The charging circuit consists of your battery, ignition switch, rectifier/regulator, and stator. When your engine is operating, your stator produces an alternating current by means of electromagnetic induction. This alternating current is fed to your rectifier/regulator by two wires. These two stator wires connect to the AC – and AC + terminals on the rectifier/regulator. The rectifier/regulator converts the alternating current into a direct current and is fed out of it through the terminal marked B+. This wire leads to the “rectifier or R” terminal on your ignition switch. This direct current charges your battery.
The engines in our beloved garden tractors have enough power to push hydraulic oil to 2,000 psi or more. By pushing this oil into different sized hydraulic cylinders we can build almost any tool imaginable.
Do you want to turn your old garden tractor into a serious earth moving machine? How about convert your manual lift system into a power system? Want to add a rear PTO? Do you want to multiply your engine’s power by 1,000 times or more? It’s all possible by using the science behind hydraulic power!
The purpose of an internal combustion engine is to transform chemical energy into mechanical energy. This is accomplished by igniting an air/fuel mixture that causes a shaft to rotate. We then use this rotating shaft to create useful work.