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why the ME engine accumulator is filled with nitrogen?

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15 May, 18:34

May 15, 2022, 6:34 p.m.
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Answer:

Hydraulic accumulators act as pressure surges compensators in hydraulic systems.

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Gas chamber of accumulator changes its volume in response to change of system pressure. All accumulator's gas chambers should be pre-charged with gas to some pressure (which should be regularly checked every 4 months).

Air is not suitable as a compressed gas medium as it contains oxygen. Nitrogen is the cheapest inert gas and perfectly suitable as compressible medium in technical systems.

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15 May, 19:30

May 15, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
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