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Monday 07 November 2016

New book on hydraulic maintenance - out next year

Are you new to hydraulics or feel your knowledge is limited to a few topics that your company focuses on? If so, keep an eye out for this new book coming out in mid 2017 titled an "Introduction to practical hydraulic maintenance". According to the recently published recommendation by the BFPA all staff who work on hydraulic systems should be trained to at least CETOP level 1 or equivalent. The new book covers all the topics of the CETOP level 1 hydraulics qualification and includes a list of hydraulic training centres worldwide where you can get all important hands-on training.

The book is being written by Steve Skinner with the specialist topics on hydraulic testing written in conjunction with Webtec. We are looking to capture as much industry insight as possible, particularly from hydraulic trainers. If you would like to contribute or ensure your college or training center is included in the book, please contact

About the Author: Steve Skinner
Steve Skinner has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath and has been involved in hydraulic fluid power systems for over 40 years including working on circuit design, on-site commissioning, troubleshooting, sales and marketing.

He is also the author of a number of training booklets as well as a book entitled, ‘Hydraulic Fluid Power, A Historical Timeline’, which he describes as, “a light-hearted ramble through the history of hydraulic fluid power from its birth at the end of the 18th century up to the modern day”. To find out more visit:


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