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More than just Hydraulic Cylinder suppliers

Hytec Engineering offers holistic design, manufacture, repair, testing, service and maintenance of hydraulic cylinders in sub-Saharan Africa with 40 branches and service centres!

Africa remains primarily an end-user market where service, hydraulic repair and customisation represent a major share of business partnerships. Hytec Engineering keeps your hydraulics operating – no matter where you are.


Contact Hytec Engineering for all your hydraulic cylinder requirements!
Call us on +27 11 387 1900 or send us an enquiry.

Service & Repair

The Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group of Companies’ workshops and testing procedures ensure our service and repair offering is OEM specification-compliant. This combined with our high repair turnaround make us Africa’s largest hydraulics specialist.

Our repair programmes have been designed to meet the needs of your industry! We strive to restore all components to original factory specification, and all repairs are compliance-certified, issued with an accompanying certificate.

Hytec Engineering is the leader in the design, manufacture, installation, service and repair for total mobile and industrial hydraulic solutions.

hydraulic cylinder repair assessments

Prior to repairing a faulty cylinder, comprehensive assessments are conducted by our specialised in-house team of experts.

These assessments include, but are not limited to:

  • Measuring interface and mounting dimensions
  • Stripping cylinders for comprehensive inspection related to wear and damage
  • Providing a damage report determining repairs and associated costs, as well as the scheduled repaired cylinder return date
  • Emergency repair services are available to customers with fast turnaround requirements
Refurbishment

Hytec Engineering ensures that only qualified technicians assemble cylinders to original specifications.

An extensive and comprehensive stockholding of refurbished cylinders means that Hytec Engineering can immediately replace damaged or worn cylinders to avoid lengthy repairs.

Every repaired cylinder is thoroughly inspected, while measurement documents are stored on the Hytec Engineering database.


Exchange

An extensive stockholding of refurbished cylinders means immediate replacement of damaged cylinders.

Assessment

Assessment results are thorough and include a full damage report and comprehensive quotation.

Refurbishment

Cylinders are cleaned, stripped and assessed before highly experienced engineers refurbish them to OEM standards.

Repair Programme

All cylinders are repaired to OEM specifications, and a six-month warranty accompanies completed repairs.

Testing and Quality Assurance

All repairs conducted by Hytec Engineering are carried out to SABS ISO 9001:2000 quality standards.

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Service Exchange Programme

As part of our Service Exchange Programme, Hytec Engineering has an extensive stockholding of refurbished cylinders, which it supplies as a temporary replacement which drastically reduces your downtime when in need of hydraulic repairs or services.

Hytec’s Service Exchange Programme means faster turnaround times on cylinder repairs. This Programme is a component replacement system that supplies refurbished units with a one-year warranty, subsequent to Hytec refurbishing returned equipment to factory specifications.

The cylinder exchange includes a repair programme. Cylinders entered into this programme are cleaned, stripped and assessed before highly experienced engineers refurbish them to OEM standards. This service is available for damaged cylinders as well as fully-functioning units.

An extensive stock holding of refurbished cylinders means that Hytec Engineering can immediately replace damaged or worn cylinders to avoid lengthy repairs.

Bosch Rexroth Certified Service Centre of Competence

We’re the only Bosch Rexroth Certified Service Centre of Competence in Africa, ensuring 100% OEM-compliant hydraulic repairs through various ISO-accredited workshops.

We’ve invested in various state-of-the-art hydraulic repair machines, from cylinder and servo test benches. We utilise the Bosch Rexroth globally standardising test control system, Cadasys, to ensure all hydraulic repairs are compliant within OEM-specification.

The Bosch Rexroth Certified Service Centre of Competence (CSC-C) accreditation certifies that our service centre has the processes, infrastructure, qualification and management abilities to perform hydraulic repairs and service work to the quality standards specified by the Bosch Rexroth Service Centre Grades.

The accreditation audits the facility’s ability to conduct hydraulic repairs and services of pumps and motors, hydraulic valves, controls, mobile gears, standard and large hydraulic cylinders and electronics.


CSC-C accreditation is the highest possible grading for any service centre and means we are more than competent to fulfil your hydraulic service and repair requirements.

Cylinder Services

Cylinder Test Bench

Hytec Engineering’s highly sophisticated cylinder test bench provides functional testing to maintain safety standards and durability for all manufactured and refurbished hydraulic cylinder components.

  • Provides a full leak test (with the pressure set at 150% of design pressure)
  • Tests hydraulic cylinders in South Africa up to 450 mm bore
  • To a pressure of 420 bar with a max. stroke length of 6 m

Offering testing accuracy of 0.1 mm

Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

In addition to our hydraulic cylinder repair services, Hytec Engineering offers a variety of additional services including:

  • Computer-aided designs and an advanced 3D modelling system with the latest design technology
  • Grinding of up 4 m in length and 600 mm in diameter
  • Honing up to 9 m in length and 600 mm in diameter
  • MIG and electrode welding
  • Turning up to 9 m in length and swing of 1 m
  • CNC lathes
  • Machining centres and milling

The Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group of Companies’ workshops and testing procedures ensure our service and repair offering is OEM specification-compliant. This fact combined with our high repair turnaround makes us the hydraulics’ repair service provider of choice to hydraulics customers throughout southern Africa.

Our repair programmes have been designed to meet the needs of your industry! We strive to restore all components to original factory specification, and all repairs are compliance-certified, issued with an accompanying certificate.

Since 1972, Hytec Engineering has delivered holistic design, manufacture, repair and testing of hydraulic cylinders.