Swivel Connection helps meet high pressure requirements.

Press Release Summary:

Designed with sealing location positioned away from tip of male nose, Triple-Lok 37° flare female connection features dual angle seat that accepts 37° and 45° flare fittings. Sealing position tolerates surface imperfections at tip, helps protect nose during assembly, and prevents it from gouging female cone seat. Triple-Lok Swivel Connection can eliminate need for bulkier swivel fittings in order to meet higher pressure requirements.

Original Press Release:

Parker's New Triple-Lok Swivel Connection Yields Higher Pressure Ratings

COLUMBUS, Ohio-Significantly higher pressure ratings and greater reliability are two of the performance enhancements built in to the new Triple-Lok® Swivel Connection from Parker Hannifin Corp.'s Tube Fittings Division.

The improved Triple-Lok 37° flare female connection is designed with the sealing location positioned away from the tip of the male nose. The new sealing position better tolerates surface imperfections at the tip, helps protect the nose during assembly and prevents it from gouging the female cone seat. Tested to provide increased pressure ratings in most sizes, the Triple-Lok Swivel Connection can eliminate the need for a bulkier, swivel fitting (non-standard) in order to meet higher pressure requirements.

The Triple-Lok Swivel Connection also features a dual-angle seat that accepts both 37° and 45° flare fittings in certain sizes. There is no difference in overall swivel nut size or fitting body, and no change in torque or assembly method.

Features of the Triple-Lok Swivel Connection:
o Higher pressure ratings-72% higher than SAE J514 ratings
o Performance-engineered for greater tolerance and reliability
o Improved design with sealing position away from male nose tip
o Dual-angle seat accepts 37° (all sizes) and 45° (sizes -4, -5, -8, -10) flare fittings
o No change in torque or assembly method
o Same overall swivel nut size

For more information, contact Jose Pagan, Product Manager, Parker Hannifin Tube Fittings Division, at (614) 324-8239 or jpagan@parker.com.

The Tube Fittings Division is a unit of Parker Hannifin Corp.'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.

With annual sales exceeding $8 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 50,000 people in 46 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 49 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.

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