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Workshop Services

Honingcraft’s workshop provides a variety of contract manufacturing services including boring, bronze plating, chroming, deep hole drilling, grinding, honing and machining.

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Solutions

Honingcraft will manufacture the hydraulic cylinder barrel or hydraulic cylinder rod and the wear parts. 

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Products

Honingcraft supplies honed tubes and hollow bars for manufacturing hydraulic cylinders barrels. They also supply chrome bars for manufacturing hydraulic cylinder rods and shafts. Honingcraft distributes cylinder kits in all popular sizes.

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Honingcraft Products:

Honingcraft Hydraulic Cylinder Honed Tube Products

Honed Tube

Honingcraft is one of the largest honed tube suppliers in South Africa. We stock cold-drawn seamless hydraulic steel tubes sourced from the best suppliers locally and internationally.

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Honingcraft Chrome Bar Rods and Tubes

Chrome Bar

Honingcraft sources and manufactures only the best CK45 chrome bars. We stock all popular sizes in the metric and imperial ranges. Chromed shafts are wrapped in 1 mm thick plastic to protect against impact during delivery.

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Honingcraft Cylinder Kits

Hydraulic Cylinder Kits

Honingcraft supplies all free cutting steel materials used in the manufacture of hydraulic cylinders. We supply cold drawn, seamless tubing, chrome bars and rods, cast-iron and semi finished products like cylinder barrels and rods.

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Honingcraft Cylinder Kits

Hydraulic Cylinder Kits

Honingcraft supplies all free cutting steel materials used in the manufacture of hydraulic cylinders. We supply cold drawn, seamless tubing, chrome bars and rods, cast-iron and semi finished products like cylinder barrels and rods.

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Honingcraft Hydraulic Cylinder Honed Tube Products

Honed Tube

Honingcraft is one of the largest honed tube suppliers in South Africa. We stock cold-drawn seamless hydraulic steel tubes sourced from the best suppliers locally and internationally.

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Honingcraft Chrome Bar Rods and Tubes

Chrome Bar

Honingcraft sources and manufactures only the best CK45 chrome bars. We stock all popular sizes in the metric and imperial ranges. Chromed shafts are wrapped in 1 mm thick plastic to protect against impact during delivery.

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Honingcraft Workshop Services:

Honingcraft Machining Services for Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing

General Engineering And Machining

Honingcraft’s machining department houses precision equipment that specializes in turning, boring, milling and threading of hydraulic cylinder components.

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Honingcraft Deep Hole Drilling Services for Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing

Deep Hole Drilling

Honingcraft provides deep hole drilling services. Deep hole drilling is used to remove the core of a solid steel round-bar to manufacture highly specialised cylindrical components with a high degree of precision.

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Honingcraft Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing and Honing Services

Honing

We are superbly armed to hone with high precision, package with diligence, and deliver without time waste.

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Honingcraft Machine Boring Services

Boring

Honingcraft manufactures custom tubes to your specification with our state of the art boring machines. We specialise in boring hollow bar for use in the manufacture of hydraulic cylinders.

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Precision Grinding

Our experienced artisans operate the world’s most sophisticated grinding machines to precision tolerances.

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Honingcraft Hard Chrome Plating Electroplating

Chroming

Honingcraft Moser operates one of the largest shaft chroming plants in Africa, enabling us to provide any industrial chroming requirement.

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Honingcraft Bronze Plating Electroplating

Bronze Plating

We electroplate inside diameters, outside diameters and flat surfaces with bronze to ensure surfaces are wear resistant.

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Honingcraft Welding Services for Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing

Welding

During the course of most precision steel manufacturing projects, welding is often needed for a large variety of reasons.

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Reconditioning Plating

Reconditioning

Recondition rock drill sleeves, hydraulic cylinder barrels and rods, engine liners and pump shafts.

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junger metal spray

Metal Spraying

Honingcraft Moser operates one of the largest shaft chroming plants in Africa, enabling us to provide any industrial chroming requirement.

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Roll Grinders

Roll Grinding

Honingcraft Moser operates one of the largest shaft chroming plants in Africa, enabling us to provide any industrial chroming requirement.

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Honingcraft Welding Services for Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing

Welding

During the course of most precision steel manufacturing projects, welding is often needed for a large variety of reasons.

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Roll Grinding

Honingcraft Moser operates one of the largest shaft chroming plants in Africa, enabling us to provide any industrial chroming requirement.

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Reconditioning Plating

Reconditioning

Recondition rock drill sleeves, hydraulic cylinder barrels and rods, engine liners and pump shafts.

