Texcel’s New Balthazar™ HD Winery Hose

Texcel is pleased to announce the release of their newest hose, the Balthazar™ HD Winery Hose. The new design is a heavy-duty corrugated hose formulated for the most intense applications in the suction and delivery of wine, fruit juice, and sodas. Some of the key factors that make this design such an asset in these intense [...]

Dixon Sanitary Fittings

Dixon manufactures and distributes a full line of stainless steel sanitary fittings, tubing, valves, and pumps used in the food, dairy, beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and industrial markets. Dixon’s assortment of sanitary fittings allows customers to be confident that Dixon has the sanitary fittings to fit their needs. The vast line of fittings includes: clamp fittings, [...]

What is Bimba│Acro?

Bimba│Acro (Acro) is a leading innovator of pinch valves and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bimba Manufacturing Corporation. Bringing 45 years of experience to the table, Acro products can be used in fluid control assemblies for the medical, bioprocessing, and industrial markets. Acro has extensive experience with designing non-wetted contact solutions to control, monitor, and [...]

Thermoplastic Thursday

Looking for some reliable hose this Thursday? Look no further than Kuriyama’s Tigerflextm Thermoplastic Hose Products! Tigerflextm products are known for their strength and flexible (hence the name) and come in a wide range of varieties including PVC, polyurethane, and rubber to best fit your needs. Kuriyama also offers the Tigerflextm in food grade hosing, [...]

Throwback Thursday – Texcel

On March 2, 1836, Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Thank goodness this happened 181 years ago, because without Texas, we wouldn’t have Texcel! Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Texcel provides its customers with high-quality, durable products and impeccable service. Texcel’s logo declares that it is “ahead of the curve”, which they prove to be true [...]

Manufacturer of the Week: Parker Hydraulics

Parker Hannifin, founded back in 1917 by Arthur L. Parker as Parker Appliance Company, has come a long way from their days of designing and building pneumatic break systems for truck, trains, buses, and industrial machinery. Today, they have over 70 divisions spanning over a multitude of different industries, including an automation division, a pneumatic [...]

Selecting a Metal Hose: 3 Variable to Consider

Properly specifying the service conditions for a metal hose ensures that the assembly will be engineered to safely meet the rigors of each application. When selecting a hose, physical specifications (length measurements, hose and fitting sizes, etc.) are always important, but you must also consider these three variables: pressure-carrying capability, flexibility, and chemical compatibility. 1. [...]