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Sail Faster with SAILTEC

SAILTEC, Inc. has specialized in designing and building hydraulic tension and rig control for sailboats and custom marine hydraulics since 1983. Our cost effective and durable hydraulic solution, coupled with a serious dedication to customer service and product support has made SAILTEC the first production boat source for many top sailboat brands for over twenty years.

We manufacture hydraulic/pneumatic cylinders, hand pumps, and 12V & 24V electric pumps that operate to 5000 psi (350 bar) and can generate up to 100 ton of force. Our latest products include hydraulic control of hatches, transom doors, swim platforms, keel lifting, radar lifts and other specialized applications.

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SAILTEC is the sailing industry's preference for marine hydraulics offering:
  • Worldwide sales and service
  • Standard and custom cylinders
  • Exceptional factory support
  • Product innovation
Better performing products at a lower price, SAILTEC is a great value
  • Light-weight cylinders and pumps
  • Larger piston rods for longer life and resistance to side loads
  • Redundant seals for extra leak prevention and longer life
  • Faster pumping speeds than comparable models in the industry
  • Competitive pricing
  • Broad range of cylinders, integrals and pumps with respect to stroke, speed, fit and function

t6t7pdfSpecification Table

Shallow Projection/Flat Back Single Action Panel Pump

Space Saving Panel Pump
Compact*High Volume*High Power

This popular, single-acting hydraulic pump provides a popular yet economical option for remote cylinder control.

• Shallow 2 ¬-1/16" depth
• 3.3 ml of oil per stroke
• 5,000 psi (350 bar) Pressure Output
• Unlimited Mounting Options
• SAE ports with Zero Leak® Plugs
• Large Easy to Read Gauge

SAILTEC's T6FB Single Acting Panel Pump operates many marine hydraulics including:
• Backstay
• Forestay
• Outhaul
• Flattening Reef
• Cunningham
• Boom Vang
• Pivoting Keels
• Retracting Keels
• Canting Keels
• Pivoting Centerboards
• Transom Gates
• Hatch Doors
• Swim Platforms
• Deflectors

• Single acting panel pump is economical to purchase and maintain.
• 5,000 psi pressure output allows system to use smaller cylinders, which are lighter & cost less.
• Small 6" by 6" panel face dimensions and shallow 2 ¬⁄" depth provides endless mounting choices.
• Flush pump surfaces allow installation into steering pedestals and other difficult mounting locations.
• Modified pump bore orientation & longer piston stroke produces 3.3 ml of oil.
• New slim profile 316 stainless steel handle with soft comfortable handgrip.
• SAE style ports with Zero Leak® plugs for ease of maintenance.
• New custom molded single piece poly oil reservoir for easy mounting and enhanced appearance.
• Can easily replace most original SAILTEC T6 model panel pumps.

Cylinder Rams To Retract 10" (254mm)
Pump Strokes Needed Seconds Needed
(when pumping two strokes per second)
-10 58 30
-12 84 45
-17 124 70
-22 160 90