# How do you adjust a hydraulic pump on a log splitter?

## How do you adjust a hydraulic pump on a log splitter?

Twist the screw on the side of the pump clockwise with a flat blade screwdriver to increase pressure, according to the scale printed or embossed on the side. Turning the screw counterclockwise decreases pump pressure. Raise the guards on the sides and back of the splitter to the upright locked position.

## How do you speed up a hydraulic log splitter?

To increase the speed of a log splitters operation, a bigger hydraulic fluid pump is required to pump more volume of hydraulic fluid. However, upgrading a hydraulic pump may also require you to increase the size of your hydraulic tank to prevent overheating the hydraulic fluid.

What kind of oil does a Huskee log splitter take?

Any 10W-30 would work just fine for you.

### How do you calculate the force of a log splitter?

Multiply the piston’s area by the splitter’s pressure rating. In the example, the splitter has a pressure rating of 3,000 pounds per square inch (PSI). Multiplying 19.625 by 3,000 gives you 58,875. The log splitter has a splitting force of 58,875 lbs..

### How to store a log splitter?

First,refer to the Engine Operator’s Manual (that came with your hydraulic log splitter) about long-term storage of your engine.

• Then,disconnect the spark plug and ground it against the engine.
• Next,relieve any pressure from the hydraulic system by pushing the value lever from forward to reverse several times.
• How to build log splitter plans?

220 Volt heavy duty welder

• Cutting Torch
• Wrenches,Grinder,and other common shop tools
• #### What is log splitter?

Log splitters work by applying pressure that splits wood along the grain, instead of cutting the grains short. Splitting along the grain is easier; cutting grains short requires specialized cutting tools like chainsaws. The thicker a log is, the more wood there is to force apart on either side of the grain.

#### How does a log splitter pump work?

– Start the engine on your log splitter as you normally would. – Set the pump lever in the neutral position. – Twist the screw on the side of the pump clockwise with a flat blade screwdriver to increase pressure, according to the scale printed or embossed on the side.