Gearhead offers wide assortment of output face options.

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Using precision taper roller bearings, PV115 gearhead's design achieves high radial loads. Gearhead supports larger belt actuators, including HPLA120 and HLE150 and offers efficiency up to 97%. Applications include belt and pulley, conveyor and production machinery, automotive production and inspection equipment, as well as medical and life sciences.

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New Parker Gearhead Offers Optional Output Faces

PV115 expands line of powerful, versatile PV gearheads

Port Washington, NY, May 26, 2009 - Parker's Electromechanical Automation Division, a leading supplier of motion control technology, announces an expansion to their line of PV gearheads. The PV115, which augments the current offering of Parker Bayside's PV series gearheads, combines Power and Versatility by offering a wide assortment of output face options along with high radial load and output torque performance.

The output face options offer choices that have the same output face dimensions as Parker Bayside's PX series, Alpha's LP series, Neugart's PLE series, Stober's PE series as well as standard NEMA output face dimensions, which give OEMs and end users an alternative, more cost-effective solution. The PV115 also supports larger belt actuators, including Parker's HPLA120 and HLE150.

The PV gearhead's superior design achieves high radial loads by using precision taper roller bearings. With high input speeds and efficiency up to 97%, PV gearheads are ideal for industrial requirements, including belt and pulley, conveyor and production machinery; automotive production and inspection equipment; medical and life science
applications, including lab instrumentation, device manufacturing and pharmaceutical requirements; packaging; and many other commercial applications. The PV115 is covered by a 3-year warranty.

All Parker gearheads are proudly manufactured in the United States in our state-of-the-art facility using the most efficient Lean manufacturing practices.

For more information on the new PV115, or any gearhead from Parker Bayside, please call 800-305-4555 or visit

About Parker Electromechanical Automation

A division of Parker Hannifin Corporation's Automation Group since 1987, Electromechanical Automation is a pioneer, developer and manufacturer of full-spectrum computer-based motion controllers, servo/step motor drives, servo motors and human-machine interfaces, positioning systems, structural framing solutions, gearheads and gear motors. These products automate the manufacturing of a significant fraction of the world's goods and services. Electromechanical Automation products are sold via independent authorized Automation Technology Centers - a group of nearly 100 professional, highly trained organizations with more than 135 points-of-presence throughout the world - or buy directly from Electromechanical Automation by logging on to An informative and up-to-date Web site with downloadable libraries, tutorials, and background information on motion control and automation is located at:

About Parker Hannifin

With annual sales exceeding $12 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 mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 62,000 people in 48 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 52 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

Dave Whalen - Product Manager
Parker Electromechanical Automation
Phone: 516-484-5482, ext. 157
27 Seaview Blvd
Port Washington, NY 11050

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