Tube Fittings suit fluid conveying systems.

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Suited for applications requiring high flow and low-to-medium system pressures, Seal-Lok(TM) Lite Fittings are adaptable to FlexFlange light-duty, flexible, corrugated stainless steel tube used in gas appliance industry. Captive O-ring groove seal provides leak-free connections while positively retaining O-ring. Fittings use existing stainless steel Parflange tooling and equipment and are adaptable to inch/metric tube, and tube and hose connections.



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Parker Introduces Seal-Lok(TM) Lite Fittings for Fluid Conveying System



COLUMBUS, Ohio-A new Seal-Lok(TM) Lite tube fitting system from Parker Hannifin Corporation's Tube Fittings Division now offers a reliable, compact fitting solution for applications requiring high flow and low-to-medium system pressures.

The complete Seal-Lok Lite system is comparable to the traditional Seal-Lok (SAE J1453) product line, with the added feature of being adaptable to a line of FlexFlange light-duty, flexible, corrugated stainless steel tube traditionally used in the gas appliance industry. Seal-Lok Lite's compact design features shorter threads on the Lite ORFS end, while the fittings with SAE-ORB studs utilize a light-duty port stud with reduced thread length. Fittings with male NPT threads also utilize a light-duty version (PTF-Short).

In addition, Seal-Lok Lite's hard-line (metallic tube) connection utilizes existing stainless steel Parflange® tooling and equipment. The standard Seal-Lok stainless steel series Parflange sleeves are used across both the traditional Seal-Lok and Lite fitting platforms.

Seal-Lok Lite's Advantages:
o Compact system compared to instrumentation/hydraulic/traditional-grade fittings
o Allows high flow through the bore of the fitting
o Adaptability to inch/metric tube, and tube and hose connections
o Uses existing stainless steel Parflange tooling and equipment
o Captive O-ring groove seal provides leak-free connection, while positively retaining O-ring
o Zero-clearance fitting system for tight installations
o Fitting can be assembled by torque method

For additional information or Seal-Lok Lite specifications, contact Chris Fleece, Product Engineer, Parker Hannifin Tube Fittings Division, at (614) 324-8227 or cfleece@parker.com.

The Tube Fittings 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.

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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