Precision Hydraulics was established in 1987 by B.T. Woolls with the Head Office based in Bloemfontein, central South Africa and a new branch in Kathu, Northern Cape, South Africa specialising in the repair of hydraulic components, designing and manufacturing systems and power packs.

We have a team of qualified artisans and semi – skilled artisans. We are currently embarking in training apprentices in the hydraulic field and are a workplace approved business by merSETA.

Precision Hydraulics’ core business is in hydraulic repairs and related services, our team of experts can assist in design modifications and system installations. Our key target market and customer base comprises of:

  • earth-moving industry
  • road construction
  • quarrying industry
  • plant hire industry
  • mining industry
  • industrial hydraulics

Precision Hydraulics has two branches. One in Bloemfontein, Free State and Kathu, Northern Cape.

Precision Hydraulics is an authorised Palfinger distributor in the Free State and Northern Cape, we supply and repair all Palfinger cranes as well as carry out any services, repairs or maintenance on the different crane manufactures products such as HIAB, FASSI and many more.

Quality – Priority

No modifications are done to the OEM products, unless advised for site conditions or application requirements by the customer. We strictly adhere to manufacturers specifications. All finished goods are pressure tested for any internal or external leaks, certificates and job cards are always recorded for trace ability and referencing along with digital photos which are uploaded on our server data base.

Turnaround Time

Precision Hydraulics maintains quality workmanship and adheres to the manufacturing specifications at all times. Proper documented authorization from your Technical Department must be supplied to alter specifications, should the need arise.

Should immediate turnaround time be required due to breakdown related issues, Precision Hydraulics has the capacity to service the requirements at the predetermined price and agreement.

Repairs have always been considered a priority and will receive immediate attention. A turnaround average of two days is our objective.

Warrantee

We offer a 12 months / 2000 hours warrantee on all repaired components, whichever comes first.

Equipment

The Bloemfontein facility comprises of the following equipment:

  • Centre Lathes:
    • 4 meter bed
    • 3 meter bed
    • 2 meter bed
  • Mas -Radial Drill (large)
  • Pedestal Drills (various)
  • Universal – milling machine (small)
  • Nicolas Correa – milling machine (large)
  • Taksan – horizontal boring machine (12 Ton)
  • Barrel Honing machine (self-manufactured)
  • Hydraulic Torque Bench – (self-manufactured to loosen and tighten cylinder rod nuts)
  • 50 Ton Hydraulic Press
  • 330 Hp Hydraulic Test Bench – (Testing range 0 – 300 BAR)
  • Portable in-line hydraulic pump testing equipment
  • Parker Hannifin Hyd. Hose crimping press and hose cut off machine
  • Various workbenches and special tools
  • Heavy Duty welding equipment
  • Various special tools and equipment from tool store

This facility is well equipped to handle all hydraulic repair requirements.

The Kathu facility comprises of the following equipment:

  • Centre Lathes:
    • 4 meter bed
    • 2 meter bed
  • STANDARD Radial Drill (large)
  • Pedestal Drills (Small – Large)
  • Universal – milling machine (small)
  • CSEPEL – milling machine (large)
  • Barrel Honing machine (self-manufactured)
  • Hydraulic Torque Bench – (self-manufactured to loosen and tighten cylinder rod nuts)
  • 50 Ton Hydraulic Press
  • 380 Hp Hydraulic Test Bench – (Testing range 0 – 350 BAR)
  • Portable in-line hydraulic pump testing equipment.
  • Various workbenches and special tools
  • Heavy Duty welding equipment
  • Various special tools and equipment from tool store

This facility is well equipped to handle all hydraulic repair requirements

Vehicles

  • 8 Ton Isuzu with 11 ton / meter Fassi crane
  • 14 Ton Isuzu with 33 ton /meter Fassi crane
  • 2 x 2 ton Isuzu delivery trucks
  • 4 x Isuzu light delivery pick-ups