Gear Pumps are offered in aluminum or cast iron versions.

Press Release Summary:

Offered in two series, A-frame Global Gear Pumps (GGPs) feature 12-tooth gear design that exhibits minimal noise and low-pressure ripple. Products operate at 4,000 psi and are available with SAE, DIN, and ISO flanges, shafts, and ports. While AEG Aluminum Series has floating bushing, pressure-balanced design with extruded aluminum body and cast iron end cap and mounting flange, AEK Cast Iron Series has fixed bushings, pressure-balanced design with all-cast iron construction.

Original Press Release:

Eaton Introduces A-Frame Global Gear Pumps for AEG Aluminum and AEK Cast Iron Series

EDEN PRARIE, Minn. ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has expanded its gear pump portfolio with the addition of A-frame Global Gear Pumps (GGPs). Offered through Eaton's Hydraulics Operations, the new pumps satisfy global demand for gear pumps that are smaller, quieter, competitively priced and operate at 280 bar or 4,000 pounds per square inch (psi).

Eaton A-frame GGPs are available in two families:

· AEG Aluminum Series-floating bushing, pressure-balanced design with a high-strength extruded aluminum body and cast iron end cap and mounting flange

· AEK Cast Iron Series-fixed bushings, pressure-balanced design with a high-strength cast iron construction throughout

New Eaton GGPs offer numerous sought-after features, such as high-efficiency gear profiles; 12-tooth, low-noise and low-pressure ripple gear design; and SAE, DIN and ISO flanges, shafts and ports. The pumps are suitable for numerous applications, such as turf care, agricultural tractors and harvesters, lift trucks, skid steer loaders, salt and sand spreaders and much more.

Technical information for Eaton Global Gear Pumps is included in Bulletin E-PUGE-MR002-E, available on the Eaton website at

Eaton's Hydraulics Operations is a business segment of the Eaton Fluid Power Group. 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 Operations provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Aeroquip(R), Boston(R), Char-Lynn(R), Eaton(R), Hydro-Line(R), Vickers(R) and Weatherhead(R). For more information, visit

Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006 sales of $12.4 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 60,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit

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