Hydraulic Test Points
Inline hydraulic test points are a type of hydraulic test point. These are devices used to monitor the status of hydraulic systems, to determine whether there are any faults or malfunctions. They are connected via a hydraulic test point tube to a pressure gauge or test point connector. 'Inline' describes the way that they are mounted onto the system.
What are inline hydraulic test points used for?
Inline hydraulic test points can be used to monitor and control pressure in a hydraulic system, including both static and peak pressures, as well as to vent or bleed air, or to take samples to determine whether there has been contamination in the system. More generally they provide a quick and easy way of coupling devices such as pressure gauges into the hydraulic system, as they are able to connect directly to the system while it is still under high pressure.
Types of inline hydraulic test points
Inline hydraulic test points can vary according to their minimum and maximum operating temperatures, and the thread size and standard of their connections.