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Flexible, High-Pressure PTFE Hoses are rated to 5,500 psi.

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March 4, 2011 - Designed to maintain peak flow rates, Parker 944B and 955B High PSI Assemblies are manufactured with heavy wall of PTFE and come in lengths up to 25 ft with carbon or stainless steel female JIC fitting on each end. PTFE tube, reinforced with braided SS 304 wire, has static dissipating liner that provides path of continuity to end fittings for negating possible electrostatic charges. Sizes range from ¼-1 in. ID, and design handles temperatures from -65 up to +400°F.

Parker Hannifin Corporation

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

Original Press Release

New, Parker High Pressure PTFE Hoses Handle up to 5,500 PSI

Press release date: February 21, 2011

Fort Worth, TX The Parflex division, of Parker Hannifin Corporation, introduces High Pressure PTFE Hose Assemblies to handle high working pressures (up to 5,500 psi) while maintaining peak flow rates. Parker 944B and 955B High PSI assemblies are manufactured with a heavy wall of PTFE that has excellent compatibility with a variety of media. The PTFE tube has a static dissipating liner that provides a path of continuity to the end fittings for applications where flow induced electrostatic charges could occur and potentially damage the hose assembly. The resilient PTFE tube is reinforced with braided SS 304 wire. Braiding, as opposed to spiraling, allows for better flexibility and a tighter bend radius in the finished hose while maintaining high continuous working pressures. The stainless steel wire braid also minimizes volumetric expansion in hydraulic service.

Parker 944B and 955B are available in sizes ranging from 1/4" up to 1" ID and handle temperature ranges between -65ºF up to 400ºF. Assemblies are supplied in lengths up to 25 feet with a carbon or stainless steel female JIC fitting on each end.

With annual sales exceeding $10 billion, 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 52,000 people in 48 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 53 consecutive 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 http://www.parker.com, or its investor information site at http://www.phstock.com."

Parker 944B and 955B assemblies are priced according to size, length and quantity. Literature is provided upon request. For a brochure, please contact:

Janine Kruit, Marketing Parflex Division / PAGE Int'l Hose Parker Hannifin Corporation 4700 Lone Star Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76106 Phone: 800.847.7280Fax: 888.293.2667 email: page@parker.com www.pageintl.com

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