Why Thermoplastics | Parker Parflex
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Why Thermoplastics?

Thermoplastics offer many advantages over thermoset rubber materials including compact size, light weight and long life.

Learn the Advantages

Learn the Advantages

Parker Hannifin’s Parflex / Polyflex Division strives to be the global leader in engineered polymer-based products by providing systems for the conveyance and control of fluids. We design and manufacture conventional and specialty thermoplastic hose, tubing and fittings for the most extreme applications on the planet.

Browse the site to learn the Parker advantage and contact us to discover why we're an ideal fit for your next application.

Featured Literature

Parflex regularly bonds multiple hoses into a single hose assembly, substantially reducing hose to cable track tangling and abrasion damage resulting from individual hose assemblies rubbing against each other.
Multi-Line, Bonded Hose Assemblies
Bonded hoses that are formed offer the ultimate in efficiency, reducing labor installation costs while extending the life of the hose through reduced abrasion damage.
Formed Hose and Tubing froim Parker Parflex
If a hose fails, it not only results in costly downtime and maintenance, but it also creates a potentially hazardous situation for equipment. Bonded forklift hoses can withstand the strains of heavy duty equipment and continual hose flexing.
Parker Parflex Over-The-Sheave Hoses
View the complete Parflex hydraulic and specialty hose catalog. Most thermoplastic hoses can be bonded.
Parflex Thermoplastic & Fluoropolymer Products


Fluoropolymer Hose from Parflex

Parflex designs its fluoropolymer hose to handle high temperatures in chemical and corrosive environments for the industrial mobile, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and food and beverage markets.

Bonded and Formed Hoses

Bonded and formed hose increase the strength of hose assemblies

Bonded and formed hoses make it easier to manage hose assemblies and increase overall strength, eliminating some of the reasons hoses fail in the field.

Where to Buy

Parker's worldwide distribution network makes it convenient to get the Parflex hoses, tubing and fittings for your application wherever you are located. Find the distributor nearest to you.