A Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) is exactly as the name describes; the power source for generating the flow of hydraulic fluid for the desired application.  That being said, the combinations are endless and at Advanced Fluid Power we design and build custom power units to the specifications of the customer.  A standard hydraulic power unit will be equipped with the following:

  • Motor
  • Pump
  • Pump flange adaptor
  • Coupling
  • Pressure gauge
  • Reservoir
  • Adjustable pressure control
  • Return line filter
  • Suction strainer
  • Filler breather
  • Manual unloading vent valve

Custom designs include the choice
of the following options:

  • Method of power
    • Electric motor (single phase)
    • Electric motor (3 phase)
    • Gasoline motor
    • Diesel motor
  • Pump
    • Variable (piston pump)
    • Fixed (gear pump)
  • Accessories
    • Directional valve
      • Solenoid valve
      • Manual valve
    • Heat exchanger
    • Tank heater
    • Pressure switch
    • Accumulator
    • There are many more accessories we can add to the design so if you see something not listed above please call to discuss with our hydraulic specialist.

In order for Advanced Fluid Power to be able to quote a price for the design and manufacturing of a custom built hydraulic power unit we will need to be supplied the following information.

  • Gallons per minute
  • Operating pressure