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Hydraulic accumulator as shock absorber

One of the most important industrial applications of accumulators is in the elimination or reduction of high-pressure pulsations or hydraulic shocks. Hydraulic shock (or water hammer, as it is frequently called) is caused by the sudden stoppage or deceleration of … Continue reading

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Hydraulic Accumulator as Leakage Compensator

In this application (Figure 7.23), the accumulator acts as a compensator, by compensating for losses due to internal or external leakage that might occur during an extended period of time, when the system is pressurized, but not in operation. The … Continue reading

23. December 2010 by and
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Bladder Type Separator Gas Loaded Hydraulic Accumulator

The bladder-type accumulator contains an elastic barrier between the oil and gas as shown in the cross-sectional view in (Figure 7.20). The bladder is fitted to the accumulator by means of a vulcanized gas-valve element that can be installed or … Continue reading

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Diaphragm Type Separator Gas Loaded Hydraulic Accumulator

The diaphragm-type accumulator consists of a diaphragm secured in a shell and serving as an elastic barrier between the oil and the gas. The cross-sectional view of a diaphragm type accumulator is shown in Figure 7.18. A shut off button … Continue reading

23. December 2010 by and
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Non-Separator Type Hydraulic Accumulator

The non-separator type consists of a fully enclosed shell containing an oil port at the bottom and the gas-charging valve at the top. The valve is confined to the top and the oil to the bottom of the shell. There … Continue reading

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