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Silicone tubing

New Age Silcon(R)Silicone Tubing is said to be flexible, resilient, odorless, and inert. The product is available in standard FDA-approved and medical-grade versions, and in plain and reinforced styles. The product features a translucent natural color for viewing of the flow, and is said to be resistant to extreme temperatures, incineration-approved, and non-reactive to body fluids and tissues.

Nelco Products Inc., 22 Riverside Dr., Pembroke, MA 02359; FAX (781) 826-7344;

For Information, enter 587

Solenoid valve

Series 30 Normally Closed valves from this company are designed for use with LP and natural gas to work under low pressure but provide high flow. Seal materials are typically FKM, with brass bodies, yoke, and spade coil. Other applications include low-pressure lubrication, incubators, infrared heaters, patio lights, and low pressure dispensing of various materials.

Peter Paul Electronics, Box 1180, New Britain, CT 06050; FAX (860) 223-1734;

For Information, enter 588

Fan drive valve

Model TS08-27 miniature proportional pressure control valves from this company are designed for low horsepower hydraulic fan drive circuits which require variable control of fan motor torque and speed. The valve is normally closed when no current is applied, and opens to decrease pressure when current is applied. Control range is 2000 psi to near zero with input current of 1.2 amps at 12V dc.

HydraForce Inc., 500 Barclay Blvd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069; FAX (847) 793-0086;

For Information, enter 589

High-pressure hose

782 high-pressure hydraulic hose is designed for use in construction equipment, agricultural equipment, and hydostatic drives. The product features a standard Tough Cover or an optional Super Tough cover, while a nitrile inner tube is said to ensure hydraulic fluid compatibility.

Parker Hannifin - Fluid Connectors, 6035 Parkland Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44124;

For Information, enter 590

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