Cylinder Repair and Reconditioning

Wear, damage or changing operating requirements can prematurely shorten the service life of a compressor cylinder.

Fortunately, expert repair and reconditioning can restore cylinders to original specifications, at a fraction of the time and cost of a new cylinder.

Cook Compression service centers perform a full range of cylinder services, including general repairs, relining
and resizing, as well as reconditioning of unlined cylinders with advanced coatings.

As a true turnkey resource, Cook Compression provides inspection and recommendations, machining labor, replacement parts, clearance tuning, hydro testing, recertification, sealing component upgrades, conversion to non-lubricated service and complete engineering support.

Complete Cylinder Services

Cook Compression provides comprehensive cylinder refurbishing services for any type of reciprocating compressor.

  • Condition inspection and analysis
  • Repair of damaged threads and cracks
  • Restoration of face seal areas and valve seats
  • Indicator port tapping for pressure monitoring
  • Resizing
  • Relining
  • PlasKote50+® plasma coating
  • Complete unit overhaul
  • Clearance tuning
  • Hydrostatic pressure testing
  • Cylinder recertification
  • Non-lube conversion
  • Custom engineering and upgrades

High-Pressure Applications

Among our specialties is repair and reconditioning of cylinders in LDPE and other high-pressure services.

Experienced technicians perform complete disassembly, inspection, component replacement, reassembly and pressure testing. All component reconditioning meets or exceeds original manufacturer specifications and rigorous inspection requirements.

Expert Cylinder Repair Keeps SS Badger Steaming

Worn cylinder liners were robbing the steamship engine of power, and frequent piston ring failures added considerable expense and downtime. Following the American Bureau of Shipping-certified Cook repair service – which included new engineered 4-piece piston rings, lubrication ports and high-pressure cylinder liners – the Badger is now able to complete an entire season without incurring downtime due to failed piston rings.

Cylinder Relining
Cylinder Pressure Testing