Hose, Pipe, Tubing & Fittings

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

PIRTEK Lake Wright Provides Service to a Top Customer

November 8, 2013

Norfolk, VA - PIRTEK Lake Wright has provided on-site hose repair service in the Norfolk, VA area since 2007. August 29, 2013 owner David Driskill received a call from one of his top customers to service a container vessel over the Labor Day weekend. The customer is the largest provider of services to marine propulsion boilers in the United States, and when it comes to hydraulic hoses, fittings...Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

GE Develops New Flexible Pipe Technology to Withstand Harsh Subsea Environment of Brazil's Santos Basin

November 5, 2013

Three-Year Development Project is Part of GE Oil & Gas’ Expanding R&D Footprint in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO — As Brazil works to extract its vast offshore oil and gas reserves found in pre-salt formations, one of the most challenging locations is the Santos Basin, where operators face a number of complex production and transportation conditions. GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has introduced...Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

GE to Provide Ocean Installer with Subsea Connection Equipment to Support Gina Krog and Eirin Gas Field Production in North Sea

November 4, 2013

GE Supporting Ocean Installer's EPCI Contract to Deploy Subsea Equipment on Behalf of Statoil Order Builds on GE's Global Leadership in Supplying Tie–In Connection Services STAVANGER, NORWAY — Norwegian-based subsea contractor Ocean Installer AS has awarded GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) a contract to supply subsea tie-in connection systems that will support the development of the Gina Krog and...Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Viega ProPress System for Joining Stainless Receives Certification of Compliance for Fire Protection Applications

November 4, 2013

WICHITA, Kan. — The Viega ProPress system for installing 304 stainless steel pipe in sizes 1/2" to 2" received UL certification of compliance for fire protection applications. Viega ProPress stainless steel fittings, with the FKM sealing element, are the only UL-approved stainless press fitting for fire protection systems. As with all Viega press systems, Viega ProPress stainless steel...Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Hybrid Connector simplifies connections on medical devices.

October 30, 2013

Integrating air lines, electrical connections, and fluid lines into one connection point, Hybrid Connectors eliminate potential for misconnecting tubing and wires; all different connections are made simultaneously rather than individually. Hybrid coupling consists of panel mount socket and connector with umbilical hose containing multiple fluid tubes and contact wires. Features include dry break valve technology and high-cycle pin and socket electrical contacts. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Clear Dust Collection Hose is flexible and compressible.

October 29, 2013

Helping to maintain safe and neat woodshop environment, Dayflex® FT-APS lets workers see blockages and is compressible to help prevent tangling/tripping. All-polypropylene hose, featuring 2:1 stretch ratio and pliable polypropylene outer helix, can be dragged and routed within congested woodshops. Suitable for light vacuum and low pressure applications, crush-resistant product comes in 2 ½ and 4 in. IDs in 10 ft lengths and exhibits moderate abrasion resistance.
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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Cylinder Tubes are designed with smooth bore.

October 29, 2013

Smooth bore hydraulic cylinder tubes are standard C-1026 grade, ST 52, extruded to size. While available sizes range up to approximately 5¼ in., walls are available up to slightly greater than 3/8 in. Extruded design negates need for deburring, honing, and stress relieving. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Thermoplastic Biologic Improves Performance with PolyOne Medical Grade TPE

October 28, 2013

DSSELDORF, 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 Kilgore,...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

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, 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 NORSOKM650 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