Basic Hydraulics and Advanced Troubleshooting

Did you know that the majority of all hydraulic components replaced are in working condition?

With IBT Industrial Solutions Basic Hydraulics and Advanced Troubleshooting training, you can:

  1. Test 90% of the components in any hydraulic system without starting the prime mover, removing or disassembling the component.
  2. Simulate virtually any hydraulic circuit, introduce multiple faults, and track your troubleshooting skills using state-of-the-art training simulators.
  3. Reduce your downtime and troubleshoot your hydraulic problems safely, quickly and very effectively.

This four-day course is designed for anyone who works with hydraulics as part of their job or who wishes to increase their overall hydraulic knowledge. It covers the basic fluid power hydraulics laws and principles and demonstrates the safest techniques available for testing the majority of today’s hydraulic components: pressure/leak testing.

Course Details
  • $1,250
  • Includes all training materials, including a 467-page, step-by-step guide on how to correctly conduct each test, and lunch

Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. and end no later than 4:30 p.m. each day. Course work includes lectures, presentations, discussion, component animations, cutaways and hands-on simulator exercises. Please dress appropriately and feel free to bring your own protective eyewear (non-prescription safety glasses will be provided for each student).

Course material is based on an award-winning curriculum, along with additional sources commonly accepted in the fluid power industry. Course content is broad and applies to all brands of fluid power components.



  • Basic Fluid Power Laws and Principles
  • Basic Hydraulic Safety
  • Fluid Power Symbols
  • Pumps: Fixed, Variable and Pressure Compensated
  • Pressure Control Valves
  • Flow Control Valves
  • Hydraulic Filtration
  • Directional Control Valves
  • Hydraulic Cylinders
  • Hydraulic Motors
  • Pump Inlet Test
  • Pump in Circuit Flow Test
  • Pump Direct Access Flow Test
  • Case Pressure Test
  • Pressure Control Leak Test
  • Check Valve Leak Test
  • Cylinder Leak Test
  • Directional Control Valve Leak Test
  • Cartridge Valve Manifold Test
  • Hydraulic Motor in Circuit Flow Test
  • Hydraulic Motor Direct Access Flow Test
  • Pilot-operated Valve Conversions


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