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Ingersoll Rand Launches ARO Force Piston Pumps



DAVIDSON, N.C. — December 17, 2012 — Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments, is launching a new line of air operated piston pumps and systems. The new AFX™ product line features air motors in five sizes with Progressive Exhaust™, a True Link Valve™ and integrated regulator technology used on 2-ball, 4-ball and chop-check pumps. The product line also features new 5-gallon and 55-gallon rams for ultra-high-viscosity fluid.

ARO has developed and manufactured piston pumps for more than 70 years, and the AFX product line will continue to drive our legendary reputation for reliability and performance in viscous fluid transfer,” said Oakley Roberts, director of ARO fluid products at Ingersoll Rand.
“We are excited to offer new products that satisfy our customers’ needs for simple, safe and reliable pump solutions,” said Sam JoHantgen, ARO piston pump product manager for Ingersoll Rand. “From paint production to equipment lubrication, we expect this product line to exceed our customers’ expectations.”
The new AFX product line features 4.25", 6", 8", 10" and 12" air motors along with 5 and 55 gallon rams. A diverse range of piston pumps and application solutions are available from ARO and their distribution partners. ARO piston pumps are ideal for transferring shear sensitive, viscous, corrosive and abrasive fluids in a broad range of critical process and industrial applications.
To learn more about the ARO pumps from Ingersoll Rand, contact your local Ingersoll Rand representative or visit
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