I spoke with Paul Brenner, global marketing manager for Eaton Hydraulics of Eden Prairie, Minn. at the recent MINExpo show in Las Vegas. We discussed the challenges of the mining industry, and what kind of pain points are affecting engineers designing mining equipment. Brenner explained that the type of off-highway equipment used in mining applications is always […]
Eaton’s Hydraulics division has been fairly quiet about its hydraulic hybrid technology lately, considering that the company was one of the first to really pioneer its use in on-highway vehicles, like its partnership with UPS several years back to test its series system on medium-duty trucks. Eaton hasn’t been doing much with its parallel system for […]
Last week during IFPE, Eaton Corp.’s, Hydraulics Group, Eden Prairie, Minn., introduced the Ice Champion EC810 hose for extreme low temperature applications. This spiral wire reinforced hydraulic hose withstands temperatures as low as -57°C (-70°F) and pressures as high as 420 bar (6,100 psi) making it particularly well-suited for use in high pressure hydraulic circuits […]
Eaton Corp., Eden Prairie, Minn., will highlight its latest hydraulic motor technology at its IFPE booth 80230 March 4-8, with the launch of Hydre-MAC,a low-speed, high torque (LSHT) direct drive, radial piston motor. Featuring a cam lobe design—which is a unique design for this type of motor—it is designed for variable speed applications that uses […]
There is much to report after a whirlwind visit to Orlando for my third Eaton Distributor Meeting, in which I met with different market leaders for the Hydraulics group, including construction and material handling; alternative energies; industrial hydraulics; and agriculture. I’ll be giving full reports from those markets but I just wanted to give a […]
Eaton Corporation was selected by Voith Hydro of York, Pa. to provide servomotor cylinders for the Rock Creek Powerhouse located in Plumas County, California. The Eaton cylinders, used on pressure regulating valves and wicket gates, will help increase operating efficiency of the hydroelectric plant located across the North Fork of the Feather River. Voith Hydro […]
Eaton hydraulic cylinders are hard at work in one of Japan’s largest flood-control projects on the Shinano River that flows from Nagano to Niigata in Northern Japan.
Eaton Corp. (NYSE:ETN) announced it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the shares of Jeil Hydraulics Co., Ltd.
Eaton Corp. (NYSE:ETN) announced net income per share of $0.91 for the first quarter of 2012, an increase of 10% over the first quarter of 2011.
Eaton Corp. announced that Daniel F. Koehler has been named director of market intelligence and strategy for the Hydraulics Group. Koehler will be responsible for the analysis and communication of market data.