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angle relief valve

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by chuck172, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. chuck172

    chuck172 Member
    from n.j.
    Messages: 30

    I'm curious, what prevents plows from twisting and/or bending when angled and ramming into a snow bank.
    There must be tremendous force on them.
    The reason I'm asking is I'm planning on installing a western uni-mount plow on a Kubota 30HP tractor. A bit worried on the loader arms.
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,005

    Yes there is relief valves in the valve bodies
     
  3. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    If you are using the western hydraulics then yes there are cross-over relief valves built in. If you are using the tractors hydraulics you probably need to add a cross-over relief.
     
  4. chuck172

    chuck172 Member
    from n.j.
    Messages: 30

    Thanks, the reliefs should protect the loader arms from damage then.
     
  5. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,005

    Loader arms, and the hydro system. Not to mention the blade, the cab and your teeth.