6 Major Cost Impacts of Hydraulic Leaks

Noria Corporation

A single hydraulic leak of one drop per second is equal to 420 gallons of oil in a 12-month period. But the costs associated with hydraulic leaks are much greater than the cost of the hydraulic oil itself.

 

Inefficient machinery operation

 

Premature machine component failure

 

Poor manufacturing quality

 

Increased capital costs

 

Environmental damage

 

Increased accident liability

Source: machinerylubrication.com/Read/21/hydraulic-system-leakage

References

  1. https://www.toolingu.com/images/pdf/ToolingU-SME-Manufacturing-Insights-Report.pdf
  2. https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-settlements-improve-compliance-oil-spill-laws-companies-connecticut-and-maine