The Specialist Buyers Guide for the UK Fluid and Air Industry
Carlton Hydraulics Ltd, based in Rotherham are a major distributor for Aeroquip hose and couplings. We are also stockists of many lines including, Wade couplings and Cohline low pressure hose and fittings.
We carry a wide range of adapters, bsp, jic and metric in stock. We also have tube bending and flaring facilities.
Carlton Hydraulics Ltd carry many types of hoses, from low to high pressure, in rubber, thermoplastic and ptfe, for use with air, oil, fuel and many other mediums. We also supply high performance hose and fitting for the motor sport industry.
Dixon Group Europe Ltd, based in the North West of England, is part of the Dixon Valve & Coupling Company (Chestertown, USA), the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of hose, valves and coupling products for use across a wide range of industries. We have provided ‘the right connection’ for companies for 100 years and have grown to become a leading innovator in the hose coupling industry.
The Dixon Group supports its customers worldwide from an extensive network of distribution centres. We have operations based in the UK, America, Australia, China Germany, India, Mexico and Russia,
Dixon have built a strong reputation for expertise, in-depth product knowledge, technical support and unrivalled quality. We also pride ourselves on the bespoke design of products and applications to meet individual customer requirements. Our onsite manufacturing and engineering departments means that we can design and produce individual customised products to find solutions to customer’s fluid & air handling problems.
Dixon Europe are premium manufacturers of flexible metallic, PTFE, rubber, composite, steam, silicon and food and beverage hose assemblies; and can offer the widest product solutions for today’s tough environmental world. Many of our fittings, valves and couplings in a range of materials
The onsite Valve Actuation Shop and our 3D design capability means Dixon can design and produce individual bespoke valves and fabricated configurations to quickly and efficiently solve customer problems.
Dixon’s petroleum tanker products range now offers ATEX approved FloTech overfill prevention equipment which is compatible with the installed base of gantry mounted rack monitors found throughout the UK and Ireland. This market is supported by our Technical Support Vehicle and a 24 Hour Technical Hotline.
Our manufacturing facilities are approved by BSI and fully comply with ISO 9001 requirements. All hose assemblies are tested prior to dispatch and are approved to Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC.
The warehouse facility holds a large inventory which enables us to minimise customers downtime and dispatch quickly to meet urgent requirements.
Within the company we are supported by fully trained and qualified staff who are dedicated to providing the highest standard of customer service. 7 external product/account managers support our internal sales department to ensure the correct products are specified and are available to visit sites to survey the specific fluid handling requirements.
The Dixon Group is growing and diversifying all the time in order to ensure we meet the requirements of our customers. This steady growth means that we can satisfy our customers needs but at the same time continue to support customers with a high level of service.
It is our aim that we can become your ‘one stop’ supplier for all your hose and coupling requirements. By understanding our customer’s needs we can develop our business to serve you better.