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Preliminary Stage Hydraulics


Engineers with little or no prior knowledge, as an introduction to the training course ‘Introduction to mobile hydraulics’.

Anyone who is active in a technical-commercial environment but doesn’t carry out repairs. People who work in a sales environment, in the warehouse, in the administrative department.


No prior knowledge of the hydraulics is required.


  • To gain an insight into hydraulic operating principles, applied to aerial work platforms
  • Recognising parts on a machine and on a diagram
  • Getting to know the function of common components


Important hydraulic concepts, laws, and formulas

  • Pressure, flow rate
  • Pascal’s law

Structure of an installation
Common components and their function

  • Pump
  • Filter
  • Cylinder
  • Pressure relief valve, hose brake valve

Basic symbols and diagram reading
Introduction to proportional hydraulics
Introduction to hydrostatic drive
Practical exercises

  • Demonstrating hydraulic laws
  • Understanding the functioning of the components
  • Introduction to measuring pressure and flow rate
  • Safety


1 day


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