How Does a Basic Hydraulic System Work?

Hydraulic systems are used to supply power by using a compressed fluid to transfer force in a wide variety of industrial applications. They are found in farm machinery, automobile assembly jigs, coal mining equipment, earth movers, textile machines, and in hundreds of other end use applications. As ubiquitous as hydraulics in Dawson Creek are in the world around us, few people are familiar with how exactly a hydraulic system works. Hydraulic Systems and Pascal's Law.