Oil Leaks in Hydraulic Pumps and Motors

Here are the most common causes Have you noticed an oil leak from a pump or a hydraulic motor installed in your machinery? Identifying the cause of the leak is very important to understand how to intervene and then solve the problem as soon as possible. Sometimes, in fact, it is sufficient to replace only […]

Connections for Hydraulic Pumps

The characteristics of the three most common models One of the fundamental elements of a hydraulic pump is the oil inlet port (connection): the opening to which the supply hose is connected. There are several types of pump connections on the market, but the most common are three: the standard European port, the threaded port, […]

Difference Between Hydraulic Pumps and Motors

Is there a difference between hydraulic pumps and motors? Yes, although they are constructively similar, they have different characteristics, which concern both their specific function and other details necessary for the functioning of the product. In this article we will see what the main differences are between the pumps and motors in the Vivoil range. […]

How to Calculate the Displacement of a Flow Divider Knowing the Flow Rates

One of the most frequent questions we receive from our customers is, “How can I calculate the displacement of a Vivoil flow divider knowing only the flow rates?” In this article we explain which formula to use, and together we look at some examples for calculating the most suitable displacement for your project. What data […]

Vivoil Hydraulic Motors: a Guide to Our Special Solutions

We have devised a number of special solutions to make our hydraulic motors even more powerful and resistant: 11 optional extras that you can integrate into the Unidirectional Hydraulic Motors and Reversible Hydraulic Motors of the Vivoil range. Let’s see what they are, what they are used for and some examples of applications. 1 – […]

The MIA-FD Auto-Compensating Flow Divider

Golden, accurate within 1.5-2%, modular and expandable, the MIA-FD flow divider, an acronym for Manifold Instantaneous Auto-compensating Flow Divider, is one of Vivoil’s highest performing and most appreciated components. Unlike standard flow dividers, which are either gear or valve flow dividers, this solution includes both gears and a valve compensation system to maintain accuracy even […]

How to Recognize Original Vivoil Flow Dividers from Imitations

Some distributors have told us that flow dividers similar to ours in shape and colour are for sale on the Chinese market, but they are produced by different companies with which we have no business relationship. Here’s how to recognize Vivoil flow dividers from imitations. 1 – All Vivoil products have a label that is […]

Vivoil Hydraulic Products and Quality

Our corporate and product philosophy Pumps, motors, multiple pumps and flow dividers – all the products leaving our factory must be of superior quality, with care and attention to aesthetics and every detail.  At Vivoil, in fact, we are never satisfied – every new component we produce must be better than the previous version, more […]

Pump Body V-shaped Rupture

What does the rupture depend on, and how do you avoid it? Suddenly, the Vivoil pump that you bought and used without any problems for several months breaks down. You check the part and find that there is a V-shaped rupture in the component body and now you are wondering what to do. A rupture […]

How to Change Rotation of Vivoil Pumps

Do you have a Vivoil unidirectional pump and you want to change its rotation? Here are directions on how to do it. Changing the rotation of a XV unidirectional pump Let’s see together step by step how to change the rotation of a Vivoil XV unidirectional pump, but first some important directions: to change the […]