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World-Class Cylinders

Yates Industries, Inc. is a complete hydraulic & pneumatic cylinder manufacturing and repair company.

Yates is a family-owned small business that was founded in 1972 in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. It has added two locations, since 2007, one in Alabama and one in Georgia. Yates now has over 250,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing floor space with over 140 employees. We offer full lines of Tie Rod, Welded Body, and Mill Duty cylinders. With complete engineering and manufacturing, at each location, we also supply custom cylinders and accumulators.

William H. Yates III has been the President and visionary of Yates Cylinders since 1997. Yates has expanded and diversified to become a leading cylinder manufacturing and repair facility in the United States.

Capabilities:

  • Hydraulic & Pneumatic Cylinder Design & Manufacture
  • Reverse Engineering
  • CNC Turning Centers & CNC Mills
  • 24/7 Emergency Cylinder Repair
  • Cylinder Bores up to 50 inches
  • Cylinder Strokes up to 30 feet
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified

We’ve Produced Cylinders and Other Products for the Following Applications:

  • Tainter Valve Cylinder, US Army Corp of Engineers for locks and dams
  • Gate Cylinders, USACE for locks and dams
  • Cylinders for Dredge, USACE
  • Servovalve, Hydraulic
  • Sheer Pins for GA power plant
  • Cylinder & Actuators for Newport News Shipbuilding
  • A-10 Main Landing Gear POD Test Stands
  • Accumulator for US Navy Aircraft Carrier Launch System
  • Torpedo Tube Door Piston Rod for Los Angeles Class Attack Sub
  • Vertical Launch System (VSL) actuator for Los Angeles Class Attack Sub
  • Aircraft Ground Support Equipment (Federal Supply Class [FSC] 1730)
  • Airfield Specialized Vehicles and Trailers (FSC 1740)
  • Miscellaneous Power Transmission Equipment (FSC 3040), which include various cylinders for the following:
    • Armored Vehicles
    • Trucks, various to include the Family of Medium Tactical vehicles(FMTV) (over 30 variants)
    • USMC AAV (Amphibious Assault Vehicle)
    • Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge (AVLB)
    • M1 Abrams Tank Mine Plow
    • M728 Combat Engineer Vehicle (CEV)
    • Winch Cylinder for US NavyCage

Ronald Eisbrenner

Government Sales #: (586) 563-2770
Mobile #: (734) 637-0891
Email: govt-sales@yatesind.com

Cage Code: 1QM81
DUNS# 059905315
JCP Cert#: 54899


Government Sales

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Cylinders

Tie-Rod

“H6” Hydraulic Heavy Duty
JIC-NFPA interchangeable | Pressures up to 3,000 PSI hydraulic | Bore sizes available from 1½” - 24” | 20 mounting styles


“A4, H4, L4” Pneumatic Heavy Duty (steel), Hydraulic Medium Duty, Pneumatic Permanently Lubricated:
JIC-NFPA interchangeable | Pressures up to 250 PSI pneumatic or 1,500 PSI hydraulic | Bore sizes available from 1½” - 20” | 23 mounting styles


“A2, H2” Pneumatic (Aluminum), Hydraulic Light Duty (Aluminum):
JIC-NFPA interchangeable | Pressures up to 250 PSI pneumatic or 400 PSI hydraulic | Bore sizes available from 1½” - 8” | 20 mounting styles

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Cylinders

Mill Duty

“MH” Hydraulic Heavy Duty:
Built to handle almost any application | Pressures up to 3,000 PSI hydraulic | Bore sizes available from 2” - 50” | 8 mounting styles


“MP” Pneumatic Heavy Duty:
Built to cover most mill duty applications | Pressures up to 250 PSI pneumatic | Bore sizes available from 2” - 50” | 8 mounting styles

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Welded

“WS” Hydraulic Severe Duty:
Engineered to withstand the most extreme applications | Pressures up to 3,000 PSI hydraulic | Bore sizes available from 4” - 50” | 9 mounting styles


“WH” Hydraulic Heavy Duty:
OEM | Replacement Cylinders | Pressures up to 3000 PSI hydraulic | Bore sizes available from 1½” - 50” | 9 mounting styles


“WM” Hydraulic Medium Duty:
OEM | Replacement Cylinders | Pressures up to 2500 PSI hydraulic | Bore sizes available from 1½” - 50” | 9 mounting styles


“WP” Pneumatic Heavy Duty:
Replacement Cylinders | Pressures up to 250 PSI pneumatic | Bore sizes available from 1½” - 50” | 9 mounting styles

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Yates Also Provides

  • Bellow-style rod boots
  • Air/oil intensifiers
  • Cylinders with linear displacement transducers
  • Cylinders with proximity switches
  • Tandem cylinders
  • All stainless steel cylinders
  • Cylinders with special plating & painting
  • Special cylinders per customer prints & specifications
  • Back-to-Back Cylinders
  • Cylinder Seal Kits
  • Online Configurator
  • Cylinder Accessories: Rod Clevis, Rod Eye, Pivot Pins, Clevis Brackets, Self-aligning Rod End Couplers, Much More

Yates Repair Department

  • The Midwest’s largest and most complete repair facility
  • Repair all makes, all models, all sizes, Big Bore specialist 60”+
  • In-house honing department, machining department, welding department & seal department
  • Large inventory: seals, honed tubing, hardened chrome plated rod material, cast iron and cold roll bar stock
  • 24-hour emergency service

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With over 40 years of experience in hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, our team can provide industry leading solutions for your cylinder needs.

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Phone
Emergency Line:
(800) 340-6024
Yates Michigan:
(586) 778-7680
Yates Alabama:
(256) 351-8081
Yates Georgia:
(678) 355-2240
Yates Ohio:
(513) 217-6777