The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association’s (CSDA) 15-page best practice manual, Hydraulic Concrete Cutting Equipment (CSDA-BP-006), includes information
The Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association’s (CSDA) 15-page best practice manual, Hydraulic Concrete Cutting Equipment (CSDA-BP-006), includes information on general maintenance, different design options, and troubleshooting. The document aims to help cutting contractors obtain increased levels of efficiency and service life from their hydraulic concrete cutting equipment, as well as avoid potential pitfalls and associated hazards.
Items addressed in CSDA-BP-006 are horsepower ratings, cleanliness and filtration, hydraulic fluid, pumps and motors, aeration, fittings and piping, as well as costs associated with hydraulic leaks. Also featured is a Hydraulic Troubleshooting Guide that provides solutions to possible malfunctions, reducing downtime and potential accidents.
Notes CSDA Standards and Specifications Committee Chair Mike Orzechowski, This Best Practice document does a good job in summarizing a vast amount of practical working knowledge of hydraulic systems specific to our concrete sawing and drilling industry.
Hydraulic Concrete Cutting Equipment (CSDA-BP-006) can be viewed by visiting www.csda.org and clicking on ÎStandards, Specs & Best PracticesÌ under Specifiers Corner. More information is also available by calling 727/577-5004.