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Posted on December 01, 2017

New Strategic Partnership Means More DIN Choices

DIN Fittings and Adapters by Volz Now Available through Brennan

Based in Germany, Volz Group is a leading manufacturer of stainless and carbon steel DIN fittings. Brennan has entered into a strategic alliance with Volz to bring these high quality fittings to the North American marketplace. Volz’s German manufacturing standards, innovative plating technology and wide DIN and Metric product range are now available to you through Brennan.

Posted on April 28, 2017

Offshore Technology Conference 2017

OTC is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry featuring more than 2,300 exhibitors, and attendees representing 100 countries and Brennan will be there - will you?

1-4 May 2017 • NRG Park • Houston, Texas, USA
Stop by and visit us at booth 5801.

 

Posted on April 17, 2017

Things are Taking Off!

 


 

 

 

 

If you or your customers use fittings in aerospace applications, then you know you're limited to only those manufacturers meeting stringent quality requirements and certifications. We are excited to announce you have a new choice - Brennan!

Posted on February 01, 2017

What is Over 2.5 Million Sq/Ft and Happens in Vegas?

What is over 2.5 million sq/ft of exhibit space, over 2500 exhibitors and 150+ educational sessions - and happens in Vegas?

Posted on October 11, 2016

Get our updated Quick Reference Product Guide

Find the right fittings for your applications, quickly and easily.

Fill out this form to get a printed copy of our updated Quick Reference mailed to you - or, if you would prefer an e-version, simply click here to download. 

Posted on August 08, 2016

Reduce Costs with Proper Hydraulic System Maintenance

There is a lot to consider for an effective hydraulic system maintenance program. Though hydraulics can be complex systems, it is best to keep the program simple, have a plan and follow it. Remember that hydraulic fluid and systems are dependent on each other, so it’s critical to ensure procedures are put into place for both.

Posted on July 14, 2016

Ensuring Fitting Performance

Today we are sharing with you the results of some recent hydrostatic burst testing performed at our Cleveland manufacturing facility. The takeaway from this test is that the Brennan fittings held strong well beyond the burst pressure of the tubing, in fact, 4 times higher than the burst pressure up to a remarkable 20,000 PSI when the tubing iteself failed (at about 1:40 in the video).

Posted on July 13, 2016

Controlling Hydraulic Fluid Contamination

Hydraulic fluid acts as the lubricant between moving parts and often provides the necessary resistance in components.  Heavy equipment that is exposed to harsh and temperature fluctuating environments such as off-road earth moving equipment and farming equipment require regular monitoring of fluid contamination.  In an industrial plant, the machinery that encounters regular actuation or travel may also be subject to contaminates.
Hydraulic fluids are formulated with additives developed for the specific application.  These additives are typically made by companies who specialize in petroleum based materials.  Additive manufactures develop specialized additives made specifically for hydraulic oil for construction equipment.  The additives consist of chemical compounds that protect the base stock of natural mineral oil-based fluids.