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25-May-2016
What Makes a Perfect Counterbalance Valve?

Hydraulic counterbalance valves are modulating valves that hold a pressurized leak-free load bec..


20-May-2016
How Custom Fluidpower Helps You to Take Control of Your Maintenance

Whether it’s design (http://www.custom.com.au/system-design) and installation (http://www.cust..


19-May-2016
Graeme Vennell our CEO at Vinnies Sleepout

Graeme Vennell the CEO of Custom Fluidpower takes his concern for Newcastle’s homeless ser..


12-May-2016
How the Safe Brake has Revolutionized Safety in the Mining Industry

Custom Fluidpower identified a particular area in the mining industry that needed improvement an..


10-May-2016
Reducing decompression shock problems in Hydraulic Press Applications

Reducing decompression shock problems in Hydraulic Press Applications Decompression is a ..


05-May-2016
Signs Your Hydraulic Pump Needs Replacing

Proactive maintenance and timely correction go a long way in increasing the service life o..


28-Apr-2016
4 Ways to Eliminate Hydraulic Cylinder Failure

To obtain maximum life out of hydraulic cylinders, meticulous preventive maintenance and focused tro..


29-Feb-2016
Good Show at AOG 2016

Custom Fluidpower certainly put on a good show at Australasian Oil and Gas (AOG) Conference and Exhi..


20-Jan-2016
Visit us at AOG Next Month

Custom Fluidpower is excited to be exhibiting at the Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Con..


17-Dec-2015
Integrated Manifolds Make a Big Change on Tyre Handler

Prominent hydraulics magazine, Hydraulics & Pneumatics, published a feature article showcasi..


08-Dec-2015
Custom Fluidpower in the Spotlight

We're in the Spotlight with a hydraulics feature in the latest edition of the Regional Inflight ..


26-Nov-2015
Custom Manifolds Go Green

Custom Manifolds has produced an eye-catching design from our manufacturing facilit..


29-Oct-2015
Media Release on Innovative Product Design gets Published

Custom Fluidpower's latest media release was published by two online publications last week. iV..


01-Oct-2015
Direct Link to the National Safe Work Australia Campaign

Custom Fluidpower is committed to creating safer working environments. We are promoting an E..


23-Sep-2015
New Product Makes Mining Safer

Products that create a safer working environment are wanted by the mining industry. A..


03-Sep-2015
HCT's NEW Single Fan Bank Controller is now available

High Country Tek (HCT) introduces a new rugged and compact single e-Fan Bank Controller (http://..


18-Aug-2015
See Sun's New Bluetooth Embedded Amplifier at NT Resources Week

We are excited to be introducing the new Sun Bluetooth Embedded Amplifier at NT Resources Week t..


04-Aug-2015
Where to go for Atlas Copco?

Custom Fluidpower is proud to be the authorised Australian distributor of Atlas Copco hydraulic ..


24-Jul-2015
Blue Skies at the GEA Charity Golf Day

Custom Fluidpower was proud to be a joint sponsor of the Gladstone Engineering Alliance (GEA) Ch..


08-Jul-2015
Visit us at NT Resources Week Next Month

We are excited about exhibiting at the NT Resources Week on 26th and 27th August 2015, at the Da..


17-Jun-2015
Stocktake 18-19 June 2015

We are conducting a company wide stocktake on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 June 2015. As a result,..


23-Apr-2015
Carrington branch affected by the severe storm.

Custom Fluidpower would like to thank you, our valued customer for your patience during this tim..


21-Aug-2014
Scanwill's New Australian Distributor

Custom Fluidpower is pleased to announce the affiliation of Scanwill Fluid Power ApS as the exclusiv..


22-Jul-2014
Rapid-Torc: New Product Portfolio

Custom Fluidpower is proud to announce the new partnership with Atlas Copco’s Rapid-Torc Hydra..


07-May-2014
Custom Fluidpower Emerald

Custom Fluidpower has enjoyed a long and stable history with the Emerald region since 1992 firstly a..


18-Jun-2013
Dynamic Hydraulics Joins Custom Fluidpower Group

Custom Fluidpower, the largest independently owned hydraulic solutions provider in Australia, is..


