Hydraulic applications that do not require great speed, frequent operation or used in a remote location. Earthmover, tire removal, cake decorating head adjustment, water pressure static testing, conveyor level adjustment, lamppost lifting; the list is endless.
~Stephen M, Design Engineer, Rotherham, UK
Inflation of inner tubes, jacking against heavy machinery for plate load testing, jacking of concrete walls for soil nail testing.
~Senior Geotechnician, Newstead, Australia
Raising and lowering of manually operated hydraulically adjustable fall protection structures.
~Engineering, Design, Rosenort, Canada
Have used them in API Plan 52 & 53 mechanical seal flushing plans. Also in hydro test units.
~Engineering, Consulting, Chennai, India
Emergency pumps in hydraulic power packs, foot pump in MRI Table hydraulics.
~PRASAD M, Engineering Consultant, BANGALORE, INDIA
Filling vessels where an electric motor would be dangerous or more costly.
~Alan M, Process Engineer, Vancouver, Canada
~NICK B, Technical Support, CHELMSFORD, UK
Hand operated hydraulic tools, operating on 20,000 PSI.
~Dan M, Engineer, Jerusalem, Israel
Gas pump, water pump at homestead I homesteaded in AK.
~Dawson L, Retired Airline Capt., Big Lake, AK
Pumping water and inflating tires, rubber rafts, etc.
~Manufacturing, Vung Tau, Viet Nam
Domestic in well applications, back up water sources.
~Marketing/Sales, Spokane, WA
Unusual access positions for hand or foot .
~Gordon M, Engineer, Melbourne, Australia
Filling cooling systems with water glycol.
~Peter R, Design Engineer, Sunbury on Thames, UK
Maintenance/drain of grey water systems.
~Research & Development, Monterrey, Mexico
Pumping oil/lubricant from the drum.
~General Corporate Mgmt, Vancouver,, Canada
Used a hand pump for livestock.
~Daniel A, Retired, Las Cruces, NM
Hand pumps for fuels & oils.
~Engineering, Consulting, Goshen, IN
Inflating rafts and kayaks.
~Michael G, Theatre Tech, Cave Junction, OR
Pumping water from a well.
~farmer, bowmanville, canada
~Builder/Contractor, Center Line, MI
Operating hydraulic cylinders
~Manufacturing, Wellingborough, Great Britain
~Engineering, Faculty/Staff/Student, Troy, NY