Eaton to Provide Highly Reliable AC Motorpumps
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation will supply AC motorpumps for 50 new Airbus A320 passenger jets in a contract awarded by China Eastern Airlines. Eaton’s AC motorpumps deliver the highest reliability in the industry and help airline operators improve aircraft availability while lowering lifecycle costs. The value of the contract has not been disclosed.
Eaton sets the standard for hydraulic pump reliability, with average reliability exceeding 50,000 hours MTBF. Eaton’s AC motorpumps are sole source on Airbus A330, A340 and A380 platforms. Eaton’s AC motorpumps are fitted on 90 percent of China Eastern’s A320 fleet. AC motorpumps provide hydraulic power for in-flight and systems ground operation.
In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.