Titeflex Aerospace Awarded Contract by Boeing for AS1975 Hoses for the 777
LACONIA, NH -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/13 -- Boeing has awarded two
contracts to Titeflex Aerospace, manufacturer of fluid transfer hoses
and assemblies, to supply AS1975 and AS4570 flex-rigid assemblies for
its 777 platform.
The Titeflex hybrid assembly combines flex hose with multi-bend tube,
which offers improved vibration dampening, ease of installation and
maintenance. Constructed of extruded smoothbore conductive PTFE
innercore and reinforced with Kevlar(R) para-aramid braid, the
lightweight 3,000 psi non-metallic aerospace hose assembly is
qualified to AS1975.
"Field Return and Boeing Test Data clearly indicate Titeflex is the
superior product, I am very excited to announce these contracts with
Boeing," states Graham Thomson, General Manager, Titeflex Aerospace.
"A combination of a product quality and competitive pricing plus a
higher level of technical interaction with Boeing have been vital to
winning this additional business.
"We look forward to working with Boeing on this project, and will
continue with our new approach to market as we strategize future
successes with our key customers."
Titeflex Aerospace fluid transfer assemblies are also currently
onboard Boeing MD80, 717, 737, 747, 747-8, 757, 767 and 787
airplanes. In addition to Boeing, Titeflex Aerospace supplies
flexible PTFE hoses, rigid, and flex-rigid assemblies to most of the
leading airframers and large OEM shops in the aerospace industry.
For more information please feel free to contact Craig Barry, Vice
President, Marketing, Smiths Group, plc. at 413-271-8372 or
ABOUT TITEFLEX AEROSPACE
Headquartered in Laconia, New Hampshire,
Titeflex Aerospace is the leading provider of flexible hoses, rigid
and flex-rigid hybrid assemblies for fuel, hydraulics, lubrication,
gases, oxygen and air to the Aerospace industry since 1913.
Innovation and advanced technology meet with compliance of stringent
quality standards, as Titeflex Aerospace supplies fluid transfer
hoses and assemblies for land-based turbines, commercial aircraft,
military and space applications worldwide. Titeflex is a subsidiary
of Smiths Group plc under the Flex-Tek Division.
ABOUT SMITHS GROUP
Smiths is a global technology company listed on
the London Stock Exchange (SMIN) and operates a sponsored level one
ADR programme (SMGZY). A world leader in the practical application of
technologies, Smiths Group delivers products and services for the
threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy,
communications and engineered components markets worldwide. Our
products and services make the world safer, healthier and more
productive. Smiths Group employs more than 23,000 people in over 50
countries. For more information visit www.smiths.com
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Titeflex Aerospace Awarded Contract by Boeing
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Vice President, Marketing
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