Parker Fluid Connector Group
56 Series Parflex / Polyflex Hose Fittings

Key Features

  • 56 series is shorter and more compact than 55/58 series
    • Weight reduction up to 20%
    • Easier handling and installation in tight installation areas
    • Short length may allow use of hose routing to replace current elbow fittings

  • Faster & easier hose crimping
    • Full length crimp of the sleeve (no marking of crimp length needed), therefore easier, safer and faster crimping vs. 55 series
    • Current 55 series dies are qualified and can be used with the 56 series

  • Product consolidation:
    • Consolidation of 2 series into one. (55 and 58 = 56 ) thus reducing the customer inventory
    • Easy to choose product range
    • Global fitting series:
      • Global availability
      • Global part numbering with metric & inch hex and end connections

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The new, improved 56 series follows the same naming convention as other Parflex fittings. The example below describes a permanent crimp 1/2" Male JIC 37° with a 3/8" I.D. hose size. This fitting is constructed of steel since the designated material is blank.