Motion Control Buyers' Guide
Optima Hydraulics

Optima Business Park, Kempenfelt Road, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town

tel:  
+27 21 508 7200
fax:  
+27 21 510 2114
email:  
info@optima.co.za
url:  
www.optima.co.za

Iso Certification ISO 9001:2015

Sale of: turnkey projects, hydraulics, pneumatics and control systems. Services are divided into laboratory; design office; planning; quality control (ISO 9001:2008); machine shop; hydraulic workshop (system engineering); structural steelwork; and hydraulic repair workshop (testing capability 300 kW).

Manufacture of: standard product lines: hydraulic power packs, diesel-driven hydraulic power packs, containerised power packs, ISO cylinders, winches, cranes, steering systems, manifold blocks.


Herbst, Thomas
Project Engineer
therbst@optima.co.za
Lillkant, Valencia
Sales
valencia@optima.co.za
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Section - Actuators & manipulators
-Cylinder components & accessories
- Barrels
- Cylinder tubing; Seamless steel
- Nuts, pistons & rods
- Rings
- Seals & sleeves
-Cylinder variants
- Braked cylinders
- Cushioned cylinders
- Custom
- Double acting
- Metric
- Single acting
- Spring return
-Linear
- Servo
Section - Control systems & components
-Manifolds
- Drilled metal block
- Modular
- Rotary
-Valves
- Accumulator charge, bleed
- Cartridge
- Check
- Counterbalance
- Deceleration
- Directional control; ball
- Directional control; manual
- Directional control; pilot operated
- Directional control; solenoid direct
- Directional control; solenoid pilot
- Electrically operated
- Flow control; Flow control valves
- Hydraulically operated
- Integrated circuits
- Manually operated
- Modular
- Piloted
- Pneumatically operated
- Priority flow
- Proportional
- Sequence
- Servovalve
- Timing
Section - Electro, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems, including mechatronics & robotics
-Asset management
-Condition monitoring
Section - Gauges, indicators, transmitters, sensors, encoders & switches
-Encoders
- Linear
- Rotary
-Gauges & indicators
- Digital
- Flow
- Level
- Pressure
- Temperature
-Other
- Control panels
- Joysticks
-Personnel safety
- Dual-hand controls
- Emergency brakes
- Presence sensors
-Presence sensors
- Limit switch
- Magnetic sensors
-Switches
- Flow
- Level
- Position
- Pressure
- Temperature
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-Hydraulics
- Dampers
- Fittings; Barbed fittings
- Fittings; Couplings
- Fittings; Couplings, quick-acting
- Fittings; Flanged
- Fittings; Flared
- Fittings; Flareless
- Fittings; Flexible couplings
- Fittings; Metric
- Flow dividers; Non-rotary
- Flow dividers; Rotary
- Flow restrictors
- Hose protectors
- Hose reels
- Hoses; Non-conductive
- Hoses; Regular hydraulic
- Hoses; Self-retracting (coiled)
- Hydraulic fluid
- Noise suppressors
- O-Ring bosses
- O-Rings
- Shock absorbers
-Valves
- Relief; Pilot-operated
- Relief; Relief valves
- Relief; Servo-operated
- Surge damping
Section - Motors, drives & motor controllers
-Controller motor combinations
- Hydrostatic drive systems
Section - Power generation & storage
-Accumulators & intensifiers
- Accumulators; Bellows or diaphragm
- Accumulators; Bladder
- Accumulators; Non-separator
- Accumulators; Piston
- Accumulators; Spring-loaded
- Decontaminator, pipe & tube
- Filters, filtration systems & accessories
- Heat exchangers
- Hydraulic reservoirs
- Intensifiers; Continuous action
- Intensifiers; Single action
- Intensifiers; Variable displacement
- Other
-Oil coolers
- Air cooled
- Water-cooled
-Power packs
- Custom
- High water content (HWCF)
- Standard
-Pumps
- Air-operated
- Fixed displacement
- Ganged
- Gear
- Hand/foot operated
- High water content (HWCF)
- Piston
- Plunger
- Staged
- Vane
- Variable displacement
-Valves
- Air bleed
- Pressure reducing
- Unloading
-Oil coolers
- Air cooled
- Water-cooled
-Other
- Filters
- Filtration systems
- Separators
Section - Power transmission & distribution
-Hydraulics
- Dampers
- Fittings; Barbed fittings
- Fittings; Couplings
- Fittings; Couplings, quick-acting
- Fittings; Flanged
- Fittings; Flared
- Fittings; Flareless
- Fittings; Flexible couplings
- Fittings; Metric
- Flow dividers; Non-rotary
- Flow dividers; Rotary
- Flow restrictors
- Hose protectors
- Hose reels
- Hoses; Non-conductive
- Hoses; Regular hydraulic
- Hoses; Self-retracting (coiled)
- Hydraulic fluid
- Noise suppressors
- O-Ring bosses
- O-Rings
- Shock absorbers
-Valves
- Relief; Pilot-operated
- Relief; Relief valves
- Relief; Servo-operated
- Surge damping
Section - Services
-Design & engineering
- Cylinder; Custom design
- Engineering
- System integration/consulting
-Maintenance & manufacture
- Accumulators/intensifiers; Repairs/maintenance
- Cylinder chrome plating
- Cylinder custom build
- Cylinder; Honing
- Fluid analysis & testing
- Maintenance
- Power pack; Repairs/maintenance
- Rebuilding
-Design & engineering
- Cylinder; Custom design
- Engineering
- System integration/consulting
-Dryers
- Maintenance
- Maintenance & manufacture
Section - Tools & equipment including software tools
-Hydraulic
- Cleaning equipment for fluid power lines
- Hose assembly equipment
- Hydraulic; Test equipment
- Software; Hydraulic design
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