Basic Hydraulic Closed Center System Schematic

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Knowledge
Fluid Power Equipment

Closed-Center System: In this system, a pump can rest when the oil is not required to operate a function. This means that a control valve is closed in the center, stopping the flow of the oil from the pump. The illustration below, shows a closed-center system. To operate several functions simultaneously, a closed-center system have the following connections:

Basic Hydraulic Closed Center System Schematic

Basic Hydraulic Closed Center System Schematic
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