Parker Polyflex Introduces Black Eagle2 Hose for High-Pressure Speciality Drilling Applications, Cementing and Well Stimulation

Black Eagle2 hose is a second-generation hose built for onshore and offshore high-pressure speciality drilling applications, cementing and
well stimulation. It can also be used in large-flow, high-pressure hydraulic applications. With easy handling and flexibility, Black Eagle2
offers an economic alternative to both rigid and flexible pipe.

Improved features

  • Improved cover bonding – a polyurethane cover – which enables it to better
    meet the demands of the
    environment on land and subsea
  • Increased external collapse
    resistance
  • Fatigue life extended
  • No-skive fitting assembly
  • New fitting

Advantages

  • Working pressure up to 10,000psi
    in well operations
  • Long lengths up to 1,000m
  • Easy assembly, quick deployment
    and recovery
  • Compared with the alternatives, the
    flexibility and low weight give many
    operational advantages
  • Fewer potential leak paths
  • Smooth bore / low volume expansion
    design and less pressure drop
  • Abrasion-resistant polyurethane cover (ColorGard) for
    safety and easy handling

New state-of-the art facility

The Parker Hannifin Polyflex division is currently expanding the manufacturing
plant in Germany to meet the global
demand for thermoplastics hoses in the
offshore industry. This expansion plan
continues despite the current economic
slowdown. This new state-of-the art
facility has been designed to meet high
standards.

  • Energy-efficient and high-spec
    computer-controlled equipment
  • New spiralling technology
    allowing longer continuous
    length potential
  • Improved handling equipment
  • New testing lab facilities

Polyflex currently produces large bore hoses
for the well servicing market, hose bundles and
umbilical control systems.

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