Product News: Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Mill Type Hydraulic Cylinder provides 2 million load cycles.

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January 17, 2014 - Suitable for both 160 and 250 bar pressure ranges, Model CDL2 features 4 different mounting types and stroke lengths up to 3,000 mm. Unit can be used across broad spectrum of applications, including wood and paper production, general machinery construction, recycling, and material handling. Since cylinder is designed for 2 million load cycles, design engineers can accurately calculate cylinder’s lifecycle for each application and determine price/performance ratio with transparency.

Bosch Rexroth Corp.

5150 Prairie Stone Pkwy., Hoffman Estates, IL, 60192-3707, USA

Original Press Release

New Rexroth CDL2 Cylinder is Designed for 2 million Load Cycles

Press release date: January 13, 2014

The new CDL2 mill type cylinder is designed and tested for 2 million load cycles

Machine manufacturers are increasingly demanding cost-optimized hydraulic cylinders with a high degree of reliability. Bosch Rexroth meets these demands with the new CDL2 mill type cylinder for both pressure ranges of 160 and 250 bars. They are designed for two million load cycles. Design engineers can thus accurately calculate the cylinder’s lifecycle for each application and determine the price/performance ratio with transparency.

Reliable components for main and auxiliary functions determine machine dependability and availability. Until now, design engineers had to choose hydraulic cylinders based on the required pressure range without any accurate lifecycle data. Bosch Rexroth now gives design engineers a secure database: the CDL2 cylinder has been reliably designed and tested for 2 million load cycles.

It features four different mounting types and stroke lengths up to 3,000 mm. It can be used across a broad spectrum of applications, including wood and paper production, general machinery construction, recycling and material handling. Bosch Rexroth has also simplified the entire engineering and ordering process. Design engineers can select all versions online using Rexroth's interactive catalog system. It contains 2D/3D CAD data, order codes and installation drawings for the selected cylinder, and all accessories. All options are configurable by default and enable short delivery times. The new CDL2 mill type cylinder supplements the broad Rexroth portfolio of hydraulic components and complete hydraulic systems used around the world.

About Bosch Rexroth:
Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation, and Renewable Energies to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 37,500 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 6.5 billion euros in 2012.
To learn more, please visit www.boschrexroth.com/

About Bosch:
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In fiscal 2012, its roughly 306,000 associates generated sales of 52.5 billion euros. Since the beginning of 2013, its operations have been divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent some 4.8 billion euros for research and development in 2012, and applied for nearly 4,800 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.”

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Bosch Rexroth Corporation
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2315 City Line Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Telephone (610) 694-8352
Fax (610) 694-8266
susan.strauss@boschrexroth-us.com

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