Parker Hydraulic Group
Custom Cylinders

Custom Cylinders are purpose-built cylinders with unique features and do not follow a common standard or size. Parker manufactures and supports Custom Cylinders worldwide.

  • Up to 48 inch bore
  • Up to 876 inch stroke
  • Up to 15,000 psi cylinder pressure
  • Up to 60,000 psi intensifier pressure 
  • Any construction style: tierod, extruded, bolted, mill-type, welded, telescopic, crimped, intensifier
  • Any material: carbon steels, stainless steels, exotic steels, aluminum, composite

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ROD COATINGS :            

Applications exist where typical rod coatings are inappropriate to meet the expected cylinder service life. Parker offers a myriad of enhanced rod coatings which are tailor-made for these situations.Our typical rod coating options include:

  • Hard Chrome Plating
  • Chrome-Over-Nickel Plating
  • Cobalt Plating
  • Nitrotec/Nitride
  • Ceramic Coatings
  • Laser Clad Coatings

SYSTEMS: We Are The Industrial Convenience Store 

Parker manufactures a full line of seals, filtration, fluid connectors, valves, accumulators and other products that can be seamlessly integrated to the cylinder, functionally tested and then shipped as an entire assembly from one location. Other mechanical features, such as external bearings, frames and supports are common requests that can be easily accommodated.

Testing, Certifications and Specifications  

All Parker cylinders are 100% tested to meet or exceed customer expectations. Test Certificates and Certificates of Conformance are available upon customer request.

We also have the following Third Party Approvals and Certifications:

  • ABS (American Bureau of Shipping)
  • DNV (Det Norske Veritas)
  • BV (Bureau Veritas)
  • USCG (U.S. Coast Guard)
  • Lloyd’s Register
  • ASME
  • Nuclear
  • Government (Military) Specification MIL-I- 45208
  • ISO 9001-2000