05-Jun-2013
Custom CEO Sleeps Out

Each year, the St Vincent De Paul Society host the “CEO Sleepout”, which is a unique..


14-May-2013
Warehouse Closure for Stock Take

Custom Fluidpower’s warehouses will be closed for stock take from 3pm AEST Thursday 23rd M..


11-Mar-2013
Design Your Own Manifold Assembly

Sun QuickDesign is a free, web-based, automated tool that generates custom integrated package design..


09-Nov-2012
Custom Moes Supporting Men's Health

Custom Fluidpower's very own team of mustache enthusiasts have begun their Movember 2012 campaign. ..


01-Nov-2012
Custom Fluidpower Wins Manufacturing Award

Custom Fluidpower, the largest independently owned hydraulic solutions provider in Australi..


14-Sep-2012
Supporting National Safe Work Australia Week

Custom Fluidpower is proud to support the National Safe Work Australia Week which will be held f..


04-Sep-2012
New Brakes Data Sheets Available

The new range of Custom Safe Brake data sheets are now available for download. Visit www.customsafe..


04-Sep-2012
New Corporate Brochure Available

Custom Fluidpower has released our new corporate brochure detailing our capabilities including examp..


08-Aug-2012
New SAI Journal Released

SAI have released the latest edition of the SAI Journal which focuses on speed. Articles cover p..


25-Jul-2012
Airbag Delivery Delay

This announcement is to inform our customers that we are currently experiencing an unforeseeable..


10-Jul-2012
FluidTech Brand Retiring

As you are aware, FluidTech International Pty Ltd joined Custom Fluidpower Pty Ltd in December 2..


04-Jul-2012
Training Special for July Courses

Custom Fluid Power Training has a great new financial year special on. Book two people into a t..


07-Jun-2012
Sun Hydraulics Price Adjustment

Due to supplier, materials and service provider cost increases, Sun Hydraulics has announced a p..


22-May-2012
Stocktake 24 and 25 May

Please be aware that Custom Fluidpower will be in stocktake on the 24th and 25th May. If you requir..


05-Apr-2012
New Port Hedland WA Facility

We would like to advise our customers and suppliers that, in order to better serve our Western A..


23-Jan-2012
Custom Fluidpower Website Goes Mobile

Custom Fluidpower has relaunched our website with a fresh new look in conjunction with a mo..


06-Dec-2011
Custom Fluidpower Opening in Gladstone

Custom Fluidpower, the largest independently owned hydraulic solutions provider in Australia, wi..


09-Nov-2011
New Mackay Facility

Custom Fluidpower has recently upgraded its Mackay Branch’s facilities. The b..


31-Oct-2011
Increase Safety with Online Fluid Power Training

With the impending implementation of nationally harmonised work place health and safety legislat..


11-Oct-2011
New Manifolds Available for High Flow Valves

Sun Hydraulics is pleased to introduce a new range of line mount manifolds with optimi..


28-Sep-2011
Successful AIMEX Show

Custom Fluidpower was pleased to exhibit our range of core products at the rec..


19-Sep-2011
Melbourne Branch Relocates

Custom Fluidpower's Melbourne branch has relocated from Fitzroy to new larger modern facilities ..


01-Sep-2011
Custom Fluid Power Training Promotes Industry Safety

Custom Fluid Power Training has taken the lead in industry and is pushing for the introduction o..


29-Aug-2011
RTO Presents Seminar at AIMEX

Custom Fluidpower's Registered Training Organisation (Custom Fluid Power Training) is presenting a s..


19-Aug-2011
Latest SAI News

SAI, designers and manufacturers of crankshaft design radial piston motors, have released their late..


09-Aug-2011
Book an International Supplier Meeting at AIMEX

Custom Fluidpower will be exhibiting at the Asia-Pacific International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) fro..


13-Jul-2011
Custom Fluidpower Now Official Oilgear Distributors

Custom Fluidpower is now a distributor of the Oilgear product range, with a focus on their relia..


10-Jun-2011
Custom Absorbs Sun Price Increase

Due to supplier, materials and service provider cost increases, Sun Hydraulics has announced a p..


07-Jun-2011
New Terms and Conditions

We'd like to make our valued customers aware that we now have new Terms and Conditions. To view..


