Capabilities

Capabilities

Best Custom Hydraulic Cylinders are Manufactured with these Features – and Advantages:

  • Best Metal Products CapabilitiesApplication engineering support; Best Metal Products will provide engineering analysis of your specific application
  • Pressure ratings to 4000 psi
  • Porting configurations: SAE, JIC, NPT, ORS, blocks, rod-fed
  • Bore sizes 1-8” standard (larger sizes in shorter stroke lengths are also available)
  • Rod sizes up to 5”
  • Rod materials that include chrome, Nitro Steel, stainless steels, nickel chrome
  • Advanced seal options: low, medium, and high pressures
  • Custom hydraulic cylinder mounting options
  • Integrated position sensing
  • Cushioning on both ends of the stroke
  • Internal and external head designs
  • Integrated valve designs
  • Steel construction standard (aluminum and stainless steel options available)
  • Paint – wet coat, electrostatic or powder coat
  • Non-repairable and rephasing designs available
  • Fast, accurate prototyping using a time-proven, 5-stage protocol
  • Single Acting Hydraulic Cylinders
  • Double Acting Hydraulic Cylinders
  • Mobile Hydraulic Cylinders
  • Telescopic Cylinders
  • Piggyback Cylinders
  • Position-sensing ("Smart") Cylinders
  • Rephasing Cylinders    
  • Repairable and Non-repairable Cylinders


Best Metal Specialties:

The ability to engineer highly customized, practical solutions based on customer requirements for cylinder performance and working envelope.