Southcott Hydraulics & Control Systems


Southcott is partners with some of the industry’s leading manufacturers to provide our customers with the highest quality hydraulic supplies on the market. Learn more about the brands we trust to deliver reliable solutions to almost any industry.


The Gates Corporation is a global diversified industrial company that provides advanced power transmission and fluid transfer solutions through quality hydraulic hose and couplings you can trust for a wide variety of applications. Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems and solutions.


100% Australian-owned by Southcott Pty Ltd, CHILD hydraulic adaptor fittings and couplings are manufactured in Australia. Plated with ArmaCoat, these hydraulic adaptor fittings and couplings have a smooth silver finish preventing corrosion five times longer than SAE standards. Southcott Taree and Wingham manufacturing facilities are compliant with a quality management system requirement. They have been fully tested and qualified with Gates hydraulic hoses for over 30 years. CHILD also has a range of hydraulic hose crimpers powerful enough to solve all of your crimping needs and able to accommodate any hose coupling configuration in the CHILD and Gates range with manual, electric and autoswage control options.


A leading manufacturer of hydraulic valves and complete mechatronic systems design, Walvoil have been projecting the future of motion for over 30 years. All Walvoil hydraulic valves and systems are custom tailored and specifically tested for each unique application. With over a hundred configurations Walvoil is able to meet your requirements.


With over 61 years of experience in the industry, FASTER is a worldwide leader in the industry. They have designed and manufactured over five hundred million quick-release couplings, which are covered by twenty patents. All FASTER quick-release couplings are designed to international standards and produced in accordance with the Quality Management Systems that meet the UNI EN ISO 9001 standards.


A leader in electro-hydraulics, Atos hydraulic valves use advanced technology that integrates oil-hydraulics with electronics for improved performance. The company offers one of the most advanced lines of proportional hydraulic valves on the market today with international standards (ISO, DIN and SAE).


Since 1952 Casappa has been manufacturing quality aluminium and cast iron hydraulic pumps and motors. Quality to ISO 9001 standards and professionalism are apparent in every Casappa product. With a wide range of gear/piston hydraulic pumps and motors, Casappa valves and controls are directly incorporated in the products in order to optimise space and cost for the system.


Maxma Fluid Power Inc. was established in 1981 as an importer of motors. The company quickly made the transformation into manufacturing in 1985 and began producing a product range that includes low speed, high torque motors, directional control valves and modular valves.

Command Controls

Interchangeable hydraulic cartridge valves with a complete range of state-of-the-art, high pressure, high performance, screw-in cartridge type hydraulic valves for the fluid power industry. With over 400 individual parts, Command Controls can build over 10,000 different hydraulic valve combinations, all which deliver superior performance in any application.


Southcott manufactures custom designed manifolds, valves and power units for diverse applications. Hydraulic integrated circuits are used in all markets, therefore customised manifolds and valves are manufactured in steel and aluminium using the latest 3D design software with advanced CNC machining centre. Southcott power units are supplied system ready for turnkey operation; standardisation of hydraulic components ensures interchange-ability and prompt delivery.

Hydraulics Inc.

Since 1955 Hydraulics Inc. have designed fluid conducting swivel joints that encompass one of the most complete ranges of sizes and configurations available to the industry. These quality products are proven via laboratory testing and hours of actual service. In the interest of efficient energy transfer, particular attention has been given to flow characteristics. Rotational torques have been held to limits compatible to flexible hydraulic hose standards of the industry.

Helac Corporation

A leader in the rotary actuation industry for 45 years, the success of Helac Corporation began in the early 1980s with the manufacture of the first load-carrying helical hydraulic rotary actuary. Helac actuators are designed to replace multiple components and functions as a rotating device mounting bracket and load-bearing, all-in-one. Its unique features include high load-bearing capacity and torque output, shock resistance with zero leakage and compact configurations. Today the company is known for their innovation and are market leaders in delivering high quality solutions to over 1,000 OEM customers worldwide.


DBF have been manufacturing and supplying quality stainless steel, hydraulic hose couplings and adaptors for over 25 years while continuing to invest in research and development. DBF have an extensive product range and the capabilities for in-house design to meet customer requirements. Manufactured from 316 Stainless Steel to meet ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, products are guaranteed for quality and consistency. Manufactured to meet or exceed the relevant SAE standards and have been impulse tested for hydraulic hose compatibility and retention to meet ISO 6803:1994(E).


OMT was founded in Italy in 1967 and is now a leading manufacturer of hydraulic components including bell housings and elastic drive couplings for hydraulic transmissions, filtration equipment, SAE flanges, CETOP manifolds, oil tanks and a large range of accessories. OMT products are suitable for industrial and mobile machinery sectors. Manufacturing is carried out internally, starting from product design until their final realisation. OMT offers a consistently high level of quality control; one of the most important guarantees with UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 certification.

Baker Hydraulics

100% Australian-owned, Baker designs and manufactures a wide range of hydraulic cylinders meeting SAE and ISO standards. Customised cylinder design and development provides a complete end-to-end process delivering high quality, tailored cylinders to meet exact individual requirements. The company’s experienced engineers can develop the right designs for new hydraulic cylinder applications, reverse engineer existing products or manufacture according to drawings and specific requirements.


As worldwide distributors and manufacturers of radial piston hydraulic motors for over 25 years, Italgroup guarantees an innovative, customisable product that is state-of-the-art and interchangeable with competitor units. This completely European-made range is comprised of motors with displacements from 20cc to 8000cc, available in both fixed and dual speed versions and combined with planetary gearboxes, brakes and valves of various kinds. The company’s large selection of radial piston flow dividers is available in multi-stage versions with a variety of ratios and guarantees synchronisation precision of over 99%.

Control Systems Group

A division of Southcott, CSG is a team of electronic and hydraulic engineers with 25 years of experience working together to design complete custom electro-hydraulic control systems. From a simple push-button operation to complex automated process control, everything is supplied to complete the application right down to schematics, instructions and the wire harness. Custom fascias are also provided, detailing functionality to ensure safe operation. Electrical components can also be purchased from the extensive CSG catalogue, including enclosures, connectors, switches, joysticks and sensors. They also manufacture a range of certified radio remote controls from simple push-button pendant to full proportional radio control belly packs. The product range uses frequency hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) technology with bi-directional communication – technology primarily developed for the military. CSG also manufactures a range of simple proportional valve control (PWN drivers and ramp generators). For more complex operations we program and supply either microprocessors or programmable logic control (PLC).


Established in 1967, Precision Tool Engineering changed its name to PTE in 1990. The company has grown into a national hydraulic cylinder manufacturer. PTE was awarded the Australian Design Award for its Streamline, Blue Label and Red Label Phasing cylinders. PTE designs and manufactures a wide range of cylinders as SAE, NFPA and ISO replacements. Cylinders can be custom designed and manufactured to client specifications. Recent product innovation has been the development of the HP range of hydraulic cylinders built to the NFPA standard which is widely used in industrial applications where continuous operations are required. The company prides itself on its commitment to quality and is working to the ISO 9002 Quality Standard.

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