Why a Custom Hydraulic Cylinder is Right for You

With advanced technological software and enhanced engineering capabilities, custom hydraulic cylinders may be the best option for your mobile and industrial machinery needs. While standard cylinders can accommodate most needs, there often remain issues not addressed with standard cylinders. Design and engineering factor into how well your hydraulics can adapt and perform reliably. Custom hydraulic …

Published: May 26, 2021 Last Updated: June 2, 2021 Custom Hydraulic Cylinders, How To Series

Rebuilding a Hydraulic Cylinder

Day in and day out, you need your hydraulic cylinder to not only perform optimally but dependably as well. Downtime can cost you valuable time and money, leaving you to find the right hydraulic cylinder rebuild or repair solution fast. Rebuilding or repairing your hydraulic cylinder affords you the peace of mind knowing your cylinder …

Benefits of Aftermarket Hydraulic Cylinders

OEM versus aftermarket products and components. It is a topic often associated with automotive with aftermarket parts and accessories yet the arguments for and against either one can be made for hydraulic cylinders. Historically, one of the biggest gripes with aftermarket products relates to quality. There has been the perception that aftermarket components cylinders are …

What to Consider When Choosing a Telescopic Hydraulic Cylinder

Telescopic hydraulic cylinders are ideal for applications where force space is limited. Telescopic cylinders provide extended reach, making them perfect for heavy construction machinery, dump trucks, and other industrial mobile vehicles. While it may seem simple at first, choosing and buying the right hydraulic cylinder can be a time-consuming and overwhelming. Knowing you need a …

Published: February 3, 2021 Last Updated: June 2, 2021 How To Series, Telescopic Cylinders

How to Measure a Hydraulic Cylinder

The time has come to replace your hydraulic cylinder. Where do you begin? Correctly measuring and sizing your hydraulic cylinder can alleviate issues that can arise when replacing your cylinder. Learn about what cylinder components need to be measured and understand how to measure them correctly with our simple measurement guide. Common Measurements for Hydraulic …

Published: December 16, 2020 Last Updated: March 12, 2021 How To Series ,

Bobcat Hydraulic Cylinder Replacement Cylinder Advantages

Which is better, aftermarket hydraulic cylinders or Bobcat OEM cylinders? It is an age-old question for which there is not a clear cut answer. Preferences often dictate subjective responses. It is easy to find OEM enthusiasts as well as aftermarket enthusiasts. Regardless of enthusiasm or preferences, there are factors to consider when choosing an aftermarket …

Published: September 16, 2020 Last Updated: June 2, 2021 Bobcat Cylinders , , ,

When to Replace Your Hydraulic Cylinder

The eternal question. . . replace or repair? Given enough time, money, and knowledge, any mechanical device can be repaired. Realistically, the time will come when it is no longer feasible to repair and the only practical option is replacing your hydraulic cylinder. Recognizing when to replace a hydraulic cylinder can be one of the …

What type of hydraulic cylinder should I use in my application?

When deciding on a hydraulic cylinder for your application, there are several design options to consider. To ensure longevity, dependability, and efficiency, the right type of engineering and manufacturing the right hydraulic cylinder for your needs is paramount. Standard, Telescopic, and Tie-Rod Cylinders Standard Hydraulic Cylinders Standard hydraulic cylinders are common in applications where high …