System Design

Unlock your potential |Bring your ideas to life with our extraordinary custom hydraulic system design solutions – and achieve things you might not think possible.

We’re recognised worldwide as an independent provider of customer-centric fluid power solutions. We provide large company capabilities – including nearly 100 years’ in-house technical experience – executed with small company agility to deliver bespoke, market-leading hydraulic designs and product sourcing.

From Concorde “nose droops” to ground-breaking Hyperloop transport technology, you can read more about our custom hydraulic system design solutions by clicking on the images below.

We are an award-winning, ISO 9001 accredited provider of fluid power solutions to customers in 130 countries and 24 market sectors worldwide. Our success is built on quality, solid technical know-how and the fact that we are 100% independent – we always provide truly unbiased advice and therefore the optimal and most cost-effective solutions for our customers. Every time.

Hydraulics Online Quality seals

Chris, Technical Director for a materials handling equipment manufacturer, says:

Because Hydraulics Online are independent and not tied to any one manufacturer, I know they are giving us the best solution and the best products for that solution.

Our independence is one of our key strengths; it means we have no bias. It makes us, in the words of another customer:

… a truly integrated hydraulics supplier – not just the sales extension of a larger company.” Adam Anyszewski, President, HypED – University of Edinburgh Hyperloop Team.

Our Approach

We work with integrity – and are happy to work under non-disclosure agreements when commercially sensitive information and innovation is involved. Our word is good. We won’t take your ideas and promote them to others as our own.

We relish challenges because sourcing from over 80 hydraulic product brands means we face few constraints.

It doesn’t matter if your idea isn’t nailed down yet…

All we need is for you to be able to define your end goal. What is it that you want to move, raise, lower, shift, compress, turn, (you get the idea), how quickly and how often? Our team can show you the best way to get there, and we’ll support you all the way through into final production and beyond to help you maximise your competitive advantage.

But we’re not misguided: we won’t make promises that we can’t keep or put our name to solutions that aren’t fit for purpose: our ISO 9001 quality management accreditation and vast library of testimonials are further evidence of this.

Got a challenge? Get in touch!

Testimonial: Rayne Precision Engineering

I have passed your cards onto a couple of our maintenance contractors and have given you a high recommendation to them both, so hopefully they too will be using in the future. Thanks for helping to get our repair solved so promptly.

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Testimonial: Engineering Solutions

The valve arrived about 9:00am this morning. The service from you and Steve has been first class, so thank you very much. I shall certainly use your services again and recommend you to others. Thanks again and best regards.

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Testimonial: Philippines

We would like to confirm receipt of your shipment for our initial order: PO# 07623. It was a pleasure having started working with you and we hope this is just the start of a good business relationship between our companies. Again, thank you very much and we look forward for more future business opportunities with you.

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Testimonial: The Netherlands

Thank you for your service with selecting the proper pump. Pumps have arrived this morning and they completely conform with the old pumps.

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Testimonial: Abernethy Trust

Please pass on my thanks to Steven for great customer service and his product knowledge; our gang mowers are back up and working.

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Testimonial: Virginia

Please thank your team very much in helping me solve a pump issue. I needed a pump that was manufactured by a company no longer in business, and Steven was able to locate a duplicate that was manufactured by Parker.

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Testimonial: Gwynedd

Thank you, Joanna. Mark’s quote was from a technical discussion which answered many questions that I have been trying to get without success from other suppliers. Please thank Mark for his time and expertise; it was so refreshing to have a knowledgeable person rather than a sales assistant.

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Just wanted to tell you that the pump fits and works perfectly. You were a big help, thank you.

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Testimonial: Lift Company

Hi Mark, Thanks for sorting this out for me so quickly. Absolutely brilliant service… In this day and age it is so rare to come across a company with customer service to this level. Much appreciated.

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Testimonial – Perth

Can you let the boys know that they are providing us with great service, parts and information in all our locations. Your service is prompt and reliable; you’re our “go to” guys when it comes to hydraulics.

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It’s official! We’ve got the vision! Hydraulics Online Co-founder, Helen Tonks has been shortlisted in the 2018 Enterprise Vision Awards […]

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As their North West Business Exporter of the Year, the Federation of Small Businesses asked Hydraulics Online to speak at the 2018 […]

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Hydraulics Online founders Mark and Helen recently had one of their most exciting interviews to date – with the radio […]

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We did it again! Hydraulics Online is delighted to announce that we have been recognised as the North West Business Exporter […]

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