Guardex™ is the brand name for couplings manufactured by Guardian Couplings®, a USA-based premier manufacturer of world-class couplings and other highly reliable power transmission components. Guardex couplings are designed to meet the most challenging industrial application requirements, which are achieved by using the most advanced manufacturing technologies and processes.

The Guardex range of couplings forms part of Axiom Hydraulics’ offering and compliments its ranges of pumps and gearboxes. Axiom’s range of Guardex couplings includes 2 coupling types and adapters, all of which are sufficiently durable to use across many industries like mobile hydraulics, agriculture, material handling, power generation and many others.

Guardian has been designing and manufacturing Guardex world class couplings for over 70 years.

Axiom Hydraulics distributes Guardex couplings across southern Africa

View the Guardex™ product range:

Fly Wheel Couplings

2-piece flywheel couplings used on off-highway construction equipment like skid steers & excavators and other mobile hydraulic applications. Its design ensures fitting to both SAE & metric flywheels.

Splined Hub Couplings

A maintenance-free double cardanic curved tooth gear coupling that doesn’t need additional lubrication, is interchangeable with European designs & fits electric motor-driven applications up to 220 kW.

Splined Adapters

Guardex splined adapters are durable and designed to suit most industry standard hydraulic pumps and motor shaft types. They are manufactured for both internal and external use.

Use Guardian Guardex™ couplings suited to your application requirements!



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Axiom Hydraulics has nearly 60 years’ experience in designing, supplying, repairing and servicing screw-in cartridge valves to suit the hydraulic needs of southern Africa’s mining, marine and agriculture industries.

We utilise state-of-the-art testing and calibration machinery to ensure long-lasting, OEM-specified performance for all product modifications.

Axiom Hydraulics also holds critical hydraulic spare parts to minimise downtime for clients.

Why choose Axiom Hydraulics?

  • Hydraulic solutions tailored to individual applications
  • Large stockholding guarantees stock availability
  • Shorter turnaround times
  • Training on hydraulic products and systems
  • Components refurbishing to OEM standards.
  • Our sales and service branch in Johannesburg helps southern
  • Africa’s hydraulic businesses achieve new levels of performance, efficiency and reliability.