Power management company Eaton offers a new product family to the Walterscheid hydraulic tube fittings and connectors. The Walterscheid EWESK series of adjustable elbow fittings are high in quality and easy to assemble, and are ideal for mobile OEMs seeking an end-to-end tube-fitting solution. Like the entire Walterscheid range of tube fittings, the robust, precision-engineered […]
Midland Industries and Wynnchurch Capital add Stainless Adapters to platform
Wynnchurch Capital LLC and Midland Industries announced the completed acquisition of Stainless Adapters Inc., (SAI), a Houston-based manufacturer of premium stainless steel hydraulic adapters and pipe fittings servicing the oil and gas, marine, manufacturing, construction, carwash, automotive and agriculture industries worldwide. Michael Baker, SAI CEO, will join Midland Industries as General Manager of the new […]
What’s the difference between fittings and adapters?
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Hydraulic fittings and adapters are often assumed to be the same. Any given technician installing components during plumbing will tend to use the verbiage familiar to him or her and will use the words interchangeably. Of course, they are not the same, or they wouldn’t be segregated as two words […]