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Titeflex Aerospace Awarded Contract By Boeing For AS1975 Hoses For The 777 Airplane

June 3, 2013

LACONIA, N.H., June 3, 2013 – 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® 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.