Hydraulic Cylinder Mounts

Choosing the right hydraulic cylinder for your application needs remains a focal point for hydraulic cylinder design and manufacturing. However, selecting the correct hydraulic cylinder mount can minimize accelerated wear and tear in addition to keeping your cylinder running at optimal performance levels. Stability and strength provided by cylinder mounts can also aid in preventing …

When Should You Change Your Hydraulic Filters?

Routine maintenance. It sounds boring and in fact, it isn’t exactly an earth-shattering event. Regardless of how much excitement it elicits, it is also a necessary evil when properly maintaining your hydraulic system.  With its main function to remove dirt and particles from the hydraulic components. Particle contamination can wreak havoc on your system, with …

Build to Order: Benton Harbor Engineering & United Hydraulics

Hydraulic Cylinders Inc. offers direct replacement hydraulic cylinders for both Benton Harbor Engineering & United Hydraulics. The product line includes thousands of hydraulic cylinders and service parts. If you need a replacement cylinder or a service part from either of these former hydraulic cylinder manufacturers, Hydraulic Cylinders Inc. is your premium source. This means we …

Navigating Your Hydraulic Cylinder Components

If you’ve been working with Hydraulics for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with all of the components involved and what their purpose is. However, if you’ve never had the experience of tearing one down, you may be missing out on how complex the engineering in these components has become to ensure precision, reliability, …

Choosing the Correct Mounting Option for Your Hydraulic Cylinder

Finding the proper hydraulic cylinder is important, but it’s not the only thing you have to consider for your machinery. Another important aspect to consider is how to properly mount that cylinder. The correct mounting will allow your cylinder to function properly and efficiently. When deciding how to mount a cylinder there should be several …

Extending the Life of Hydraulic Cylinder Hoses

Hydraulic hoses are comprised of layers of material such as rubber and steel, which aid in stability and durability. Hydraulic hoses are vital to any cylinder application and therefore require proper care and maintenance. Follow these tips to extend the life of hydraulic cylinder hoses: First and foremost, wear appropriate safety equipment while working around …