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Can your Cylinders Handle the Heat?

July 16, 2014

Steel Mills Extreme Heat Destroys Ordinary Cylinders

Molten steel reaches nearly 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Any equipment used in the steel mill needs to withstand similar extreme temperatures. Not every cylinder manufacturer can produce the quality of cylinder steel mills must have to keep production moving and make sure employees are safe.

Under conditions like these, cylinder failure could mean catastrophe.

Yates Cylinders Withstands the Heat

We’ve spent more than 40 years making cylinders that can stand up to the heat, pressure, dust and dirt of 24/7 steel production environment.

Our newest line of cylinders include induction-hardened bronze rod bearings, chrome rods and bronze overlay pistons. All of our steel mill cylinders can be fitted with fire-retardant seals for use in continuous casting machines, rolling mills, furnaces and secondary metallurgy.

We also have some of the fastest hydraulic cylinder repair and upgrade times in the industry with facilities in Michigan, Georgia and Alabama we are at your doorstep. As an added level of security we offer a spare cylinder storage program making emergency cylinder replacements ready for immediate delivery.

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