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Quality

Honingcraft ensures quality through traceability. All the products on our workshop floor are marked with unique identifying job number codes. Identification and traceability are requirements of the ISO 9001 Standards.

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Precision Grinding

Our experienced artisans operate the world’s most sophisticated grinding machines to precision tolerances.

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Honingcraft Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing Packaging

Packaging

Honingcraft offers cardboard covering or custom built crates, and will tack weld cover plates onto barrels to prevent damage during loading.

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Metal Spraying

Honingcraft Moser operates one of the largest shaft chroming plants in Africa, enabling us to provide any industrial chroming requirement.

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Honingcraft Logistics Services

Logistics

Honingcraft delivers outstanding service to our customers. We offer free delivery within 25 km radius of our workshop locations.

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Honingcraft Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing and Honing Services

Honing

We are superbly armed to hone with high precision, package with diligence, and deliver without time waste.

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Honingcraft Machining Services for Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing

General Engineering And Machining

Honingcraft’s machining department houses precision equipment that specializes in turning, boring, milling and threading of hydraulic cylinder components.

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Honingcraft Deep Hole Drilling Services for Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturing

Deep Hole Drilling

Honingcraft provides deep hole drilling services. Deep hole drilling is used to remove the core of a solid steel round-bar to manufacture highly specialised cylindrical components with a high degree of precision.

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Honingcraft Hard Chrome Plating Electroplating

Chroming

Honingcraft Moser operates one of the largest shaft chroming plants in Africa, enabling us to provide any industrial chroming requirement.

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Honingcraft Bronze Plating Electroplating

Bronze Plating

We electroplate inside diameters, outside diameters and flat surfaces with bronze to ensure surfaces are wear resistant.

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Honingcraft Machine Boring Services

Boring

Honingcraft manufactures custom tubes to your specification with our state of the art boring machines. We specialise in boring hollow bar for use in the manufacture of hydraulic cylinders.

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Honingcraft solutions:

Honingcraft Hone After Weld Hydraulic Cylinder

Hone After Weld

Welding cylinder tubes often result in distortion of the material and we offer a hone after-weld service, at no extra cost, where our customers are supplied with honed or unhoned material, and after machining and welding the material, it is returned to Honingcraft for the final honing process. This ensures the best possible tolerances on welded cylinders.

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Honingcraft Honed Barrels

Honed Barrels

Our customers save up to 25% on their cylinder manufacturing lead time by making use of Honingcraft’s honed barrels.

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Honingcraft Cylinder Rods

Cylinder Rods

Cylinder rods are hard-chromed to make them resistant to the wear that would usually destroy the base material during normal operation. The smooth surface protects the rod wipers and seals, extending the effective life of the cylinder component that is most exposed to the elements.

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Reconditioning Rock Drill Sleeve

Rock drill sleeve reconditioning

With its sophisticated life extension technology, Honingcraft Group of Companies reconditions rock drills. Using internal grinding and hard chrome to replace the materials lost during grinding to produce a rock drill that lasts 2.5 times longer than the original product because of the Moser Hardchrome finish.

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Reconditioning Hydraulic Cylinder Barrels

Hydraulic cylinder barrel reconditioning

With its sophisticated life extension technology, Honingcraft Group of Companies reconditions hydraulic cylinder barrels. Using a combination of internal honing, metal spray and Moser Hardchrome to replace the materials lost during reparative honing and grinding, Honingcraft is able to repair damaged hydraulic cylinder barrels at a fraction of the price of a complete replacement.

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Reconditioning hydraulic cylinder rods

Hydraulic cylinder rod reconditioning

Honingcraft Group of Companies reconditions hydraulic cylinder rods using a combination of external grinding and Moser Hardchrome to replace the materials lost during grinding. Honingcraft is able to repair damaged hydraulic cylinder barrels at a fraction of the price of a complete replacement. With its sophisticated life extension technology, Honingcraft is able to extend the economic lifespan of hydraulic cylinders by reconditioning rods at a fraction of the price of manufacturing a new cylinder rod.

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Honingcraft Engine Liner Reconditioning

Engine liner reconditioning

By reconditioning engine liners used for diesel engines for both ships and locomotives, the productive lifespan of these critical components can easily be doubled at a fraction of the cost of a replacement. Using Moser Hardchrome, we are able to repair damage to the inside bore leaving the engine liner with a finish which is superior to the brand new component.

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Reconditioning Mono Pump Shafts

Mono pump shaft reconditioning

By reconditioning mono pump shafts, the productive lifespan can easily be doubled at a fraction of the cost of a replacement. Using Moser Hardchrome, we are able to repair damage to the contact surfaces leaving the pump shaft with a superior finish than when it was brand new.

