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Flanging and Flaring Machine makes leak-free connections.

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December 16, 2013 - Capable of flanging and flaring ¼ x .028 in. through 1½ x .120 in. steel and stainless steel tube, Parflange ECO 25 creates leak-free Seal-Lok O-ring Face Seal and Triple-Lok 37° JIC tube connections up to 9,200 psi without brazing or welding. Mobile machine features orbital spindle motion and multi-functional tooling, creates smooth mating surface on flanges (90°) and flares (37°), and requires one die set per tube size for both flanging and flaring.

Parker Hannifin Corporation

6035 Parkland Blvd., Cleveland, OH, 44124, USA

Original Press Release

New Economical Parker Flange and Flare Machine Makes High-quality Leak-Free Connections

Press release date: December 9, 2013

COLUMBUS, OH — The new Parflange ECO 25 tube flanging (90°) and flaring (37°) unit from Parker Hannifin is a cost-effective tube end connection machine designed to create leak free Seal-Lok O-ring Face Seal and Triple-Lok 37° JIC tube connections up to 9,200 psi without brazing or welding.

Parflange ECO 25 utilizes the proven orbital spindle motion exclusive to Parker's extensive line of Parflange machines. It creates a smooth mating surface on flanges (90º) and flares (37º), which is critical to the quality and integrity of tube connections.

A key feature of the ECO 25 is multi-functional tooling. The unit requires only one die set per tube size for both flanging and flaring. Each die set has a flanging surface on one side and a flaring surface on the other, allowing users to flange and flare same size tubing simply by turning the die around. An adjustable tube stop allows use on a wide range of wall thickness.

Other features include:
110V single-phase power requirement
Convenient shop portability
Utilizes same pins as other Parker Parflange units
Capable of flanging and flaring a range of ¼" x .028 through 1½" x .120 steel and stainless steel tube.

The mobile unit can be used with a manual hydraulic pump. To learn more about the Parflange ECO 25, call 614.279.7070 or view the product bulletin. Additional tooling information and the product manual can be found at www.TFDToolSpec.com.

About Parker Hannifin's Tube Fittings Division
The Tube Fittings Division is a unit of Parker Hannifin Corporation's Fluid Connectors Group. The Group is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and is the world's leading producer of tube fittings, rubber and thermoplastic hose and fittings, brass fittings and valves, quick-connect couplings and assembly tools.

With annual sales of $13 billion in fiscal year 2013, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 58,000 people in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 57 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at www.parker.com or its investor information web site at www.phstock.com.

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