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Hydraulic distribution training


Hydraulic Decoupling cylinders


Objective(s) :

To understand the role of hydraulic decoupling cylinders (also called hydraulic compensators).To be able to size and adjust them.


Author(s) :

Patrick Delpech, Francis Candas


Translator(s) :

Richard Pinder


Advice(s) :

The training difficulty of this lesson is NVQ Level (Vocational Certificate) to HND Level (Associate’s Degree).
Decoupling cylinders are very common in hydraulic networks, both for heating and air conditioning. A good understanding of their working principles is very important for technicians.
Before studying this chapter download and print the PDF exercise. Write down your answers to the exercise before checking the corrections on-line.


Training lesson requirement(s) :

“Volume and mass flow rates in HVAC “