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Rotec have worked on a large variety of projects within the automotive industry. We have maintenance, repair and overhaul contracts with many leading names within the sector and supply components and parts from leading brands.

Rotec’s specialist products and skills benefit many organisations in the automotive industry and our innovative solutions are designed to offer optimum performance in demanding situations.

Whether you are a multi-national business or a sole trader, we can provide the support needed to ensure efficiency, reliability and safety for your hydraulic systems.


Our capabilities include:

  • Hydraulic Power Unit design and build
  • Total system integration
  • Diagnostics equipment
  • Service and training packages available
  • Electronic control systems
  • Onsite installation and commissioning

Case Study: Major Refurbishment Projects

Rotec engineers carried out a major refurbishment of the Feed Line and Press at a car manufacturing plant in Gloucestershire.

Over 160 hydraulic hoses on the Feed Line, and 66 hoses on the Major Press were removed and new hoses made and fitted.

This was a challenging job due to the complexity of the machinery and included hoses on the Feed Line HPU (hydraulic power unit), Press and Overload/Protection/Lubrication HPUs. Feed Line Pneumatic cylinders, valves and tubings were also supplied and fitted, in addtion to a total of 48 existing hydraulic cylinders on the Feed Line removed and new cylinders fitted.

Further work taken on the Feed Line, Press and Overload/Protection/Lubrication HPUs included:

  • Draining of the working fluid and cleaning of the reservoir.
  • Replacement of pressure and return hydraulic filters, pressure and return.
  • Replacement of pressure and return hydraulic filters, pressure and return.
  • Resealing of duplex filter block.
  • Removal of existing and refitting of new motor pump sets.
  • Thorough cleaning and inspection.
  • Removal of existing and refitting of new air blast coolers.

All refurbishment works were carried out on time, in budget and to the client’s expectations and standards.

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