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Battery powered hydraulics take off.(Product guide)

Bristol International and London City Airports have increased their rescue capabilities with recent purchases of the Ogura HRS Modular Rescue System supplied by Vimpex Ltd.

Consisting of a dedicated spreader (four tonnes power), parrot, cutter (six tonnes power) and specialist bar cutter (7.2 tonnes power), the system's ability centres around Ogura's patented electro-hydraulic pump system. The pump which produces a working pressure of almost 400 bar is powered only by a small 12V battery!

Both airports cited the system's flexibility, compact nature and incredible power-to-weight ratio as good reasons to choose the Ogura system over other battery powered products. …

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