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Pellet Dye Reconditioning

Honingcraft Moser operates one of the largest shaft chroming plants in Africa, enabling us to provide any industrial chroming requirement.

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Honingcraft Hone After Weld Hydraulic Cylinder

Hone After Weld

Welding cylinder tubes often result in distortion of the material and we offer a hone after-weld service, at no extra cost, where our customers are supplied with honed or unhoned material, and after machining and welding the material, it is returned to Honingcraft for the final honing process. This ensures the best possible tolerances on welded cylinders.

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Honingcraft Honed Barrels

Honed Barrels

Our customers save up to 25% on their cylinder manufacturing lead time by making use of Honingcraft’s honed barrels.

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Honingcraft Cylinder Rods

Cylinder Rods

Cylinder rods are hard-chromed to make them resistant to the wear that would usually destroy the base material during normal operation. The smooth surface protects the rod wipers and seals, extending the effective life of the cylinder component that is most exposed to the elements.

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Reconditioning Rock Drill Sleeve

Rock drill sleeve reconditioning

With its sophisticated life extension technology, Honingcraft Group of Companies reconditions rock drills. Using internal grinding and hard chrome to replace the materials lost during grinding to produce a rock drill that lasts 2.5 times longer than the original product because of the Moser Hardchrome finish.

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Reconditioning Hydraulic Cylinder Barrels

Hydraulic cylinder barrel reconditioning

With its sophisticated life extension technology, Honingcraft Group of Companies reconditions hydraulic cylinder barrels. Using a combination of internal honing, metal spray and Moser Hardchrome to replace the materials lost during reparative honing and grinding, Honingcraft is able to repair damaged hydraulic cylinder barrels at a fraction of the price of a complete replacement.

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Reconditioning hydraulic cylinder rods

Hydraulic cylinder rod reconditioning

Honingcraft Group of Companies reconditions hydraulic cylinder rods using a combination of external grinding and Moser Hardchrome to replace the materials lost during grinding. Honingcraft is able to repair damaged hydraulic cylinder barrels at a fraction of the price of a complete replacement. With its sophisticated life extension technology, Honingcraft is able to extend the economic lifespan of hydraulic cylinders by reconditioning rods at a fraction of the price of manufacturing a new cylinder rod.

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Honingcraft Engine Liner Reconditioning

Engine liner reconditioning

By reconditioning engine liners used for diesel engines for both ships and locomotives, the productive lifespan of these critical components can easily be doubled at a fraction of the cost of a replacement. Using Moser Hardchrome, we are able to repair damage to the inside bore leaving the engine liner with a finish which is superior to the brand new component.

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Reconditioning Mono Pump Shafts

Mono pump shaft reconditioning

By reconditioning mono pump shafts, the productive lifespan can easily be doubled at a fraction of the cost of a replacement. Using Moser Hardchrome, we are able to repair damage to the contact surfaces leaving the pump shaft with a superior finish than when it was brand new.

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About Us

The Honingcraft commitment to quality and service

Honingcraft supplies honed tubing and chrome bar from South Africa. We support hydraulic cylinder manufacturers with materials and surface finishing technology. Our massive stock and variety of precision free cutting steel makes us a preferred supplier to the best hydraulic manufacturers in Africa. We provide honing services which ensure that every barrel is honed to the finest tolerances of smoothness, concentricity and parallelism. Honingcraft operates from a 10,000 m2 factory serviced by a combined 100 tonnes of cranage and a staff complement of 60 employees. We provide precision surface treatment services through our two partner companies:

Honingcraft Moser

Honingcraft Moser specialises in hard chrome plating by electrolysis and precision internal and external grinding to extend the effective lifespan of specialised components like hydraulic cylinder rods, rock drills, mono-pump shafts, automotive press dies, air valves, locomotive engine liners and ships engine liners.

Moser Industries was the first specialist chroming business in South Africa and is a proud part of industrial chroming history and the chrome industry. In 2011, it had 30 employees who shared 500 years of experience in the chroming industry.

Moser is a company built on experience and is a proud part of chrome history and the chrome industry in South Africa. Through Moser Industries, commercial chroming became available to manufacturers in South Africa.

Honingcraft Jünger

Honingcraft Jünger  provides chroming and precision grinding services in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape.

We carry stock of tubing, chrome bar and cylinder kits for local distribution and also provide metal spray as an additional service. Our facility can grind up to 700 mm diameters and 3 m between centres. Reach out to a hydraulic support specialist for more information.

Industry Associations

We are a proud member of the following industry associations:

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