Some hydraulic systems generate heat, so they can benefit from using a heat exchanger. Contamination may be the biggest enemy of hydraulic systems, but excessive heat may be the biggest enemy of hydraulic oil. High temperatures damage the hydraulic fluid by accelerating oxidation, which breaks down the oil’s chemical structure and forms sludge and varnish.
Heat exchangers are widely used in mobile and industrial hydraulic systems to remove excess heat, whether it is generated by energy losses in a system or from external sources such as engines or the surrounding environment.
Heat Exchangers come in two different types: Coolers and Heaters. Hydraulic Coolers come in four types: Tubular, Plate, Air-Cooling Radiators and Refrigerants.
Sizing and selecting a heat exchanger for hydraulics isn’t always straightforward, especially when the equipment works in a wide variety of ambient temperatures and load conditions.
We design and supply hydraulic heat exchangers (Coolers and Heaters) built specifically for your application.