Heave Compensated Walkway
Specialty Offshore
Country Angola

Heave Compensated Walkway

Hycom designed and delivered the hydraulic and electric control system for a passive heave compensated walkway. This walkway was built by Gusto Engineering for a Chevron offshore production platform near Luanda.

Offshore access platform
Specialty Offshore
Country Norway

Offshore access platform

This OAS, installed on the REM Mermaid, was designed to operate in 2.5 metre Hs (significant wave height) sea states. The REM Mermaid is a multi purpose supply vessel, equipped with a class two dynamic positioning system (which guarantees the ship’s stable position) and is ideally suited to support the OAS. Weighing approximately 24 tonnes, the OAS will initially be used to connect the vessel to GDF SUEZ E&P Netherlands K12D and L10L platforms, in the Dutch sector of the Southern North Sea (SNS). Four platforms in total are to be serviced by the REM Mermaid and OAS in the coming year. Hycom designed and supplied the diesel driven hydraulic power units, including cylinders...

Dipper dredger
Specialty Dredging
Country Panama

Dipper dredger

The hydraulic system in the pontoon of this dipper dredger was engineered, designed and supplied by Hycom. The hydraulic system in the pontoon acts as an intermediate system which makes it possible for the spud winches, mooring winches and the rudder propellers to be driven with full power of the dredger by making use of the crane's hydraulic system. This hydraulic system also drives the auxiliary winches and the on-deck cranes. It also allows the dredger to be brought back into a safe position in case of engine failure.

40MW Cutter Suction Dredger
Specialty Dredging
Country The Netherlands

40MW Cutter Suction Dredger

For the dredging company Jan De Nul Group Hycom will, as part of the HYDAC group, supply the hydraulic system along with a high tech dynamic active stabilisation system. The HPU will be able to supply up to 2.5MW of power and will power all of the hydraulic systems on board of this vessel. Over 100 hydraulic cylinders have been installed for all of the dredging related equipment. An active anti-pitch/anti-roll system, which was developed by the customer in close cooperation with Hycom, will enable the vessel to operate under more extreme circumstances. This allows the customer to continue their dredging activities when others have to stop their activities for safety reaso...

Diesel driven Powerpacks
Specialty Offshore
Country the Netherlands

Diesel driven Powerpacks

We are able to supply several standard diesel driven HPUs for multipurpose and rotative equipment which can be delivered either out of stock or with short delivery times. We also supply custom HPUs which can be built according to your requirements. The amount of power our HPUs can supply ranges between 5kW and 565kW. Key features include: Tropic or Arctic models, Tier 4 F/Stage IV, ECO-mode for cutting back on fuel usage,  remote control of multiple units over CAN-bus, GPS Module, 3G modem for remote service and a touchscreen display. The brochure for the Diesel driven Powerpacks can be found under Downloads - Offshore & Dredging.

Hydraulic system for the Simpson Bay bridge
Specialty Civil works
Country St. Maarten

Hydraulic system for the Simpson Bay bridge

At the start of 2014, the Simpson Bay drawbridge started using a Hycom-made hydraulic system which controls both the lifting and turning motions.

Monopile Gripper Frame
Specialty Offshore
Country The Netherlands

Monopile Gripper Frame

A Dutch dredging and offshore contractor has made a contract with Hycom for a drive-and-control system for a monopile gripper frame which will be mounted on a newly built jack-up crane vessel.The monopile gripper frame will be used to vertically place 90 M1 piles on the ocean floor which make up the foundation of several windmills.Hydraulic functions consist of: frame skidding and jacking, 40 mT winch for frame folding, pile rotation wheels, 4 pcs movable roller boxes, gripper extender, retraction and rotation, gripper cage opening, closing and locking, 5 mT tugger winch.

World wide service support
Specialty Aviation
Country Australia

World wide service support

Another example of worldwide service support. A PLC problem occured with a HT2000 at Jetstar Australia at the Tullamarine maintenance hangar.  Hycom shipped the component to the Hydac branch office in Australia.The Hydac service technician went to Jetstar and replaced the component and re-commissioned the unit.Because of our cooperation the customer got faster service and less costs.  An example of Hycom and Hydac teaming up and providing service for our mutual customers.

