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Custom Hydraulic Cylinder Specifications

At Swanson, all cylinder manufacturing uses LEAN cellular processes giving our product a competitive advantage.

The machining and welding capabilities we have developed to support our production lines means high-quality components that meet–and exceed–operating specifications.

  • Horizontal power hone: 33-inch (83.82 centimeters) diameter by 30-foot (9.144 meters) long
  • Cylinder assembly machine: 30-foot (9.144 meters)
  • Stroke up to 60 feet (18.288 meters)
  • Porting as required. NPT, S.A.E. O-Ring, Tubelines and Specials
  • Operating pressures of up to 10,000 psi
  • Rods up to 120 feet (36.576 meters) long
  • Steel construction standard (aluminum, cast iron and stainless steel options available)
  • Mounting: Cross tube, clevis, flange, trunnion, spade, pinor custom designs
  • Rod materials and coatings that include chrome, stainless steels and nickel over chrome
  • Swanson proven designs for pistons and glands or custom designs per customer specifications
  • Advanced seal options: low, medium, and high pressures
  • Valve Blocks: Machined for your specified cavities and mounting configuration
  • Integrated position sensing options
  • Cushioning on both ends of the stroke
  • Fully-equipped for machining and building to metric dimensions

Swanson worker testing large cylinder


Cylinder fabrication up to 42 inches (106.68 centimeters) in diameter