Select Page

Industrial Vehicle Hydraulic Cylinders Short Stroke Forklift Lift Cylinder

As one of the hydraulic cylinders manufacturers, suppliers, and exporters of mechanical products, We offer hydraulic cylinders and many other products.

Please get in touch with us for details.

Mail:[email protected]

Hydraulic Cylinders

A forklift short lift cylinder is a type of hydraulic cylinder that is used to lift the load-carrying carriage of a forklift truck. It is called a "short lift" cylinder because it has a shorter stroke than a standard lift cylinder. This allows the forklift to lift loads that are closer to the ground.

Forklift short lift cylinders are typically made of steel and have a piston rod that is connected to the load-carrying carriage. The cylinder is filled with hydraulic fluid, and when the fluid is pressurized, it moves the piston rod up, lifting the carriage.

Short lift cylinders are typically used in applications where the forklift needs to lift loads that are close to the ground, such as in warehouses or loading docks. They are also used in some types of forklifts that are designed for specific applications, such as container handling or pallet stacking.

The main difference between a lift cylinder and a tilt cylinder is that a lift cylinder is used to raise and lower the load-carrying carriage of a forklift, while a tilt cylinder is used to tilt the carriage to one side or the other.

Here are some of the benefits of using a forklift short lift cylinder:

  • They can lift loads that are closer to the ground.
  • They are more compact than standard lift cylinders, which can make them easier to install and maintain.
  • They can be used in a wider variety of applications.


Forklift Short Lift Cylinder Parts Diagram:


Cylinder Housing assy
Sprocket Seat
Sprocket Cover
Grease Nipple
Oil Pipe
Spring Washers
Check Valve
Hex Bolt
Circlips For Hole
Du Bush
Piston Rod
Rod Seal
Hole Seal
Dust Wiper
Round Wire
Guide Bush

Forklift Short Lift Cylinder Key Attributes:

Condition: New Product name: Forklift Short Lift Cylinder
Warranty:  1 Year Application: Industrial vehicle/forklift lift
Applicable Industries: Manufacturing Plant, Machinery Repair Shops, Farms Color: Customer Requirement
Weight (KG): 45 Material: 20#/45# Steel
Video outgoing inspection: Provided Acting type: Double Acting, Single Acting
Machinery Test Report: Provided Seals: Hallite,parker, NOK,Shamban
Marketing Type: Ordinary Product Certificate: ISO9001:2015
Warranty of core components: 1 Year Keyword: Steering lift tilt extension
Core Components: Piston rod, Piston MOQ: 1pcs
Standard or Nonstandard: Nonstandard Brand: EPT
Structure: Piston Cylinder Packaging Details: Crate, pallet, or based on customer's requirement
Power: Hydraulic Supply Ability 100,000 Piece/Pieces per Month
Body Material: Steel Port: Shanghai/Ningbo

Forklift Short Lift Cylinder Parameters:

Item Description
Product Name Custom-made hydraulic Cylinder for industrial vehicle/forklift lift
Certificate: ISO9001, ISO4001, ISO 45003
Production Capacity: 1200,000 pcs per year
Sample Time Based actual type
Brand EPT or customer's logo
Service OEM & ODM
Seal brand Parker,NOK, BUSAK SHAMBAN
Delivery Time Based on order quantity.
Business Type Manufacturer & Exporter

Advantages of Forklift Short Lift Cylinder:

Here are some of the advantages of forklift short lift cylinders:

(1) Smaller size: Short lift cylinders are typically shorter than standard lift cylinders, which makes them more compact and easier to maneuver in tight spaces. This can be a major advantage in warehouses and other industrial settings where space is limited.

(2) Lighter weight: Short lift cylinders are also typically lighter than standard lift cylinders, which can further improve maneuverability and reduce the overall weight of the forklift. This can be a significant advantage in applications where weight is a major concern, such as when transporting heavy loads.

(3) Reduced ground clearance: The shorter length of short lift cylinders also reduces the ground clearance of the forklift, which can be helpful in applications where the forklift needs to operate in low-clearance areas. For example, short lift cylinders are often used on forklifts that are used in warehouses or factories where there are overhead obstructions.

(4) Improved stability: The shorter length of short lift cylinders can also improve the stability of the forklift, making it less likely to tip over. This is especially important when the forklift is carrying a heavy load.

