Bidirectional Flow Control Valve comes in 3 configurations.

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Providing up to 250 ml/min of flow through 0.030 in. orifice with pressure up to 30 psi, NEX valve is available in 2/3-way normally closed, normally open, or 3-way distributor configurations. It provides fast response time of less than 20 msec (full cycle) with power consumption as low as 0.5 W. Suited for inkjet printing applications, non-elastomeric valve can be used as standalone valve with tube connections or in multi-station manifold mount applications.



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Parker Offers Bidirectional Flow, Non Elastomeric Valve for Inkjet Printing Applications



Hollis, NH, May 13, 2009 - The Precision Fluidics Division of Parker Hannifin announces the release of NEX, a new bidirectional flow, non elastomeric valve, ideal for applications such as inkjet printing.

The NEX valve provides up to 250 ml/min of flow through a 0.030 inch orifice with pressure up to 30 psi. It is available in 3 configurations: 2/3-way normally closed, normally open or 3-way distributor. The valve provides a fast response time of less than 20 msec (full cycle) with minimal power consumption as low as 0.5 watts.

"We designed the NEX valve to eliminate outgassing and swelling commonly encountered in liquid applications," says Dan Bantz, Division Product Manager at Precision Fluidics Division. "This unique non elastomeric design eliminates compatibility issues typically found when valves are used with alcohols, solvents, water and solvent-based inks".

The NEX valve can be used as a stand alone valve with tube connections or in multi-station manifold mount applications.

More information is available at www.parker.com/precisionfluidics/nexvalve or email: pndinfo@parker.com

About Parker

With annual sales exceeding $12 billion in fiscal year 2008, 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 62,000 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 www.parker.com

Contact:
Dan Bantz,
Division Product Manager
603 595 1500
dbantz@parker.com

Division: Precision Fluidics Division

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