Infographic: What Is Your Primary Reason for Choosing Hydraulics?

40% of Survey Respondents Say 'Power Requirements for Price' Is Their Primary Reason for Using Hydraulics

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.

"Power requirements for the price" was identified as the primary reason for using hydraulics (40%), followed by "customer requirements" (23%), and "wide power variation needs" (16%). By far, the biggest drawback of using hydraulic power systems was identified as "environmental issues/high maintenance issues."

Read all results from the survey.

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