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What is the primary purpose of an Accumulator in a hydraulic circuit associated with cranes?

04 Sep '19, 14:13

Sept. 4, 2019, 2:13 p.m.
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Accumulator stores oil at working pressure on the discharge side of a pump and smooth out any pressure fluctuations.

In some circuits, it serves as an emergency source of hydraulic power, which available in case of electric power failure, hydraulic motor breakdown etc.

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04 Sep '19, 14:15

Sept. 4, 2019, 2:15 p.m.
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