Hose, Pipe, Tubing & Fittings

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Thermoplastic Biologic Improves Performance with PolyOne Medical Grade TPE

October 28, 2013

DÜSSELDORF, Germany – PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, a global leader in high-performance, custom-formulated TPE solutions, today announced that Thermoplastic Biologic LLC (TBL™) has selected Versalloy™ HC for its Pharm-A-Line I™ peristaltic pump tubing. The Versalloy HC material, formulated with Santoprene™ TPV thermoplastic vulcanizate from ExxonMobil Chemical Company, helps... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

PVDF Copolymer targets minimally invasive medical catheters.

October 24, 2013

Suitable for catheters that are exposed to bodily fluids for less than 30 days, Kynar Rx® 752 can melt extruded in single or multi-layers for catheter shafts and other medical tubing. Flexible, low-friction fluoropolymer is USP Class VI compliant and resistant to chemicals and temperatures, enabling medical devices to be chemical, autoclave, or irradiation sterilized. Product offers flexural modulus of 50,000 psi and dynamic coefficient of friction of 0.54, according to ASTM test methods. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Metric Thread Size Connectors meet international requirements.

October 23, 2013

FasMate Series includes Metric O-ring Boss, BSPP, and BSPT models for internal and external thread profiles. Design of FasMate FN and FX accelerates and facilitates connections for operational reliability in pressure and vacuum testing, media filling, flushing, and performance testing applications. Easy actuation FasMate connectors have split collet design that securely locks connectors to threads without operator adjustment or use of sealant and wrenches. Modular design has 3 actuation styles. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Celanese Named 2013 Oil & Gas Award Finalist in 3 Regions for Celstran® CFR-TP Based Composite Pressure Pipe

October 22, 2013

For General Water Transport Infrastructure Applications Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China – Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, was named a 2013 Oil & Gas Awards finalist in three regions for a new composite pressure pipe that features Celstran® CFR-TP. The Fiberflex®-11 pipe from Composite Fluid Transfer LLC of... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Capillary Tubes suit scientific and industrial applications.

October 22, 2013

Suited for specialty applications, glass capillary tubes come in IDs as small as 0.005 mm and such materials as soda lime glass, borosilicate glass, quartz, and sapphire. All materials can be sterilized, are inert, and may be used for precision measuring. Tube shapes can be matched to application and include circular, rectangular, square, heavy wall, double bore, four bore, and multibore versions. Special shapes and sizes of tubes, as well as tubes in other materials, can also be supplied. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

M12 Panel Mount Connectors feature color coded inserts.

October 22, 2013

Color coded versions of Series 713 and 763 reduce possibility of cross-mating connectors when multiple M12 connectors are used nearby. M12 panel-mount receptacles come in 6 colors: purple, orange, yellow, green, red, and blue. Available in same colors, A-coded male and female front-mount connectors with 4- and 5-pins have 24 AWG wires pre-attached with standard wire length of 200 mm. Custom wire lengths are optional. When fully mated, connectors carry IP67 rating. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Landmark Metals has Been Awarded the Coveted AS9100 Certification

October 18, 2013

Landmark Metals is a premier supplier, processor and distributor of specialty metals servicing the aerospace, defense, oil and gas, power generation, marine, medical and automotive industries. Landmark Metals is a veteran, family owned and operated business located in Los Angeles. Landmark Metals is pleased to announce that they now are AS9100C certified! President, Jason Bracamonte, is... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

High-Strength Steel Tubing targets automotive applications.

October 17, 2013

Available in sizes such as 1 x 1 in., 1 x 2 in., and 2.5 in. rounds, High Strength Steel Tubing comes in Dual-Phase and Martensitic steel. Dual-phase steel has ferrite and martensitic microstructure, while Martensitic steel has distinctive atomic structure created through Martensitic transformation process. With tensile strengths ranging from 700–1,300 mpa, both low-weight metals are suited for automotive impact beams, bumpers, seats, and structural components. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

PIRTEK Woodinville Assists a Marine Spill Response Company

October 15, 2013

Woodinville, WA — PIRTEK Woodinville has provided on-site hose repair service in the Seattle, WA area since 2011.  Over the summer Owner Chad Harkness received a call from a customer about required hydraulic maintenance for one of their tow barges.  The customer is the largest dedicated oil spill and emergency response organization in the United States.  Their tow barges are towed behind a... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

Sprinkler Assemblies offer flexible connections.

