Category Archives: Hydraulic Systems

Ensure Your Tractor is Ready for Spring

Tractor plowing a field

As the cold winter season draws to a close and the green of spring emerges, your tractor must be prepared to tackle upcoming spring cleaning. A well-maintained tractor ensures efficient and effective spring work. 1. Add a Summit Hydraulics Kit Before your annual spring cleaning, make your life a whole lot easier. This spring, instead […]

Hydraulics 101: A Complete Guide

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on hydraulics! If hydraulics seem complex, don’t worry. We’re here to make it simple, whether you’re a pro or just starting out. Let’s dive into the world of hydraulics, exploring how it works and its essential components. Hydraulics use liquids, mainly oils, to push and move objects. What Are Hydraulics? […]

Combating Hydraulic Leak Down: Ensuring Safety and Efficiency with Summit Hydraulics’ Double Piloted Check Valves

Hydraulic systems are the muscle behind many machines, from construction equipment to agricultural machinery. These systems live by the fact that fluid under pressure can be used to transmit force and motion. However, even the toughest muscles can tire and sag. Hydraulic systems can suffer from a problem known as leak down. Learn how to […]

8 Best Storage Practices for Tractor & Excavator Hydraulic Systems During Winter

As the frost begins to form and the days grow shorter, it’s clear that winter is approaching. For those in the agricultural and construction sectors, this means it’s time to prepare machinery for the colder months. Tractors and excavators, with their complex hydraulic systems, require special attention to avoid costly repairs come spring. Here are […]

What is Power Beyond on a Tractor?

Bracket and couplers for John Deere 2 Series Power Beyond Kit

Tractors are versatile and powerful machines used for a wide range of industries, from agriculture to construction. One of the key features that makes tractors so useful is their hydraulic systems. They provide the power needed to operate a variety of implements and attachments. The Power Beyond system allows for additional hydraulic functions without sacrificing […]

Summit Hydraulics: Elevating Summer Productivity with Innovative Hydraulic Solutions

Hydraulic Monoblock Solenoid Directional Control Valve, 4 Spool, 21 GPM

As the temperature rises and the sun shines brighter, summer brings with it a myriad of challenges and opportunities across various industries. One company that excels in helping businesses overcome these challenges and optimize their operations is Summit Hydraulics. With their exceptional range of hydraulic products, Summit Hydraulics empowers businesses to enhance productivity, efficiency, and […]

Open Center Vs Closed Center Hydraulic Systems

Hydraulic Rotary Diverter Valve, 3 Way, Closed Center, 16 GPM, #8 SAE Ports

Hydraulic systems are used in various industrial and mechanical applications for transmitting power using fluids. These systems use different configurations to transfer power, and the two most commonly used configurations are open center and closed center hydraulic systems. Both open and closed center hydraulic systems use hydraulic pumps, valves, and cylinders to generate and control […]

Best Hydraulic Solutions

Product photo of Summit Hydraulics Top Link Cylinder

Hydraulics play a crucial role in modern farming. They help farmers perform various tasks such as tilling, planting, and harvesting crops efficiently and effectively. In this article, we will discuss the best hydraulic solutions for the average tractor owner or farmer. In conclusion, the best hydraulic solutions for the average tractor owner or farmer include […]

What is Your Snowplow Replacement Hose Kit?

1304060 Two Snow Plow Hoses

Winter is here! We all have places to go and things to do, so ensue snow doesn’t mess up your routine. The Snowplow Replacement Hose Kit from Summit Hydraulics will remedy the situation! What is Your Snowplow Replacement Hose Kit? Summit Hydraulics’ Hydraulic Hose Fitting Replacement Snow Plow Blade Kit works as a direct replacement for the […]