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Gas Loaded Type Hydraulic Accumulators

These types of accumulators (frequently referred to as hydro-pneumatic accumulators) have been found to be more practically viable as compared with the weight and springloaded types. The gas-loaded type operates in accordance with Boyle’s law of gases, according to which … Continue reading

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Spring Loaded Type Hydraulic Accumulators

A spring-loaded accumulator is similar to the weight-loaded type except that the piston is preloaded with a spring. A typical cross-section of this type of accumulator has been illustrated in Figure 7.15. The spring is a source of energy, acting … Continue reading

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Weight Loaded Type Hydraulic Accumulators

The weight-loaded type is historically the oldest type of accumulator. It consists of a vertical heavy wall steel cylinder, which incorporates a piston with packing to prevent leakage (Figure 7.14). A dead weight is attached to the top of the … Continue reading

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