Hydraulic cylinders are a vital part of a hydraulic system. Unlike hydraulic motors and pumps, cylinders are one of the most straightforward parts of a hydraulic system. The cylinder is used to apply force in a single direction through what’s called a unidirectional stroke.
The cylinders are also as common in hydraulic systems as both pumps and motors combined. This means that cylinders, as a component, receive a lot of use and wear and tear in a hydraulic system. As such, cylinders are one of the most common parts to experience faults or damage. They can in turn take up a good chunk of the maintenance costs for a hydraulic system.
Rush Hydraulic knows how important hydraulic cylinders are, and we are extremely knowledgeable when it comes to repairing them. The cylinders can experience problems requiring expert servicing. These problems can include: