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Bendix Hydro Boost Brake System

This system was developed by Bendix Corporation as a solution to the typically crowded engine compartments consisting of larger vacuum units. Figure 9.3 contains a schematic of this system. The basic system consists of an open center spool valve and … Continue reading

02. December 2011 by and
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Hydraulic Power Steering

Power steering is another automotive application developed by Bendix Corporation. This is used in conjunction with a conventional type steering gear. The hydraulic power cylinder is mounted at any convenient place where it can be connected to act directly on … Continue reading

02. December 2011 by and
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Hydraulic Road Patrol Truck Circuits

Figure 6-25, diagrams A and B respectively, shows a road-patrol truck’s hydraulic system and a hydraulic circuit’s schematic, as a comparison. The truck needs three double-acting cylinders to operate its blades and dump body: a plow hoist cylinder for the … Continue reading

14. January 2011 by and
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Hydraulic Power Steering Circuits

Hydraulic power steering incorporates a hydraulic boost into a basic manual-steering system. A basic manual-steering system is an arrangement of gears in a box that multiplies the input torque from the steering wheel to a much greater torque at the … Continue reading

14. January 2011 by and
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Hydraulic Lift Circuit

Figure 6-21 shows the lift portion of the hydraulic system. The circuit has two cylinders: a single-acting lift cylinder and a double-acting tilt cylinder. The lift cylinder moves the lifting fork up and down. The tilt cylinder tilts the mast … Continue reading

14. January 2011 by and
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