Hytec Engineering, a Bosch Rexroth Africa company, repairs and refurbishes all types of hydraulic cylinders to OEM specifications. It is Africa's only hydraulic cylinder company with a complete in-house offering that provides hydraulic cylinder repairs. They also conduct hydraulic cylinder inspections, design, grinding, testing, repairing, honing, and turning – all under one roof.
Whatever the size or condition of your hydraulic cylinder, we refurbish it to original OEM specifications. We design, manufacture, repair and test hydraulic cylinders in our 400 m² production headquarters in Johannesburg, and conduct hydraulic cylinder rebuilds when required. Our test rigs allow for hydraulic cylinder pressure testing for function and leakages up to 800 bar, as well as mid-stroke bypass testing.
All hydraulic cylinder repairs conform to SABS ISO 9001:2000 quality standards and are geared towards a fast turnaround and high-quality workmanship to ensure minimal disruption to your operations. For accurate measurements, our equipment for hydraulic cylinder repairs is calibrated by SANAS-accredited laboratories.
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We ensure all-inclusive repairs and servicing to hydraulic cylinders, beginning with a comprehensive stripping and assessment. Following assessment, Hytec Engineering will contact you with a damage report and repair quote.
All hydraulic cylinder repair assessments are conducted by our specialised, in-house team of engineering experts and backed by leading technology and equipment, including a 1 350 000 Nm stripping bench.
We ensure that your hydraulic cylinder is serviced and refurbished to its original manufacturer specifications.
With grinding, honing and turning equipment in-house, we offer a fast and efficient hydraulic cylinder service. Our hydraulic cylinder repair service includes:
Grinding of up 4 m in length and 600 mm in diameter Honing up to 9 m in length and 600 mm in diameter MIG and electrode welding Turning up to 9 m in length and swing of 1m CNC lathes Machining centres and milling
Your refurbished/repaired hydraulic cylinder undergoes stringent quality testing to verify its performance before leaving our factory.
Our smallest hydraulic cylinder test bench tests high flow and low-pressure, capable of 102 l/min at a maximum pressure of 10 MPA. High-pressure testing up to 55 MPA can also be achieved.
Provides a full leak test (with the pressure set at 150% of design pressure) Tests hydraulic cylinders up to 450 mm bore Tests to a pressure of 420 bar with a max. stroke length of 6m Offers testing accuracy of 0.1 mm
Hytec Engineering has an extensive stockholding of refurbished cylinders, which it supplies as a temporary replacement which drastically reduces your downtime when in need of hydraulic cylinder repairs or services.
The hydraulic cylinder exchange includes a repair programme. Hydraulic cylinders entered into this programme are cleaned, stripped and assessed before highly experienced engineers refurbish them to OEM standards. This service is available for damaged cylinders as well as fully-functioning units.
The Programme is a component replacement system that supplies refurbished units with a one-year warranty, subsequent to Hytec Engineering refurbishing returned equipment to factory specifications. This means making use of our Service Exchange Programme results in faster turnaround times on hydraulic cylinder repairs.
Repair hydraulic cylinders easily. Available from Hytec Engineering, Naldoni e Biondi Cylinder Kits are designed for OEMs with unique requirements and remote customers that do not or cannot rely on outsourced support for hydraulic cylinder repairs.
Cylinder kits from Naldoni e Biondi consist of different heads, pistons, piston seals, end plugs, nuts, ports, and seals, everything you need to assemble your cylinder.
Get various combinations of components Reduce required storage space Shorten picking process duration TÜV UNI EN ISO 9001/2008 Certification
We’re the only Bosch Rexroth Certified Service Centre of Competence in Africa, ensuring 100% OEM-compliant hydraulic repairs through various ISO-accredited workshops.
We’ve invested in various state-of-the-art hydraulic repair machines, from cylinder and servo test benches. We utilise the Bosch Rexroth globally standardising test control system, Cadasys, to ensure all hydraulic repairs are compliant within OEM-specification.
The Bosch Rexroth Certified Service Centre of Competence (CSC-C) accreditation certifies that our service centre has the processes, infrastructure, qualification and management abilities to perform hydraulic repairs and service work to the quality standards specified by the Bosch Rexroth Service Centre Grades.
The accreditation audits the facility’s ability to conduct hydraulic repairs and services of pumps and motors, hydraulic valves, controls, mobile gears, standard and large hydraulic cylinders and electronics.
Hytec Engineering offers holistic design, manufacture, repair, testing, service and maintenance of hydraulic cylinders in Africa with 40 branches and service centres!
Africa remains primarily an end-user market where service, hydraulic repair and customisation represent a major share of business partnerships. Hytec Engineering keeps your hydraulics operating – no matter where you are. Our industrial hydraulic cylinder repair service covers:
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