A hydraulic pump, which is a water pump that uses the kinetic energy of flowing water to push a small portion of that water to a higher level tank, is a mechanical device used to move fluids in a hydraulic system.
It can mainly be divided into hydrostatic and hydrodynamic. The first is the positive displacement pump type. In contrast to hydrostatic pumps, the latter can have a fixed displacement volume where the volume cannot be adjusted. You can also hop over to this website to know more about hydraulic pumps.
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At the same time, the hydrodynamic pump has a more complex design that allows the user to adjust the volume if there is a special need.
How does a hydraulic pump work? It works on Pascal's law, which states: "The pressure in a static hydraulic fluid in a closed system is the same everywhere." Usually, in hydraulic pumps, water or other liquid is under high pressure and moves through different motors and cylinders.
Of course, like many other types of pumps, hydraulic pumps have a wide range of applications. Its applications can be summarized as transfer and circulation of fluids in light industry and agriculture, irrigation, and pressure raising.
And in everyday applications, especially in hydraulic systems, a single pump can serve multiple cylinders and motors.
Hydraulic pumps include gear pumps, screw pumps, curved axis pumps, peristaltic pumps, etc. All of these different types of pumps have many characteristics in common.