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  1. How to Choose the Right Cylinder for your Application

    Choosing the right hydraulic cylinder for your application is crucial for ensuring optimal performance and longevity. Here are some steps you can take to select the right hydraulic cylinder for your specific application: determine the application requirements: identify the load that needs to be moved or lifted and the force and speed requirements of the application. This will help you...
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  2. Whats the difference between single-acting and double-acting hydraulic cylinders?

    Whats the difference between single-acting and double-acting hydraulic cylinders?
    Single-acting and double-acting hydraulic cylinders are two common types of hydraulic actuators used in various industrial applications. The main difference between these two types of cylinders is the number of ports that are used for hydraulic fluid entry and exit. A single-acting hydraulic cylinder has only one port, usually located at one end of the cylinder. Hydraulic fluid is introduced...
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  3. Looking at the Wider Picture of Hydraulic Cylinder Supply

    Looking at the Wider Picture of Hydraulic Cylinder Supply
     By Barry Morris, Managing Director, Ramko Hydraulics Ltd. Due to a range of challenging circumstances, supply issues continue to cause constraints for many companies within the manufacturing industry. Problems concerning the sourcing of parts, logistical issues and staff shortages are in some instances leading to unprecedented delays in delivering finished products to customers. The supply of hydraulic cylinders is no...
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  4. COVID-19: Temporary Closure

      As we seek clarity on Government advice in relation to COVID-19, in the interest of the health and safety of all our valued staff, customers and supply chain members, we are temporarily closing all Ramko operations from Thursday the 26th of March 2020 for an approximate period of 3 weeks, with the intention of reopening on Monday 20th April...
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  5. The UK has left the EU – How will this affect Cylinder purchases?

      So, it’s happened, the UK left the EU on 31st January 2020.   This is a concerning time for many as the new rules and regulations regarding trade are still to be confirmed in the transition period which will end 31st of December 2020. We have several customers calling to ask if there would be new tariffs or charges...
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  6. CNC Machining at Ramko Hydraulics

    Happy New Year everyone!   Hopefully 2020 has been good to you so far. It has been all go since the start of the year at Ramko, cylinders are flying out the door so thank you for your continued support. But do you know Ramko make more than just cylinders?           We have a dedicated CNC machining...
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  7. Happy Christmas from the team at Ramko Hydraulics!

        This year in lieu of gifts, Ramko Hydraulics have made a donation to the Simon Community.   We will be closed for the Christmas Holidays from Friday 20th December and will reopen on Monday 6th January.    We would like to wish all our customers a very merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!  ...
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  8. Season's Greetings (and Discounts!) from Ramko Hydraulics

                      Jingle Bells…Jingle Bells…. It’s almost that time of year again, the most wonderful time of the year! To celebrate the upcoming Christmas Holiday Season we have not one, but two popular cylinders with huge discounts for December: First up, we have our ever popular 6040500 cylinder – a great mid-size cylinder from...
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  9. Happy Halloween from everyone at Ramko Hydraulics!

    It’s that spooky time of year again... dark nights, cold days, and those malevolent spirits causing all kinds of trouble.     Have the witches been hexing your cylinders?   The ghouls turning chrome rods to rust?   Are the goblins nibbling at the seals?   Have werewolves been scraping and scratching the chrome?   Are you hearing worrying creaks...
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