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Berendsen extends its involvement with BlueScope Steel with landmark supply agreement

Berendsen extends its involvement with BlueScope Steel with landmark supply agreement

Berendsen Fluid Power has always been very proud of its long-term supplier relationship with BlueScope Steel. For over twenty years Berendsen has provided precision offsite repair services for the acclaimed Port Kembla Steelworks, which have contributed to the productivity and success of the site over the years. In more recent times, Berendsen’s involvement with the site has broadened through its accreditation as an approved provider of onsite services.
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Berendsen Melbourne’s New Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Centre

After several months of careful planning, the implementation of the new Hydraulic Cylinder Repair Centre at our Melbourne branch is now complete.

This Melbourne based initiative originated to provide a trustworthy, reliable cylinder repair alternative for users of construction, transport and materials handling equipment in the region, and is equipped to efficiently repair cylinders up to 288mm bore size and 2500mm stroke, which covers the most common cylinder types used in these segments.

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CCA Hardchrome acquires new Churchill Cylindrical Grinding Machine

The staff at Berendsen’s chrome plating facility, CCA Hardchrome, have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of our latest acquisition, a Churchill cylindrical grinding machine capable of grinding rods up to 4 meters in length and 600mm in diameter.

The new machine was purchased to enable us to increase throughput at our growing Kings Park chrome plating facility and achieve faster turnaround times for our customers.

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Berendsen Perth continues its quest to satisfy the needs of WA’s resurgent mining industry with powerful new Cylinder Repair Bench

Berendsen Perth continues its quest to satisfy the needs of WA’s resurgent mining industry with powerful new Cylinder Repair Bench

Berendsen Perth has recently invested in a special purpose cylinder repair bench to meet the needs of Western Australia’s resurgent mining industry.

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Berendsen’s Success With New In-House Chrome Plating Venture

The response to Berendsen’s new chrome plating facility has been tremendous and we are grateful to all the customers who have backed our new venture.

A recent highlight was the commissioning of an additional 7000lt Chromic acid bath. This is one of several upgrades that will roll out over the next few months to increase the capacity and efficiency of the new facility, and to offer a wider range of services with even quicker job turnaround times.

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Berendsen Perth invest in their cylinder service capabilities

Berendsen Perth has recently invested in a new state of the art, digital Sunnen HTA 4100 NC horizontal tube honing system.

This new system will allow the branch to expand on the range of cylinders they are able to hone in-house at their workshop, reducing turnaround times, and lowering costs.

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Berendsen Acquires CCA Hardchrome

Berendsen is pleased to announce its recent acquisition of the assets and business name of CCA Hardchrome. 

Since 1999 Berendsen’s mission has been to provide an unmatched, end-to-end range of hydraulic engineering, manufacturing, repair and maintenance services specifically tailored to ….Read More

Berendsen is proud to support the Joint Strike Fighter Program

Berendsen Fluid Power is thrilled to see the first F-35s to make public debut at the Avalon Air Show in Victoria today.

Berendsen’s involvement in the Joint Strike Fighter program dates back to 2005, in the form of design and manufacture of hydraulic components for American Manufacturer ….Read More

Berendsen Machining Capabilities – Watch Our Video

For a quick glimpse of some of our machining capabilities, watch our machining video below.

Berendsen are able to machine a virtually unlimited range of components for small one off jobs to large repeat orders.

Products and components we are able to machine includes flanges, adaptors, drive ….Read More

Shop Online Now

The new Berendsen Online Shop is now up and running, bringing you quality hydraulic products at competitive prices.

Purchase a broad range of hydraulic motorsfiltersvalvespumps and accessories at your own convenience – anywhere, at any time from any device.

You will find our Online Shop easy ….Read More

Berendsen Continues to Invest in Machining Capabilities

Berendsen’s Newcastle Branch has recently made a significant investment in their Machining capabilities with the purchase of an Okuma Multus CNC Multi-Tasking Machine. The purchase of this machine further cements Berendsen Newcastle’s position as a premier machine shop in NSW.

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Ozhyd.com.au is getting a new home….

