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Changes to PCL Couplings

Published 01 August 2014 in
Changes to PCL Couplings

Document Number PCN1401 – 1 August 2014

This is the official notification that Pneumatic Components Ltd is changing the plating process of some of its products. This notification provides information on the affected items, the important dates, and how to identify the change.

Description of Change:

The current electroplating process used on the above products will change from a Hexavalent chrome to a Trivalent chrome process.

Identification Method to Distinguish Change:

Hexavalent chrome plated products are yellow/gold in colour
Trivalent chrome plated products are silver in colour

A visual guide is also available to show these changes.

Items Affected:

The following part numbers will be affected by this change:

Airflow CouplingsVertex
Couplings
Safeflow
Couplings
Standard
Adaptors
Twin
Couplings
AC21CMAC91CMSC21CMACA2593AC6103
AC21EMAC91EMSC21EMACA6909AC6503
AC21JMAC91JMSC21JMACA6584
AC21CFAC91CFSC21CFACA2746
AC21EFAC91EFSC21EFACA6582
AC21JFAC91JFSC21JFACA6583
AC21RAC91RSC21RACA2486
AC21SAC91SSC21SACA1793
AC21TAC91TSC21TACA2487
ACA2488
ACA9438
60 Series
Couplings
60 Series
Adaptors
100 Series
Couplings
100 Series
Adaptors
AC4CMACA2657AC5EMACA2999
AC4EMACA2661AC5JMACA3035
AC4JMACA2653AC5EFACA2994
AC4CFACA2660AC5JFACA3037
AC4EFACA2654ACA3036
AC4JFACA2658
ACA2659

Reason for Change:

Process improvement and environmental awareness.

Anticipated impact on fit, form, function or reliability:

None

Implementation Date:

Rolling change from 1st September 2014.

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