Platinum Cured Silicone Hose Adds Safety to Hose Handling

Fort Worth, March 28, 2008 - Platinum Cured Silicone Hoses from Parker PAGE offers a seamless, flexible convoluted or smoothbore hose with an additional extruded silicone layer over the hose. The silicone layer protects the braided hose from contaminants and ensures safer operating handling due to contained braid fray and insulation from heat. Also, the Platinum Cured Silicone Hoses are autoclavable and the seamless Silicone allows for easy cleaning.

Platinum Cured Silicone Hoses have an operating temperature up to 450ºF/232ºC and are available with a smoothbore or convoluted core in sizes ranging from 1/4" I.D. up to 2" I.D. They also use a single piece crimp collar, allowing for full working pressure potential and silicone weather seal.

With annual sales exceeding $10 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 43 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 51 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

For more information, please contact:

Janine Kruit, Marketing
Parker/PAGE International Hose
Fort Worth, TX 76106
Phone: 800.847.7280
Fax: 800.438.9562

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