ASCO Numatics Expands Fluid Automation Portafolio with the 652 Series FRLs


​Easy to install filter-regulator-lubricator offers high flow rate, widest temperature ratings for a broad range of air preparation applications.

NOVI, MICHIGAN - September 15, 2015 - ASCO Numatics is introducing its 652 Series filter, regulator, and lubricator (FRL) line of air preparation products. The new ASCO Numatics 652 Series features high flow characteristics and the widest high- and low-temperature ratings of any FRL - making it ideal for a broad range of applications.

"With the highest flow rates in the industry, our all-new 652 Series FRL assures original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and maintenance managers that air preparation products from ASCO Numatics will optimize their machine performance." said Robert W. Kemple, Jr., executive vice president, sales and marketing – Americas, ASCO Numatics. "In addition, the 652 Series' extended high- and low-temperature capabilities (-40° C to 80° C) allow it to be specified across a broad range of applications, including those within harsh environments." 

These modular FRL products have robust construction and are easy to assemble, mount, and position. In addition, their new manifold endplate flanges allow the maintenance technician to pull the manifold assembly out of service without disconnecting the piping. The product line is available in three port sizes ranging from 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch (NPTF, G, or R threads).

The 652 Series incorporates front-facing easy-to-read, low-profile gauges. It is the only product of its type to also offer these gauges on its shut-off isolation valves and slow-start/quick-exhaust valves. Optional integral pressure range indicators allow the user to easily set the red/green color indicators to the desired pressure range. The 652 Series not only meets the need for a small footprint, but also results in clean lines and robust, modern-looking equipment.

An optional pressure regulator with reverse flow check permits the design engineer to place the regulator between the valve and cylinder. This allows air to be exhausted back through the regulator without causing damage or reduced life. Additionally, an optional 3-micron pleated pre-filter has been added to the line's coalescing filters and coalescing filter/regulator combination units. This filter eliminates the need for a separate particulate filter unit, reducing cost, size, and weight

"Our new air preparation products are the perfect fit for applications in the automotive and tire, packaging, food and beverage, and process industries requiring high flow, wide temperature characteristics, highly reliable operation, and easy installation and service," said Kemple.

For more information, contact ASCO Numatics 1-888-NUMATICS (248-596-3200), by e-mail atinsidesales@numatics.com, or visit www.asco.com/652.

About ASCO Numatics

ASCO Numatics, an Emerson company, offers comprehensive fluid automation solutions, including fluid control and fluid power products, for a wide range of industry-focused applications. The ASCO Numatics product line in North America consists of more than 50,000 valves, an extensive selection of air preparation equipment, and a full line of actuation products. For more information about ASCO Numatics products, visit www.asco.com.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2014 were $24.5 billion. For more information, visit www.emerson.com.

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