Compact Hydraulic Cylinder suits tool and die industries.

Press Release Summary:

Requiring minimal mounting space, Series CHE Cylinder is offered in multiple porting options and rod end styles. Corrosion-resistant aluminum body is available in 20-100 mm bore sizes. It accepts solid-state and reed switches that mount within cylinder envelope for mid-stroke or end-of-stroke piston position sensing. Multiple mounting configurations are available.

Original Press Release:

Parker's New Compact Hydraulic Cylinder Targeted to Tool and Die Industries

Des Plaines, IL, October 2, 2006 - Parker US Industrial Cylinder Division introduces the Series CHE line of hydraulic, compact cylinders with short delivery lead times.

The Series CHE Cylinder provides mold and die/specialty machinery customers with a locally designed and produced compact hydraulic cylinder line that will offer greater flexibility and much shorter lead times than those presently on the market.

Series CHE cylinders require less mounting space than conventional tie rod cylinders, feature a variety of mounting configurations and offer multiple porting options and rod end styles without lead time penalties. The Series CHE cylinder's corrosion resistant aluminum body is available in 20mm to 100mm bore sizes and is designed to accept solid state and reed switches that mount within the cylinder envelope, for mid stroke or end of stroke piston position sensing.

For more information about the Parker Series CHE Compact Hydraulic Cylinder or any other Parker Cylinder product, contact the Parker Cylinder Division at 847-298-2400; Fax: 800-892-1008; E-mail: or visit us at

The US Industrial Cylinder Division is part of Parker's Hydraulics Group and serves industrial, machine tool and energy-related machinery and equipment markets. With annual sales exceeding $9 billion, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs more than 57,000 people in 46 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 50 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at, or its investor information site at

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