Eaton Launches New DuraForce Product line of High-Pressure Pumps, Motors, and Valves at IFPE/ConExpo-ConAgg 2011
Date: March 22, 2011
Extends Range of Applications Covered by Eaton Pumps and Motors
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that the company is launching a new product line, the new DuraForce™ high-pressure piston-type pumps, motors and valves, at the International Fluid Power Exposition (IFPE)/ConExpo-Con/AGG show in Las Vegas March 22-26. The launch of these products significantly extends range of applications covered by Eaton pumps and motors to include large wheel loaders, cranes and excavators. The new line will be available in Booth S-13129.
“With the launch of this product line, we have substantially expanded our portfolio of piston pumps and motors,” said Nathan J. Alme, Americas alliance manager, Eaton’s Hydraulics Group. “Our alliance with Linde Hydraulics expands our ability to design and deliver high-performance solutions that bring real value to customer systems. DuraForce products integrate cutting edge piston pump rotating group and control architectures to deliver superior performance to the market.”
DuraForce pumps and motors are widely used in heavy-duty mining and construction vehicles, forestry equipment, concrete pumps, primary metal production equipment, and oil and gas drilling and production applications. All DuraForce products are rated for high pressure applications up to 420 bar, with peak pressures to 500 bar. DuraForce products include HPR open circuit pumps for industrial applications, HPV closed circuit pumps, DuraForce motors, and DuraForce valves. The motor products include HMV variable motors with a full range of controls and HMF and HMA fixed motors.
“Eaton is a leading player in piston pumps and motors, with a strong position in several market segments. The addition of DuraForce products makes us a complete solutions provider in all target markets,” Alme added. “We are extremely pleased with our recent market penetration successes with DuraForce products in emerging markets and look forward to accelerating our global growth.”
Eaton’s Hydraulics Group is a segment of the company’s Industrial Sector. 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 stationary applications. Mobile and stationary markets include agriculture, alternative energy, construction, forestry, manufacturing, material handling, mining, oil and gas, processing, transportation and utility equipment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Group provides customer-driven solutions under product names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydrokraft®, Hydrowa®,Hydro-Line®, Integrated Hydraulics®, Synflex®, Vickers®, Walterscheid™, and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/hydraulics.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2010 sales of $13.7 billion. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and 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 approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.