Hydraulic Power Unit Preventative Maintenance and Repairs

May 24, 2022 Capabilities

MIM Hydraulics and Pneumatics worked another weekend outage at a lumbermill. MIM Hydraulics was called in to work on multiple hydraulic power units for preventative maintenance and repairs. MIM Hydraulics drained the tanks, cleaned the tanks with lint-free rags, and removed and replaced all return and inline pressure filters. MIM replaced hose assemblies as required, …

MIM Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conduct Crane Repairs

May 17, 2022 Capabilities

MIM Hydraulics recently conducted crane repairs to a PM 50 series crane for a local carbon arc manufacturer. MIM Hydraulics assisted with the removal of the crane. The crane was then transported to a local machine shop where all the hoses, valves, cylinders, and slewing actuators were removed. All removed parts were then transported to …

MIM Hydraulics and Pneumatics Conducts Repairs to Large Cylinders

May 3, 2022 Capabilities

MIM Hydraulics recently conducted service work and large cylinder repairs to a local wire manufacturing company. MIM hydraulics was carefully selected by a local wire manufacturer to conduct repairs to their vital process testing apparatus used to test wire for conductivity. With the help of a local general contractor, MIM Hydraulics removed two large bore …

Replacement CAT Earth Mover Cylinders

April 18, 2022 Product

MIM Hydraulics offers sourcing for hard-to-find earthmoving equipment hydraulic cylinders. To check availability, please contact us today at (843) 437-5311. Image PART# DESCRIPTION COMPATIBLE MODELS 1U-4031: SUSPENSION G Complete Hydraulic Cylinder Arrangement with Tube and Rod Assemblies. Off-highway truck 772B 773B 9T-6082: SUSPENSION G (REAR) Complete Hydraulic Cylinder Arrangement with Tube and Rod Assemblies. Off-highway …

MIM Hydraulics Conducts Cylinder Repairs to Two Jib Cylinders on NOAA Ship Crane

March 22, 2022 Capabilities

MIM Hydraulics recently removed two large-bore jib cylinders from a North American manufacturing crane on an NOAA ship. The crane jib was drifting down even after replacing counter balance valves. At that point, it was evident that the jib cylinders were bypassing internally. MIM Hydraulics removed the two large-bore crane jib cylinders, transported the cylinders …

MIM Hydraulics Job Spotlight: Two-Stage Large Bore Accumulator Repair

January 20, 2022 Capabilities

MIM Hydraulics recently completed repairs to this two-stage large-bore accumulator for an injection molding company. MIM Hydraulics routinely provides repairs services to accumulators of any size and application. Piston or Bladder MIM Hydraulics is capable of handling your needs. This accumulator when disassembled and inspected had tremendous damage due to varnish. Varnishing of hydraulic oil …

Purpose Built Cylinder Supplier – Repair vs Replace

January 12, 2022 Articles

Repair vs Replace that’s the question that always comes up when a hydraulic cylinder needs to be repaired.  Most say wouldn’t you just repair the cylinder vs replacing it because it should cost less? Well, that all depends on what the potential issue is with your cylinder and how you look at it. Below we’ve …

Hydraulic Power Unit and Hydraulic Mobile Cylinder Engineer & Install

December 14, 2021 Capabilities

MIM Hydraulics engineered and installed HPU and Cylinders for New Manufactured Marine Intercoastal waterway barge for Savannah, GA based company. MIM Hydraulics engineered and installed an 80 gallon, 30 GPM two stage Hydraulic Power Unit and Two Hydraulic Mobile cylinders to raise and lower barge ramp doors for a new manufactured Marine Intercoastal waterway barge …

Kalmar Five High Hydraulic Cylinder Repair

December 1, 2021 Capabilities

WANDO Terminal (Mt. Pleasant, SC) – MIM Hydraulics just completed repairs to two Kalmar Five High Hydraulic Cylinders. These hydraulic cylinders are primarily used for cylinders on Kalmar forklifts that lift loaded containers five stories high at Waterfront ports and Inland Ports nationwide and worldwide. MIM Hydraulics successfully routinely remanufactures these cylinders and others just …

Cape Ship Cylinder Removal and Repairs

November 17, 2021 Capabilities

MIM Hydraulics recently completed service work to remove and repair a large two-stage hydraulic cylinder on a ramp system on a Government Cape Ship. This job took extensive rigging and ship know-how to remove with the incident and costly fluid spills. MIM Hydraulics transported the large cylinder to their shop, cleaned, disassembled, and performed a …

