• Custom Machining and Equipment Repair for over 50 Years


We Manufacture Custom Hydraulic Cylinders For Manufacturing Companies In The USA

Kiefer Tool manufacturers custom made industrial hydraulic cylinders, including tie rod cylinders and welded body cylinders for companies throughout the continental United States.  Kiefer Tool & Mold is a manufacturer of custom made industrial hydraulic and pneumatic/air cylinders used in construction equipment, manufacturing machinery and civil engineering. We specialize in machining fluid power components like hydraulic cylinders (linear actuators) and any supporting item with the cylinder for manufacturing companies across the United States. In addition to machining custom cylinders we also provide services to repair, refurbish, recondition, rebuild, or retrofit an existing cylinder. Our facility is capable of providing a complete service of the cylinders including; welding, assembling and testing of every manufactured or repaired cylinder. To learn about the equipment used to manufacture heavy or large custom hydraulic cylinders, click here.

We Machine and Manufacture Complete Hydraulic Cylinders, Hydraulic Cylinder Components and Hydraulic Cylinder Accessories

Our company provides both complete cylinders and cylinder components, and cylinder accessories. Cylinder components include: piston head and rod assemblies, gland head assemblies, cylinder head caps, mounting components, rod eyes/ clevises, eye brackets and clevises, butt plates, pivot pins and alignment couplers. We also provide services to weld repairs, resurface cylinder bores and piston rods and bore honing.  One of our specialties is repairing and rebuilding hydraulic presses and hydraulic cylinders.  Kiefer Tool provides manufacturing companies with hydraulic press repair, hydraulic press maintenance, on-site inspections, on-site repairs, technical support and field servicesRates start at $100. per hour.

Hydraulic Cylinders “Built To Spec”

Hydraulic cylinders ordered by our customers are machined and built to their individual specifications and requirements. All products are machined and inspected to meet OEM requirements and prepared for immediate installation upon completion.

Contact Kiefer Tool For Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing and Repair Services

Types of Cylinders We Manufacture

  • standard cylinders
  • single (plunger cylinders) and double acting cylinders,
  • tie-rod cylinders
  • welded/threaded cylinders (bolted-head cylinders)
  • telescopic/multi-stage cylinders
  • top-link cylinders
  • loader cylinders
  • side-mounted cylinders
  • piggyback cylinders
  • construction grade cylinders
  • differential cylinders
  • position sensing cylinders

Hydraulic Press and Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Services

If your company is considering scrapping a hydraulic press or hydraulic cylinder because the manufacturing company that built the press is no longer in business, or will not provide repair services, please talk to an engineer at Kiefer Tool first. We may be able to inspect your hydraulic press to see if it is worth repairing or rebuilding. We inspect crossheads, clevises, butt plates, mountings, clutch/brakes, seals, manifolds, beds, valves, flywheels, rams, moving platens, welded body cylinders, pumps, hydraulic pipes, hydraulic cylinders, lubrication systems, cylinder bases, trunnions, mechanical drives, bearings, robotic automation components, hydraulic fittings, subassemblies, master cylinders, pistons and piston rods, controls, electrical systems, cylinder barrels, flanges, cylinder heads, ports, dies and punches, tie rod cylinders, o-rings and other hydraulic press parts.

Hydraulic Press Replacement And Spare Parts For Sale

Kiefer Tool sells basic “off-the-shelf” replacement and spare parts for hydraulic, mechanical and stamping presses. We manufacture custom replacement parts for hydraulic presses.

Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Service Areas In The United States

Kiefer Tool repairs and maintains hydraulic cylinders (including hydraulic press and manufacturing equipment components) for companies throughout the Midwest, the Middle Atlantic, the Northeast and portions of the Southern United States.  We repair hydraulic cylinders for manufacturing companies in Cleveland, Columbus, Youngstown, Erie, Toledo, Akron, Cincinnati, Rochester (NY), Fort Wayne, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Indianapolis, Chicago, Buffalo, Wheeling, St. Louis, Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, Lexington, Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Raleigh, Omaha, Louisville, Albany, Baltimore, Huntsville (AL), Farmington Hills (MI), Minneapolis, Charlotte, Norfolk (VA), Kansas City, Grand Rapids (MI), Memphis and Allentown (PA).

We provide rebuild, refurbish, recondition and retrofit hydraulic cylinders for industrial operations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia, Indiana, Michigan, West Virginia, Virginia, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, Illinois, New Hampshire, Maine, Kentucky, Deleware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Tennessee and Kansas. We also have customers in northern Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi.  Because of the prohibitive cost of shipping or transporting large and heavy hydraulic cylinders long distances, Kiefer Tool rarely serves companies located in the Western portion of the United States or the deep south. Due to the cost of travel, Kiefer Tool engineers and field service technicians don’t normally travel to the Western or Northwestern states to inspect hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic presses or other manufacturing machines.

Additional Information About Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing and Repair Services


The following are a few services we provide in the manufacturing, reconditioning, repair & retro fitting of cylinders.

Both newly manufactured and repaired, we have the capabilities to machine cylinder tubes, piston & rod assemblies, gland and guide bushing assemblies of many sizes and pressure requirements. All items are assembled and tested in house prior to shipping and can either be replicated from an existing component (with completed inspection & drawing) or from a provided drawing.

Services provided for repairing or reconditioning cylinders and any component of the cylinder include the following. Weld repair and weld build up of damaged surfaces, bore honing of cylinder body, resurfacing of cylinder bore, piston head, and piston rod, replacement gland ring and components.

Cylinder components we manufacture include: piston head and rod assemblies, gland head assemblies, cylinder head caps, guide bushings, mounting components, rod eyes/ clevises, eye brackets and clevises, butt plates, pivot pins, and alignment couplers