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Danfoss (Formerly Eaton Hydraulics)

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Whether your products move, turn, mold, lift, shape, dig or haul, you can depend on Danfoss (formerly Eaton hydraulics) products to deliver the performance you need to stay competitive and you can depend on the Hydraulics Team at Cross to deliver the solution.  Eaton’s dedication to leadership in mobile and industrial applications has made them one of the world’s preferred suppliers of hydraulic solutions.  This coupled with superior service from Cross Company is an excellent choice.

Stay ahead of your competition with Danfoss hydraulic components, fluid conveyance and systems….whether your business is on-road, off-road, agriculture, marine, mining or industrial, Eaton has a reliable, cost-effective and efficient solution.


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Spool valve hydraulic motors for harvesters & augers
Disc valve hydraulic motors for swing motor, brush cutters & mowers
Valve-in-Star hydraulic motors for skid steer loaders, specialty harvesting, compactors, augers, forestry equipment, road rollers, sprayers and trenchers
Hydrokraft axial piston motors for steel mills & marine applications
Delta wheel motors for lawn and turf equipment, sweepers and scissor lifts
HP30 Series hydraulic motors for mobile off-highway vehicles
ME Series hydraulic motors for swing drives, winches, top head drives, directional drilling machines and propel drives for large vehicles
Vane motors for plastic injection molding and conveyors
Steering control units for lift trucks, turf equipment, compact utility tractors, articulated vehicles, fixed frame vehicles, heavy duty equipment, mining trucks, graders, scrapers, haulers, transporters and loaders
Vane pumps for railway winches, drilling equipment, earthmoving and construction equipment, large press machines, trash compactors, large baler, skid steerers, and lift trucks
Open circuit piston pumps for refuse and utility boom trucks, tractors, skid steer loaders, rough terrain fork lifts, backhoe loaders, earth moving equipment, factory automation, food processing machines, harvesting machines, rock drills, machine tools, metal forming equipment, chemical mixing
Closed circuit piston pumps and motors for lift trucks, timber harvesters, road rollers, wheel loaders, construction equipment, earthmoving machines, crop spraying , industrial conveying
Valves for industrial applications, industrial balers, steel mills, die casting, machine tool, plastic blow molding, sawmills, mini-excavator, cranes, refuse haulers, trenchers, golf course maintenance equipment, rough terrain lift trucks
Cylinders for a huge range of applications such as tools, balers, trash compactors, general machinery, presses, machine tools, primary metals, packaging and material handling


Agricultural: power ag equipment with Eaton technology….from innovative steering and sophisticated electro-hydraulic valves, to efficient pumps and motors.
Construction: compact powerful products to meet the demand of the construction market. Components with fast, accurate response help meet the challenges for this market.
Truck and Bus: fan drive systems and HLA systems – a leader in hybrid power train solutions – set a standard for truck and bus applications.
Mining: Eaton is the preferred choice for many of the auxiliary systems on mining equipment.  They can handle the harsh environments and the rigorous duty cycles, and can survive the tough applications.
Forestry: Eaton provides rugged, long life hydraulic components for the demanding needs of the forestry market.  Compact, powerful components help the power where it’s needed.
Utility: versatile, complete system solutions are available with the broad product range that Eaton provides.

Latest Resources, News and Events

Eaton Hydraulics Purchased by Danfoss Greensboro, NC, August 26, 2021 – Eaton Hydraulics, one of Cross Company’s largest suppliers, was purchased by Danfoss at the beginning of August. “We are excited to be partnering with Danfoss and to continue our long relationship with this outstanding line of products,” said Mike…

Design a safer machine with Danfoss (Formerly Eaton Hydraulics) overcenter valves Take a look at the latest technical paper from Danfoss (formerly Eaton Hydraulics) discussing how their overcenter motion control valves promote a safer and more efficient work environment in applications such as holding loads or personnel in position. See…


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