Custom Laser Engraving is available on hose assemblies.

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Allowing for easy identification and traceability, laser engraving is available for metal crimp collar or tag of all hose assemblies, piping, and components. Marking provides end users with such information as hose size, max working pressure, serial number, manufacture date, and compliance as well as manufacturer name/brand, telephone number/website, logo, and service/application. Crimp collars on hose assemblies from ¼-4 in. can be engraved in range of fonts and sizes.

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Saint-Gobain Introduces Laser Engraving for Hose Assemblies

New marking system provides clear identification and improved traceability

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. -- Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has upgraded its capabilities for identifying hose assemblies with a new state-of-the art laser engraving system. The system allows Saint-Gobain to engrave the metal crimp collar or tag of all hose assemblies, piping and components, providing customers with easy identification and traceability. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics can engrave crimp collars on hose assemblies ranging from 1/4" to 4" in size, in varying fonts and sizes. The system leaves a clear, easy-to-read mark that can be customized upon request.

"We are very excited to offer this capability to our customers," says George Carpenter, Business Development Manager for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics. "The new system complements our SANISeal® identification system, giving us the ability to provide clearly identifiable assemblies in a variety of materials."

Laser marking provides end users with a variety of valuable information, including:

-- Manufacturer's name/brand
-- Hose size
-- Maximum working pressure
-- Serial number
-- Date of manufacture
-- Telephone number/website
-- Logo
-- Compliance information
-- Service/application

For more information on our laser marking capability as well as our hose and fitting products, visit our websites: and

About Saint-Gobain Performance PlasticsSaint-Gobain Performance Plastics, part of the Innovative Materials Sector of Saint-Gobain, is headquartered in Aurora, Ohio, and employs 4,400 people in 15 countries. It is a world leader in high-performance plastics, including flexible tubing applications, seals, coated fabrics, foams, polymer products and bearings.About Saint-GobainBased in Paris, Saint-Gobain has operations in 64 countries and employs nearly 190,000 people. Founded in 1665 to manufacture glass for the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in Paris, Saint-Gobain remains headquartered in France and had worldwide sales of $53.2 billion in 2010. The company has 19,000 employees in more than 350 locations across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit and

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