Hydraulic Counterblance Valves

Introduction to hydraulic load control valves

Intro  Video  Course  Test

Things you should learn

This module will explain:

1. 1-2 What counterbalance valves are used for.

2. 1-2 How counterbalance valves work

3. 2 Different types of counterbalance valve

4. 3 Tips for operating and maintaining (See Pro course)

5. 3-4 Typical operating characteristic(See Pro course)

6. 4 How to specify(See Pro course)

7. 4 Design Tips, techniques and potential issues (See Pro course)CounterbalCounterbal

Applies to the following areas

counterbalance valve

This module is not market specific will clarify the difference between all types of pressure reducing valves and their applications.

Target Audience

People who are responsible for hydraulic equipment in the following ways:

1. Operating load control valve systems.

2. Managing or purchasing hydraulic equipment.

3. Maintenance and Design Engineers. (See Pro course)

Previous knowledge required

Students are expected to be familiar with:

1. Where hydraulic fluid power is used e.g. types of machines and industries.

2. Basic hydraulic circuit layout.

3. Able to recognise hydraulic component and their symbols.