Hydraulic Cylinder Service

New Hydraulic Cylinder Customers Get A Free Cat Tumbler
Hydraulic Cylinder Technician working on Hydraulic


With the latest in tooling and more than 30 dedicated hydraulic technicians, Carter Machinery repairs, rebuilds, and replaces hydraulic cylinders for all makes and models. From earthmoving equipment such as excavators, skid steers, dozers, and backhoes, to non-earthmoving equipment such as pneumatic, recycling, waste, induction and plastic molding cylinders, and other industrial applications, our team will get it done

Hydraulic Technician working on Cylinder


Whether you are in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, or the Washington D.C. metro area, Carter Machinery’s service department is a phone call away. We know time is money, and we want to get you back to work fast. Our team of more than 30 dedicated hydraulic technicians provides service in multiple shifts, ensuring your repair happens quickly. Backed by the largest service technician workforce in the Mid-Atlantic, our hydraulic team will work with you to service your machine at our nearest facility or dispatch a field service technician to your location – the convenience is yours!

Hydraulic Technician working on Pump


Our state-of-the-art hydraulic repair facilities feature the latest in equipment and tooling, allowing our dedicated hydraulic technicians to complete your repairs with the highest degree of accuracy in a timely manner.

• Honing to 20 in. ID and 32 ft. length
• Lathe capacity to 40 in. OD and 35 ft. length
• Boring to 14 in. ID and 100 in. length
• Centerless Rod Polishing to 14 in. OD
• Straightening / Pressing up to 200 ton
• Torqueing to 60,000 lbs.– ft.
• Welding of most materials and submerged arc welding for re-tubes / re-rods
• Re-engineering and fabrication of existing, obsolete, or poorly designed cylinders
• Profilometer readings to measure surface roughness on chrome rods and barrel IDs
• Electronic thickness gauge readings to measure chrome thickness on cylinder rods
• Cylinder testing to 5,000 PSI
• Tube and rod stock inventory
• Custom-made seals
• Plating of cylinder rods

Hydraulic Technician working on cylinder


There are many factors to consider when performing a repair: turnaround time, budget, component life, and more. Our experienced staff can recommend a wide variety of options of services we provide, including:

• Before & after failure repair
• Re-rod/re-tube/hone/straighten/re-chrome
• Re-bearing and resealing
• Light honing/re-sealing/testing
• OEM/reconditioned/exchange parts
• Welding & Machine Repairs


With over 30 Carter Machinery locations spanning the Mid-Atlantic and five dedicated hydraulic repair facilities, our footprint allows us to serve your repair needs more efficiently, reducing turnaround and increasing your bottom line. Our service locations conveniently offer:

• Component pick-up and delivery
• Drop-off at any Carter location
• Over 150 parts drop box locations for local pick-up and delivery

Carter Machinery Location Map

Use the Form Below or Call 888.241.1637 to Schedule Service.

*Offer Expires 12/31/2020. Discount is valid on hydraulic cylinder repairs, rebuild, or replacements for parts and labor only. Excludes chroming charges, freight charges, other miscellaneous or expedited charges. Hydraulic cylinder pickup/delivery offered in select areas. Must mention this offer in order to receive. Some terms and conditions may apply. Contact your local Carter Machinery store or Product Support Rep to redeem. **Free Cat Tumbler is valid to new hydraulic cylinder customers only. Limit one per customer.