Hydraulic Cylinders

Hytec Engineering is one of Africa’s largest hydraulic cylinders suppliers and manufacturers for the mining, agriculture, mobile, marine, iron and steel and power generation industries. We offer the full range of mill type, tie rod and large industrial cylinders from leading brands Bosch Rexroth and Naldoni e Biondi. Hytec Engineering also has the skill, expertise and capabilities to custom manufacture hydraulic cylinders to your specific application requirements.

M250 Mill Type Cylinders

These Bosch Rexroth cylinders are ideal for industrial applications up to 160 bar. Max. stroke length of 3 000 mm, with a stroke speed of 0.5 m/sec.


S250 Series

Hytec Engineering's S250 cylinders deliver reliable performance in heavy industrial and mobile applications, with nominal pressure of 250 bar.


E250 Series Hydraulic Cylinders

Naldoni e Biondi cylinders have been used across industry since 1979. They provide exceptional reliability in industrial applications up to 250 bar.


Service Exchange

We understand the importance of maximum uptime for your operations. We provide a temporary replacement cylinder while yours is serviced.


Hydraulic Cylinder Kits

Build your own cylinders for your applications with our kit-form cylinder components. Ideal for original equipment manufacturers & remote customers.


Hydraulic Cylinder Repairs

We repair, rebuild and refurbish your hydraulic cylinders to the most stringent OEM specifications at our world-class facility in Johannesburg.

Our specialists have experience across a wide variety of industry sectors and understand the special requirements of your application. Contact us today!

Your turnkey hydraulic cylinders specialist

Hytec Engineering is an African leader in the design, manufacture, repair, testing and maintenance of hydraulic cylinders. Our cylinders are designed with the latest technology, 3D modelling systems and computer-aided design to ensure precisely engineered products. Our state-of-the-art cylinder manufacturing equipment is calibrated by SANAS-accredited labs.

When it comes to the servicing of cylinders, we deliver complete pressure testing up to 800 bar, with functional and leakage and midstroke bypass assessments. We have complete honing, welding, turning and milling services.

Our cylinder repairs are carried out by a dedicated repair division, with all facilities under 1 roof enabling fast turnaround times, with repairs executed to standard tolerance only.

With cutting-edge technical capabilities, complemented by the quality assurance, longstanding engineering expertise and extensive distribution across Africa offered by Bosch Rexroth Africa, Hytec Engineering is your complete partner for any hydraulic cylinder needs.

Get in touch with Hytec Engineering to find a cylinder matched to your specific application!

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M250 mill-type hydraulic cylinders

These Bosch Rexroth mill-type cylinders are designed for high-pressure applications and extreme conditions. This service and maintenance-friendly modular system can be mounted in 9 various ways, which provides flexibility and makes it easy to install across a wide range of applications.

The standardisation of mill cylinders enables simple cylinder exchange. This increases your production and uptime.

E250 Series hydraulic cylinders

These hydraulic cylinders from Naldoni e Biondi have been designed to give a high degree of reliability in industrial and mobile applications. These are equipped with ground and chrome-plated EN8 rods for longer life on gland seals and shaft surface protection.

The cylinder barrel, ST52, is honed to N4 finish for longer seal life. Hydraulic cylinder applications that require specialist-machined products can rely on the Naldoni eBiondi brand for leading hydraulic ram products.

S250 Series of hydraulic cylinders

These hydraulic cylinders designed and tested by Hytec Engineering feature a nominal working pressure of 250 bar. They have been engineered to ensure excellent reliability, performance and efficiency in heavy industrial and mobile applications.

Constructed from chrome plated EN8 rods and cylinder barrel ST52 that are honed to N4 finish, the S250 achieves longer life on gland seals and shaft surface protection.

World-class service and repair for hydraulic cylinders

All hydraulic cylinder repair work conducted at Hytec Engineering’s Johannesburg facility is done in accordance with SABS and ISO 9001:2000 standards. Hytec Engineering is Africa's only hydraulics cylinder company with in-house hydraulic cylinder design, grinding, inspection, testing, honing, turning and repairing services under one roof.

Our repair programmes have been designed to meet the needs of your industry! We strive to restore all components to original factory specifications, and all repairs are compliance-certified and issued with an accompanying certificate.

Our hydraulic cylinder service exchange

Our extensive and comprehensive stock holding of refurbished cylinders means that Hytec Engineering can quickly replace damaged or worn cylinders to avoid lengthy repairs.

Cylinders handed in for repair are cleaned, stripped, and assessed before experienced engineers refurbish them to global original equipment manufacturer standards.


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20 June 2024

4th YES Programme, a resounding success for Bosch Rexroth Africa

The graduation ceremony for the class of 2023/2024 was held on the 24th of May

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5 June 2024

Hytec SA appoints first female Regional Manager

Hytec SA has appointed Michelle Bruwer as Regional Manager

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