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About Hydrastar

Company Profile

Hydrastar and it's founding company Cambridgeshire Hydraulics & Pneumatics Limited were established in 1979 and have grown steadily into the ‘Premier’ catalogue and web services provider to the Fluid Power Industry. Our business philosophy is clear, we have built our ...

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Design Services

Hydrastar specialises in the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. We have a fully trained technical team who are able to create complete designs for any industry. You present us with your idea and we will advise as to how is the best way to achieve your goal. The ma...

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Log-on to our online shop and set up an account for instant purchases. We stock over 50,000 fluid power products available for despatch nextday anywhere in the UK. Order before 2pm for sameday despatch. Orders over £250 qualify for free of charge nextday carriage. (UK mainland only).

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Hydrastar Blog

How To Extend The Life Of Your Hydraulic Cylinder Rods

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 11:12

Surface imperfections due to corrosion can impair the performance of your hydraulic cylinder rods, ultimately leading to seizures, failure, and shortened lifespans. In harsh marine and offshore environments, or when working with corrosive fluids, the problems can be particularly acute. It is important, therefore, to take countermeasures to protect your cylinder rods from damage and […]

New Addition To The Festo VTEM Range

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 09:00

Improving the flexibility of the pneumatic machines on your production line without overhauling the components is a key challenge for many businesses, but one that isn’t insurmountable.  With the Festo VTEM Motion Terminal, digitally-driven smart Motion Apps enable greater precision when controlling piezo pneumatic valves, optimising your equipment’s flexibility and productivity. With the well-established VTEM […]

How To Control Highly Complex Processes Simultaneously Using The Festo Motion Terminal

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 09:00

The Festo Motion Terminal can help you achieve superior levels of pneumatic regulation for pressure, motion, and flow rate, with the benefits emerging at all stages of the value chain – both for OEMs and end users. With the Festo Motion Terminal, those complex processes that can cause sluggishness and high levels of intervention in […]

When Do I Need to Replace My Pneumatic Compressor Valve?

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 12:17

Intense air compression is at the heart of every effective pneumatic system. Compacting air into a confined space allows compressors to imbue dense gas with immense kinetic energy. Pneumatic compression can transfer powerful strength to lifters, pushers, ventilators, and moving arms alike. However, pneumatic systems also rely on keeping as much compacted air inside their […]

How To Choose the Correct Pneumatic Actuator From FESTO

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 15:30

Pneumatic actuators allow closed, high-pressure air and gas loops to convert kinetic energy into a physical, pushing force. Actuators are a vital part of many plants, workshops, and factories, valued for their fast action and typically excellent speed-to-force ratios. However, no two actuators are the same. Strength, length, and motion all vary from unit to […]

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