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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 Couplings Vertex
Couplings
Safeflow
Couplings
Standard
Adaptors
Twin
Couplings
AC21CM AC91CM SC21CM ACA2593 AC6103
AC21EM AC91EM SC21EM ACA6909 AC6503
AC21JM AC91JM SC21JM ACA6584
AC21CF AC91CF SC21CF ACA2746
AC21EF AC91EF SC21EF ACA6582
AC21JF AC91JF SC21JF ACA6583
AC21R AC91R SC21R ACA2486
AC21S AC91S SC21S ACA1793
AC21T AC91T SC21T ACA2487
ACA2488
ACA9438
60 Series
Couplings
60 Series
Adaptors
100 Series
Couplings
100 Series
Adaptors
AC4CM ACA2657 AC5EM ACA2999
AC4EM ACA2661 AC5JM ACA3035
AC4JM ACA2653 AC5EF ACA2994
AC4CF ACA2660 AC5JF ACA3037
AC4EF ACA2654 ACA3036
AC4JF ACA2658
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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