Quick-Ship Program for Parker P5L Cylinders Reduces Lead Times


WADSWORTH, OHIO, JUNE 6, 2007 - The Actuator Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) offers the P5L Series Quick-Ship Program for timely delivery of pneumatic cylinders. Using Quick-Ship, specific, stocked P5L guided cylinders ordered before 12 p.m. ET will ship the same day. Depending upon customer location, their orders will be received the following day.
Today's fast moving markets and compressed design cycles demand rapid response to reduce lead times.

The P5L Quick-Ship Program allows customers to electronically order by complete part number - simplifying the process and eliminating the need to configure. The program meets a variety of demanding requirements, including bore sizes 25, 32, 50, and 63mm and stroke lengths of 100, 200, and 300mm.

The P5L Quick-Ship basic option set consists of:

oThrust version

oComposite bushing

oCushions

oBumpers with adjustable stop collars

oNitrile seals

oNPTF ports

The redesigned P5L Series of guided cylinders is engineered to deliver superior linear-motion performance for the most extreme applications. Coupled with the unique Quick-Ship Program, the P5L Series delivers precise performance and responds to compressed design cycles where quick delivery of critical components is crucial.

P5L cylinders feature two case-hardened support shafts directed by four linear bearings with all components incorporated into a one-piece housing.
Bearing options include standard/oversized composite bushings with chrome-plated or stainless steel shafting or self-aligning and standard recirculating ball bearings with carbon or stainless steel shafting.

Versatile and full-featured, P5L's guided bearing system makes it the system of choice for demanding applications such as pick-and-place assemblies, case erectors and gauging operations. Composite bushings are impregnated with Teflon to provide self-lubrication capabilities. Additional P5L options are available to customize applications to the most rigorous specs.

P5L Series' unparalleled features/benefits include self-aligning bearings for higher load capacities; micro-adjusters for high precision, accurate stroke; direct-mount cylinders for eliminating transition plates; and capacity to control loads of 9000N+ while 20-100 mm bores sizes are engineered to handle strokes in excess of 1500 mm.

The Actuator Division combines pneumatic, electromechanical, hydraulic and structural aluminum technologies to provide world-class automation system solutions across all industries.

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 43 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.

For more information regarding the P5L Guided Cylinder Quick-Ship Program, contact Parker Hannifin Corporation, Actuator Division. Phone 1-866-PARK-ACT,
email: actuatorsales@parker.com or visit us online at www.parker.com/actuator.

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