Hydraulic Valve Division

Parker Lokomec Proportional Control Valve for Winch Applications Stands Up to Corrosive Marine Environments

HOUSTON, May 3, 2010 – The Lokomec Series WMH valve, model WMH43R30A03H2, from Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, is corrosion-resistant proportional control valve that’s designed to operate in the toughest marine environments.

Designed for applications such as winch controls, this new, flange-mounted,
4-way, 3-position valve with an NS30 manifold offers both manual hand lever and hydraulic remote control. All adjustment screws, levers and other moving parts are protected to withstand rough marine conditions.

This sound construction and professional design guarantee perfect function in tough marine conditions within a wide temperature range, between -30°C and +50°C, with a fluid temperature range of -20°C to +70°C. The valve’s operating pressure is 350 Bar and nominal flow is 450 LPM.

With annual sales exceeding $10 billion in fiscal 2009, 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 52,000 people in 48 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 53 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 http://www.parker.com, or its investor information site at http://www.phstock.com.