Asked Jan 11, 2020

Describe the principle and action of a hydraulic press giving a simple diagram.


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Step 1

Step 1

A hydraulic press uses a hydraulic cylinder to produce a compressive force. Within a hydraulic press, there is a plate where the sample is placed to be pressed for sample preparation.

Step 2

Step 2

A hydraulic press works on the principle of Pascal’s law, which states that when pressure is applied to a confined fluid, the pressure change occurs throughout the entire fluid.Physics homework question answer, step 2, image 1

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