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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 commits to quality programs. We conduct thorough testing on your hydraulic cylinder to find the cause of any failures. We then compile multiple reports to ensure the same failure does not occur again. Let’s go over the five most common types of failure: Damaged Chromed Rod It is easy to damage a chromed rod. Extensive damage can be caused by something as simple as contact with…

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Double Dipping Horizontal Chroming

Double-Dipping 101

Double-Dipping 101 Shops with small chroming tanks engage in a technique called double-dipping when customers have high capacities. It should be noted that this practice is industry accepted. However, it does cost you more money and increases your turnaround time. So, what is double-dipping? Double-dipping is used when a shop’s tanks are smaller than your rod. The facility will chroming one end, flipping it over and then chroming the other end. This is called “double-dipping” because the rod is chromed…

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Liebherr Cylinder

Liebherr LTM 1400 Extension Rod and LHM 500 Stabilization Cylinder

Featured Project: 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. It was designed to handle the industry’s high capacity needs. Since the facility’s debut, Select has worked on jobs ranging from chip dump cylinder repair and rotary shaft chroming. Our facility features a 50′ chroming tank, a 16 ton crane system, and a 50′ polisher. This is to better serve our customers with high…

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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. They had the opportunity to connect with industry professionals and showcase of Select’s state-of-the-art facility. They had the chance to talk to attendees at the booth as well as on the showroom floor. For those of you who don’t know, MINExpo is the largest mining show on Earth. From September 26th-28th, over 1,800 companies attended the exhibition. They 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’s hard to determine the quality of any business, let alone a chrome plating facility. Our customers often don’t have a local solution for their chroming needs. This is due to specific handling and capacity requirements. We asked professionals in the industry what to look for. They said there are 4 key indicators of quality and trust. These indicators are: Experienced Professionals, Recognized Quality Programs, The Facility, and Environmental…

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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! Learn more about our new state-of-the-art facility and the new technology we have. We can’t wait to help your facility run more smoothly and increase productivity.

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