Hose fittings connect, control, change the direction of, and terminate the flow in piping and hose systems. They are made of brass, stainless steel, galvanized steel, and other materials that resist corrosion, pressure, and wear. Hose fittings have various types of connections, including threaded, barbed, push-to-connect, dry disconnect, and others including those based on internationally-accepted specifications. Hose fittings are used in systems such as air compressors, automatic manufacturing operations, aircraft controls, and tire installation in industries including agriculture, mining, road construction, firefighting, and aviation.
Parker Hannifin is a global manufacturer of motion and control technologies. Founded in 1918 as the Parker Appliance Company in Cleveland, OH, Parker Hannifin now provides precision-engineered products for many industries including aerospace, commercial, medical, mobile, and industrial manufacturing. With locations on every continent, and in 48 countries, Parker Hannifin offers a variety of solutions for flow control, filtration, and hydraulics, among many others.