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Caterpillar Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Services

Caterpillar Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Services

At Cylinders, Inc., we understand the importance of a functional cylinder. When working properly, your hydraulic cylinder supports the powerful movement of your Caterpillar mobile equipment so you can handle any job. In the case that you need Caterpillar hydraulic cylinder repair, our experts are happy to help!

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Repairing Your Caterpillar Hydraulic for Over Three Decades

Caterpillar hydraulic cylinders are known to be high-quality and can stand up to years of wear and tear, however, they’re not immune to seal degradation and breaking down. If you’ve been using the same Caterpillar cylinders for years on end, it could render your pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders, motors, or pumps useless. Damaged cylinders have a direct impact on your normal operations and could result in costly downtime. When you need a reliable fix in a reasonable amount of time, Cylinders, Inc. is your go-to choice.

Our seasoned team has decades of combined experience and we’re incredibly dedicated to getting your Caterpillar cylinder back to you as quickly as possible. We strive to reduce downtime for your operation.

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How Do You Know Your Caterpillar Cylinder Is Out of Order?

Contamination and rod damage are leading causes of Caterpillar cylinder failures. Some operators may miss early warning signs and not realize the cylinder is failing until unscheduled downtime is needed. This is common as efficiency losses come on slowly. 

Here are some red flags to be aware of when operating your Caterpillar hydraulic cylinders:

  • Contaminated oil
  • Unexplained leaks
  • Damaged seals or bent rods
  • Increased cycle times
  • Decreased speed and productivity

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Types of Caterpillar Hydraulic Cylinder Repairs We Handle

Before the point of total replacement is necessary, Caterpillar hydraulic cylinders can usually be repaired in three main ways. Whether or not the repair is possible depends on how much internal damage has been caused. Regardless of the issue, our team can handle all sorts of Caterpillar hydraulic cylinder repairs. 

We take on:

  • Reseals: This means installing new seals and wear rings  that are between the metal parts. Releasing typically involves a mixture of dynamic seals for the moving parts and static seals around the piston and rod. 
  • Repairs: If the warning signs are caught early, hydraulic cylinders can be restored to their original condition.
  • Rebuilds: Old or worn-down components are replaced and any reusable parts are salvaged accordingly. This is a cost-effective approach. 
Fixing Cylinders for Your Machinery in Chicago
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Ready to Get Your Caterpillar Cylinders Repaired?

Don’t wait to take care of your Caterpillar cylinder repair as it could lead to more downtime. Our team is on standby and ready to help you today. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s your turnaround time for Caterpillar hydraulic cylinder repairs?

Providing our clients with fast turnaround times is essential to us at Cylinders, Inc.! While the specific amount of time for each repair differs, we are always transparent and communicative so you know what to expect throughout the process.

What types of Caterpillar machines do you work with?

We have experience working on a range of different Caterpillar hydraulic cylinders! If you have a Caterpillar cylinder that needs repairing, chances are high that we can take of your repair faster and at less cost than a new replacement Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to find out more specific information on your needs.