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**Physics, Astronomy & Cosmology / Re: How do Hydraulics work?**

« **on:**12/06/2018 20:20:28 »

Note a hydraulic pump would have a very small cylinder that pumps a lot of times.

So, say a pump has a cylinder that is 1/4" x 1/4", or abut 1/16 square inches.

Then if it can generate 100 pounds force, it can generate 1,600 PSI.

So, say a pump has a cylinder that is 1/4" x 1/4", or abut 1/16 square inches.

Then if it can generate 100 pounds force, it can generate 1,600 PSI.