Hydraulic system for Botlek Bridge
Specialty Civil works
Country The Netherlands

Hydraulic system for Botlek Bridge

Hycom has been given a contract by a renowned European contractor for building a hydraulic system for the Botlekbrug. As part of the project of widening the A15 between the Maasvlakte and the Vaanplein, the ministry of  transport, urban affairs and water management has commissioned hydraulic systems for the soon-to-be largest drawbridge in Europe.

Hydraulic test stand - triple system
Specialty Aviation
Country Germany

Hydraulic test stand - triple system

Hycom has developed and supplied a mobile hydraulic test stand with three individual closed loop systems. With a single test stand the customer can serve three hydraulic circuits at the same time. The system is equipped with electricity driven hose and cable reels. The mobile operator console was supplied as an additional item to have more flexibility for the operator. This console can be easily moved all around the aircraft whilst the HGPU is positioned  at a distance of up to 15 meters from the aircraft.

Hydraulic system for aircraft assembly line
Specialty Aviation
Country USA

Hydraulic system for aircraft assembly line

Hycom signed several contracts with a leading European aircraft manufacturer for centralized hydraulic hangar supply systems. The  systems are based on a hydraulic power pack which serves the aircraft in the assembly line. The HPU is connected to several assembly stations by hydraulic piping which is routed throughout the hangar basement. The control system is completely automated and all hydraulic checks such as filling and pressure tests are done by use of touch screen panels.  The systems will be fully operational for use by Mobile Alabama in 2015.

Largest Mobile HPU ever assembled
Specialty Offshore
Country Netherlands

Largest Mobile HPU ever assembled

In the second half of 2014, Hycom delivered a large mobile HPU to a Western European offshore contractor. This HPU has an installed capacity of 4.6 mW. This power is supplied by 10 Hydac axial piston pumps with a total flowcapacity of 5600 liters/min at 360 bar. The hydraulic pumps, cooling, reservoir and operating system are constructed into a 42x15x15 feet container. This pump unit can be deployed on various offshore projects. According to insiders this is the largest HPU ever assembled in the world.

HT2000-X350
Specialty Aviation
Country Germany

HT2000-X350

Hycom HT2000-X350 has been successfully tested on an Airbus A350 At the end of March 2014 Airbus successfully performed a performance test with the Hycom test stand model HT2000-X350.Hycom model HT2000-X350 is already operating at the assembly line on A380 in Toulouse and Hamburg.This model is also being used by several B787 operators and all tests on the B787 were also performed successfully.B787, A350 and A380 have a working pressure of 350 bar.

CSD Dredger Dubai
Specialty Dredging
Country United Arab Emirates

CSD Dredger Dubai

An Abu Dhabi based dredging company operates cutter section dredgers equipped with Hycom hydraulic installations.

CSD500 DDE
Specialty Dredging
Country The Netherlands

CSD500 DDE

Hycom is the supplier of hydraulic systems for Damen CSD500 cutter dredgers. These cutters find their way all over the globe. Besides the spud cylinders and the winches, the cutter is also driven hydraulically.

Hycom: The world specialist in hydraulic systems

Hydraulic systems are indispensable in heavy machinery. Hycom is the world’s leading specialist in complete hydraulic systems. We combine strength, innovation and flexibility with a complete package of services, ranging from design, manufacturing and fitting to distribution and service. Customers worldwide place their trust in Hycom: in industry, offshore, dredging, civil engineering and aircraft maintenance.

Looking for a supplier and partner that anticipates your needs, takes its responsibilities seriously and supplies quality? Hycom has been providing safe, reliable and effective solutions since 1974. Do you need complete hydraulic systems designed, manufactured and installed? Or individual services such as solutions to complex problems or supervising correct installation? Hycom is flexible, focuses on results and can take such problems off your hands.