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  • ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH
  • Philipsbornstrasse 1
  • 30165 Hannover
  • Contact person
  • Anja Graf
  • +49 (511) 938-1190

ContiTech Presents the New Generation of PURPLE SNAKE®

(PresseBox) (Hannover, ) .
- Improved product features
- Fulfills growing requirements with re-spect to cleaning and disinfection
- Unveiled at Brau Beviale 2011
- Forms a hygienically perfect connection with the PAGUFIX 3000 swaged fitting

ContiTech has further enhanced the popular PURPLE SNAKE® beer and beverage hose. With its optimized product fea-tures, the latest-generation PURPLE SNAKE® fulfills the ever more stringent demands raised by users with respect to cleaning and disinfection. The improved brand-name hose has already successfully demonstrated its reliability and resistance to mechanical stress loads in long-term validation trials, some of which were under extreme operating conditions.

The PURPLE SNAKE® has a wide range of uses in breweries - be it as a connection between barrels and brewing vessels, in bottling plants or on beer tank trucks. It is the world's number 1 beer hose. This flexible hose also has an excellent reputation in the beverage and spirits industry. In combination with the PAGUFIX 3000 swaged fitting, it forms an ultra-hygienic connection. This high-quality swaged fitting is manufactured using the 1.4301 material, yet it can also be supplied in other materials and vari-ous special versions whereby it can be optimally adapted to individual op-erational requirements.


ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH

With sales of €26 billion in 2010, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has approximately 164,000 employees in 45 countries.

The ContiTech division numbers among the leading suppliers of a host of technical elastomer products in the non-tire rubber sector and is a specialist for rubber technology in the non-tire rubber sector. The division develops and produces functional parts, components and systems for the automotive industry and other important industries. The division has a workforce of approximately 27,500 employees. In 2010, it achieved sales of approximately €3.1 billion.