How Aftermarket Hydraulic Cylinders Benefit Landscaping Machinery

Published: May 24, 2023 Last Updated: May 26, 2023 Industries

Landscaping equipment must be versatile, reliable, and built to withstand harsh outdoor environments and long operational hours. The hydraulic cylinders used to move landscaping equipment must be able to handle the same conditions. When it’s time to replace landscaping equipment hydraulic cylinders, aftermarket cylinders are a high-quality option to make the most of your budget and minimize expensive downtime at your site.

The Advantages of Aftermarket Hydraulic Cylinders

Aftermarket hydraulic cylinders offer many advantages [Link to “Aftermarket vs. OEM” Blog Once Posted] over options purchased directly from an OEM. Whether you need replacement hydraulic cylinders for landscaping equipment, construction machinery, or any other industrial equipment, aftermarket hydraulic cylinders are almost always the most cost-effective option. Other aftermarket hydraulic cylinder benefits include:

  • Custom-manufactured cylinders to meet your exact specifications
  • Third parties offer replacement cylinders for equipment built by most OEMs for a one-stop-shop experience
  • Faster turnaround on most orders
  • Extended warranty for peace of mind
  • Ability to match or exceed OEM standards
  • And much more!

Improve Landscaping Equipment with Aftermarket Cylinder Replacements

Before purchasing an aftermarket hydraulic cylinder, consult your equipment’s manual to ensure you buy the correct cylinder for your specific needs.

Skid Steers

Landscaping skid steers are one of the most versatile and efficient pieces of landscaping machinery available. Most landscaping outfits maintain a small fleet of multi-purpose machinery, and few options are as flexible and robust as the skid steer. From demolitions to loading, tilling to transporting, skid steers really can do it all.

Most skid steers utilize double-acting welded rod hydraulic cylinders. This particular hydraulic cylinder configuration offers the precision control, lightweight construction, and force capabilities required for effective landscaping skid steer operations. Aftermarket cylinder replacements will safely move and power blades, buckets, arms, and loaders, enabling you to complete your job on time and without delay.


Excavators, compact excavators, and mini excavators are tasked with big jobs at any site. However, the best aftermarket cylinder will depend on your landscaping machinery’s make, model, and application. Aftermarket hydraulic cylinder replacements are available for a variety of excavator attachments and jobs:

  • Blade cylinders
  • Bucket tilt (dump) cylinders
  • Boom cylinders
  • Arm cylinders
  • Thumb cylinders
  • And more!

Demolish Downtime with Aftermarket Hydraulic Cylinder Replacements from HCI

Hydraulic Cylinders, Inc is your top source for high-quality and reliable aftermarket hydraulic cylinders for mobile landscaping machinery. All in-stock cylinders ordered before 12 PM CST, Monday through Friday, will ship that day. Any orders placed after 12 PM CST will ship the following business day to demolish downtime and get you back to work as soon as possible.

Contact us or request a quote when you’re ready to learn more about how an aftermarket hydraulic cylinder can improve the performance of your fleet.

Related Blogs