The time has come to replace your hydraulic cylinder. Where do you begin? Correctly measuring and sizing your hydraulic cylinder can alleviate issues that can arise when replacing your cylinder. Learn about what cylinder components need to be measured and understand how to measure them correctly with our simple measurement guide.
Hydraulic cylinder measurements should include primary component measurements. Tools to measure hydraulic cylinder components include a tape measure and/or calipers.
Primary Components for Hydraulic Cylinder Measurement
Note that your hydraulic cylinder type can be single or double-acting and can be welded or telescopic. Knowing which type of hydraulic cylinder you are replacing is important for accurate cylinder replacement.
Save yourself time and money by measuring your hydraulic cylinder before you need to replace it. Having the measurements ready ahead of time can ensure your replacement cylinder is not only correctly measured for your replacement, but also keeps your shop organized for quick replacement turnaround.
Watch our hydraulic cylinder measurement guide and learn more about the proper technique for measuring hydraulic cylinders.