26-May-2011
Fluid Power Education Group on Linked In

With increasingly complex fluid power systems contained on equipment and machinery, there is an ..


11-May-2011
National Stock Take - June

Custom Fluidpower will be performing a nationwide stock take from the 15th-17th June 2011. Plea..


03-May-2011
SAI Announces the Acquisition of Intermot

The Pecorari family, shareholders of SAI S.p.A. Hydraulic Motors, announced that they completed the ..


11-Apr-2011
Custom Karting Team

The Custom Fluidpower Karting Team consists of employees Geoff Porter and Dave Wallis. Dav..


28-Mar-2011
New High Flow Series 4 PLUS Cartridges and Optimised Cavities from SUN

Series 4 PLUS cartridge valves with optimized cavities offer high flow performance - less than ..


22-Mar-2011
Flood Defence with Sai Motors

The latest Sai Journal focuses on infrastructure including applications which r..


10-Mar-2011
RTO Awards First Cert IV in Fluid Power

Custom Fluid Power Training, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and division of Custo..


17-Feb-2011
New Corporate Video

Custom Fluidpower's latest corporate video is now available to view online. Spare 3 minutes of ..


04-Feb-2011
Solenoid Operated Directional Cartridges with Position Indication

Sun offers solenoid operated directional cartridges in a variety of styles and configurations. A..


17-Jan-2011
QLD Floods

On behalf of the team at Custom Fluidpower, our sympathies go to all those businesses and individual..


21-Dec-2010
Season's Greetings

The Team at Custom Fluidpower would like to wish you and your family a happy and safe holiday season..


09-Dec-2010
Holiday Trading Hours

Custom Fluidpower’s branch holiday season trading information is listed below. All branches a..


30-Nov-2010
Movember Success

Custom Fluidpower's Movember team has raised over $4500 this month. Congratulations to all involved..


23-Nov-2010
Introduction to Fluid Power Course Now Available

Increase safety during maintenance and operation of hydraulic or pneumatic equipment by educating yo..


22-Nov-2010
Industrial Braking Open Day in WA

Custom Fluidpower hosted a unique industrial braking open day recently at our Perth fa..


15-Nov-2010
Sun European Machinery Directive

The information available for download is intended to give readers a short, practical summary of..


09-Nov-2010
New Industrial Braking Brochure Out Now

Custom Safe Brakes' new industrial braking solutions brochure is out now. The brochure contains inf..


08-Nov-2010
New Exclusive Australian Distributor of MICO Products

Custom Fluidpower is pleased to announce that it is now the official exclusive Australian distri..


02-Nov-2010
Help Us Support Movember!

Custom Fluidpower is proud to support the fund raising efforts of Movember (http://au.movem..


26-Oct-2010
Notification of National Warehouse Re-Location

Custom Fluidpower will be relocating our national warehouse from Cardiff, NSW to our exciting new fa..


14-Oct-2010
Ten Useful Places on the Sun Website

The Sun Hydraulics website provides a wealth of information, and their Customers and Distributors of..


01-Oct-2010
Enhance Mine Filtration Efficiency

Custom Fluidpower, national hydraulic solutions provider, has assisted Centennial Coal&rsqu..


10-Sep-2010
Power Unit Enhances Truss Moving Control

A truss moving equipment manufacturer approached Custom Fluidpower to assist with alte..


07-Sep-2010
Safe Work Australia Week

Once again, Custom Fluidpower will be involved in Safe Work Australia Week from the 24th-30th of Oct..


10-Aug-2010
Cardiff Branch Relocates To Carrington

As of the 13th of August 2010, Custom Fluidpower's Cardiff NSW branch will relocate to exciting new ..


03-Aug-2010
Electro-Proportional Basics Explained by Sun

Gain a better understanding of the terms used to specify and define Sun Hydraulics' growing..


27-Jul-2010
New Portable Detection Device For Pressure In Hydraulic Hoses

Custom Fluidpower has produced a market first prototype of a hand held non-invasive fluid d..


26-Jul-2010
Sun Cartridge, Bodies & Accessories Price List Now Available

The 2010 Sun Hydraulics Cartridge Valve, Bodies and Accessories price list is available for..


