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Hydraulics & Pneumatics

Easy access to on-site supplies increases plant uptime

25th November 2020 Ensuring an adequate on-site supply of hoses and accessories and readily available service and repairs, helps to improve on-site productivity and efficiency. Hydraulic and Automation Warehouse (HAW) supplies on-site hose and fittings as well as on-site hose and fittings container services,... 

Tailored hydraulic service and maintenance contracts

1st October 2020 Hytec South Africa, a Bosch Rexroth SA company, has introduced a 12-month warranty and tailored service and maintenance contract for new and existing hydraulic systems. The company explains that most hydraulic systems are purchased without a service plan and that its newly launched... 

Tailored hydraulic service and maintenance contracts
Hytec SA offers engineering support and on-site hydraulic service and maintenance

Range of hydraulic hose expands

31st January 2020 Three new wire spiral hydraulic hoses are now available to the South African market. Used mainly on earthmoving machines and underground mining machines, all three hoses have a hydraulic oil temperature range of -40 °C to 121 °C, with occasional peaks of up to 125 °C.  

PLSAs improve efficiencies on vulcanising press

21st November 2019 Planetary screw assemblies (PLSAs), or roller screws, were recently used as part of a solution to replace the hydraulic system in a vulcanising press. The solution, which had to guarantee an accurate pressing cycle that distributes a 130-ton press load evenly, consisted of four size 75 flanged... 

The Hydraulic Centre (Pty) Ltd

15th November 2019 Since 1987, The Hydraulic Centre (Pty) Ltd has grown to become one of South Africa’s largest independent hydraulic companies.  

The Hydraulic Centre (Pty) Ltd


15th November 2019 BMG supplies components and engineered solutions from world leaders in pneumatics; including Festo and Parker Pneumatics.  


Phoenix Component Services (Pty) Ltd

15th November 2019 Servicing the industry since 1980, Phoenix Component Services (Pty) Ltd specialises in the manufacture and repair of hydraulic cylinders and associated equipment.  As a level 2 B-BBEE company, they have uncompromised commitment to quality and service having earned a solid reputation for the... 

Phoenix Component Services (Pty) Ltd

Berntel SA a Division of Hudaco Trading (Pty) Ltd

15th November 2019 Berntel are your one stop pneumatic automation specialists. They are importers and distributors of pneumatic and process automation components. Berntel is able to provide solutions starting with clean dry compressed air and condensate drain management to the pneumatics on the machine. In... 

Berntel SA a Division of Hudaco Trading (Pty) Ltd

Machined seal solution extends uptime

14th November 2019 Seals installed in a vertical boring mill’s hydraulic rotary joint two-and-a-half years ago were recently inspected and found to have remained in working condition and continue to operate optimally, according to the manufacturer. The seals were installed in response to frequent, costly downtime... 

SMC Corporation South Africa

13th November 2019 SMC are the world leaders in pneumatics and are experts in industrial automation. Their pneumatic and electric components are used extensively throughout the automotive, electronics, life science, mining and food processing and packaging sectors. 

SMC Corporation South Africa

Lightweight pneumatic nailer launched

21st August 2019 A lightweight pneumatic nail gun with a fine precision nose, has recently been launched. The tool weighs 0.97 kg and has a rear exhaust for quieter operation. The swivel coupler plug allows for freedom of movement and lessens the load on the wrist. 

Festo (Pty) Ltd

6th November 2018 Festo is a global manufacturer of automation products and systems. As a complete solution provider, Festo offers an extensive range of pneumatic, electric and process automation products and solutions as well as training and training equipment for your application. 

Festo (Pty) Ltd

Ernest Lowe

6th November 2018 Ernest Lowe (ELCO) is a leading hydraulic and pneumatic engineering company in South Africa. Offering an extensive range of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Automation Solutions.  ELCO specialises in the design and manufacture of hydraulic cylinders known as the HT 210 and HT 250 Series. A large part of... 

Ernest Lowe

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