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Parker Tube Fittings Division manufactures leak-free hydraulic connections, superior corrosion-free tube fittings, hose adapters and tube fabrication equipment for reliable leak-free connection solutions for most high pressure and high temperature hydraulic applications. From O-Ring Face Seal (ORFS) fittings, 37° flare JIC tube fittings, flat face seal fittings, conversion adapters for tube and hose connections, to hydraulic benders and Parflange® flaring and flanging system, Parker delivers unfailing solutions to a wide range of industries and applications.
TFD techConnect blog posts contain technical information, assembly hints, and concise help on hydraulic fittings and adapters. These articles are written by engineers for engineers focused on helping those in the industry better understand this technical information simply and quickly. Information includes technical articles on ensuring leak-free connections in your system, how to identify threads and ports, assembly and routing tips, and so much more. Make TFD techConnect your go-to fittings and adapter resource, subscribe today.
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December 10, 2019: Understanding the Universal Language of SAE Fluid Connector Part Numbers
Easily identify the part numbers of the tube fittings and adapters that you need anytime and anywhere with our FittingFinder app. Dimensional information, CAD models, and a distributor locator are also included for your convenience, along with a competitive interchange tool. Parker FittingFinder is available in mobile, tablet and web versions.
By investing in technologies that allow us to test products in conditions which mimic our customers’ applications, Parker continues to develop new products that convey fluid without leaks, while providing long-lasting component life without corrosion, even under the harshest conditions. Find out more about the Parker difference in leak-free tube fittings, adapters and components.
Parker Seal-Lok fittings offer the most reliable leak-free ORFS fitting connections in the industry thanks to our patented enhancements. O-ring fall out and pinch are eliminated with Trap-Seal, the trapezoidal shaped seal that improves retention and provides maximum assurance for leak-free connections. Steel Seal-Lok ORFS fittings come standard with our industry-leading ToughShield plating that protects against corrosion more than 10 times longer than SAE requirements.
Learn more about the Parker Seal-Lok difference, read the blog post "Not All O-ring Face Seal Fittings Are Created Equal."
Parker's standard stainless steel fittings and adapters with ToughShield (TS1000) plating deliver unmatched corrosion protection for your fitting connections at no additional cost. TS1000 not only far exceeds the SAE requirements, but it also outlasts the competition. See how our fittings stand up to the competition and learn more about TS1000.
As the push for cleaner fuel alternatives intensifies, Parker continues leading the way with products engineered to optimize fuel conveyance. Parker Seal-LokTM technology introduces a proven O-ring face seal (ORFS) design that performs with a variety of fuels, including CNG, LNG, LPG, and H2, to achieve the most robust, leak-free connection in the industry – period.
Transform your unique connection needs into a finished part, and receive it in hand in as soon as 24 hours. Available in almost any size and configuration, our custom tube fittings and adapters can be machined in steel, stainless steel, brass, and aluminum, as well as numerous other materials, and we can comply with most international standards, including SAE, ISO, DIN, JIS, ASTM and MIL.
Need to learn how to operate your Tube Fittings Division tube fabrication equipment? The Tube Fabrication Equipment Resources website has instructional operational videos for the Parflange 1025, ECO 25 and Pro 50 flaring and flanging machines, the 400 series Exactol crank tube benders, the hydraulic tube bender HB632, the Hydra-Tool flaring and presetting tool, and the Hyferset presenting tool.
Find the tube fabrication equipment and tooling part numbers that you need for the job with our TFD ToolSpec web app. For short-term and prototype projects, Tube fabrication equipment rentals are also available, and information is included on this site.
Need to identify the Parker part number equivalent? Just enter any competitor part number, and let the Competitive Interchange search a comprehensive database to find the Parker equivalent – in seconds!
Need a hydraulic tube fitting or adapter CAD model for your system design? View the vast library of CAD drawings available for download.
Browse our library of Tube Fittings Division catalogs, product bulletins, equipment manuals, and equipment videos for the information that you need.
Need a hydraulic tube fitting or adapter, or tube fabrication equipment and tooling? Parker’s worldwide distribution network makes it convenient to get the parts you need, either over the phone or at one of our Parker Stores. Locate the distributor nearest to you.
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Tube Fittings Division
3885 Gateway Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43228