12-Jul-2010
Zero Lost Time Injuries Through Zero Harm Campaign

Through a focus on safety, national fluid power solutions provider Custom Fluidpower has achieved no..


05-Jul-2010
Using Two 2 Position, 3-Way Proportional Valves for 4-Way Meter-in Control

Sun's new proportional throttling valves, models FMDB and FMDA, enable meter-in and meter-o..


02-Jul-2010
New Sai Journal Out Now

The new look Sai Journal is out now containing articles about the new machinery directive, ..


15-Jun-2010
SUN AMR Catalogue Out Now!

Custom Fluidpower's Sun Australian Marketed Range (AMR) Catalogue is available now. It's more t..


01-Jun-2010
Sun Announces Price Adjustment

Sun Hydraulics has announced an upcoming price increase due to increasing costs. Please read Sun's ..


27-May-2010
Custom Fluidpower Now on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter for all the latest news and product updates. You can find us on Twitter at htt..


25-May-2010
Environmentally Friendly Variable Motors

Sai has released concepts for a new generation of environmentally friendly variable motors, these be..


14-May-2010
New Brisbane Branch Manager Appointed

Custom Fluidpower, national fluid power solutions provider, is pleased to announce the appointment o..


14-May-2010
New East Coast Job Vacancies

We are currently seeking to fill several positions based on the Australian east coast, including Bri..


28-Apr-2010
New Sun Hydraulics AMR Coming Soon

Custom Fluidpower's Sun Australian Marketed Range (AMR) Catalogue will be released soon. It's m..


23-Apr-2010
Sai motors for machinery attachment applications

The Sai range of radial piston motors are suitable for building machinery attachment applications. ..


19-Apr-2010
Prevent high pressure grease injury

The Grease Pressure Release Gun is a hand-held safety device which is used to detect the presence of..


12-Apr-2010
Solenoid Operated Ventable Relief Packages

Sun’s standard Solenoid Operated Ventable Relief valves help to save energy and ..


31-Mar-2010
Easter Trading Hours

Custom Fluidpower will not be trading on the Easter public holidays of Friday 2nd April or Monday 5t..


26-Mar-2010
Spring Applied Hydraulic Off Park Brake

Using the MICO range of off-road braking systems, Custom Fluidpower designed and fitted a spring app..


23-Mar-2010
Complete Airport Machinery Motorisation

Thanks to the continuous development of its wide range of products, SAI is able to offer complete su..


23-Feb-2010
More Options for Logic Elements with Position Indicating Switch

Sun has expanded the logic elements with a position indicating switch. Logic valves are now..


22-Feb-2010
Management Position Available

The position of Branch Manager for Custom Fluidpower's Banyo (Brisbane) branch is now open for appli..


03-Feb-2010
E-News Competition Winner

Congratulations to the winner of our e-newsletter sign-up competition. The lucky winner of $500 is ..


02-Feb-2010
Towhitch Capstan Winch

The Custom Fluidpower tow hitch mounted rotating capstan system provides a safe and efficient way of..


14-Jan-2010
Changes to Corrosion Resistant Cartridges

We are pleased to announce some changes to Sun's Corrosion Resistant Cartridge products, including: ..


14-Jan-2010
Trade Qualified and Apprentice Employment Opportunities at Brisbane Branch

Custom Fluidpower's Brisbane Branch, based at Banyo, currently has Field Service Technician, Worksho..


11-Jan-2010
Your Chance to Win $500

Simply sign up to our e-newsletter by 30th January 2010 for your chance to win $500! Click here to e..


17-Dec-2009
Christmas Trading Hours

Custom Fluidpower sends you our best wishes for a happy and safe holiday season. Branches will be o..


11-Dec-2009
Custom Now Official Hydac Stockist Distributor

Custom Fluidpower is now your official stockist distributor of HYDAC’s product range consisting ..


11-Dec-2009
Custom Partners with Parker Hannifin

Custom Fluidpower Partners With Parker Hannifin To Become Australia’s First Major National Parker Di..


01-Dec-2009
Latest Sai News

For the latest Sai releases, market and product information, download the Sai Journal - November 200..


27-Nov-2009
Manually-Operated Directional Valves

Manually-operated directional valves are now available from Sun in a wide range of functional variat..


