Power Rewind Hose Reels are designed for safety, efficiency.

Press Release Summary:



Meeting service needs of oil/gas/mining markets, XD 60™, XD 70™, and XD 80™ employ direct drive motor that promotes operator safety and minimizes maintenance. Drive unit is completely enclosed, extending life without need of lubrication maintenance. Pinch points are minimized to reduce potential for injury, and swivel design promotes flow. Hydraulic, pneumatic, and electric (12, 24, 115, and 230 V) motors are available, and modular design supports left or right hand connections.



Original Press Release:



Graco Launches New Line of Power Rewind Hose Reels for Gas, Oil, Mining, Construction and Other Industries



New Line of Hose Reels Yield Significant Safety Improvements



MINNEAPOLIS--Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has introduced a new line of power rewind hose reels to meet the service needs of numerous industries, including the oil, gas, and mining markets. The XD 60™, XD 70™ and XD 80™ power rewind hose reels are designed to set a new standard in the market for safety and performance. The new reels complement Graco’s recently released XD 40™ and XD 50™ spring hose reels to extend the line into more applications.



“Graco’s new power rewind hose reels offer a significant safety improvement over traditional chain driven designs”



The new XD power rewind reels feature an innovative direct drive motor design that is safer for operators and requires less maintenance than chain driven models. The drive unit is completely enclosed for longer life without the need for lubrication maintenance. The design is also safer than chain driven models because there are fewer pinch points, which significantly reduces the chance of injury.



“Graco’s new power rewind hose reels offer a significant safety improvement over traditional chain driven designs,” said Laura Evanson, Graco Product Marketing Manager. “We’re particularly proud that the new reels aren’t just safer. They offer our customers the performance they need in rugged field environments.”



The Graco exclusive, patent-pending swivel design allows better flow to get work done faster and more efficiently. The new line offers hydraulic, pneumatic, and electric 12, 24, 115, and 230-volt motors. The modular design allows for any motor be matched with any of the three new frame sizes to easily configure reels for most any application needing power rewind. Reels are easily configured for left or right hand connections by switching the outlet and motor rotation for ease of installation. Its modularity also makes it easy for distributors to stock components so they can service customers faster.



The heavy-duty, one-piece welded frame is engineered to flex under extreme operating conditions and is stronger than bolted frames that can loosen with use. Individually painted and powder coated components have superior corrosion resistance over assembled and painted products. Reels are available in a choice of three colors– blue, yellow, or white.



For more information on Graco XD Series power rewind hose reels, visit www.graco.com or call 1-800-533-9655.



About Graco Inc.



Graco Inc. supplies technology and expertise for the management of fluids and coating in both industrial and commercial applications. It designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and coating materials. A recognized leader in its specialties, Minneapolis-based Graco serves customers around the world in the manufacturing, processing, construction, and maintenance industries. For additional information about Graco Inc., please visit us at www.graco.com.



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