September 29, 2008
Features Robust, Space-Efficient Design
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today introduced a comprehensive line of light duty pneumatic cylinders including rodless, ISO/VDMA, stainless steel, and non-rotating designs for the packaging, machine tool, material handling and food and beverage processing markets.
The new cylinders will be offered under Eaton’s Vickers® and Hydro-Line® L-series product lines.
A key benefit of
Eaton’s new line of pneumatic cylinders is that they offer robust, space-efficient designs, which make them easy to apply in a variety of environments. Users have a broad range of standard configurations, plus a virtually unlimited customization capability. The new rodless, ISO/VDMA, stainless steel and non-rotating cylinders are an addition to Eaton’s existing pneumatic product line.
§ The new L-Series rodless cylinders feature best-in-class sealing with a robust base design.
§ The ISO/VDMA cylinders provide an industry standard base design with a smooth, compact profile and built-in modularity for increased application flexibility and fast delivery.
§ The stainless steel models make this premium material available at a competitive price, and feature a unique captive cushion design for increased safety.
§ The non-rotating cylinders feature a compact, twin rod design for improved performance and ease of application.
L-Series cylinders have pressure ratings from 150 psi (rodless) to 250 psi (all other products) and can be supplied with virtually limitless stroke lengths for almost any application. They are well suited for high velocity and compact inch-based or metric environments. Custom versions are available with non-standard larger bore sizes, longer stroke lengths and higher operating pressures.
Eaton’s Hydraulics Business is a segment of the Eaton Fluid Power Group. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Business provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydro-Line®, Synflex®, Vickers®, Walterscheid™, and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit www.hydraulics.eaton.com.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2007 sales of $13 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 81,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.