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Eaton announces the launch of a hydro-electric cylinder for industrial use and equipped with advanced feedback sensors and a direct valve integration system.

Date: April 23, 2018

MORGES, SWITZERLAND ... Eaton today announced the launch of a new hydro-electric cylinder with a valve integration system. The new product consists of a high-performance industrial cylinder, a state-of-the-art feedback transducer and a control valve, all forming a single block and providing a unique and cost-effective solution to the problem. classical systems.

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"With our all-new hydro-electric cylinder, customers and distributors no longer need to buy separately and assemble multiple components," said Andrea Kling, Product Marketing Manager PMC, EMEA, Eaton. "Our new cylinder is a complete system equipped with the valve chosen by the customer and previously mounted. By eliminating the need for an external block, but also connecting the control valves to the cylinders, attaching the transducer brackets and other complex assemblies, we guarantee you the benefits of conventional systems, while simplifying installation and reducing the costs. " 

Features of the Eaton hydro-electric cylinder:

  • Reduced preparation time: The simplification of its piping and electrical connections as well as the programmability of the AxisPro® valve make it possible to avoid repetitive mounting.
  • Suppression of losses: Unlimited positioning capabilities and high repeatability can improve the efficiency of the production cycle.
  • Increased production: Its programmable motion control system speeds up production cycles compared to conventional hydraulic systems.

Eaton hydro-electric cylinders are available with NFPA mounting, double-acting, welded or with threaded rods. They are also supplied with a full range of mounting brackets and with different bore sizes and stem diameters. Eaton proportional valves, modular control valves or servovalves as well as AxisPro® valves can be attached to the previously configured cylinder and customized. 

To learn more about Eaton hydro-electric cylinders, visit Eaton.com/EHcylinder .

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.