Buffalo Hydraulic offers wide-ranging single and multiple-point high-tonnage hydraulic jacking systems in hand-operated, electric-hydraulic, air motor driven, and gasoline – diesel-powered hydraulic pump options.
In proving the weight of LC-39A & LC-39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, our custom-designed jacking system was selected to prove and maintain a vertical lifting tolerance within 0.035″ over 21 points of lift. Through both projects, the custom Buffalo Hydraulic weighing system maintained and digitally proved a lifting tolerance over all 21 jacking points of not more than 0.020″ while proving respective weights of 5,280,000 lbs. (LC-39A) and 5,340,000 lbs. (LC-39B).
Upon review, the mechanical engineering team at Guinness World Records has recognized this as “The Heaviest Object Ever Weighed”.
Our jacking systems are offered with a variety of features and specifications which can all be customized for your specific project needs. We have a variety of single-acting, spring return, and load return jacking cylinders ranging from 1 – 1,500 tons of force. From there, defining your required number of jacking points and choosing from lock-nut styles, double-acting, and through-hole models cylinders will begin the system design. Our jacking systems also offer solutions for unique applications with their lightweight aluminum and low profile, pancake design.
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In order to offer a safe, efficient solution to your unique high tonnage jacking project or application, please contact Buffalo Hydraulic. With nearly 80 years of experience in the industry, we glad to address all your questions. Please call (716) 893-6510 to contact us today!
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