Couplings & Fittings

In this section you will find news related to manufacturers and suppliers of industrial and hydraulic hose couplings & fittings. The content will cover ongoing projects, product launches, product updates, and technical articles.

Stafford Manufacturing Introduces New Rigid Shaft Coupling Website Configurator

Stafford Manufacturing Corp. has introduced a new configurator

Dixon’s New Crimp Fuel Oil Couplings

Dixon’s new Crimp Fuel Oil Couplings

McGill Hose & Coupling Celebrates 60 Years in Business

McGill Hose and Coupling, Inc., a leader in industrial hose and fittings, held an open house on September 8th at its new 84,000 sq ft headquarters, fabrication center and retail store located at 45 Industrial Drive in East Longmeadow Massachusetts to celebrate the company’s 60 year milestone.

Trelleborg Launches Low Friction Lightweight Thermoplastic Composite Bearing

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches its latest lightweight thermoplastic composite bearing, the HiMod Advanced Composite Bearing Plus, an enhanced dual-layer bearing with a low-friction modified PEEK layer that reduces friction and increases wear performance for use in bearing, wear ring, and bushing applications.

Danfoss Power Solutions Unifies Quick-Disconnect Couplings Under Danfoss Hansen Brand

Danfoss Power Solutions, a leading global supplier of mobile and industrial hydraulics as well as electric powertrain systems, will combine its Danfoss Gromelle and Aeroquip by Danfoss quick-disconnect couplings under the Danfoss Hansen brand.

IKER Quick Connect Couplings Now Available Worldwide

Iker, a leading manufacturer of quick connect couplings has announced that its products are now available in worldwide.

Banjo Fittings Deserve More Attention for MRO and Aftermarket

Banjo fittings are comprised of multiple assembled components to achieve a compact 90° connection in hydraulic and conveyance applications.

Sphere Lock™ Ball and Socket Couplings

The type “B” connection in the Sphere Lock™ consists of a male ball coupling, a female socket coupling, and either a locking lever ring (2" through 8") or locking ring (10" and 12"), which fits over the male ball coupling’s shank.

Hose Cleanliness: Mitigating the Risk of Contamination

How can hose cleanliness be described? The 'textbook’ answer suggests that hose cleanliness is the analytical and statistical measure of the solid particle contamination present in a sample hose assembly or its individual components. It is typically given in a certain tolerance allowed per size or count.

PT Coupling Appoints Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Brent J. Lilly, who previously served as PT Coupling’s Director of Sales & Marketing, has been appointed Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Brent started with PT in 2020 and continues to develop the restructuring and modernization of PT’s sales and marketing departments.

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UNIFLEX Announces New Hose Cutting Machines

UNIFLEX, the global market leader of high-quality crimpers for hydraulic hoses, now offers a wide range of accessories. Work will be made easier with...