Case Studies

Breathers Assist in Quick-Change Act (Transportation)


When a CH-47 Chinook helicopter needs a change of hydraulic fluid, the task is performed by a kit provided by Y2K Fluid Power, Inc., St. Paul. This kit consists of a portable filter cart, two stainless steel drums – one for clean oil and another for dirty oil – and two breather adapter kits. Y2K designed the drum breather kit to access soils through quick-acting couplings, making oil handling safe and clean. The couplings also keep contamination from entering during the transfer of oil, and all reservoirs and kept closed and sealed.

The Beach Breather used for this application is Model BB-2. If you’re a distributor who has access to military facilities, let us know how we can get involved with providing solutions in situations similar to this one.

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