950-HTB1 Basic Hydraulic Troubleshooting

A Student Reference Guide sourced from the system’s interactive eLearning includes the entire series’ technical content from the learning objectives.



  • Electricity: 120-220V/50-60Hz/1 phase

Basic Hydraulic Troubleshooting Training System | Hands-On Troubleshooting Skills

Product Number: 950-HTB1

Amatrol’s Basic Hydraulic Troubleshooting Learning System (950-HTB1) teaches learners how to troubleshoot hydraulic systems and their components, such as hydraulic motors, directional control valves, and cylinders. The system combines comprehensive curriculum with real-world equipment to create a valuable learning experience for maintenance technicians across a wide variety of industries. It also provides a strong foundation for those seeking important industry-standard certifications.

This troubleshooting training system features over 35 faults for learners to practice troubleshooting hydraulic pumps, actuators, valves, and systems, as well as directional control valves. The system includes durable, industry-standard components, such as a Siemens S71200 PLC, a hydraulic power unit, a flow meter, a pressure gauge, and hydraulic actuator branches.

Learning Topics

  • Hydraulic Pump Troubleshooting
  • Flow Measurement
  • Cavitation and Pseudo-Cavitation
  • Hydraulic Actuators Troubleshooting
  • Cylinder Cushions and Boots
  • Cylinder Troubleshooting
  • Motor Troubleshooting
  • Directional Control Valve Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Vacuum Systems
  • Systems-Level Faults Troubleshooting
  • Machine Sequence Faults Troubleshooting
  • Machine Performance Faults Troubleshooting

Master Basic Troubleshooting Skills with Real-World Components

The hydraulic troubleshooting system features a large array of industrial-grade components on a mobile workstation, including a Siemens S71200 PLC with HMI, a hydraulic power supply, supply and return lines, motor with flywheel, proximity switches, magnetic reed sensors, and a wide variety of valves. Learners will use these real-world components to practice hands-on troubleshooting skills they will use on the job. Some of these skills include using an in-circuit test to troubleshoot a fixed-displacement pump, adjusting a cylinder cushion, troubleshooting a check valve, testing a hydraulic system by measuring fluid flow, and troubleshooting vibration in a hydraulic system.

Get Hands-On Practice Troubleshooting Over 35 Faults On Valves, Pumps, and Motors

The hydraulic troubleshooting system features over 35 manually-inserted faults to help learners understand and practice troubleshooting common problems found in hydraulic systems. Sample faults include: motor starter failure, defective pump, worn cylinder seals, blocked flow control valves, and blocked inlet ports.

Engaging, Highly-Interactive Multimedia

Amatrol’s training curriculum features a highly-interactive, multimedia format that includes stunning 3D graphics and videos, voiceovers of all text, and interactive quizzes and exercises designed to appeal to learners with different learning styles. For example, the curriculum takes a comprehensive approach to hydraulic troubleshooting, covering both component-level faults and system-wide problems. Users will learn about a wide variety of topics, including pressure test points, flow measurement, cavitation and pseudo-cavitation, and troubleshooting hydraulic pumps, cylinders, motors, valves, and systems.


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