ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Hose System suits low-pressure hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Print Story
Print | 
email story Email |  Comment Comment   Share facebook twitter reddit StumbleUpon Delicious Digg  
Hose System suits low-pressure hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Hose System suits low-pressure hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

Click Here to Enlarge Picture

October 26, 2010 - Designed to minimize assembly time, Plug and Play Hose System consists of Parflex 515H hose and Parker RA quick connecting hose fittings and adapters. Available in sizes from 3/16- in. ID in single or multi-line assembly, fiber-reinforced thermoplastic hose offers kink resistance and is suited for routing through tight spaces while maintaining flexibility. Brass Rapid Assembly fittings feature anti-corrosive, plug-and-play design that eliminates need for wrenches or other tools.

(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)
Original Press Release

Parker Hannifin Corporation
6035 Parkland Blvd.
Cleveland, OH, 44124
USA



New, Plug and Play Hose System Reduces Assembly Time


Ravenna, OH - Parker Hannifin, Parflex Division, has developed a new quick to connect hose and fitting system for low pressure hydraulic and pneumatic systems. The Plug and Play Hose system consists of Parflex 515H hose and the new, Parker RA (Rapid Assembly) quick connecting hose fittings and adapters. Together these products improve assembly time, overall connector costs and system weight.

Parflex 515H hose is a light weight, fiber reinforced, low pressure thermoplastic hose that has great kink resistance. Typically, a 1/4" 515H hose has a 20% smaller diameter than a standard 100R1 hose and a 25% tighter bend radius. It is also 5 times lighter than comparable hoses. For a technician who is building multiple units each day, the light weight of 515H hose becomes an assembly advantage. Coupled with the Parker RA quick connecting fittings, hose assembly time continues to decline. Installation and performance tests at several large OEM's have exceeded expectations in ease of assembly, routing and durability.

The brass RA quick connect fittings offer plug and play convenience in a very compact, anti-corrosive and economical system. The connector design is very simple, durable and easy to install, eliminating the need for wrenches or other tools. However, the RA series fittings are not live swivels and care should be taken to insure that relative movement between the adapter and the hose fitting is eliminated. Sealing is achieved through the use of petroleum and synthetic hydraulic oil resistant elastomeric o-rings.

Parflex 515H hose is exceptionally suited for routing through tight spaces while maintaining the flexibility of a more robust hose and is often used in pilot lines or joy stick applications where multiple hoses are required to fit into a tight space. Sizes range from 3/16" I.D. up to " I.D. in a single or multi-line assembly.

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://phstock.com.


Print Story
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Fluid and Gas Flow Equipment
 More New Product News from this company:
Traction Motors serve EV and HEV applications.
Flanging and Flaring Machine makes leak-free connections.
Spiral Hoses suit heavy-duty applications.
Wireless Vibration Sensors advance predictive maintenance.
Protective Hose Sleeve contains bursts at up to 12,000 psi.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
Parker Adds More Options for SCR Electrically Heated Hose
Rapid Response Promotion - 72 Hour Turn Around on PTFE Hose
Parker Releases Remote Manager for Interact Xpress and Parker Factory Display
Parker Adds Complimentary Products for SCR Electrically Heated Hose
Parflex Introduces Global 56 Series Fittings at IFPE 2014
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Hose Fittings
Thermoplastic Hose
Join the forum discussion at:
The Hardware Bin


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address