PARIS … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation is a key component supplier for Boeing 747-8 airplane, which will make its international debut at the Paris Air Show Eaton will feature a number of product and technology demonstrations during the biennial aerospace exhibition on June 20-26.
“Eaton’s content on the 747-8 platforms demonstrates our continued growth as a leading component and system supplier for many of the industry’s most advanced aircraft,” said Bradley J. Morton, president of Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “We are proud to be a part of Boeing’s supplier team and congratulate them on this exciting milestone for the 747-8 program.”
Eaton is a supplier of advanced technology hydraulic, pneumatic and electro-hydraulic components, controls and assemblies for Boeing’s 747-8 aircraft models. The hydraulic system supplies power for flight controls, braking, steering, trailing edge flap and landing gear actuation. Content on the aircraft supplied exclusively by Eaton includes engine-driven hydraulic pumps, flexible fuel couplings, filter modules, valves and other hydraulic components.
In addition, Eaton manufactures the aircraft’s cargo door actuation and passenger door actuation systems, as well as fuel and hydraulic hoses for engine build-up and couplings for high-pressure pneumatics.
The Boeing 747-8 Freighter and Intercontinental are the new high-capacity 747s that offer airlines the lowest operating costs and best economics of any large passenger or freighter airplane, while providing enhanced environmental performance.
In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.
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.