Total Fail-Safe Control for Microhydraulic Power Packs
Publication Date: 2004-Aug-31
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Described herein is an easily portable, self contained hydraulic output power pack including a pack with a fluid reservoir in the pack. A microhydraulic pump in the pack and in fluid communication with the fluid reservoir. A solenoid operated valve is in the pack and is in operable communication with the pump, the valve being operable to one of at least two positions. Further disclosed herein is a method for supply actuating hydraulic fluid including withdrawing hydraulic fluid from a reservoir in a pack with a microhydraulic pump in the pack, setting a solenoid operated valve in the pack to a desired position, and directing pumped fluid through the valve to a selected output of the pack.