SOURCE: Titeflex Aerospace

Titeflex Aerospace

June 03, 2013 15:53 ET

Titeflex Aerospace Awarded Contract by Boeing for AS1975 Hoses for the 777 Airplane

LACONIA, NH--(Marketwired - Jun 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.

For more information please feel free to contact Craig Barry, Vice President, Marketing, Smiths Group, plc. at 413-271-8372 or

Headquartered in Laconia, New Hampshire, Titeflex Aerospace is the leading provider of flexible hoses, rigid and flex-rigid hybrid assemblies for fuel, hydraulics, lubrication, gases, oxygen and air to the Aerospace industry since 1913. Innovation and advanced technology meet with compliance of stringent quality standards, as Titeflex Aerospace supplies fluid transfer hoses and assemblies for land-based turbines, commercial aircraft, military and space applications worldwide. Titeflex is a subsidiary of Smiths Group plc under the Flex-Tek Division.

Smiths is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange (SMIN) and operates a sponsored level one ADR programme (SMGZY). A world leader in the practical application of technologies, Smiths Group delivers products and services for the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide. Our products and services make the world safer, healthier and more productive. Smiths Group employs more than 23,000 people in over 50 countries. For more information visit

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Craig Barry
    Vice President, Marketing
    Smiths Group, plc.
    Phone: 413-271-8372