Compact Model NTE11H Hydraulic Expander Offers One-handed Handling of Large-Diameter Copper Tubes

Lyndhurst, NJ – NAVAC, the world’s largest supplier of HVAC vacuum pumps in addition to a wide array of tools, gauges, charging machines, recovery units and other industry-specific items, has introduced a compact hydraulic tube expander suitable for expanding large copper tubes in tight spaces. The user-friendly Model NTE11H Hydraulic Tube Expander offers single-handed operation in line with NAVAC’s mission of providing tools that make HVAC’R technicians’ jobs less complicated and more efficient – both crucial to busy technicians charged with conducting efficient yet exacting service.

Featuring an ergonomically designed pressure release knob, the NAVAC NTE11H offers a differentiating maintenance-free vacuum-sealed hydraulic system. Among other benefits, this helps make the tool exceedingly durable: with a lifecycle of over 200,000 uses, the NTE11H is designed for long-lasting operation.

With a multi-type connector, NAVAC’s NTE11H hydraulic tube expander comes with seven different fittings for various tubing sizes, as well as a deburring tool and a high-quality tube cutter. These are housed in a product-specific carrying case.

“Today’s busy HVAC/R techs are asked to perform precision maintenance activities in a wide variety of circumstances and environments, and are looking for tools that make their demanding job as simple and efficient as possible,” said Stephen Rutherford, Director of HVAC Tools Business for NAVAC. “Our intuitive, single-handed hydraulic tube expander is a strong example of tools designed with techs in mind.”



NAVAC is a global manufacturer that has dedicated over 20 years to the R&D and manufacturing of industrial vacuum solutions and HVAC/R tools. NAVAC draws upon its commitment to technical innovation, strong customer service and robust R&D allocation to deliver solutions offering unsurpassed efficiency, accuracy and ease of use.

Comprising a full lineup of tools, gauges, detectors, charger and vacuum pumps, among other solutions, NAVAC’s product portfolio is designed with one overarching concept in mind: user-friendliness. The company seeks to meet a need for simpler, lighter, faster solutions that expedite service without sacrificing accuracy.