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What Hydraulic Power Units (HPU) Pump Configuration Is Best?

Pumps will affect the configuration of your hydraulic power units (HPU) configuration.  The pump you select also influences system performance, complexity, and costs.  When considering which pumps to use, you want to decide whether piston pumps, gear pumps, or vane pumps would match your needs and desired system output.

Hydraulic Piston Pumps

Piston pumps are considered to be the top-of-the-line premium pump solution for certain applications.  They are highly efficient and offer a wide array of control and configuration options.

Piston pumps can also operate at high-pressure ranges such as those needed in hydraulic construction equipment.  Yet, piston pumps can be expensive, have complex designs, and be noisy when in operation.

Hydraulic Gear Pumps

Gear pumps are cost-effective, easy to install, maintain and are also efficient and reliable with a large range of complimentary valves.  Standard Gear pumps can be quite noisy when in use but low noise variants are available, a range that is virtually silent such is the Hydreco S series units built by White House Products.

Hydraulic Vane Pumps

Vane pumps are an all-around pump solution that can be used for a variety of applications. They are fairly efficient, run quieter than piston or standard gear pumps, variable displacement units and some built in output control valves are available.  However, they are not designed for high-pressure use.

Ultimately, you need to decide on the circuit pressure output required from your HPU configuration to select the best pump.  For assistance in choosing the best hydraulic pumps for your HPU configuration, please contact White House Products, Ltd. at +44 (0) 1475 742500 today.

We are a leading hydraulic equipment supplier of quality pumps, parts, components, motors, and more. We deliver the right solutions to our customers around the world.

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