Berendsen Fluid Power is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of our new ecommerce site. Our new user-friendly online store will list a broad range of hydraulic products at attractive online prices, including those that you may have seen previously on ozhyd.com.au. Expect an improved experience ….Read More

Video Case Study: Drill Rig Overhaul by our Wollongong Branch

Berendsen Wollongong recently overhauled an underground gas drainage drill for a long standing mining customer in the Illawarra. This is a job not many hydraulic suppliers can undertake as it requires a high level of expertise in hydraulic trouble shooting, engineering and practical, hands-on ….Read More

Common Hydraulic System Errors

Hydraulic system mistakes and oversights occur all the time. Without proper education and understanding of fluid power concepts, hydraulics is quite easy to get wrong. Being able to observe and learn from mistakes and omissions that hydraulic users make when designing and maintaining their equipment ….Read More

How to minimise hydraulic cylinder failure

Hydraulic cylinders are essential pieces of hydraulic engineering equipment. They are considered as common as pumps and motors combined, so if a hydraulic cylinder fails it can impact your entire operation. Minimising cylinder failure within hydraulic systems is important to avoid unnecessary ….Read More

Watch our Manifold Manufacturing Video

Want to learn more about Berendsen’s manifold manufacturing facility and processes? Check out our manifold manufacturing video below.

Manifold Manufacture Video

Berendsen Fluid Power is a leading manufacturer of custom and standard CETOP Manifolds.
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When to replace your hydraulic pump

A Hydraulic pump operating in ideal conditions can last a very long time. However, it is not always possible to maintain ideal conditions in your hydraulic system and sooner or later, your pump will require repair or replacement. But how do you know when that time has come?

If your Hydraulic pump ….Read More

THW Standard Hydraulic Power Units Now Available

Berendsen Fluid Power we are proud to distribute a new standard range of THW Hydraulic Power Units.

Designed and manufactured in Australia, the THW range of Power Units are designed to power hydraulic actuators, including cylinders and motors, and were designed with the aim of creating a cost ….Read More

How to prevent hydraulic oil leaks

Leakage in hydraulic systems can quickly get out of hand and the consequences are usually expensive, but can also be hazardous to personnel and the environment. Thankfully, most external leakages can be prevented through proper design, assembly, operation and maintenance of your hydraulic system. ….Read More

3 Words to describe Berendsen Fluid Power – AIMEX Competition Winner

Berendsen Fluid Power Newcastle and Wollongong recently exhibited at this year’s Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX).

We ran a competition throughout the duration of the exhibition whereby visitors provided 3 words to describe Berendsen Fluid Power to enter.

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New Machining Services Division

Berendsen is proud to announce the addition of a Machining Services division to the business. This new division, named Berendsen Machining Services, is operating out of our ISO certified 3200sqm site in Newcastle, NSW.

Berendsen Machining Services specialises in machining components from small one ….Read More

Visit us at AIMEX

Berendsen’s Newcastle and Wollongong branches will be exhibiting at this year’s Asia-Pacific’s International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) to be held at Sydney Showground from the 1st to the 4th of September 2015.

Attracting over 12,000 visitors each year, AIMEX offers an opportunity ….Read More

The Importance of Picking the Right Hydraulic Valves

Every hydraulic system is comprised of many different parts and if your system is going to function properly, they all need to be able to work together. If one component is not quite right it can affect the entire system’s performance and can cause all sorts of issues. ….Read More

Hydraulic System Maintenance Tips

Regardless of the size or complexity of a Hydraulic system, the simplest maintenance tasks can have a huge effect on the performance and lifetime of your system. By following a few hydraulic system maintenance tips, you can protect your system from damage, ensure longevity and optimum performance ….Read More

Berendsen Adelaide Open Week

Our Berendsen Adelaide branch is holding an Open Week to launch their upgraded workshop complete with an upgraded custom-built test rig, new cylinder stripping bench, mill, lathe and upgraded MIG welding facility.

