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Yoke Style Connector supports medical oxygen filling.

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January 17, 2014 - Rated to 3,600 psi, MediMate CGA 870 features lightweight, brass cast body with no aluminum for auto ignition standards and stainless steel actuator piston. Unit provides one-hand connection with no twist or turns required to begin filling compressed gas cylinders. Tested to over 150,000 cycles in excess of rated pressure and application conditions, connector includes smooth movement lever actuation, ¼ in. male NPT termination port, and FDA-grade Viton elastomer seals.

FasTest, Inc.

1646 Terrace Dr., Roseville, MN, 55113-1317, USA

Original Press Release

FasTest Introduces Enhanced Brass Cast MediMate Connector for Medical Oxygen Filling Applications

Press release date: January 13, 2014

MediMate CGA 870 connector

Minneapolis, MN – FasTest Inc. announces its new MediMate CGA 870 yoke style connector. Featuring a unique lightweight, brass cast body with no aluminum for auto ignition standards and durable stainless steel actuator piston, the MediMate CGA 870 connector is designed for optimal safety and use in medical oxygen filling applications.

FasTest’s new MediMate is more than 1.2 lbs. lighter than previous brass models and provides a simple, one-hand connection with no twist or turns required to begin filling compressed gas cylinders. Within a matter of seconds, operators can simply connect to the CGA 870 valve and lock into place with the actuator lever.

The CGA 870 connector offers superior benefits and performance capabilities through the following features:

Brass cast and stainless steel actuator piston maximizes product performance and service life
Rated to 3600 psi, 1.4 lb weight
Standard 1/4" male NPT termination port
Tested to over 150,000 cycles in excess of rated pressure and application conditions
Patented, smooth movement lever actuation
Fast refurbishment or replacement program minimizes downtime
Designed and manufactured in the USA

FasTest’s MediMate connector series provides distinct cost, process and quality improvement over alternative connector solutions. Each MediMate connector is supplied with a straight-flow 180-degree termination port and FDA grade Viton elastomer seals. To ensure application compatibility, the elastomer compound used is based upon industry approval and performance characteristics.

To learn more about the MediMate CGA 870 connectors, watch the video at the following link: http://youtu.be/N3koG6fFZ7g.

For additional information, including contact information for lead reports, contact Grant Bistram. Email: Grant.Bistram@fastestinc.com

Since 1985, FasTest, Inc. has manufactured quick test connectors and valves that maximize efficiency, productivity and profitability for the Industrial Manufacturing, HVAC-R and Compressed Gas Industries.

Relying on our core engineering skills, we have secured over 50 US and International patents that serve as the design platform for innovative products that enable our customers to improve testing, manufacturing process and productivity.

Custom connectors are available for unique requirements.

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