AutomationDirect extends pneumatics components

NITRA Union Fittings Line Extension

Cumming, GA --- September 2, 2009 ... The NITRA line of pneumatic components now includes additional fittings and valves for use with polyurethane and nylon tubing.

The ME and MS series fittings include two additional male straight and two male elbows with #10-32 thread. Added sizes include 5/32" and 1/4" and are sold in packages of five starting at $4.25.

The MEL series includes two additional long male elbow fittings. The 5/32" and 1/4" fittings feature #10-32 threads and prices start at $10.00 for a five-pack.

The MSR series fittings are push-to-connect male straight round fittings available in ten sizes ranging from 5/32" to 1/4" and 4mm to 6mm. These fittings feature a nickel-plated brass body with an internal hex socket, stainless steel gripping claws and pre-applied Teflon thread sealant. Prices start at $4.00 for a pack of five.

The HVU series of three-way hand valves is available in seven sizes ranging from 1/4" to 1/2" and 6mm to 12mm; the valve blocks upstream pressure when closed and vents downstream pressure. Sold in packs of two, prices start at $12.75.

CVU series union check valves have been added ranging from 5/32" to 3/8" and 6mm to 8mm sizes. The check valves allow air flow in one direction and block air flow in the reverse direction. Sold in packages of five, prices start at $28.75.

Stop valves are now available in sizes ranging from 5/32" to 1/2" and 6mm to 12mm diameters. Designed to block upstream air pressure when the downstream tube is removed, union stop valves are sold in packages of five starting at $26.75.

A pneumatic tubing cutter designed for use with 1/8" to 1/2" and 4mm to 12mm flexible plastic tubing is available for $4.25.

The complete line of NITRA non-repairable pneumatic air cylinders can be seen by visiting:

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