Hand Valves and Manifolds suit industrial instrumentation.

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Pressure-rated to 6,000 psig, Carbon Steel Hand Valves and 2-, 3-, and 5-valve Manifolds feature external adjustable gland that allows for full adjustment of stem packing without removal of valve from system. For safety, handles are color-coded to identify valve functions, including test/drain, equalize, and isolate. Series offers solution for natural gas transmission lines, as well as other chemical/petrochemical and power industrial instrumentation applications.



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Parker's New Carbon Steel Hand Valves and Manifolds Offer a Cost-Effective Solution for Industrial Instrumentation Applications



HUNTSVILLE, Ala., - Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, is now offering hand valves and two-, three-, and five-valve manifolds in carbon steel, a more economical material than stainless steel. Developed by Parker's Instrumentation Products Division (IPD), the new series provides an ideal solution for natural gas transmission lines, as well as other chemical/petrochemical and power industrial instrumentation applications that don't require the extreme performance of stainless steel.

The new carbon steel hand valves and manifolds are pressure-rated up to 6,000 psig (414 bar) to provide system flexibility when selecting process valves for a variety of applications. They are designed to work with Parker's industry-leading A-LOK® and CPI(TM) fittings, as well as other manufacturers' products. An external adjustable gland allows for full adjustment of the stem packing without removal of the valve from the system. Handles are color-coded to quickly and easily identify valve functions - including test/drain, equalize, and isolate - thereby avoiding errors and increasing safety.

"Our new carbon steel hand valves and manifolds meet a clear customer need by providing a cost-effective option for applications that don't demand the extreme performance of stainless steel," commented Kevin Burke, Parker IPD Marketing Manager. "Additionally, local assembly and testing in Texas mean customers can count on receiving excellent customer service and product availability."

For more information regarding Parker's new carbon steel hand valves and manifolds, see Catalog 4190-HV (hand valves), Catalog 4190-PM (two-valve manifolds), or Catalog 4190-FM (three- and five-valve manifolds) on www.parker.com/icd or contact Parker IPD at 256-881-2040.

Parker Instrumentation Products Division is dedicated to being the global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of high quality, critical flow and ultra-high purity components for the petrochemical, chemical processing, oil and gas, power generation, water analysis, biopharmaceutical, semiconductor, and analytical equipment industries.

With annual sales exceeding $12 billion in fiscal year 2011, 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 58,000 people in 47 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 55 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's website at www.parker.com, or its investor information website at www.phstock.com.

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