Lumber Mill Outage Work

October 11, 2021 News

A local lumber mill suffered maintenance outages for an entire weekend. MIM Hydraulics worked tirelessly throughout conducting preventative maintenance on a Larger Plainer/Stacker Hydraulic Power Unit. MIM technician work included: Cleaned the HPU Disassembled & resealed all valves Replaced all return & pressure filters Opened the hydraulic power unit reservoir tank Wiped clean all containments …

MIM Hydraulics Job Spotlight: Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU)

October 4, 2021 News

MIM Hydraulics built a new custom manufactured hydraulic power unit for the marine/ship building and repair industry. This unit has many features including: A 5 GPM piston pump with a remote compensator for easy pump pressure setting, with Pressure gauge and gauge snubber for the easy read for system pressure, hydraulic return line filter to …

Preventative Maintenance: The Key to Keeping our Industry Growing

By Jeffrey Kenney, CFPIHM, CFPMHM, CFPMHT Over the past 10 years, as I have visited customer sites to review issues for leaks, engineering services, and reverse engineering of hydraulic and pneumatic. I have heard a growing number of customers and end-users voicing their concerns about how messy their equipment is, how costly hydraulic oil is to keep …

Repair or Replace: Welded Style, Tie Rod Style, or Mill Duty Style?

September 13, 2021 Articles

By Jeffrey Kenney, CFPIHT, CFPIHM, CFPMHM, CFPMHT, MIM Hydraulics, LLC Over my career in cylinder remanufacturing, there have been two questions end-users always ask: Repair or replace? And should I replace with a welded style, tie rod style or mill duty style? The correct answer to these questions can help keep manufacturing plants and mobile …

Hydraulic Power Unit Refurbishing and Testing

M.I.M. Hydraulics and Pneumatics offers hydraulic power unit refurbishing and testing as well as building new hydraulic power units. Our Qualifications: MIM has direct input on system engineering Over 100 years combined of HPU engineering and fabrication experience Chose components that are in stock and available nationwide Chose a local certified option where you can …

Mobile, Industrial & Marine Training

June 17, 2021 News

MIM Hydraulics is now offering training for both mobile and industrial hydraulic industries. Call (843) 437-5311 to reserve your spot for your employees that require additional Training and Certification. Training Location 920 Dunbar St. Suite A Charleston, SC 29407 Date Description Cost Location September 8-10, 2021 3-Day Level 1 Industrial Hydraulic Troubleshooting $1,195 Charleston, SC …

MIM Hydraulics Partners with Aggressive Hydraulics

June 10, 2021 News

MIM Hydraulics has partnered with Aggressive Hydraulics to provide quality American-Made Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinders MIM Hydraulics and Aggressive Hydraulics are Partnered for Success to mobilize our teams on your site to measure up, reverse engineer, conduct life cycle testing, and compare manufacturing drawings to actual cylinders for accuracy before starting the manufacturing process! We …

MIM Hydraulics and Pneumatics Now Offering Pumps and Motors for Excavator’s

April 15, 2021 Capabilities

Parts/Service/repairs/New and remanufactured units MIM has a wide variety of new and remanufactured units and parts available on the shelf at our warehouse for same-day shipment We sell and service pumps and motors for all major brands including: Kawasaki, Sunstrand, Rexroth, Linde, Denison, Racine, Charlynn, and Poclain MIM Hydraulics Advantage Remanufactured Pumps and Motors offer …

MIM is Your Source for NFPA and Tie-Rod Cylinders

March 24, 2021 News

Proudly making cylinders for the toughest applications. NFPA Hydraulic and Pneumatic cylinders from Milwaukee Cylinder and Nopak. Metric Hydraulic and Pneumatic cylinders from Taiyo America (Parker-Taiyo). Stainless-steel non-repairable pneumatic cylinders from American Cylinder. Aluminum Tie rod cylinders from Motion Controls LLC. Contact Sales at 843-437-5311 for a quote.  

Hydraulic Accumulators from MIM Hydraulics

March 1, 2021 Capabilities

*A hydraulic accumulator is a pressure vessel that performs many tasks in a hydraulic system. They are used to maintain pressure, store and recapture energy, reduce pressure peaks, power chassis suspensions, and dampen shock, vibration and pulsations. Under gas pressure, accumulators store a volume of fluid that can be re-fed into the hydraulic system when …