Hydraulic Services

Patented grease replenishment program restore failing wind turbines

Patented grease replenishment program restore failing wind turbines

Proper lubrication of wind turbine main shaft bearings are key to the efficiency, reliability and safety of the system. During its service life, bearing grease will degrade, congeal, harden and restrict lubrication of critical components. These issues are often reflected in overall increase to turbine operating temperatures and vibration potentially resulting in premature failure of …

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High-pressure hose: Proper safety practices

High-pressure hose: Proper safety practices

At AFP, we can supply high-pressure hoses rated up to 10,000 PSI. These are not your typical garden hoses and should be treated like a high-pressure vessel. Ensure you know the working pressures and burst pressures of all high-pressure hoses before using them. This can be found on the labels near each hose end along …

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AFP completes hydraulic works for Rio’s Pilbara expansion operations

AFP completes hydraulic works for Rio’s Pilbara expansion operations

With a strong background in hydraulic systems, AFP was engaged to provide a full turnkey solution for lubrication and hydraulic pipework as part of the Yandi Sustaining Project. The project is focussed on upgrading the existing Rio Tinto Yandicoogina Mine located in the Central Pilbara region of Western Australia. AFP’s scope of works consist of …

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Works Commence for Final Cape Lambert Car Dumper

Works Commence for Final Cape Lambert Car Dumper

Aussie Fluid Power begins hydraulic works for the final car dumper at Cape Lambert after completing the first one ahead of schedule.  To date, Aussie Fluid Power has installed, tested and flushed about 2 km of lubrication & hydraulic lines. The works have been completed incident free. The works are part of the Monadelphous Cape Lambert …

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