Direct-Acting Relief Valves are rated for industrial use.

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Available in cartridge, sub-plate, and inline mounting styles in sizes 6, 8, 10, 12, 16, 20, 25, and 30, compact Vickers® valves have rated pressure of 400 bar and offer flow rates up to 350 Lpm. They are designed for handling high pressure and flow requirements in primary metal, press (metal and nonmetal), marine, offshore, civil engineering, and general market applications.



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New Eaton Direct-Acting Relief Valves are Rated for Industrial Applications



EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced availability of its new Vickers® direct-acting relief valves that provide a compact and cost-effective solution for handling high pressure and flow requirements in primary metal, press (metal and nonmetal), marine, offshore, civil engineering, and general market applications.

"Unlike competitive styles, our new direct-acting relief valves are rated for industrial applications, which typically have a much higher duty cycle," said Wayne Wang, product manager.

Direct replacements for competitive styles, Vickers direct-acting relief valves are an economical solution for safety circuits. They offer a rated pressure of 400 bar and flow up to 350 LPM. The valves are available in cartridge, subplate, and inline mounting styles in sizes 6, 8, 10, 12, 16, 20, 25 and 30.

For detailed information on Eaton's new industrial valve family, download catalog #V-VLRE-MC003-E at: http://hydraulics.eaton.com/products/valves_industrial_pressure_controls.htm
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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 www.eaton.com/hydraulics.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2008 sales of $15.4 billion. 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.

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