In your search for hydraulic equipment lubricants, you likely discovered that lubricant suppliers can offer several other products and services. With each supplier offering something different from full service to niche-specific products, matching products and services to the needs and applications of your company can provide a significant challenge.
There are many ways to reduce the contamination that can cause an increase in your system’s copper levels. Although they can be alarming, significant increases in copper do far less damage. Interestingly, it’s when the increase in copper is small and subtle that hydraulic system trouble can follow. Close examination of these increases, as well as checking for simultaneous increases in aluminium, lead, zinc and tin is something which should also be watched closely and taken seriously.