Since its formation in the late 1970s the Hydraulics Division has grown into the leading manufacturer, service provider and supplier of hydraulic equipment in South Wales. This has been achieved by continual improvements in levels of service offered to the end customer.

The Hydraulics division offers a wide variety of Fluid Power Equipment and an unbiased approach to all Hydraulic Solutions.

Control Gear offers an extensive range of high quality proven products. The core manufacturers held in stock at Control Gear include:

  • Parker
  • Denison
  • FCH
  • Roemheld
  • EPP
  • Magnus
  • Oiltech
  • SPX Powerteam

Control Gear in Partnership with The Parker Group has been awarded Hydraulic Technology Centre (HTC) status in Wales. The HTC status allows us access to over 1,400 product lines within the Parker Hannifin Corporation.

Control Gear can also offer a comprehensive design facility for all bespoke and turn-key projects using the latest CAD technology. At our Treforest office we also run a 24-hour service and repair facility, using the very latest monitoring and data logging equipment.


As your Hydraulic Technology Centre (HTC) distributor Control Gear offers a Hydraulic Engineering house, staffed with the specialists who can provide engineering assistance, technical help and full systems service for your hydraulic requirements.

Parker Hydraulics Group is the leading global company manufacturing the widest variety of components and systems designed to control motion, flow and pressure in all types of machinery and other equipment. We offer over 1400 product lines that control motion in some 1,000 industrial and aerospace markets. Parker through Control Gear is the only manufacturer to offer its customers a choice of hydraulic, pneumatic, electromechanical, and computer motion control solutions. Parker products are found in the satellites orbiting the earth, machine tools, mobile equipment, oil rigs and refineries, hospitals and laboratories.... anyplace anywhere machines depend on motion or fluid control.


Fawcett Christie Hydraulics has been manufacturing Gas Filled Accumulators for over 30 years. Their business has been developed on the firm basis of quality, reliability and service and offer an unrivalled back-up service and unparalleled technical expertise in the supply and repair of Hydraulic Accumulators. In addition, Fawcett Christie Hydraulics offers a quality range of Oiltech Electrically Driven Air Blast Coolers.

Approval by Fawcett Christie Hydraulics to become their Official re-certification Centre for the whole of Wales. This enables us to provide a full-service programme for Gas Accumulator, from a simple bladder change with Pre-charge Gas to a full Site Survey and Written Scheme in accordance with The Pressure System and Gas Containers Regulation 2000.


Roemheld are the largest manufacturers of specialist high quality Auto clamp Systems and Components in the world. This range includes:

  • Power Workholding Components
  • Hydraulic Powerunits
  • Linear Units Hydraulic and Electrically Driven
  • Assembly Equipment

The Hydraulics Division and Roemheld will work with you to help you develop the best die-clamping system for your particular needs. These products and expertise can help you achieve reduced set-up times and increased productivity for a wide variety of maintenance applications.


The EPP range is a high quality product of Ultra High Pressure/Force Portable Electrically Hand and Electrically Operated Pumps, Rams and Pulling Equipment for a wide variety of applications within Industry and Construction.

EPP is one of the market leaders and are constantly finding new solutions to meet the increasing challenges within industry and construction.

The high-pressure range of equipment is made to the utmost quality to ensure total customer satisfaction


The Hydraulic division prides itself in our in-house design facility. Control Gear uses the latest CAD Design equipment to undertake an unbiased approach to all technical solutions.

The department has designed many bespoke systems of varying size and capacity. Reaching into all sectors of industry and construction. The division will also handle turn-key projects and the Project Management of all systems installations.


The recently expanded service division has not only fully equipped modern workshops at our Treforest and Swansea works, but also extensive on site facilities at many blue chip companies throughout the area, offering the best practical solutions to all service and control problems

The service we provide includes:

  • Cylinder Overhaul
  • Routine Powerunit Servicing
  • Filter Change Service
  • Accumulator Precharge
  • Accumulator Bladder Change,
  • Re-testing and Re-certification
  • Professional Fault finding
  • Valve Test Facility
  • Flow and Pressure Tests
  • Emergency Call Out Service - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week