Asahi/America Actuators Comply with EU RoHS Directive

Press Release:
  May 8, 2007 — Asahi/America Items Comply with EU RoHS Directive
Electric Actuators and Options meet standards

The RoHS Directive, in effect July 1, 2006, applies to electrical and electronic equipment sold to the member nations of the European Union (EU). The intent of this Directive is to eliminate the following hazardous substances from electric/electronic equipment components.

Hg - Mercury, Cd - Cadmium, Pb - Lead, CrVI(Cr+6) - Hexalevent Chromium, PBDE - Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers, PBB - Polybrominated Biphenyls

The following Asahi America, Inc. products comply with this directive:

• Series 92, Series 94, Series 83 electric actuators
• All Voltage Options
• Extra Limit Switches
• 2-Wire Control
• Mechanical Brake
• Heater and Thermostat
• Cycle Length Control (CLC)
• Center-Off

As our current inventory levels for non-compliant electrical/electronic components are depleted and replaced with RoHS Compliant components (FIFO Inventory), we will be expanding this list of products that comply with the RoHS Directive.

About Asahi

Asahi/America, Inc. specializes in providing solutions for fluid handling systems, individualized to meet virtually any customer’s need. Asahi is a leading manufacturer of corrosion resistant thermoplastic fluid handling products, including valves, actuators, pipe and fittings.

The company maintains an extensive custom fabrication department, and provides on-site consultation, supervision and training where required.

For more information contact: Asahi/America, Inc., 35 Green Street, Malden, MA 02148. Call toll free 877-24-ASAHI or 781-321-5409. Fax 800-426-7058. Send an email to or visit Asahi on the Internet at
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 Contact:Jeff Baker 
 E-mail:asahi -at- asahi-america -dot- com 
 Company:Asahi / America View Company Profile 
 Address:work655 Andover St 
 Location:workAndover, MA 01843  United States 
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