Introduces New MDG Mobile Directional Control Valve

April 13, 2007
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has introduced a mobile directional control valve based on its industry-leading Vickers™ DG4V3 design. Eaton’s new MDG valve features a closed-center parallel or series circuit that also can function as an open-center circuit via unloading inlet options. Its modular, sectional design offers versatility to create custom, multi-function circuits through the use of various inlet- and work-port options. Typical applications include on/off control for positioning/engaging of multiple auxiliary mobile functions. Specifications for the MDG valve include: · Rated inlet flow o 60 LPM (15.9 Gallons Per Minute) on/off actuation o 20 LPM (5.3 GPM) proportional actuation · Rated pressure o Inlet—350 bar (5,000 Pounds Per Square Inch) o Tank—210 bar (3,000 PSI) Eaton’s Hydraulics Operations is a business segment of Eaton’s Fluid Power Group. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Operations provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydro-Line®, Vickers™ and Weatherhead®. Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006 sales of $12.4 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 60,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries. • Rated Pressure: P,A & B Ports up to 350 Bar (5000 PSI) • Tank Port up to 210 Bar (3000 PSI) • Flow Rate: Flow Rate- On/Off EH Actuation 60 L/Min (15.8 GPM) • Flow Rate- Proportional EH Actuation 20 L/Min (5.3GPM)