HZ Series


The “HZ” Series High Speed cylinder is a totally self-contained, cost-effective power source ideally suited for Piercing, riveting, notching, clamping, marking, coining and assembly applications where short stroke, High Speed/High Force operation is required.
Available in sizes from 1 to 30 tons and 1.00″ of power stroke, the HZ cylinder design provides a single unit without hydraulic hoses in a very compact package where space is limited. Customized power stroke lengths are available upon request.

HZ Matrix


  • Total air/oil separation Linear force output
  • Two moving components with internal shock pads standard
  • Fill and high pressure gage couplings
  • Two standard mounting styles; FH (Flange Head) and UH (Universal Head). NFPA medium duty mounting styles available upon request
  • Simple control circuits
  • 100,000 PSI tensile tie rods
  • Operation in any position or attitude
  • 4.7 million MTBF, 20 million service life
  • Field serviceable-seal kits
  • Fill units/repair manual
  • Heavy-duty construction designed for years of trouble free use
  • Numerous options, such as gage kits, sensors, press frames and bases and IntelliCyl available upon request.
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


  • PAF/PAQ die set couplings
  • Rod Lock Option
  • PT/ELT Sensors
  • Gage Kits
  • SW Psi. switch, analog or digital
  • Fill Units, manual/automatic
  • HyperCyl IntelliCyl Force/Distance Monitoring System includes:
  • Low Voltage Linear Transducer with cable
  • Load Cell with cable
  • SRCM Signature Analysis Controller


Modifications such as rod end styles, port locations, approach and power stroke lengths are options available upon request. Please contact your local AEC Representative for assistance. AEC reserves the right to change specifications. CAD disks (.dwg, .dxf format) are available for the full line of HyperCyl cylinders.

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