Filtration and Contamination Control for Aerospace Hydraulic Systems

This four-hour short course provides an introduction to contamination control principles in aircraft hydraulic systems. Topics covered include an introduction to the types of contamination in aircraft hydraulic systems, contaminant measurement, and reporting methods. In addition, the impact of contamination on hydraulic components is discussed in detail. Along with an introduction to filtration mechanisms, information on testing, rating, and specifying filters will be provided.

What Will You Learn

By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
  • Associate the types of contaminant in aircraft hydraulic systems and the problems that uncontrolled contamination can cause
  • Interpret a particle count or contamination level report
  • Identify how filters work and are evaluated
  • Explain filter ratings
  • Formulate a basic specification for hydraulic filters

Is This Course For You

The course is intended for engineers with some basic knowledge of hydraulic systems, but with minimal experience with the impact of contamination and specifications of filtration products for controlling it.

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