March 15, 2018

Yearly Hydraulic Cylinder Maintenance Tips

  Our friends at Aggressive Hydraulics posted an article in 2016 that is relevant today. Below are some of the highlights and a link to the article. Ensure proper fluid conditioning Examine rod quality and finish Inspect piston seals, valves...

March 9, 2018

Check Out Our New HVOF Video

Our new HVOF Video is now online!  Click here to watch our video and learn more about HVOF and our capabilities to coat your components.  We also discuss several industries that have benefitted from HVOF industrial coatings as well as...

February 2, 2018

Complete Cylinder Repair and Replacement Services at Coastal Hydraulics

Did you know that Coastal Hydraulics can troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and replace cylinders in-house?  We offer comprehensive cylinder services for many industries including steel mills, paper mills, marine and ship building, boom trucks, construction equipment, and many others. Some of...

January 27, 2018

A New Year at Coastal Hydraulics

A Letter From The President of Coastal Hydraulics As we embark on a new year I wanted to share an update on what has been taking place at Coastal Hydraulics. 2017 was extraordinary as we experienced several months of record...

December 1, 2017

Winterizing Heavy Equipment – Tips from CAT

With the first round of cool weather hitting us recently in the South, we want to share an oldie but goodie from CAT - 10 Tips To Prepare Your Heavy Equipment For The Winter Season. The article offers many recommendations...

November 20, 2017

Spotlight on Safety: Safety Awareness Training from IFPS

The International Fluid Power Society offers safety training as well as safety posters and cards to members and non members. Safety training courses include: Hydraulics Safety Training "In The Line of Fire: Causes and Dangers of Fluid Injection Injuries" "Safety...

October 17, 2017

Celebrating 100 Years of Fluid Power

Alan Hitchcox of Hydraulics & Pneumatics published an article earlier this month about the history of fluid power.  In his research he found a photo published in 1917 with a caption "Hydraulic dump truck from 1917." Click here to read...

October 2, 2017

What is HVOF and Why is it Better Than Hard Chrome?

Coastal Hydraulics' resident HVOF expert, Curtis Dickens, frequently speaks on HVOF Coating - High Velocity Oxygen Fuel - and why it is superior to hard chrome coatings.  Some highlights of typical questions answered during one of our HVOF presentations are...

June 17, 2017

The Importance of Preventive Maintenance of Hydraulic Systems

An informative article on Reliability Web outlines the importance of preventive maintenance of hydraulic systems and notes that the lack of proper maintenance is the leading source of hydraulic component and system failure. Click to read the article - Maintenance...

September 15, 2016

Hydraulics & Pneumatics Experts – The Coastal Hydraulics Team

At  Coastal Hydraulics, we know that our company's success is due to our team of dedicated and experienced professionals. We are proud to be an ISO 9001:2008 registered company since 1999.  With over 200 years of combined hydraulics and pneumatics experience...

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