Press Release Summary:
Designed to prevent worker injuries and equipment damage from high-pressure hose bursts, Partek DefenseÂ® features endurance-boosting weave pattern that contains pressure and dissipates media within hose assemblies. MSHA-rated sleeving is highly flexible and does not restrict hose routings.Â As added benefit, fibers used to make sleeve are coated to protect hoses against sunlight, ozone, and other environmental conditions that cause deterioration.
Original Press Release:
New Parker Hose Burst Protection Sleeve Provides Defense from Bursts up to 12,000psi
Partek Defense® protects workers and equipment by containing burst energy
Cleveland - A new hose protection sleeve designed to prevent worker injuries and equipment damage from high-pressure hose bursts has been introduced as an addition to the Partek line of hydraulic hose sleeving products by Parker Hannifin's Hose Products Division.
Partek Defense® features high-performance materials and a proprietary endurance-boosting weave pattern to contain pressurized hose bursts and dissipate media within hose assemblies. It can be an integral element of worker safety programs in industries where operators work in close proximity to high-pressure hoses, including mining, construction and agriculture.
The MSHA-rated protective sleeving contains host bursts at up to 12,000 psi. It is highly flexible and does not restrict hose routings. For simple installation, users cut the sleeve to hose length and secure it over the hose assembly with metal band clamps. An added benefit is that the fibers used to make the sleeve are specially coated to protect hoses against sunlight, ozone and other environmental conditions that cause deterioration.
Partek Defense has been tested and approved to meet the requirements for ISO 3457, ISO4413, EN 414 and MDG41. The sleeve is available in five standard interior diameters and sold in 50-foot reels. For more information, contact Parker Hannifin Hose Products Division at HPDsales@parker.com or call 440.943.5700.
About Parker Hannifin's Hose Products Division
The Hose Products Division is a unit of Parker Hannifin Corporation's Fluid Connectors Group. The Group is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and is the world's leading producer of tube fittings, rubber and thermoplastic hose and fittings, brass fittings and valves, quick-connect couplings and assembly tools. Learn about the 5,000 PSI and 6,000 PSI no-skive Compact Spiral Hose.
With annual sales of $13 billion in fiscal year 2013, 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 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 57 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 http://www.parker.com or its investor information website at http://www.phstock.com.