Barnstaple, UK -- Parker Autoclave Engineers, part of Parker Hannifin – the global leader in motion and control technologies, has released an innovative new air driven liquid pump, the AHL118.
A high volume, double-ended, double acting high pressure pump, the AHL118 is designed for use in oil and gas, chemical, industrial and research applications.
The pump operates to a pressure range of 23,000 psi and at 5.6 gallons per minute (25.5 litres). The AHL118 is designed to be extremely robust, featuring a carbon-based prioritised coating to the plunger, which is three times harder than Stellite. This makes the plunger unscratchable, extending the lifespan of the seals and reducing downtime, repairs and servicing, delivering major savings to the customer.
All AHL118’s hydraulic parts are manufactured from stainless steel, making them very durable with extended Mean Time Between Maintenance (MTBM) and increasing safety. All AHL118’s pump hardware is manufactured from stainless steel, which is anodized to the bottom and top caps for superior corrosion resistance.
Shawn P. Landry, IPD Product Manager - Pumps/Systems for Parker Autoclave Engineers, said: “This air driven liquid pump offers unrivalled performance and reliability, bringing huge benefits to customers. When developing the product, we analysed what the issues were in the market and so designed a pump that would last significantly longer, lowering downtime and maximizing efficiency.”
Parker Autoclave Engineers has over 70 years’ experience in manufacturing air driven high pressure liquid pumps, valves and fittings for a wide range of markets. The company offers a comprehensive range of products, with a wide choice of sizes, flow capabilities, output pressures and additional features. The company’s products are used in a variety of different industries and applications, including hydrostatic/burst/leak, chemical injection, valve/gauge/hose testing, bolt tensioning, hydraulic control systems, laboratory research and autofrettage systems.
Parker Autoclave Engineers combines high pressure industry knowledge, manufacturing expertise, and technological innovation to offer a broad range of products and services to customers across a wide range of industries. This includes low pressure instrumentation products from 15,000 psi to air driven liquid pumps and packaged systems up to 60,000 psi.
About Parker Hannifin Corporation
With annual sales of approximately $13 billion in fiscal year 2015, 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 mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 55,000 people in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 59 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's website at www.parker.com, or its investor information website at www.phstock.com.