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Like all hydraulic pumps, these are specially designed mechanisms used in industrial, commercial and consumer contexts to convert kinetic energy into useful mechanical energy via the pressurization of viscous fluids. This converted energy is used in a number of industries. Read More…

12V Hydraulic Pump 12v hydraulic pumps are hydraulic power units that run off of 12 volts of direct current provided by a battery or motor.
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Grand Rapids, MI  |  616-949-6500

Since 1916, Kawasaki Precision Machinery has been providing high quality hydraulic pumps. We serve markets around the world, and are dedicated to providing you with best service available. Our talented engineering staff creates the best quality products and is determined to meet your every need and requirement. Call one of our friendly customer service representatives today to learn more!

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Kawasaki Precision Machinery (U.S.A.), Inc. $$$

Newmarket, ON  |  888-334-3348

We are a family-owned-and-operated company that has manufactured pumps since 1906. Some of the products we make & distribute include hydraulic pumps, hydraulic gear pumps, high pressure pumps; as well as centrifugal, stainless steel or plastic gear, hydra-cell, turbine, multistage & hand test pumps. At Albany Pump Company we manufacture/distribute pumps for any application & parts and accessories.

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Albany Pump Company Ltd. $$$

Conroe, TX  |  936-494-2000

Having innovative solutions for mission-critical applications makes Hydraulics Technology the preferred. For over 25 years, our impressive list of hydraulic pumps has met the needs of various applications. In assuring the highest quality products to our customers and meeting their expectations, Hydraulics Technology maintains ISO Certification. HTI is ISO 9001:2008 Certified.

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Hydraulics Technology, Inc. $$$

Buffalo, NY  |  800-895-4326

Huge stock of brand name hydraulic pumps, motors & related components for fast delivery: fixed & variable displacement motors, variable pumps, gear pumps & motors, high pressure pumps & motors, plus in-house design & engineering of custom hydraulic systems and 150 & 400 HP testing. Trusted for superior products!

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Lifco Hydraulics $$$
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The construction, automotive manufacturing, defense contracting, transportation, marine, excavation and manufacturing industries all utilize these often heavy-duty pumps in machines and motorized vehicles to lift, pull and push heavy loads. Hydraulic water pumps can also be run off of 12 volt batteries and are used in the transportation of water either into or out of a desired location. These electric hydraulic pumps are popular as the batteries used to run them can be quite small, allowing for easy portability.

Such portability is often needed in vehicles and waste removal systems. Options in addition to compact and portable models include rechargeable battery pumps, variable amp hour productions and variable weights. Though non-rechargeable alkaline 12 volt hydraulic pumps are available, rechargeable options are much more popular because they ensure a continuous flow. Additional considerations include maximum discharge flow, minimum discharge pressure, inlet size and discharge size. As 12 volt batteries are capable of pumping up to 150 feet from ground level, it is important to select the right pump for a given application.

No matter the initial power source, be it 12 volt battery or foot pedal, all hydraulic pumps operate in a similar manner. A reservoir is needed to house the fluids, which are often oil or water-based composites. Tubes or hoses attached to the reservoir carry the fluids to the hydraulic cylinder, which are cylinders that have both an intake check valve and a discharge check valve located at opposite ends.


When a piston or gears are drawn back, they create a vacuum that pulls hydraulic fluid from the reservoir into the enclosed cylinder. The intake valve then closes, and the piston is returned to its original position, causing the liquids, often oil or water composites, to be compressed. This pumping action continues until pressurization is great enough to force fluids through the discharge valve. 12 volt hydraulic pumps use electric motors to generate and control the motion of the piston or gears.

In some pumps the battery is in continuous use, while others use the momentum of transferred water after the initial battery powered movement. CNC machining and other precision manufacturing processes are used to produce the carefully calibrated pump parts in order to diminish leaks, which will decrease the functionality and productivity of a 12 volt hydraulic pump.

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