Pneumatic Cylinders incorporate electronic controller feature.

Press Release Summary:

Series SRX features internal feedback device that allows end user to continuously monitor cylinder's position throughout working stroke length. Controllers enable 4-20 mA output, or 0-10 Vdc output from feedback device. Corrosion resistant, stainless steel cylinders are offered in bore sizes of 1 1/16, 1 1/2, 2, 2 1/2 and 3 in. Mounting styles include nose and pivot mount, front block mount, and nose mount.

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Parker's Series SRX Cylinder Incorporates Electronic Controller Feature

DES PLAINES, Illinois (November 1, 2002),- Parker's newest introduction into the pneumatic cylinder marketplace - the Series SRX - features an internal feedback device that allows the end user to continuously monitor the cylinder's position throughout its entire working stroke length.

"The Series SRX Cylinder is a highly accurate positioning actuator, with low voltage power supply requirements," explains Parker product sales manager, Dave Simak. "The SRX Cylinder, combined with the available electronic controller packages, provides an economical cylinder solution for applications that require continuous cylinder position monitoring."

The SRX product line is available with a wide variety of controllers that will enable a 4-20 Ma output, or a 0-10 VDC output from the feedback device.

The SRX Series incorporates a corrosion resistant, stainless steel body and is available in a number of bore sizes (1 1/16" 1 1/2", 2", 2 1/2" and 3"). The following mounting styles are also available: DXP (nose and pivot mount), BFD (front block mount) and D (nose mount).

This versatile product can be applied in a wide variety of applications such as plastic injection molding, robotic welding, press applications, metal forming, slitting, edge guiding, and web tensioning. Primary markets include: packaging, plastics, automotive, animation, metal fabrication, primary metals and pulp and paper industries.

For more information about Parker's Series SRX Cylinder or any other Parker cylinder product, contact the Parker Cylinder Division at 8A7-298-2400; Fax: 800-892-1008; E-mail: or visit us at

The Cylinder division's Pneumatic Business Unit is part of Parker's Automation Group. With 48 manufacturing plants and 19 sales offices around the world, the Automation Group is an industry leader in the design, production, and marketing of a full spectrum of quality pneumatic and electromechanical components and systems.

With annual sales exceeding $6 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 45,000 people in 45 countries around the world. For more information, visit the company's web site at or its investor information site at

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