • Cylinders
  • Vane and piston motors
  • Contamination control
  • Proportional and servo valves
  • Cartridge valves
  • Accumulators

Completion Requirements:

This class earns Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s). Students who score a 70% or above on their post tests will receive the CEU’s. Students who score below 70% will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Cancellation Policy:

Full payment with a purchase order or credit card is required upon registration. A full refund will be issued only if the customer contacts S. G. Morris in writing no fewer than 10 business days prior to the first day of class or if the class is canceled by S. G. Morris.  Cancellations made in less than 10 business days before the start of class or students who do not show up will be charged in full and no refund will be issued.

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