Custom Hydraulic Cylinder Design

Swanson Industries Australia has extensive experience and expertise in hydraulic cylinder engineering and precision part manufacturing for OEMs in the underground mining, surface mining and mobile markets.

When the application demands a heavy duty cylinder that works under pressures above 3500 psi, Swanson’s well qualified engineers and seasoned machine operators deliver high performance units that customers expect from a leader.

Best Practice Cylinder Manufacturing

All cylinder production and assembly is performed in house at Swanson’s state of the art facilities.

Swanson is staffed by an experienced team of professionals that push the boundaries of current technology. Our design, manufacturing, sales and customer service teams are focused on meeting the specific needs of the customer.

Cylinder Production and Assembly

We put constant emphasis on improving our manufacturing processes and on equipment upgrades. By using advanced 2D and 3D CAD systems that support collaborative engineering, employing strategic material management to reduce lead times, and implementing lean manufacturing systems that are built for efficiency, Swanson delivers innovative solutions that customers can trust.

Cylinder Types

  • Single Acting
  • Double Acting
  • Welded Rod Cylinders
  • Telescopic Cylinders
  • Threaded or Bolted Head
  • Long Stroke / Large Bore
  • Position Feedback

Integrated Valve Options

  • Counterbalance
  • Pilot operated check
  • Regenerative
  • Thermal relief protection
  • Overload protection
  • Sequencing
  • Solenoid control

Hydraulic Cushions

  • Rod and piston cushions
  • Integrated free return flow
  • Progressive deceleration profiles

Extensive Engineering and Design Capabilities

Extensive engineering and design capabilities coupled with decades of hands on experience make Swanson the preferred single source supplier of high performance hydraulic cylinders for the mobile markets. Our Engineering and Design software includes:

  • AutoDesk Inventory (CAD software for solid modeling)
  • AutoDesk Simulation Mechanical FEA (Finite Element Analysis)

Our in house engineers provide technical analysis, innovation and support – while isolating other OEM model deficiencies and enhancing the design and manufacturing process to accommodate upgrades.

Quality Assurance

  • ISO 9001:2015
  • Controlled Environment for Testing and Assembly
  • Test equipment oil cleanliness maintained to 16/13 (ISO 4406) or better
  • Every Cylinder is Pressure and Function Tested Before Shipment
  • Certified Welders and Qualified Weld Procedures
  • AS3800 Accredited Manufacture and Rebuild Facilities

To learn more about our custom hydraulic cylinder design capabilities, contact us now on 02 4941 1000 or submit an enquiry.