Hydraulic rams should always
be stored with the ram inisde
of the cylinder while not in
service.  This ensures a rust
free ram because it spends
free envoronment.free
envoronment.
reservoirs.  On a hot day, if a user sprays
water on the outside of the hot machine,
condensate immediatly forms inside of the
tank.  The water collects in the bottom of the
are compromised.

Our procedure designates to check the bottom
of the reservoir for water.
This is a good example of "just because the
equipment is performing doesn't mean its in
good shape"
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