Load testing gone bad

Enerpac

We wanted to find out how strong some of the webbing we sell is and test some of our sewing. Years ago we used the Enerpac hydraulic ram to load test other items and since we could convert hydraulic pressure to the load in pounds we thought we were set.

We were wrong! The first couple of tests went just fine but then we noticed we were not able to apply much pressure, then we found hydraulic fluid all over the place. It seems that a seal blew, probably due to lack of use (and lubrication), so now we need to rebuild the ram. Genuine Enerpac parts were obtained, we just need to put it back together.

Now, what goes where????

Rollie Herman

Rollie Herman

Working in the marine industry since 1971, president of Westpac Marine since 1984.
Past president of the United States Marine Safety Association and retired sailor
Rollie Herman

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Rollie Herman

Working in the marine industry since 1971, president of Westpac Marine since 1984. Past president of the United States Marine Safety Association and retired sailor

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