The vast majority of our work consists of custom solutions for unique applications. When your application requires a custom cylinder or valve, we can help. Custom Cylinders, Inc. designs and manufactures custom cylinders and valves in practically any size, any shape, any pressure, in a variety of materials. Design what you want. We'll make it work.
Our products are used by OEM's in machinery and automation equipment worldwide. We have served a wide range of industries since 1983. May we assist you on your next challenge? For more information, please call (847) 516‑6467 or contact us online now.
Click on any of the custom cylinders, custom valves, and custom machining pictures below to view examples of what Custom Cylinders can make for you.
Food Processing Equipment (.750" bore)
Aluminum/hydex construction with a hard chrome plated 316 stainless steel rod.
Transportation Equipment (tandem cylinder)
Air cylinder for power, water/glycol cylinder for control.
Pneumatic Launcher (proprietary item)
Conveyor Equipment (.375" Bore)
High speed brass cylinder for ejecting parts.
Food Packaging Equipment
Ertalyte PET construction resists caustic wash down and is lightweight.
Desiccant Air Dryer
Made in a variety of sizes and materials.
Newspaper Printing Industry
300 series stainless steel solvent pump, pneumatically actuated.
Food Processing Equipment (2.000" bore)
Pneumatic cylinder with a 316 stainless steel nose mount.
1.500" Bore Low Friction Pneumatic Cylinder
Rear port rotates 360 degrees.
2500 PSI Hydraulic Pin Stop Cylinder (proprietary design)
.750" Bore Miniature Venting Cylinder with Quick-Disconnect Adapter
Delrin Trigger for Pneumatic Gun
Trash Compacting Opposing Stroke Cylinder
3000 PSI hydraulic.
.250" Bore Spring Return Brass Cylinder
Used in the Fabric Manufacturing Industry. Very high cycle rate.
Newspaper Printing Industry
4 station diverter, 316 stainless steel construction for corrosion resistance.
High Temperature Cylinder (1.125" bore)
With precision ground spline shaft.
Thermoforming Industry (1.125" bore)
High temperature low cost air cylinder. originally designed by Custom Cylinders, Inc.
.500" Bore Low-Breakaway Cylinder
With hollow rod to actuate a venturi simultaneously with rod extension.
Special 1.000" Bore Spring Returned Cylinder
1.500" Bore x 13.000" Stroke 2500 PSI Hydraulic Cylinder
With mount for proximity sensor to sense end-of-stroke.
Printing Industry (3.000" bore)
Special mount low-profile cylinder.
Food Handling Industry
303 stainless steel 1" NPTF shut off valve.
Custom Pneumatic Cylinder
With metallic rod scraper for adverse environment.
Automotive Industry (4.000" bore)
High speed pneumatic cylinder (pneumatic shock absorber).
2.000" Bore 1000 PSI Hydraulic Cylinder
With special mount and small footprint.
Medical Industry (.625" bore)
Extremely low breakaway cylinder designed to fit in custom machine.
16 Position Binary Cylinder
Provides 16 different rod positions. Primarily used on conveyor systems.