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Hydraulic Motors in Agricultural Machinery

Power of Hydraulics in Agriculture Equipment

Since the first horse-powered farm equipment was put into use, much has changed when it comes to agricultural equipment. Much of the power needed for equipment like combines and harvesters to function is transferred via hydraulics. In this Shop Talk Blog post we are going to look at some examples of how hydraulics, and especially hydraulic motors, are used in agricultural equipment.


5 Hydraulic Fluid Questions Answered

Key to Hydraulic Drive Motors

There are certain questions that seem to come up quite often when it comes to hydraulic fluid. Since hydraulic fluid is key to a functioning hydraulic motor or final drive, we decided to address some of the more interesting questions in this Shop Talk Blog post.



Autopsy: Bobcat 331 Mini Excavator Final Drive (w/Video)

Bobcat Mini Excavator Findings

In this Shop Talk Blog post, we are going to review the "autopsy" findings for a mini-excavator final drive taken off a Bobcat 331. We'll go through this step-by-step, just like the technician who disassembled and inspected this hydraulic drive motor.

Final Drive Gear Oil Characteristics: Clearing Up the Confusion

Final Drive Gear Oil

Have you ever looked at the specifications for gear oil and wondered what all those values really meant?  Considering how important gear oil is to your final drive motor, its always good to know as much you can.   In this blog post, we are going delve into the sometimes confusing but always interesting world of gear oil characteristics!

10 Step Final Drive Reman Process

Reman Hydraulic Drive Motors

The process used to remanufacture a final drive may seem a bit mysterious, but the benefits are all too real!  That's the topic of this Shop Talk Blog:  the benefits of Texas Final Drive 10 Step Reman Process for Final Drives.  Learn why you should seriously consider purchasing a reman final drive instead of just having one repaired or purchasing a new one.

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