There are two primary ways that we advise people to add hydraulics for a grapple. The first option is to install a diverter valve in-line with the tilt function of your loader. In the drawing below, ports P1/P2 are connected to your loader valve’s tilt function. Then, the grapple is connect to the auxiliary circuit using […]
Frequently Asked Questions About Quick Couplers There are three factors in determining what Quick Disconnect Couplers are right for you. Body style Body size Thread size. These three questions below are everything you need to identify the correct quick couplers you’re looking for.
A Third Function Valve is a hydraulic control valve that’s installed on your machine in order to add an additional hydraulic function. It’s often called a Third Function as it’s used to control an additional third hydraulic cylinder, the first two cylinders being on a front-end loader (Tilt/Curl). A hydraulic control valve allows fluid to […]
A hydraulic diverter valve allows you to individually control two double or single acting cylinders from a single valve, giving you a simple way to add auxiliary components to your system. Another way of thinking about this valve is that it allows you to electronically switch between two cylinders, rather than manually disconnecting and reconnecting […]
This article will go through the steps of how to identify thread sizes to help you determine the correct size thread you need for your application. Measure the diameter of the thread The first step to identify thread sizes of your components is measuring the diameter. You will need a caliper to do this. If you […]