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What Is a Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU)?

What Is a Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU)?

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If you have been reading about hydraulic systems, you may have encountered the acronym HPU or hydraulic power unit. What is it? What purpose does it serve? What are its different types and applications? You will probably have numerous questions in mind. In the phrase HPU micro pack, in particular, there might be some confusion as to what a hydraulic power unit micro pack is exactly. This post will try to clarify all of these while presenting the basics of an HPU. Hydraulic power unit An HPU is not a source of electric power. It is totally different from other similar technical acronyms you may know, the PSU (power supply unit) for example. What it does is exert pressure on a liquid medium that results in the movement of a mechanical setup, which performs various functions such as ...