Group HES Blog

Why is my Skip Loader operating slowly?

Is your skip loader suffering from slow operation? Is your hook loader's slow speed driving you mad? The first thought is often that you might have a problem with your pump. However, it may not necessarily be a pump problem. Chris Jaggard... next...

Enhancing our Contribution to Customer Service

In October 2018, we welcomed Pareto Law to our Gloucester head office to help our sales team members enhance their contribution to customer service and care, at Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets. Members of our teams from Gloucester attended,... next...

World's Biggest Coffee Morning 2018

Thank you to all our staff, customers and neighbouring businesses that contributed to our cake sale this year. We have raised over £100 towards the Macmillan Cancer charity. All the cakes were delicious this year, the home bakers did... next...

Whites Motors now available from HES

Whites and Danfoss Motors - Your safest bet for quality, durability, efficiency and reliability. Danfoss Power Solutions has recently acquired White Drive Products' so Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets can now offer you over 1600 variations... next...

New Catalogue Launch - Fishing Industry Hydraulic Components

Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets have been serving the fishing industry since 1965 and we have just relaunched our Fishing Industry specific catalogue. HES Fishing Catalogue 2017 We are official distributors for (Sauer) Danfoss hydraulic... next...

Danfoss PVG 32 and PVG 120 Valves coming out of Group HES

It is a busy day here in our Gloucester office, as both Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets and Branch Hydraulic Systems are preparing a "boat" load of Danfoss PVG 32 and Danfoss PVG 120 Valves ready for various marine applications. In our purpose... next...

Webtec Customer Case Study

Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets have been Webtec suppliers for over 30 years and we work closely together to provide customers with complete and quality solutions. Below is a customer case study that Webtec has put together to show how their... next...

Important Information on Contamination Control

Did you know.... Contamination is the cause of around 85% of hydraulic system failures? What type of contamination? In-built contamination from the manufacture and assembly process Abrasive wear debris produced from components during both... next...

Hydraulic Pump Installation Guide

Here is our video, showing the guidelines for installing your new hydraulic pump from Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets If you cannot view the video you can read the script here about installing your new hydraulic pump. If you have any... next...

Oil and Fuel Spillage Handling Guide

When working with hydraulic oils, fuel and other solvents, spills are, unfortunately, almost inevitable. Below is a spill handling guide to follow when you are faced with a spill. Move away and get help - Evacuate the area and notify others... next...

Hydraulic Fluid - What does Viscosity really mean?

This blog article is intended as an introduction to fluids typically used in hydraulic systems. It is not intended as a definitive or technically excellent guide as this tends to complicate issues, so please allow us the liberty of this... next...

Gear Pump Experts

Hydraulic Equipment Supermarkets have been selling Gear Pumps for 50 years and over that time we have learnt a thing or two about them! We have expanded our portfolio to include all hydraulic components and parts but Gear Pumps have remained... next...