FRL Air Preparation System employs modular architecture.

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Using T-bracket/joiner assembly to aid installation and mounting, Global Air Preparation System offers filters, regulators, filter/regulators, and lubricators in 3 body sizes - P31 Mini Series, P32 Compact Series, and P33 Standard Series - that are available with BSPP, BSPT, or NPT thread type requirements. Modular system, designed for meeting pneumatic requirements, lets users add accessories such as bulk liquid separators, electronic proportional regulators, and dryers.

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Economical, Modular Global Air Preparation from Parker Hannifin

Richland, Michigan - Parker Hannifin announces the release of its Global Air Preparation System, an economical, modular solution for pneumatic requirements. Using a patented, lightweight T-bracket/joiner assembly for easy installation and mounting, the comprehensive Global Air Preparation System offers full-featured filters, regulators, filter/regulators, and lubricators available in three body sizes including the P31 Mini Series, the P32 Compact Series and the P33 Standard Series. Each series is available with BSPP, BSPT or NPT thread type requirements.

"Parker Global Air Preparation products are affordable, allowing companies of all sizes to create high performing pneumatic systems scaled to their needs," says Michael Nick, Product Sales Manager from Parker Hannifin. "The components are also versatile and modular, which means customers can add accessories such as bulk liquid separators, electronic proportional regulators and dryers to create complete dry air systems. This is an ideal solution for businesses who want the benefits of clean dry air to make their products and processes more competitive while managing costs."

The Parker Global Air Preparation System includes a wide range of options that allow companies to meet their air preparation needs. Filters offer quick release bayonet-type integral bowl and bowl guard assembly, multiple viewing slots on the bowl guard and a manual or auto drain option. Regulators have easy to adjust non-rising knobs with snap-lock to prevent accidental change in set pressure. Lubricators can be filled under pressure and offer a combination knob and sight-dome for adjusting the precise amount of lubrication. Customers can easily assemble individual units into various combinations using the patented modular lightweight body connectors.

"Parker is a leader for comprehensive air preparation products," says Nick. "Now, with the release of a modular global air preparation solution, customers worldwide have a reliable option for streamlining their pneumatic supply chain with Parker's quality support and service."

With Parker's breadth of products, customers can also take advantage of complimentary valve and actuator products, such as the Isys Micro Valves and Parker-Origa Rodless Cylinders, that integrate with each of the P Series body sizes.

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About Parker Hannifin
With annual sales exceeding $10 billion in fiscal year 2009, 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 52,000 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, or its investor information site at

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