Pneumatic Actuator is offered in 7 bore sizes.

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RT Thruster is offered in 7 bore sizes ranging from 9/16-3 in. and features both composite bearings and precision recirculating ball bearings. It incorporates Roundline Plus cylinder and robust aluminum slide body for defined load guiding and maximum torque resistance. Array of options, including external shock absorbers, stroke adjust collars, and bumpers, are offered, along with Ecology seals that provide reduced noise and vibration in high-speed applications.



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RT Series Linear Thruster Product Launch



LITTLETON, Colo. (Dec. 2008) - Norgren, a leading supplier of pneumatic and fluid control solutions for the industrial market, launches the RT Series Linear Thruster, a small but rugged pneumatic actuator designed for exceptional load carrying and precise load guiding. The RT series thrusters are dimensionally interchangeable with other major brands and are quickly and easily changed in the field. This product adds to the expanding Norgren portfolio of actuator products to fill an essential gap.

The RT Thruster is offered in 7 bore sizes ranging from 9/16" through 3", and features both composite bearings and precision recirculating ball bearings. It incorporates a Roundline Plus cylinder, and a robust aluminum slide body for defined load guiding and maximum torque resistance. The RT Thrusters offer an array of options including external shock absorbers, stroke adjust collars, bumpers, and many more. Optional Ecology seals provide reduced noise and vibration in high-speed applications.

JD Johnson, President, Norgren America's notes, "Norgren is committed to providing quality products and industry leading service with delivery and pricing designed to create real value for our customers."

Available immediately are the ¾", 1-1/16", 1-½" bore sizes, representing the majority of customer demand for this product. Remaining bore sizes will be available by the end of 2008.

More information about the RT Series Linear Thruster is available at trynorgren.com. For more information on Norgren USA, log onto www.norgren.com/usa or calling 866-601-3615.

About Norgren
Norgren is a world leader in the supply of pneumatic motion and fluid control technologies for a diverse set of industries such as life sciences, commercial vehicles, and industrial automation. Posting 2007 sales of $1.2 billion, its 6,500 worldwide employees are committed to optimizing technological performance for its customers' advantage. With established manufacturing facilities in the USA, Germany, UK, Switzerland, Mexico, the Czech Republic, and China, Norgren has the global manufacturing and supply chain expertise to support customers around the world. With a sales and service network in 80 countries and dedicated technical centers in the USA, Germany, UK and China, Norgren has the know-how to support the most demanding international and local projects. Norgren is a subsidiary of the $2.9 billon IMI PLC.

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