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Agitator Hydraulic Drive

Custom Fluidpower engineered a robust hydraulic solution for an agitator truck using a Faster Multicoupler and a Custom Fluidpower Manifold with Sun Hydraulics cartridge valves.

CHPP – Hydraulic Upgrade

A major coal mine in Queensland contacted Custom Fluidpower with concerns around the longevity of their current hydraulic components at the Train Loadout for its Coal Handling Preparation Plant. Custom Fluidpower advised that the system was outdated and causing premature failure of cylinders due to design issues which would require a full system upgrade solution to resolve.

Roller – Tru Turf Pty Ltd

Custom Fluidpower was contacted by Tru Turf Pty Ltd to design and develop a multi-purpose Golf Green Roller for the US market. The concept is a stand-alone offering that was not supported by the major OEM in the greenkeeping sector.

Drift Conveyor (Low Speed Brakes)

Custom Fluidpower was engaged to design, supply, test, install and commission, a drift conveyor braking system that was not only capable of stopping the conveyor, but also holding the conveyor, with the calipers used as a secondary backstop

Shuttle car cable reeler brake interlock valve

The Custom Fluidpower “safe brake” is a custom-designed solution and is an award winner of the 2015 Mining Industry Safety Award

Multipurpose Recovery Unit

Custom Fluidpower was approached to create an all-purpose recovery unit after the success of their previous recovery unit.

Olsson’s Salt Block Power Unit

Custom Fluidpower successfully serviced a salt block press designed to feed livestock by installing a custom-designed hydraulic system using SUN logic elements and valves.

Feeder Drive Power Unit

Custom Fluidpower was contacted to provide a system upgrade. The existing system utilised two gear units with hydraulic drives that were difficult to maintain, as well as a hydraulic pump and electrical field devices that required upgrades.

Tipper Warning System

Our solution has since been nominated for the finals of the WA Government Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards in the Safety Invention of the Year category.

Boot End Power Pack

Boot End Power Packs are used for installation, set-up and removal of mobile boot ends in underground mines.