Water Based Hydraulic Systems

Water Based Hydraulic Systems

Industrial Duty Pumps & Accessories for Water Based Hydraulic Applications

         Features and benefits
  • Long lasting operational life
  • Dependable performance
  • Low energy consumption
  • Easy maintenance
  • Extensive range of pump model sizes
  • Choice of head materials for fluid compatibility

Petroleum-based hydraulic systems have dominated the hydraulic industry for decades. Due to technology advances and environmental concerns in recent years, there has been a shift to water-based system alternatives. Choosing a water-based system eliminates these environmental concerns and provides these valuable advantages:

Advantages of Water Based Hydraulics:

  • Fireproof / Fire Resistant
  • Better Heat Transfer
  • Easy Spill Cleanup (No EPA intervention)
  • Low Cost vs. Petroleum Fluid
  • Reduces or Eliminates Cost of Fluid Disposal
  • Reduces Product Contamination
  • Environment Friendly

Common Applications:

  • Mining Equipment
    • Longwall Cutting Machines
    • Dust Suppression
  • Automotive Manufacturing
    • Presses
    • Body Component Hydro-forming
    • Tire Manufacturing
  • Food Processing
    • Food Safe Hydraulics
  • Offshore Oil Rigs
    • Oil and Gas Line Actuators
    • Emergency Shutdown Systems
    • Well Head Controls
  • Steel Manufacturing
    • Continuous Casters
    • Hot and Cold Mills
    • Finishing Stands
    • Pickling Lines
  • Tube and Pipe Manufacturing
    • Hydrostatic Testing
    • Extrusion
  • Wood and Paper Process
    • De-barking
    • Presses

Cat Pumps has provided water-based hydraulic pumping solutions for nearly 40 years. Decades of engineering and close customer relations has helped us develop versatile water-based hydraulics product offerings.

With field-proven dependability in applications around the globe, Cat Pumps provides the best value for water-based hydraulic systems.


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Sandy Lane
Church Crookham
FLEET, Hampshire
GU52 8BF

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