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February 13, 2013 - In addition to nylon, polypropylene, and polycarbonate, FitQuik® Connectors come in PVDF for high purity, chemical compatibility, and UV resistance. Molded from Kynar® 720, PVDF fittings are FDA 21 CFR 177.2510 compliant, certified animal-free, and meet USP Class VI requirements. Parting line-free connectors, designed for tubing sizes from 1/16–3/8 in., ensure leak-free fluid handling in medical diagnostics, analytical lab instrumentation, and chemical dispensing industries.

Colder Products Co.

1001 Westgate Dr., St. Paul, MN, 55114, USA

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Colder Products Company Expands FitQuik Product Line with Additional Material Options

Press release date: February 12, 2013

St. Paul, Minn. – Colder Products Company, the leading provider of quick disconnect couplings and fittings for plastic tubing, announces the addition of PVDF to the available material options throughout its FitQuik® Connectors product line. This material addition creates more than 100 new FitQuik Connectors alongside the existing nylon, polypropylene and polycarbonate materials and configurations available.

PVDF (Polyvinylidene Fluoride) material delivers high purity, excellent chemical compatibility and superior ultra-violet (UV) resistance compared to other plastics. Molded from Kynar® 720, FitQuik PVDF fittings are FDA 21 CFR 177.2510 compliant, certified animal-free and meet USP Class VI requirements. Designed for tubing sizes from 1/16” to 3/8”, along with a variety of threaded configurations, these precision molded and parting line-free FitQuik fittings ensure a secure, leak-free and reliable fit for the most demanding fluid handling applications.

“We are excited to add PVDF material to our FitQuik Connectors product line,” says Jim Brown, business unit manager, medical markets. “This is another example of Colder’s commitment and responsiveness to our customers and their needs, as the first choice in precision molded fittings. Customers choose us for peace of mind when designing and manufacturing their products, and that’s exactly what we’re going to keep on delivering.”

PVDF fittings are ideal for applications within medical diagnostics and analytical lab instrumentation, chemical dispensing and ink handling industries or any market requiring a more robust and compatible fitting for aggressive medias and environments.

To discuss how you can benefit from integrating FitQuik Connectors into your fluid handling application, please contact us at 800-444-2474 or visit us online at www.colder.com/FitQuik .

For information on any of the other 10,000 Colder connection solutions, please visit us at www.colder.com .

About Colder Products Company
Colder Products Company is the leading provider of quick disconnect couplings and fittings for the life sciences, specialty industrial and chemical handling markets. For a free catalog or more information, contact: Colder Products Company, 1001 Westgate Drive, St. Paul, MN 55114. Phone: 651-645-0091. Toll-free: 800-444-2474. Fax: 651-645-5404. Web: www.colder.com

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