When you think of the way things work, have you ever thought of what it takes get a simple hydraulic system to work? First you need to know what a hydraulic system is does. A hydraulic system uses pressurized hydraulic fluid to make hydraulic equipment/machinery work. One of the most important parts of any hydraulic system is the hydraulic valves; these hydraulic valves are to ensure that the system has and maintains the proper pressure. Without reliable valves, the pressure may not be constant or it may cause equipment failures or less than optimal performance. I like learning about different things, and today I learned a little bit about hydraulics and the importance of valves in any hydraulic system.