Concentric To Build Pump In U.S.

Posted on October 31, 2012

Concentric AB, announced that it is launching production of the Ferra F12 cast-iron hydraulic gear pump at its factory in Rockford, Ill., to increase availability for North American customers in construction and agricultural equipment, materials handling and other mobile/off-highway sectors.

Concentric — formerly Haldex Hydraulics —previously only manufactured the pump in its Hof, Germany, plant and under the Haldex Hydraulics brand name. The Ferra F12 can be used as a single unit or in multi-unit assemblies in combination with multiple pumps or with other Concentric pumps, giving machine manufacturers a wide range of additional options for their system solutions, the company said.

Concentric offers F12 pumps with a range of port and mounting options, splined, keyed or tapered drive shafts and available with displacements from 16 to 41 cc/rev and pressures up to 4000 psi and maximum speeds of 3000 rpm.