What kind of hydraulic fluid do you use in a snow plow?

What kind of hydraulic fluid do you use in a snow plow?

ADVANTAGE SNOW PLOW OIL 15 is a uniquely formulated ISO 15 extreme low temperature hydraulic fluid exclusively designed for snow plows and other outdoor hydraulic equipment operating in the most severe of winter conditions.

What weight is snow plow hydraulic fluid?

2
Specially formulated to maintain its viscosity from normal use to as low as -40°F. High-Performance hydraulic fluid specially formulated to maintain its viscosity from normal use to as low as -40 degrees Fahrenheit….Part HYD1704.

Brand The Boss
Terminology Hydraulic System Fluid
Size 1 qt
Weight 2

Can I use regular hydraulic fluid in my snow plow?

Minister of Fire. More than likely it was ATF, you can use that again or a regular hydraulic fluid.

What is blue hydraulic oil?

Blue hydraulic oil is a multi grade oil a 10w/30 I think and is classed as a poclain spec oil, Manitou now use it as standard in MLT handlers. Its much better at withstanding high temp and pressure in modern hydraulics. It will mix and replace standard 32 and 46 hyd oil no problem. Its normally abit more expensive.

Can you use transmission fluid in a snow plow?

We don’t recommend ATF for use in our snowplows. ATF can hold moisture and can cause problems with the valves freezing and or frost build up on the pick-up screen of the pump. We recommend using a snowplow specific fluid like our HINIKER COLD FLOW oil which meets a military spec.

How does a hydraulic snow plow work?

Lift Arm – A steel arm that holds a chain to lift the snow plow. Hydraulic Power Unit and Lift Cylinder – Operates the snow plow hydraulically – raises, lowers, angles, holds and floats the moldboard. It adjusts the plow height in varying ground conditions for easy mount/dismount.

Can I use transmission fluid in my plow?

We don’t recommend ATF for use in our snowplows. ATF can hold moisture and can cause problems with the valves freezing and or frost build up on the pick-up screen of the pump.

How much hydraulic fluid does a Boss plow take?

(Approx. 2 quarts.) 2. Attach the plow to the vehicle.