The Open Week will be held over the week of the 13th – 17th of July and there ….Read More

Selecting the right hydraulic cylinder for the application

In this hydraulic selection guide, we’ll point out the different factors you need to consider in order to select the right hydraulic cylinder for any specific application.

hydraulic cylinder is a linear actuator engineered to create either a pushing or pulling force in a straight line. It ….Read More

Berendsen Adelaide invests in new state-of-the-art machinery and office renovations

To meet the changing needs of our customers, we have recently invested in a range of new workshop machinery and equipment that will allow us to repair cylinders, pumps and motors in the most cost effective & efficient means possible. This means we are now capable of doing more work in-house, ….Read More

The Process of Cylinder Repair and Servicing

Cylinders are essential pieces of hydraulic engineering equipment and if a cylinder fails, it can impact your entire business. Keeping cylinders regularly serviced and maintained can improve their lifespan and keep them working at the optimum level. If something does go wrong and you need a repair, ….Read More

Understanding Hydraulic Pump and Motor Efficiency

Hydraulic pump and motor efficiency can have a significant effect on your hydraulic system. It influences the power demand and therefore running costs of a hydraulic system. It determines the amount of heat generation and dictates the requirement for cooling. It can also effect the operating speed ….Read More

How to Prolong the Life of Your Hoses

Nothing lasts forever and hydraulic hoses are no exception. Unfortunately a hose failure can be expensive and can cause extensive damage to your system through loss of hydraulic fluid, contamination, and cavitation damage requiring significant hydraulic repairs and associated downtime. A damaged ….Read More

A New Powerful Radial Piston Motor, Built To Go The Distance

Eaton’s new Hydre-MAC low speed, high torque direct drive, radial piston motor has raised the bar in terms of power, performance and reliability.

The new heavyweight champion features a cam lobe design enabling variable speed applications that use less energy to deliver more power when needed. ….Read More

Townsville Branch Notification

Berendsen Fluid Power would like to advise effective immediately, we will no longer maintain a branch presence in Townsville, Queensland. All Townsville customer enquiries and sales orders will be taken care of by our National Customer Service Centre and all service work will be redirected to our ….Read More

Why Should I Replace My Filter Element?

Your hydraulic system is an expensive piece of machinery and your business probably relies heavily on it, so you want to keep it working as smoothly as possible. Regular maintenance of your system is essential if you want to keep everything in good working order and reduce the risk of costly ….Read More

The Benefits of 3D Modelling

When it comes to designing and engineering hydraulic systems, precision is everything. Recent technological developments have seen an increase in the use of 3D modelling to design systems and parts for a range of uses, including design, architecture, medical equipment and hydraulic engineering. ….Read More

The Importance of Properly Sealing your Hydraulic Equipment

Do you want to get the best out of your hydraulic equipment? It is important to ensure that everything runs smoothly if you want to keep your system working well, and avoid an expensive repair bill. There are a number of issues that can cause problems in hydraulic systems, and faulty seals are one ….Read More

Berendsen Sydney Gets a Facelift!

Throughout August 2014 Berendsen’s Sydney branch has undergone some cosmetic upgrades including:

  • A revamped reception area
  • New carpet
  • Freshly painted walls
  • Intense pressure cleaning of external walls

The branch staff were great in adjusting to the challenging work conditions ….Read More

New Product Brochure

We are excited to release the first edition of our Product Brochure, featuring an extensive range of products we are able to source from some of the world’s most recognisable hydraulic brands.

In addition to featuring external brands, the brochure also includes an overview of ….Read More

Visit us at QME

Berendsen’s Mackay and Newcastle branches will be exhibiting at this year’s Queensland Mining and Engineering Expo (QME). The 2014 QME is being held at the Mackay Showground on from 22-24 July.

QME is the leading industrial exhibition in central Queenslandand attracts over 11,000 ….Read More

Cylinder Repair and Testing

In today’s competitive marketplace, control of machine uptime is critical. That’s why Berendsen’s customers demand cylinder rebuilds that perform and last. Our technical know-how, comprehensive workshop facilities, stringent quality assurance measures and national coverage set ….Read More

Char-Lynn Motors – Industry Leaders in Hydraulic Motor Technology

Char-Lynn has been recognised as an industry leader in low-speed, high-torque (LSHT) hydraulic motor technology for the past 45 years. Char-Lynn motors are extremely reliable, compact and have tremendous power density. They are a perfect solution to any cost-effective power transmission requirement. ….Read More