New Parker Chloramine Resistant Materials Seal Water Systems


Cleveland, OH- Parker Hannifin's Seal Group has released two new chloramine resistant materials for use in water system sealing applications.EJ274-70 and EJ273-70 are 70-durometer EPDM based polymer formulations. (with and without internal lubrication)

The new EPDM compounds can help safeguard against leakage and contamination in potable water systems.They are available in a wide variety of configurations, including standard or custom O-rings and molded shapes.

As water treatment facilities change from free chlorine to chloramine as a primary means of disinfecting potable water, it is increasingly important to ensure that seals for water applications are chloramine resistant to ensure long seal life, and reduce warranty issues caused by premature seal failure.

EJ274-70 has undergone rigorous testing to qualify for their listing under NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) International's Standard 61.Both materials are ideal for use in bathroom faucets, kitchen fixtures, drinking fountains, water filtration systems, water meters and sprayers, connector hoses, water coolers/heaters and other similar applications that come in contact with municipal water.

For more information, or to order your free copy of the "Chloramine-Resistant Sealing Materials bulletin (PSG 5027) call 1-800-C-PARKER.

An operating unit of the Parker Hannifin Corporation, the Seal Group's worldwide network consists of multiple manufacturing locations and distributor and service center locations in nine countries. The Seal Group has a strong global presence in energy, oil and gas, automotive, aerospace, semiconductor and other industries. Around the corner or around the globe, Parker's Seal Group is there with solutions to tough sealing problems.

With annual sales exceeding $9 billion, 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 commercial, mobile, industrial and aerospace markets.The company employs more than 57,000 people in 46 countries around the world.Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 50 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, or its investor information site at www.phstock.com.

Contact:

Margaret Coyte

Marketing Communication Manager

216-896-2363

mcoyte@parker.com

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