AIS Basic hydraulics is a complete hydraulic system overview used on today’s heavy equipment. The technician will be taught Pascal’s Law, safety, common component function and purpose, basics of oils, oil samples and cleanliness codes, as well as schematic reading on basic hydraulic systems. They will perform disassembly and assembly of gear, vane and piston pumps, reservoirs, hoses, control valves and cylinders. The technician will gain a basic knowledge of all these components. Load sensing systems as well as fluid conditioning will be covered. The technician will perform some basic hydraulic testing and adjusting.