A hydraulic generator uses a compact hydraulic motor instead of diesel engines, which reduces size weight and noise levels of the generator. Energy transmission occurs when hydraulic flow is applied to the hydraulic motor and turns the generator which produces energy.  Hydraulic hoses connect to the motor, allowing the generator to be installed in a variety of places, including a compartment, on top of the apparatus body, or within engine housings.

Routine inspections are critical for the generator’s performance and preventing potential issues. These inspections involve various aspects, including visual checks, assessment of fluid quality, pump operation, validation of valve functionality, examination of electrical components, and comprehensive system testing.

Visual inspections require examination of the hydraulic generator’s components, inspecting for visible signs of wear, damage, or abnormalities. This includes assessing the state of hydraulic hoses, electrical connections, hydraulic motor, fittings, and as well looking for potential leaks or issues. Regular visual inspections are key to addressing potential problems.

Monitoring the quality of hydraulic fluid is important for proper lubrication and functioning of the hydraulic system. Regular checks involve assessing hydraulic fluid clarity, consistency, and cleanliness to identify any signs of contamination, fluid degradation, or insufficient levels. Maintaining high-quality hydraulic fluid helps prevent premature wear and damage to system components and extends the life of the hydraulic generator.

The electrical components of the hydraulic generator include inspections of wiring, connections, and controls.  This process involves checking for loose connections, damaged wiring, or faulty components that may impact electrical supply or control signals. It is also important to test electrical systems under load conditions helps to identify potential issues such as voltage fluctuations or power surges, enabling timely corrective actions to maintain system integrity and safety.

Moley Magnetics’ fully enclosed hydraulic magnets have a number of advantages including faster installation to the machine than a traditional system and an entire machine does not need to be dedicated.  Simply move the magnet from machine to machine or site to site saving time and transportation costs. To learn more about Moley Magnetics hydraulic generators and fully enclosed hydraulic magnets, and to explore how they can benefit your operations, don’t hesitate to contact us today.  Consider checking out our educational series on fully enclosed hydraulic magnets here.