(5) Lower cost: Short lift cylinders are typically less expensive than standard lift cylinders, which can save businesses money.

Overall, short lift cylinders offer a number of advantages over standard lift cylinders. They are smaller, lighter, and have reduced ground clearance, all of which can improve the maneuverability, stability, and cost-effectiveness of a forklift.

Forklift Lift Cylinder Vs Forklift Tilt Cylinder:

A forklift lift cylinder and a forklift tilt cylinder are two different components of a forklift that serve distinct purposes.

Forklift Lift Cylinder: The forklift lift cylinder is responsible for raising and lowering the load carriage or forks of a forklift. It is typically a hydraulic cylinder that operates using hydraulic pressure. When the forklift lift cylinder extends, it pushes the mast assembly upward, raising the forks and the load. Conversely, when the lift cylinder retracts, the forks and the load are lowered. The lift cylinder is crucial for vertical movement and positioning of the load.

Forklift Tilt Cylinder: The forklift tilt cylinder allows the forklift operator to tilt the mast and the load carriage forward or backward. It is also a hydraulic cylinder that operates using hydraulic pressure. The forklift tilt cylinder is connected to the mast assembly and enables the controlled tilting of the load for better stability and maneuverability. By adjusting the tilt angle, the operator can ensure that the load remains balanced and secure while in motion.

In summary, the forklift lift cylinder is responsible for raising and lowering the forks and the load carriage, while the forklift tilt cylinder allows for the controlled tilting of the mast and the load. Both cylinders work in conjunction to enable efficient and safe material handling operations with a forklift.


Features of Forklift Short Lift Cylinder:

Forklift short lift cylinder for all industries. We can build, supply new, and repair cylinders for Forklift, Earth Moving, Marine, Press, Crane, Telescopic, Shear, Excavator, and Chip Dump applications. We also have the capabilities, experience, and technical knowledge to manufacture new cylinders and custom-build cylinders. We can handle any hydraulic cylinder needs, from smaller application cylinders to very large cylinders (for example, cylinders on large mining equipment). Contact us for pricing and availability or if you need a custom hydraulic short lift cylinder.

● 3000PSI Rated pressure, 6000PSI testing pressure.
● Imported world-famous brands and Chinese top brands sealing systems.
● High quality Cold Drawn steel tube, with good rigidity.
● CNC Rolled tube inner surface, with roughness of 0.2~0.4um.
● Superior strength chrome-plated rod, anticorrosion for a long life.
● High-grade Ductile Iron bar directly machined Gland and Piston, with high strength.
● Heavy-duty welded construction, automatic welding for good quality.
● Twin-lip piston seals for maximum efficiency.
● 100% factory tested under at least 1.5 times of the rated pressure.


China Hydraulic Cylinder Manufacturers

HZPT is a company in the R&D and manufacture of hydraulic cylinders. It maintains a leading position in the market segment of hydraulic cylinders for forklifts in China. In 2020, the domestic market share was around 29%. We produce Industrial vehicle hydraulic cylinders, Aerial work vehicle hydraulic cylinders, Agricultural Machinery hydraulic cylinders, Construction machinery hydraulic cylinders, Forklift hydraulic cylinders, Crane hydraulic cylinders, and Sanitation machinery hydraulic cylinders. Hydraulic cylinder is a non-standard product and all products are independently developed by ourselves.

We have a first-class independent R&D platform for assembly. The forklift cylinder production workshop has four semi-automatic lifting cylinder assembly lines and one fully automatic tilting cylinder assembly line, with a designed annual production capacity of 1 million pieces; the special cylinder workshop is equipped with semi-automatic cleaning and assembly systems of various specifications, with a designed annual production capacity of 200,000 pieces. It is equipped with famous brand CNC machining equipment, machining centers, special equipment for high precision cylinder processing, robot welding machines, automatic cleaning machines, automatic cylinder assembly machines, and automatic paint production lines. We have more than 300 sets of key equipment running. The optimized allocation and efficient utilization of equipment resources ensure the precision requirements of the products and meet the high standard quality requirements of the products.

We are one of the best hydraulic cylinders manufacturers. We have exported our products to clients around the world and earned a good reputation because of our superior product quality and after-sales service. We warmly welcome customers both at home and abroad to contact us to negotiate business, exchange information, and cooperate with us!



Factory tour