Parker Bayside PV Series Gearhead Combines Power and Versatility


CHICAGO, OCT. 29, 2006 - Parker's Electromechanical Automation Division is pleased to announce the release of the PV Series gearbox.

Developed by Parker Bayside, the PV Series 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 superior design achieves high radial loads by using a full complement of taper roller bearings. This design aspect makes the PV ideal for conveyor, production machinery, pharmaceutical and commercial packaging, medical-device manufacturing, automotive and the most demanding belt and pulley applications. Additional design features include the PV Series motor input design.

The simplicity of mounting the PV Series is unsurpassed with its two-piece adapter/sleeve construction and the easy-to-access pinion clamp. With the existing Parker Bayside Stealth PS and PX, the addition of the PV Series makes Parker Bayside the only manufacturer of gearheads to offer full line choices by providing three specific tiers of high-, medium- and standard-gear performance.

The PV Series is available in six metric/NEMA frame sizes. NEMA sizes range from NEMA 17 to NEMA 34. Metric sizes range from 40 mm to 90 mm. The PV also has a large offering of standard ratios from 3:1 up to 100:1. All PV gearboxes are manufactured in Port Washington, NY, in our state-of-the-art facility.

For more information on the PV Series, please call 516-484-5353 and press 1 for sales, or visit www.baysidemotion.com or www.parkermotion.com.

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, 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 directly from Electromechanical Automation by logging on to buy.compumotor.com. An informative and up-to-date Web site with downloadable libraries, tutorials, and background information on motion control and automation is located at www.parkermotion.com.

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 www.parker.com, or its investor information site at www.phstock.com.

Contact:
Dave Whalen,
Parker Electromechanical Automation
516-484-5482
dwhalen@parker.com

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