Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Houston



AJ Air & Hydraulic Repair can handle your hydraulic repair needs 24/7  365 days a year. 

Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Houston

Experiencing leaks or power loss in your hydraulics systems or tired of having downtime due to hydraulic equipment failure then AJ Air & Hydraulics  is your hydraulic equipment repair partner.  

Our in-depth knowledge and verified experience with repair, rebuilding of cylinders makes AJ Air & Hydraulics a highly valuable and trusted partner when you need professionals to service and repair your hydraulic equipment.

If you are looking for hydraulic cylinder repair, then you want to choose a company that has reputation and history of providing quality hydraulic repair and reliable service.

AJ Air & Hydraulics goal is to treat your hydraulic repair job as a top priority and work to ensure we can provide you with fast results and minimize any unnecessary delays. Ensuring that your production processes are up and running at high efficiency.  

Our focus is to ensure your hydraulic cylinders will meet or exceed OEM specifications and functions correctly to its original manufacturer’s pressure rating requirements. 

You can trust the hydraulic cylinder repair specialists at AJ Air & Hydraulic. 

AJ Air & Hydraulic is an hydraulic repair service company in Houston, TX serving many industries such as: 

  • Industrial
  • Offshore
  • Land drilling
  • Subsea
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Plants
  • Coal
  • Dredging
  • Marine
  • Ship Building
  • Mining
  • Pipeline
  • Aerospace
  • Military
  • Manufacturing
  • Fracking
  • Cranes
  • Steel Mills
  • Chemical
  • Robotics

AJ Air & Hydraulic’s Guarantee to Excellence

Best Quality Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Services 

Rest assured all your hydraulic repair, rebuild and manufacturing jobs are covered under our 1-year warranty on all repairs and manufacturing. It is our “Top Priority” to ensure we meet all safety standards and manufacturers requirements when testing, repairing, rebuilding and restoring all your hydraulic systems to high performance levels. 

Our expert level technicians have a combined 40 years of experience in hydraulic systems, design, manufacturing, service and repair.  Our facility & personnel have the capacity and capability to repair, re-manufacture any hydraulic cylinder that we handle. 

In case of serious emergency our expert repair team is available 24/7 days a week 365 days per year in order to handle any hydraulic repair job you may need done on a moment’s notice.

AJ Air & Hydraulics repairs most makes and models of hydraulic cylinders such as:Chip dump, Crane, Earthmoving, Excavator Marine, Mining Press, Shear, Steering Telescopic, Tie-rod, Welded, etc.   

Anker-Holth, Boxtel-Holland, Caterpillar, Graco, Hanna, Hydroline, Instrom, Kress, Komatsu, Lynair, Miller Milwaukee, MTS, Moog, Nopak, Rexroth, Sheffer, Tomkins and more.

Hydraulic Equipment Repair – Our Process 

To ensure high performance and maintain customer satisfaction each hydraulic cylinder received in for repair is immediately disassembled, and components are quickly cleaned and inspected. 

Rods will be measured for straightness and signs of wear and tear. 

Tubes will be measured for wear and tear and the seal wear band grooves will be measured and inspected. 

Finally, 100% of all hydraulic cylinders are pressure tested to ensure they are properly working and to detect any potential leaks.  Doesn’t matter if the repair job is for a re-seal or complete re-build, AJ Air & Hydraulics is here to help.  

  • Single acting and Double acting hydraulic cylinders
  • Repair and replace seals, rods, gland nuts, piston heads & tubes 
  • Failure & Repair Reports 
  • In-house design & manufacturing team  
  • 24/7 emergency services
  • 1-year warranty on all hydraulic cylinder repairs and manufacturing

Hydraulic Equipment Repair Capabilities:
Typical steps that are in the repairing and rebuilding process to ensure hydraulic cylinders and equipment are preforming at high operational conditions are machining pistons, barrels, rods, glands and welding, mig and tig.  Light and heavy honing of barrels, polishing the pistons, rods and glands. re-chroming rod and having a dedicated hydraulic test stand.To help in streamlining the process of getting your hydraulic repair job done quickly as possible, we also stock, motors, pumps, values, and seal kits and have facilities with equipment to disassemble, machine, chrome plate, reassemble, inspect and test your hydraulic equipment. 

Industry FAQ Questions:

  • Why do hydraulic cylinders fail?

Physical damage and deterioration of seals are two of the main causes that lead hydraulic cylinders to fail. Typically, external sources can cause physical damage to hydraulic cylinders. Examples would be machine and falling objects. Some of the damage resulting can be dented barrels and bent rods which both can prevent the cylinders was working or stroking properly

  • What are the most common causes of hydraulic system failure?
  • Aeration
  • Cavitation
  • Excessive Heat
  • Fluid Contamination
  • Implosion 
  • Over-Pressurization
  • Pump Aeration 
  • Poor Hydraulic Fluid Viscosity
  • How do you fix a hydraulic cylinder?

Before you start repairing the hydraulic cylinder, first begin by ensuring you have a clean surface area to work on and disconnect all hoses and plugs attached to the cylinder. After all parts have been disconnected you will need to ensure that all fluids are properly drained from the cylinder. 

Next you will need some specific tools to start the process of repairing the hydraulic system. Rubber mallet, proper seal kit, screwdriver, pliers, emery cloth, and torque wrenches are tools necessary for repairing cylinders. One of the most common issues companies deal with when it comes to hydraulic cylinders is leaking hydraulic cylinder

How to repair hydraulic cylinders

  • Disassemble the cylinder
  • Diagnosing the cause of failure
  • Repairing or replacing faulty components
  • Re-assembly the cylinder
  • How much does it cost to repair a hydraulic cylinder?

That depends on several factors, we recommend an easy approach to getting free repair quote.

The quote repair process is simple:

  • Call today or fill out the form on this page we can tell you if we can repair your cylinder.
  • Arrangements can be made to pick up or have the cylinder(s) dropped off to the repair shop. 
  • Disassemble and evaluate your cylinder to determine the problem(s).
  • You will be contacted on what we identified and be provided quote for repair and time frame of repair completion or inform if we cannot repair your cylinder(s).
  • Approve the repair request and begin work on your cylinder(s).  

Remember, trying to do the job yourself can be time consuming and expensive.  Our mission here at AJ Air & Hydraulics is to help get your hydraulic equipment and systems repaired and get them up and running fast as possible to minimize any unnecessary down time that can lead to additional costs.  

Best Hydraulic Repair Shop in Houston, Tx 

With over 30 years of experience in hydraulic repair, replacement and fabrication who better to repair your hydraulic systems than AJ Air & Hydraulic Repair Shop in Houston, TX.   We are your one stop shop for all your hydraulic needs. 

Conveniently located at 1321 S Houston Rd. Pasadena, TX 77502
“After all, we believe that repairing a cylinder is less expensive than buying a new one.”

Pick up the phone and call  832-526-2122 today.  We have service technicians able to answer any questions you may have. 

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