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  • The Importance of Hydraulic Filtration in System Maintenance

    At its core, a hydraulic filter is a device designed to remove contaminants from hydraulic fluid, ensuring that the fluid remains clean and free from debris. This is essential for maintaining the performance and longevity of hydraulic systems. Hydraulic filters work by trapping contaminants such as dirt, metal particles, and other impurities as the fluid passes through the filter media.

  • A Guide to Hydraulic Filters: How They Keep Your System Clean

    A hydraulic filter is a device designed to remove contaminants from hydraulic fluid, ensuring that the fluid remains clean and free from debris. This is essential for maintaining the performance and longevity of hydraulic systems. Hydraulic filters work by trapping contaminants such as dirt, metal particles, and other impurities as the fluid passes through the filter media.

  • EATON (INTERNORMEN) FILTERS

    Neilson Hydraulics stocks and supplies Eaton (formerly Internormen) Filters and Replacement Filter Elements.

  • 10 Tips For Safe Hydraulic Cylinder Storage

    The importance of safe hydraulic cylinder storage can sometimes be underestimated. Yet, it's a fundamental aspect of responsible equipment management that affects both operational efficiency and, more critically, the safety of your workforce. In this blog post, we highlight are top tips into the crucial art of hydraulic cylinder storage, exploring why it matters and how adopting best practices can ensure not only the longevity of these hydraulic workhorses but also the well-being of those who operate in their presence.

  • Contamination in Hydraulic Systems: Causes, Effects, Prevention, and Remediation

    Contamination in hydraulic systems poses a significant threat to the reliability, performance, and lifespan of hydraulic equipment and accounts for 80% of system breakdowns primarily resulting from contamination. From microscopic particles to water and air, various contaminants can infiltrate hydraulic systems, leading to a range of issues such as component wear, fluid degradation, and system failures. In this comprehensive blog, we'll delve into the causes of contamination, its effects on hydraulic systems, preventive measures, and remediation techniques to ensure optimal system operation.

  • HENGST

    HENGST offers a complete range of high-tech filters and filter elements that satisfy the highest standards. You will find the matching solution for all your filtration needs, from hydraulic fluids and lubrication oils to industrial fluids and gases. Neilson Hydraulics is a HENGST UK distributor. At Neilson Hydraulics we stock and supply HENGST Inline Filters, Breathing Filters, Tank Mounted Filters, Duplex Filters/Inline Filters Switchable, Suction & Spin-On Filters and Filter Elements.
  • YOUR HYDRAULIC PEOPLE

    Neilson Hydraulics is a highly technical and innovative hydraulic company that offers a range of hydraulic products and components, built on over 30 years of expertise. We have a strong technical team that specialises in the design, build, manufacture, service, installation and commissioning of hydraulic systems and hydraulic power packs, from concept to completion. We have strong technical abilities in CAD, SolidWorks, system controls and hydraulic circuit design.
  • Understanding Hydraulic Accumulators: Their Types and Applications

    What is a Hydraulic Accumulator? A hydraulic accumulator is a device that stores pressurized fluid under the action of an external force. It consists of a pressure vessel, a piston, and a fluid inlet and outlet. When hydraulic fluid is pumped into the accumulator, it compresses the gas inside, storing potential energy that can be released when required.

  • Custom Hydraulic Power Packs: Tailoring Solutions for Your Needs

    Neilson Hydraulics specialises in designing and manufacturing an extensive range of Hydraulic Power Units. 

    We have been designing, building, installing and commissioning hydraulic power units for over 30 years, covering a wide range of applications across a variety of sectors.

    We manufacture custom-made hydraulic power units that can be built strictly per client specifications. We can provide you with a complete hydraulic solution from concept to completion. We can provide repeat hydraulic power units, as well as hydraulic power units for specialist projects.

  • 10 Signs Your Hydraulic Pump Needs to Be Rebuilt

    Hydraulic systems are the lifeblood of countless industrial and mobile applications, powering everything from manufacturing machinery to construction equipment. Central to these systems is the hydraulic pump, responsible for converting mechanical power into hydraulic energy. A well-maintained hydraulic pump ensures the reliability and efficiency of your hydraulic system. However, even the most robust pumps can wear out over time. Below we'll explore the ten tell-tale signs that indicate your hydraulic pump may be in need of a rebuild.

  • Hydraulic Service / Repairs

    Neilson Hydraulics offers in-house / on-site hydraulic service and hydraulic repairs. We provide expert technical, application, service and maintenance support. We offer a variety of services, including fault diagnostics, troubleshooting, testing, installation, commissioning, filter replacement and oil analysis, along with in-house hydraulic system design, manufacture, machining, fabrication, electrical controls and repair capabilities.

  • Safeguarding Your Hydraulic System: The Role of Pressure Relief Valves

    The pressure relief valve is a small yet mighty component designed to regulate pressure within the hydraulic system. Operating on a simple yet ingenious principle, these valves act as safety mechanisms, preventing pressure from exceeding predetermined thresholds. When pressure surpasses the set limit, the relief valve opens, diverting excess fluid back to the reservoir or another low-pressure area, thereby averting potential damage.