Cylinder Repair | Select Fluid Power

5 Types of Hydraulic Cylinder Failure

5 Types of Hydraulic Cylinder Failure As an ISO certified company, Select Fluid Power is committed to quality programs. When it comes to failure analysis, we conduct extensive testing on your hydraulic cylinder to find the cause of failure and then compile multiple reports to ensure the same failure does not occur again. Let’s go over the five most common types of hydraulic cylinder failure: Damaged Chromed Rod It is relatively easy to damage a chromed rod and extensive damage…

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Double Dipping Horizontal Chroming

Double-Dipping 101

Double-Dipping 101 In order to still serve customers with high capacity requirements, facilities outfitted with smaller chroming tanks are engaging in a technique known as double-dipping. It is important to note that this practice is effective and industry accepted, but it does cost you more money and increases your turnaround time. So, what is double-dipping? When a facility’s chroming tanks are smaller than, or not equal to the size of your component, the facility will make up the difference by…

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Liebherr Cylinder

Liebherr LTM 1400 Extension Rod and LHM 500 Stabilization Cylinder

Featured Project Report: Liebherr LTM 1400 Extension Rod & LHM 500 Stabilization Cylinder Select Fluid Power built a state-of-the-art hard chrome and hydraulic repair facility in 2014, designed to accommodate the industry’s high capacity needs. Since the facility’s debut, the team at Select has worked on jobs ranging from chip dump cylinder repair and rotary shaft chroming, to polishing and knurled rod chroming. Our facility features a 50 ft. chroming tank, a 16, ton crane system, and a 50 ft. polisher…

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Mineexpo Recap

2016 MINExpo Recap

2016 MINExpo Recap In September 2016, Select Fluid Power’s sales team attended MinExpo in Las Vegas, Nevada, and had the opportunity to connect with industry professionals, showcase the capabilities of Select’s state-of-the-art facility, and talk to attendees at the booth as well as on the showroom floor. For those of you who don’t know, MINExpo, held every four years, is the largest mining show on Earth. From September 26th-28th, over 1,800 companies attended the exhibition, participated in live demonstrations, and…

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Lloyd's Register Certified | Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

4 Ways to Determine the Quality of a Chrome Plating Facility

4 Ways to Determine the Quality of a Chrome Plating Facility It can be a struggle to determine the quality of any business online, let alone the quality of a chrome plating facility. Due to specific handling and capacity requirements, our customers often find themselves without a local solution for their chroming needs. To make your research a bit easier, we asked professionals in the industry what the key indicators of quality and trust were, and they came back with:…

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2016 Mine Expo | Select Fluid Power

2016 Mine Expo

Join Us at the International Mining Expo 2016 Select Fluid Power will be exhibiting at the 2016 International Mining Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Come by our booth – number 26023, to learn more about our new state-of-the-art facility and the new technology we have to help your facility run more smoothly and increase productivity.

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