Bladder accumulators are an excellent choice for industrial applications that require continuous, reliable fluid power control. These devices can be used in a wide range of industries, including agricultural machinery, mobile equipment, and machine tools. Bladder accumulators are designed to be easily interchangeable with other brands, and are available in different capacities and configurations.
Bladder accumulators work by delivering hydraulic fluid at system pressure. The hydraulic fluid compresses the bladder, causing it to store pressure. The accumulator then releases the pressurized fluid, restoring system pressure. This cycle continues until the bladder is completely full. Bladder kits, gas valve assemblies, and plug and poppet assemblies can be purchased from PacSeal. Contact PacSeal for pricing information.
Bladder accumulators are used in medium-flow hydraulic systems. They help to maintain a steady flow and compensate for shock and vibrations. They also provide power in case of emergencies. They are best suited for applications where the pressure inside the accumulator and line is not more than 4:1.
A piston accumulator is recommended for heavy-duty applications and can accommodate high flow rates. However, the piston accumulator is more susceptible to contamination and can only be repaired by replacing piston seals. Diaphragm accumulators work similar to bladder accumulators, but use a diaphragm instead of a bladder. They are small in size, compact, and offer a small flow.