Monthly Archives: January 2017

Patrick Ryan Joins the AFS Team

[media-credit name=”Patrick Ryan” align=”alignleft” width=”124″][/media-credit] Advanced Fluid Systems would like to welcome our newest Sales Engineer, servicing the Connecticut, Lower New York and Long Island areas. Patrick is a Mechanical Engineer who joins AFS from Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. where he served as a Product Engineer where he managed all engineering activities for all… Read more »

Portable Hydraulic Filter Cart

[media-credit name=”AFS” align=”alignright” width=”250″][/media-credit] Advanced Fluid Systems recently completed a filter cart modification, which will be used as a portable, add-on filtration system for a customer with several hydraulic systems. The unit contains its own pump-motor group so that it can be used when a hydraulic system is idle, or when transferring fluid from one area to… Read more »

Take the guesswork out of choosing load-holding valves

Hold the load at any stage. [media-credit name=”Sun Hydraulics” align=”alignright” width=”350″][/media-credit] In any load bearing hydraulic system there is a valve. In most cases, multiple valves to control the flow of fluid. Sun Hydraulics has made it easy to choose the proper load-holding valve. Is your requirement to simply lock a load? Do you need… Read more »

Understanding Filter Beta Ratios

Calculating a filter’s particulate removal efficiency. Hydraulic fluid is the lifeblood of any hydraulic system. Fortunately, a hydraulic system can operate for many years with proper filtration techniques and testing. A high quality hydraulic filter is the first line of defense for your fluid’s health. (figure 1) How do you choose a quality filter element?  How can… Read more »


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