October 8, 2013

FSC Flexible Sprinkler Assemblies include Model FSC-28B with FM Approved braided flexible connection and Model FSC-25U with UL-Listed non-braided connection. When ordered, customers receive desired FSC flexible sprinkler connections, as well as separate package containing specified sprinkler factory-installed onto outlet fitting. Each assembly is 100% factory-tested, eliminating potential leak point. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Legrand® Showcases Game-Changing Contractor Productivity and Risk Management Solutions at Neca 2013

October 7, 2013

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – At this year's NECA show, Legrand, a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, will be showcasing game-changing solutions that enhance contractor productivity and facilitate job-site risk management.  To learn and see more, visit Legrand in booth #567 from October 12 – October 15, 2013, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington,... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Successful NORSOK Qualification of Sandvik 254 SMO Hydraulic and Instrumentation Tubing Increases Opportunities in the Oil and Gas Sector

October 4, 2013

Adding to its extensive capability in supplying material to the oil and gas industry worldwide, Sandvik has successfully been qualified according to NORSOK M650 edition 4 for the MDS R18 and MDS R11 standard for its seamless austenitic stainless steel hydraulic and instrumentation tube and pipe products in grade Sandvik 254 SMO (UNS S31254) for use in oil and gas applications. The NORSOK... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Convoluted PTFE Tubing accommodates sharp turns, small bands.

October 4, 2013

Engineered as equivalent of corrugated FEP tubing, Convoluted PTFE Tubing is intended for use where sharp turns and small band diameters are required. High-temperature material, which has non-stick surface, is also electrical insulator and resistant to most corrosive liquids. Properties of PTFE tubing allow for cuffing of ends, fostering smooth transition to fittings and couplings. Uses for this FDA-compliant material include electrical or fluid conduits in semiconductor industry. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Green & Clean

Multi-Layer Pipe Dies permit throughputs from 350-1,200 kg/h.

October 3, 2013

Respectively suitable for 32–200 mm and 110–400 mm pipe diameters, spider 200-3 and spider 400-3 deliver flexibility for processing foamed compounds or compounds with filler content as well as compounds with high proportion of regrind. Flow paths and tooling design optimize layer thickness distribution, while entire bandwidth of materials can be processed without any problems or need for adaptation due to middle layer distributor. Modular design enables conversion into 2-layer pipe die. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Raintight Offset Nipple is cETLus Listed for wet locations.

September 27, 2013

Mighty-Seal® Raintight Offset Conduit Nipple (catalog No. 1521-RT) offsets axis of raceway between enclosure runs when knockouts are not in line. Angled connector’s zinc die cast construction ensures mechanical protection and durability, while fitting's integrated sealing washers preserve raintight seal. Product also meets requirements of NEC Article 314.15. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Ticona to Accept Award for Innovative Composite Pipe and Deliver Automotive Thermoplastics Paper at JEC Americas 2013

September 26, 2013

Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, will join Composite Fluid Transfer and Valéron Strength Films at the JEC Americas 2013 Composites Show Conference in Boston where they will receive an Innovation Award in the “Pipes Water Management” category at 4 p.m. on Oct. 2, Wednesday. Ticona will showcase the award winning Fiberflex®-11 composite pressure pipe... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Cable Glands and Strain Reliefs suit hazardous locations.

September 25, 2013

Available in metric or PG threads ranging from M16–M63 and PG7–PG48, respectively, Cable Glands and Strain Relief Fittings are EEx E and ATEX rated for use in hazardous locations. Nylon units feature operating temperature range of -25 to +90°C and provide ingress protection level of IP65, NEMA 4, and NEMA 4X. Applications are found in mining, fertilizer, chemical, offshore, and petrochemical industries. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Presents High-Performance Materials for Beverage Brands at Drinktec 2013

September 23, 2013

Showcases safe, smart, sustainable solutions for the food and beverage transfer, dispensing and vending applications Munich, Germany – The Process Systems Business Unit of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL), a leading manufacturer of tubing solutions for beverage transfer and dispensing applications, offers its full range of technologies at Drinktec (September 16-20; Munich Trade... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Tanks Direct Replaces and Upgrades Fuel Oil Tanks for General Services Administration FBI Headquarters - Washington, DC

September 19, 2013

Tanks Direct was contracted to provide a fuel oil tank replacement and upgrade for the emergency generator back up power system, four (4) new day tanks, an upgrade to two (2) existing day tank systems as well as over 1,500 feet of new fuel oil piping. Tanks Direct was also responsible for the removal of the existing underground storage tank as well as all control, power, communication conduit... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Rolls-Royce Wins Us $175m Contract to Power Kazakhstan-China Natural Gas Pipeline

September 17, 2013

Rolls-Royce today announced a $175 million contract to supply Asia Gas Pipeline LLP (AGP) with equipment and related services to power the flow of natural gas through Kazakhstan's Line CGas Pipeline, part of the vast 1,833km long Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline network. Rolls-Royce will supply AGP, a joint venture between Kazakhstan's KazMunaiGaz and China's National Petroleum Corporation... Read More