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Parker hydraulic fittings

Why use stainless steel hydraulic fittings from Parker?

As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of control and instrumentation solutions, Fluid Controls supplies an extensive range of fluid control products for industrial applications. We stock a broad range of Parker products suitable for eight major technologies: hydraulics, pneumatics, electromechanical, filtration process control, fluid and gas handling, sealing and shielding, climate control and aerospace. Instrumentation fittings from Parker Parker...
Stainless steel compression fittings

Which is best? Brass or Stainless Steel compression fittings?

At Fluid Controls, we supply a range of premium fittings, from A-Lok and buttweld pipe fittings from Parker to sanitary pipe fittings from Bürkert and high-purity fittings from Parker’s Vacuseal range. We can also supply push-in fittings from Legris and Norgren. In this article, we’ll attempt to address the question of which is best: brass or stainless steel compression fittings? What are compression fittings? Put simply, a compression...
Parker hose fittings

Which Parker hose fittings are right for your application?

As UK distributors of Parker Hannifin fittings, Fluid Controls can supply businesses with a variety of Parker hose fittings. Available in a range of materials and sizes, Parker hydraulic and industrial hose fittings boast long-lasting durability and high-performance transfer capabilities. With wide operating pressure ranges, they are suitable for a number of different applications. But which is the right one for you? Here, we discuss which Parker...
Parker tube fittings

How Parker tube fittings can benefit your processes

For guaranteed leak-free and secure connections, there are no better industrial tube fittings on the market than Parker tube fittings. As a revered name in the manufacturing world, Parker flow control equipment is synonymous with innovation - a quality that extends to their industrial tube fitting range.  Here, Fluid Controls discusses how you can improve your processes by using high-performance tube fittings from Parker. We’ll also highlight...

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