Fittings connect tubes to pneumatic components.

Press Release Summary:

Pneufit C Series push-to-connect fittings covers tube sizes from 4-16 mm and 5/32 to 12 in. Able to grip polyurethane and nylon tube, components feature recessed captive O-rings on parallel threads and pre-applied thread sealant on all taper threads. Pneufit M fittings, suited for applications where space is limited, offer tube sizes of 3, 4, or 6 mm with M3 to 1/8 in. ISO R threads. Inch tubes include 1/8, 5/32, and ¼ in. with threads from 10-32 UNF and 1/8 in. NPT.

Original Press Release:

Norgren Extends Pnuefit Pnuematic Fittings Range to Deliver Choice and Value

Littleton, Colorado, USA - November 2003. Norgren, the motion and fluid control specialist, has quadrupled its competitively priced popular Pneufit C range of composite, push-to-connect pneumatic fittings. It has also further strengthened the entire range with the introduction of the all-new ultra compact series of Pneufit M fittings with sizes down to M3. Offering fast assembly with no special tools, Pneufit has been designed for the connection of tubes to pneumatic components. Suitable for use in a wide variety of industrial applications the range is designed for customers who are looking to achieve competitive advantage by purchasing economically priced parts and are looking to capitalize on the cost savings that can be made through rapid assembly.

Having been expanded from 300 to 1200 different variants the Pneufit C series is available in over 40 different shapes covering tube sizes from 4mm to 16mm and 5/32" up to l2". The Pneufit C is available with metric, ISO R, ISO G, UNF and NPT threads. With the capability to grip polyurethane and nylon tube the components feature recessed captive o-rings on parallel threads and pre-applied thread sealant on all taper threads for optimum rapid sealing.

The all-new Pneufit M has been specifically developed for industries where OEMs find that space is at a premium and are seeking miniature solutions to give them an engineering advantage. One typical example of an application that requires miniature solutions is within the semiconductor/electronics industry. With tube sizes of 3, 4 or 6mm threads include M3 up to 1/8" ISO R. Inch tubes include 1/8", 5/32" and ¼" with threads from 10-32 UNF up to and 1/8" NPT.

"With the expansion of the Pneufit line of push in fittings we can now offer a very comprehensive range to customers" stated Tim Perry Norgren's Product Marketing Director fittings. " In a business environment where cost savings by whatever means are continually being sought, Norgren is ideally placed to offer a one stop shop for fittings at very competitive prices to complement our full range of motion and fluid control solutions."

Company information
Norgren is one of the world's leading manufacturers of pneumatic components and automation systems. It is the principal member of the Fluid Controls group within the $2.4 billion IMI plc.

From plants in Europe, America and the Pacific, Norgren manufactures and distributes a wide range of pneumatic components including cylinders, valves, air line equipment, tube fittings and associated fluid power components for use in pneumatic and electro-pneumatic automation and control systems. Norgren's customers can also make use of its associated services including technical advice, training and complete systems engineering assistance.

In the US, Norgren has a unique network of almost 100 distribution outlets operated by independent distributors. All Norgren's US manufacturing sites have IS09001 approval.

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