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Better connected

01 March 2016

Tom Parker, a distributor of pneumatic and hydraulic products, has secured an exclusive UK distributorship with US company, FasTest, further strengthening its portfolio.

Since 1985, FasTest has manufactured a wide range of quick test connectors and valves, designed for the industrial manufacturing, HVAC-R and compressed gas industries. They have secured more than 50 US and international patents for their products, which are said to improve testing and manufacturing processes whilst maximising efficiency, productivity and profitability.

FasTest’s FE and FI Connector Series were designed to improve automated product testing and provide fast, leak-free connections for testing vacuum and pressure applications, fluid filling and flushing. The connectors, suitable for use with air, gas or liquid, are manufactured with a high performance seal material and are  adaptable for pick and place robotic systems. They are easy to use, hardwearing, reliable and suitable for testing up to 500 PSI.

Another of FasTest’s key product lines, the TwistMate Series, provides easy connection of internal and external threads and compression fittings, featuring a hand tight twist to connect feature. It is suitable for vacuum and pressure test applications up to 10,000 PSI and provides seal vacuum to 5000 PSI.