Hydraulics

Infographic: What Is the Biggest Drawback to Hydraulics in Your Applications?

33% of Survey Respondents Say Environmental Issues/High Maintenance Is the Biggest Drawback

By Control Design Staff

An electronic survey of Control Design readers was conducted in August 2013 in order to identify usage and application trends of HMI & industrial PCs among the industrial machine builders that comprise Control Design's readership.

Respondents reported the greatest drawbacks to using hydraulics were environmental issues/high maintenance (33%), low flexibility/speed control (22%), lack of system diagnostics (15%), insufficient vendor support (10%) and customer pressure to convert to electric power source (8%).

Read all results from the survey.

4 biggest drawbacks of hydraulics