24-Nov-2009
New 40,000Nm SAI Drive

SAI has recently released the TS8 40,000Nm drive available with and without wheel flange, and with a..


13-Nov-2009
Sun Logic Element Cartridges Technical Tips

Individual Technical Tips for Sun products currently found only in Sun catalogues are ..


20-Oct-2009
Increase Cylinder Installation Safety

When a hydraulic cylinder is being installed on a mining machine it is normally necessary to extend ..


02-Oct-2009
CFP is Safe Work Australia Week Partner

National Safe Work Australia Week is held annually in October to focus attention on workpla..


15-Sep-2009
Sun Cartridge Filters

Sun cartridge filters are available in surface type and depth type elements. Surface type elements ..


10-Sep-2009
Current Employment Opportunities

Custom Fluidpower currently has some exciting vacancies available across the country, including a Sa..


31-Aug-2009
Custom Carts Fire Up

Custom Fluidpower's sponsored go carts fired up around the traps this weekend. It was grea..


18-Aug-2009
Sai TV2.5 - New to Market

The Sai TV2.5 is a seven piston, variable displacement hydraulic motor. The seven pistons ..


29-Jul-2009
Latest Sai Express Delivery Offer

Immediate shipping ex-factory now available on a select range of Sai motors for a limited t..


27-Jul-2009
92% On Time Delivery

Custom Fluidpower have recently been congratulated by a customer for our achievement of 92%..


23-Jul-2009
Weatherised Solenoid Valves for Harsh Environments

Sun's full-flow solenoid operated valves (those with round coils) and electro-proportional ..


01-Jul-2009
Custom Fluidpower Now a RTO

Custom Fluidpower is now a Registered Training Organisation. Our fully qualified trainer i..


26-Jun-2009
Sai Express Delivery Special Offer

Immediate shipping ex-factory now available on a select range of Sai motors for a limited t..


25-Jun-2009
Secure Ship Loaders with Storm Brakes

Australia is a country with a large requirement for shipping transport, but also a country ..


17-Jun-2009
Improve Old Mining Machinery

Improve Safety and Efficiency of Old Mining Machinery, Without the Cost of New Equipment ..


04-Jun-2009
Sun Motor Mount Packages

Many users of hydraulic motors prefer to mount control and protection device..


01-Jun-2009
Electro-Hydraulic Stop Control For Winches

The Electronic Winch Stop Kit is designed to offer additional control for safety operation ..


25-May-2009
Recovery Unit

Custom Fluidpower’s Truck Recovery Unit acts as an aid to recovering immobilised vehicles. ..


21-May-2009
Quick Turn Around Repairs

Custom's Brisbane branch's modern fully equipped workshop is able to cater to your complete service ..


06-May-2009
Custom Centralises Warehouse

In an effort to provide our customers with a more efficient and cost effective product delivery ..


06-May-2009
Flow Divider and Flow Divider/Combiner Technical Tips

Individual Technical Tips for Sun products currently found only in Sun catalogues are being revised ..


28-Apr-2009
New Mobile Price List Out Now

Custom Fluidpower's price list for our Australian Mobile Market Range is now available. Please clic..


15-Apr-2009
Brisbane Stock Clearance Sale

Pick up a bargain at Custom Fluidpower Brisbane's pre-stocktake clearance sale on Wednesday 29th Apr..


27-Feb-2009
Save 70% on Cylinder Re Chroming

Custom Fluidpower can now offer in house chroming repairs on large size cylinder rods or large size ..


24-Feb-2009
Quick Hitch Valve only $250

Note: Special now over - 5th Aug 2009 Available now while stocks last, Custom Manifold's Quick ..


30-Jan-2009
Sai Visits Custom Fluidpower

Custom Fluidpower is currently playing host to Sai Italy's Sales Manager, Giovanni Pecorari. Mr Pec..


02-Dec-2008
New Website Released

Custom Fluidpower's new website has been released featuring a new easy to use product and brand sear..


20-Nov-2008
Now Distributing MICO

Custom Fluidpower is pleased to announce that we are now Australian distributors of the MICO product..


20-Nov-2008
Sai Release New Motors to Market

GM05A + F5 + R03C Extremely light with aluminium case hydraulic motor, case peak pressure 20 b..


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