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Leaks, Causes and Cures Training Course


Do hydraulic systems have to leak? Leaks are a common challenge in hydraulic systems. But are they inevitable or can you fix or even prevent them? This course covers everything you need to know to manage leaks in your hydraulic system. 

Each student will be provided with reference materials on how to identify seals and specify seal materials, how to identify and stop leaks, as well as proper hose routing techniques to reduce leaks and extend the life of the hose. An accredited instructor with years of industry experience will teach this half-day class. 


  • The need to stop leaks
  • The hydraulic fluid index
  • The basic causes of system leakage
  • Finding the leak
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Corrective maintenance
  • Fluid transmission line connections
    • Pipe
    • Tubing
    • Hose
  • Connections
    • SAE 37° Flare Connection
    • SAE Straight Thread O-Ring
    • SAE 4-Bolt Split Flange Connection
    • O-Ring Face Seal Connection
    • Pipe Threads
    • Hose and Hose Fittings
  • Static seals
  • Dynamic seals

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 ten business days prior to the first day of class or if the class is canceled by S.G. Morris. Cancellations made in less than ten 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.

We support ongoing learning

Each course is designed to be taken as a standalone class or in a sequence. Consider this critical industry training for the key personnel in your organization.

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