Original Press Release
Eaton's New Guardian Hose Sleeve Protects Operators by Restraining Pressure and Fluid Resulting from Hose Failures
Press release date: April 11, 2011
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today the availability of new Guardian(TM) hose sleeve that protects equipment operators from potential injuries resulting from hose failures.
The sleeve's ultra-tight, polyamide 6-weave construction enables it to restrain hose bursts at pressures up to 16,000 psi, deflect 1mm pinhole leaks at 4,000 psi, and provide durability of up to 250,000 abrasion cycles.
Guardian hose sleeve is compatible with the majority of chemicals associated with fluid-conveyance applications. It meets the new "Line of Sight" operator protection regulations EN982 ISO norm 833 EN414 and ISO 3457, as well as industry standards for abrasion and flame resistance. The sleeve is available for -4 though -24 hose sizes.
The Guardian Hose Sleeve specifications, pricing and lead times are immediately available through local Eaton sales channels.
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 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 Group provides customer-driven solutions under product names such as Aeroquip, Boston, Char-Lynn, Eaton, Hydro-Line, Synflex, Vickers, Walterscheid(TM), and Weatherhead. For more information, visit 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 eaton.com.