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Quick Connection Device connects 2 distinct air/fluid lines.

Press Release Summary:

With panel-mount design, ABS Twin Tube(TM) is manufactured with injection-molded ABS and offers chemical-resistance and dimensional stability. Operating pressure ranges from vacuum to 120 psi per line. No orientation is required for proper connection and unit features free rotation of coupling body and insert. Thumb latch provides for one-handed disconnection of two lines, while audible click confirms secure connection.

Original Press Release:

Colder Products Company Launches Economical ABS Twin Tube(TM) Connection

St. Paul, MN - November 25, 2003 - Colder Products Company (CPC), the leading provider of controlled performance connections to chemical, medical, and industrial markets, announces the global launch of its ABS Twin TubeTM. The ABS Twin Tube is an economical, high-performance single quick connection device for two distinct fluid or air lines. The panel mount design makes the ABS Twin Tube applicable for use in patient monitoring equipment, pneumatic control circuits, ink jet printing and a wide range of applications.

"The ABS Twin Tube is a significant addition to our series of multiple line couplings," said Carolyn Franceschi, Medical Business Unit Manager, CPC. "By utilizing a different material and optimizing the product's design, we can now offer our customers a highly versatile product at a competitive price."

Manufactured with injection-molded ABS, a durable and rigid thermoplastic, the new Twin Tube offers good chemical resistance and dimensional stability. It withstands disinfection with ethyl alcohol and sterilization by E-Beam and Gamma Irradiation.

CPC's Twin Tube coupling offers quick and easy operations with no orientation required for proper connection. The free rotation of the coupling body and insert eliminates kinked tubing. The new coupling features Colder Products' exclusive thumb latch for a quick, one-handed disconnection of two lines with an audible "click" confirming a secure connection.

Operating pressures range from vacuum to a maximum of 120 psi, 8.3 bar per line, and operating temperatures range from -40° F to 60° F at 60 psi, 4.14 bar (-40° C to 71° C at 60 psi, 4.14 bar). Terminations include hose barbs that fit 1/8" ID tubing. Seal materials include Buna-N, EPDM and others upon request.

About Colder Products Company

Colder Products Company (CPC) is a leading provider of controlled performance connections to industrial, biopharmaceutical, medical, chemical and packaging markets. For a free catalog or more information, contact: Colder Products Company, 1001 Westgate Drive, St. Paul, MN 55114. Toll-free: 866-671-9165, Fax: 651-645-5404. Web:

For North American inquiries, please contact Rich Herpers,

For International inquiries, please contact Tara Kennedy,

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